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A Purpose True

(Women of the Heartland #3)

4.75  ·  Rating details ·  12 ratings  ·  8 reviews
Though War Breeds Cruelty and Injustice, Grace Yet Prevails

Southern France - Spring, 1944

German panzer units crisscross the region, dealing ruthless reprisals against the French Resistance, and anyone suspected of supporting its efforts. Secret Operations Executive (SOE) agent Kate Isaacs is tasked with providing essential radio communications with the Allies, while he
Kindle Edition, 277 pages
Published November 16th 2017 by WordCrafts Press
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Dec 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A Purpose True by Gail Kittleson is a wonderful epic Christian historical read. It is the third and final book in the Women Of Heartland series and what a marvellous end it was. With action alternating between 1976 and the second world war years, from the shores of America to the French countryside via London, the reader is in for a real treat.
The novel continues to follow the S.O.E operative who paired with the French resistance to fight against the Nazi occupation. Their mission is to disrupt
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I’m so glad author Gail Kittleson invited me to review A PURPOSE TRUE, Book 3 in her Women of the Heartland historical fiction series.

Little did she know that I love reading about WWII, particularly the exploits of Britain’s Secret Operations Executive (SOE), which engaged in subversive activities against the Nazis. There is something so thrilling about that time for me, which seemed the ultimate battle of Good vs. Evil.

A PURPOSE TRUE recounts the story of SOE agent Kate Isaacs, charged with kee
Anne Campbell
Mar 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Stories of danger, courage, and romance just snag me every time. Gail Kittleson's World War II book is one such story. Well, actually sorta two stories interwoven.

American Kate Isaacs loses not only her fighter pilot husband but also their unborn child, leaving her devastated and wondering what the purpose of her life could possibly be. Her mother and father both died years before, the aunt who raised her is also gone. Without home or family She volunteers to become a radio operator in France, i
Joy Kidney
May 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The "women of the heartland" are still in London, and the Basque area of France. While D-Day is underway in the north of France, an SS unit seeks revenge in the south. Kate learns that suffering expands the capacity to bear new grief as she continues transmitting clandestine messages, passing them on, always moving on with a new identity, and coming to terms with her role in such a terrible war. Two stories merge, past and present, but she doesn't return to the heartland but ends up in Idaho. Wh ...more
Anne Clare
Aug 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A Purpose True weaves together the story of Katherine, an elderly woman who suffers an accident that might not be an accident at all. Somehow, it is tied to the time when she served as a resistance radio operator in France during the Second World War. As Kittleson's narrative moves between the 'present' and Katherine's youth, she weaves an absorbing story of some of the unsung heroes of WW2, and of the choices Christian people faced as they struggled to fight evil while remaining true to their b ...more
Connie K. Moreno
Apr 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is a great book in the series of Women of the Heartland. I needed to pay special attention because the story switched from characters in London with those in France, and at times switched from current happenings to memories from the past.
Overall, a great historical fiction written by an excellent author.
Thomas Pinkerton
Sep 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Enjoyable read

Another page turner. Great characters, seem real, heroic, good stories/events and lots of detail that are true to the WAll era. Thank you for continuing Kate's story and for the happy ending. I will start the next book tonight. Renee

Mike Parker
Sep 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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WW2 in all its bitter misery, heartache, and pIn, as well as the triumph of love over hate, and good over evil.
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The World War II fiction bug bit Gail after she penned a memoir. Since then, she's written eight novels, with two more waiting in the wings. You can count on her make-do Greatest Generation characters to exhibit tenacity and spunk (or 'pluck' if they're British) in the face of grave danger and distress.

The best compliment her stories have ever received is that her heroines and heroes receive no ea

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