A Fire Sparkling



A Fire Sparkling From the USA Today bestselling author of A Curve in the Road comes a spellbinding novel about one woman s love, loss, and courage during wartime.After a crushing betrayal by the man she loves, Gillian Gibbons flees to her family home for a much needed escape, but when she finds an old photograph of her grandmother in the arms of a Nazi officer, Gillian s life gets evencomplicated Rattled by the discovery, Gillian attempts to unravel the truth behind the photos, setting her off on an epic journey through the past 1939 England is on the brink of war as Vivian Hughes falls in love with a handsome British official, but when bombs begin to fall and Vivian s happy life is destroyed in the blitz, she will do whatever it takes to protect those she loves As Gillian learnsabout her grandmother s past, the old photo begins to makesense But for every question answered, a new one takes its place Faced with a truth that is not at all what she expected, Gillian attempts to shine a light not only on the mysteries of her family s past but also on her own future.This gorgeously written multigenerational saga is a heart wrenching yet hopeful examination of one woman s struggle to survive, perfect for fans of The Nightingale and Beneath a Scarlet Sky. Best Read Books A Fire Sparkling author Julianne MacLean – heartforum.co.uk

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  • Kindle Edition
  • 432 pages
  • A Fire Sparkling
  • Julianne MacLean
  • English
  • 15 July 2017

11 thoughts on “A Fire Sparkling

  1. Laurie says:

    If you like historical fiction, mystery, suspense and family drama, you will want to read A Fire Sparkling This novel put me in the throes of World War II with Vivian, a young woman with many secrets I could not stop reading until her skeletons were out of the closet It kept me in suspense all the way until the very end of this book.Told in the present and then back to 1939, this is one amazing journey It is like nothing I have read The transition from timelines is so smooth, and the sto If you like historical fiction, mystery, suspense and family drama, you will want to read A Fire Sparkling This novel put me in the throes of World War II with Vivian, a young woman with many secrets I could not stop reading until her skeletons were out of the closet It kept me in suspense all the way until the very end of this book.Told in the present and then back to 1939, this...

  2. Debra Slonek says:

    An excellent novel filled with romance, heartache, betrayal, loyalty, danger, secrets, suspense, adventures and a cast of unforgettable characters As you begin reading this book, prepare to be swept awayThe scenes are so vividly painted I felt as though I was walking the streets of London right along with the characters who were deeply developed and very well connected Easily, I became immersed into their lives I rejoiced at their good news and felt their sadness at other times As secret An excellent novel filled with romance, heartache, betrayal, loyalty, danger, secrets, suspense, adventures and a cast of unforgettable characters As you begin reading this book, prepare to be swept awayThe scenes are so vividly painted I felt as though I was walking the streets of London right along with the characters who were deeply developed and very well connected Easily, I became immersed into their lives I rejoiced at their good news and felt their sadness at other times As secrets became burdens, the tension was palpable As characters agonized over difficult decisions, I worried with them Heart wrenching be...

  3. Jane says:

    A Fire Sparkling will leave you breathlessit is that good I am not going to rehash the synopsis because I don t want to inadvertently give any spoilers Julianne MacLean has written a story that spans WWII years with lessons that carry into the present for the families of those who lived, those who died and those who loved She paints a poignant picture of life as Britain is drawn into war with Germany She writes about the bond between sisters and the bond between friends She writes about A Fire Sparkling will leave you breathlessit is that good I am not going to rehash the synopsis because I don t want to inadvertently give any spoilers Julianne MacLean has written a story that spans WWII years with lessons that carry into the present for the families of those who lived, those who died and those who loved She paints a poignant picture of life as Britain is drawn into war with Germany She writes about the bond between sisters and the bond betw...

  4. Kristen Suire says:

    He considered it for a moment, then gave me a look They have a name for you on the base They call you the Unattainable There goes the Unattainable, they say, whenever you re spotted cycling into town Perplexed, I frowned at him What do they mean by that Just that you re the most beautiful woman in Surrey, but you live in that big castle on the hill, and you keep to yourself I shook my head at him You Americans I suppose you expect all the women in England to flirt with you, da He considered it for a moment, then gave me a look They have a name for you on the base They call you the Unattainable There goes the Unattainable, they say, whenever you re spotted cycling into town Perplexed, I frowned at him What do they mean by that Just that you re the most beautiful woman in Surrey, but you live in that big castle on the hi...

  5. Julia says:

    A Fire Sparkling by Julianne MacLean is a marvelous dual timeline story of love and courage in times of war It is a novel that will both thrill and horrify as the reader journeys through lives that loved and lost and that lost and found It is a book that made me cry as the love reached out beyond the pages and into my heart.The greatest love of all is a sacrificial love Within the story there are many instances of sacrificial love but one will pale all others into oblivion.The action alternat A Fire Sparkling by Julianne MacLean is a marvelous dual timeline story of love and courage in times of war It is a novel that will both thrill and horrify as the reader journeys through lives that loved and lost and that lost and found It is a book that made me cry as the love reached out beyond the pages and into my heart.The greatest love of all is a sacrificial love Within the story there are many instances of sacrificial love but one will pale all others into oblivion.The action alternates between 2011 and the World War II years It is set in London, continental Europe and present day America The story is told from several points of view The reader is in for a real treat as we see love in action.Life deals us blows, leaving us feeling guilty and with regrets We must deal with our past if our future is t...

  6. Lynda Kelly says:

    This is the third book I ve read by this author and also the third one I ve given 5 to I m at a loss, really, as to why she s not mentioned as much nor afforded the publicity other authors seem to get, as she always does a superb job, both with her storytelling AND presentation.I picked this particular one from a Kindle First selection this month I knew I d be onto a good thing as she has never let me down before I always greatly enjoy dual timeline stories, too This tale centres around the This is the third book I ve read by this author and also the third one I ve given 5 to I m at a loss, really, as to why she s not mentioned as much nor afforded the publicity other authors seem to get, as she always does a superb job, both with her storytelling AND presentation.I picked this particular one from a Kindle First selection this month I knew I d be onto a good thing as she has never let me down before I always greatly enjoy dual timeline stories, too This tale centres around the discovery of an old photo of Gillian s grandmother with a Nazi officer It is chock full of twists n turns you don t see coming and secrets from the wartime years I was totally fascinated with it I do think she could have maybe made the seco...

  7. Karen McQuestion says:

    A Fire Sparkling is a beautifully written, moving novel that seamlessly interweaves the story of a family over three generations The core of the story belongs to Vivian Hughes and her experiences as a young woman during WWII in Great Britain MacLean gives just enough detail to provide an authentic sense of time and place Reading this book was a completely immersive, emotional experience for me, with twists and turns that left me reeling In my opinion, this novel is a literary masterpiece, on A Fire Sparkling is a beautifully written, moving novel that seamlessly interweaves the story of a family over three generations The core of the story belongs to Vivian Hughes and her experiences as a young woman during WWII in Great Britain MacLean gives just enough detail to provide an authentic sense of time and place Reading this book was a completely immersive, emotional experience for me, with twists and turns...

  8. Kathleen says:

    Love is smoke rais d with the fume of sighs being purg d, a fire sparkling in lovers eyes William Shakespeare, Romeo and JulietA FIRE SPARKLING by Julianne MacLean is an emotionally charged novel about one woman s love, loss, and courage during wartime The cover is gorgeous and the story is a masterpiece I felt as though I was rushing to a bomb shelter in London, England during the Blitz of World War II This multigenerational saga was a page turner It grabbed me from the start and di Love is smoke rais d with the fume of sighs being purg d, a fire sparkling in lovers eyes William Shakespeare, Romeo and JulietA FIRE SPARKLING by Julianne MacLean is an emotionally charged novel about one woman s love, loss, and courage during wartime The cover is gorgeous and the story is a masterpiece I felt as though I was rushing to a bomb shelter in London, England during the Blitz of World War II This multigenerational saga was a page turner It grabbed me from the start and didn t let go There were sev...

  9. Anita Housley says:

    A Sparkling ExperienceThe title of this novel gave me pause before I selected it because it sounded like it might be a lightweight love story I am grateful that I decided to read a little because this is one of the most enjoyable books I have ever read My husband and son were and are exceedingly interested in anything written about WWII, so I thought I d give it a look I very much enjoyed the author s writing style, but there are several overlays of both time and settings, so a careful re A Sparkling ExperienceThe title of this novel gave me pause before I selected it because it sounded like it might be a lightweight love story I am grateful that I decided to read a little because this is one of the most enjoyable books I have ever read My husband and son were and are exceedingly interested in anything written about WWII, so I thought I d give it a look I very much enjoyed the author s writing style, but there are several overl...

  10. Karren Sandercock says:

    I really enjoyed A Fire Sparkling by Julianne MacLean and it s a book full of interesting surprises It s a story with a dual timeline that seamlessly blends the past and with the present.In 2011, Gillian catches her boyfriend cheating, she s very upset, and she s goes to visit her dad She had no idea that he s just found a mysterious box filled with old photographs of his mother Vivian and she s standing next to a man who s dressed as a Nazi officer Edward is very confused, he had been told h I really enjoyed A Fire Sparkling by Julianne MacLean and it s a book full of interesting surprises It s a story with a dual timeline that seamlessly blends the past and with the present.In 2011, Gillian catches her boyfriend cheating, she s very upset, and she s goes to visit her dad She had no idea that he s just found a mysterious box filled with old photographs of his mother Vivian and she s standing next to a man who s dressed as a Nazi officer Edward is very confused, he had been told his dad Theodore had died during WW II during the blitz in London, why i...

  11. Kathleen says:

    Gillian Gibbons returns home to her grandmother s home after a devastating betrayal by the man she loves When she wants to mend her broken heart, her father discovers a secret about the family that stuns both father and daughter and Gillian is compelled to find the answers to the grandmother she thought she knew and who her grandmother really was The book takes us from The Blitz of London to the France and Germany and one woman s journey to find the pieces of her families that will heal her fa Gillian Gibbons returns home to her grandmother s home after a devastating betrayal by the man she loves When she wants to mend her broken heart, her father discovers a secret about the family that stuns both father and daughter and Gillian is compelled to find the answers to the grandmother she thought she knew and who her grandmother really was The book takes us from The Blitz of London to the France and Germany and one woman s journey to find the pieces of her families that will heal h...

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