Book Description: SPINNAKER is a thrilling tale of romance, weaving fiction, and fact in an intriguing mystery, adding drama and suspense while intertwining espionage within the characters’ lives. Chapter after chapter you will join in on incredible and bizarre events and follow a passionate love affair along with grim details of murder and revenge.
As the story unfolds in 1943 war-torn Germany, the plot takes many unexpected turns with unpredictable suspense. Joyful surprises with unparalleled sadness and glorified fulfillment await, coupled with bone chilling and harrowing twists.
A squadron of B17 bombers are dispatched to participate in the first American bombing raid into war-torn Germany. Twenty-one-year-old Karl Schellenberg is piloting the lead scout aircraft ahead of the initial wave. His mission is to keep a lookout for the Luftwaffe’s counterattack. A strange phenomenon of light in the night sky causes him to become disoriented. His aircraft suffers catastrophic mechanical failure. Karl ejects and deploys his parachute. Moments later, his parachute fails, he plummets helplessly to the ground.
A young German farm girl, Katarina, discovers his battered and broken body. She is the daughter of a German officer who stands against Hitler and the Third Reich. She hides Karl, cares for and nurtures him back to health. Their friendship becomes more. As they fall deeply in love amid the chaos surrounding the War, Karl becomes entangled in a bitter sibling rivalry with Katarina’s toxic brother, a Nazi SS officer.
The author’s imagination reveals suspense and espionage. Surprising turn of events will keep you fully engaged to see how the story unfolds. The author braids multiple plots into one compelling story. Page after page, the suspense continues. The reader finds themselves unable to put this novel down.
Eerie events occur changing the path of the young couple’s lives forever. The novel often takes the reader back to normalcy, then jumps out and seizes you with more unexpected occurrences. Spinnaker is a passionate love story of Karl and Katarina. The novel takes you through their life’s journey together. The ending will leave you in astonishment and disbelief. You will be literally taken back. A novel unlike any other, one you will not soon forget.