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  • Paperback
  • 291 pages
  • The Rules in Rome
  • A.L. Sowards
  • English
  • 10 April 2017

10 thoughts on “The Rules in Rome

  1. says:

    I ve loved reading this author s works set in this time period WWII This story takes the reader to a place that doesn t seem to be written about quite as much Italy I found it very interesting to read about some of the history and the effects that WWII had on this country, while being thoroughly entertained by the fictional characters and the events surrounding their lives as spies Gracie endured things that I didn t think she could She is a normal American girl who is also deeply rooted i I ve loved reading this author s works set in this time period WWII This story takes the reader to a place that doesn t seem to be written about quite as much Italy I found it very interesting to read about some of the history and the effects that WWII had on this country, while being thoroughly entertained by the fictional characters and the events surrounding their lives as spies Gracie endured things that I didn t think she could She is a normal American girl who is also deeply rooted in her religion She s been trained to spy and operate a radio, yet when she actually arrives in the field, it s not as easy as she thought it would be I was on edge in her behalf, many, many times There s no way I co...


  2. says:

    4.5 stars A.L Sowards does an incredible job at writing suspenseful, action packed, spy thrillers set during WWII I am amazed at how well she writes a novel that feels like you are reading history.I don t recall many books about the German occupation of Italy It was interesting to visit the historic tourist attractions with Gracie During the time they weren t taken care of and it s sad to see how war effects a country and the people.Gracie is working undercover as a radio operator She 4.5 stars A.L Sowards does an incredible job at writing suspenseful, action packed, spy thrillers set during WWII I am amazed at how well she writes a novel that feels like you are reading history.I don t recall many books about the German occupation of Italy It was interesting to visit the historic tourist attractions with Gracie During the time they weren t taken care of and it s sad to see how war effects a country and the...


  3. says:

    Update July 2017 The kindle edition of this novel is currently on sale for 1.99https www. Rules Rome L SOriginal review I m a little biased since I wrote the book, but I think it s an awesome read A good choice for readers who like spy thrillers, clean romance, or general historical fiction.


  4. says:

    Find this and other reviews at say I was excited when A.L Sowards The Rules in Rome appeared in the Netgalley catalog is something of an understatement I d been eyeing the author s work for a while and was positively giddy when my request to review the novel was approved I began reading it almost immediately and was pleased to discover my enthusiasm wasn t misplaced The action and historic detail in the narrative impressed me so much that I actuall Find this and other reviews at say I was excited when A.L Sowards The Rules in Rome appeared in the Netgalley catalog is something of an understatement I d been eyeing the author s work for a while and was positively giddy when my request to review the novel was approved I began reading it almost immediately and was pleased to discover my enthusiasm wasn t misplaced The action and historic detail in the narrative impressed me so much that I actually reached out to author A.L Sowards about hosting an interview before finishing the book, but looking back, I think what stands out the most is how different the novel feels in comparison to others of my experience Most of the WWII fiction I ve encountered takes place in England, Fran...


  5. says:

    Have you ever seen photos that are black white or sepia with a one color accent I have read four books by A L Sowards a trilogy and this one , and they remind me of those types of pictures, because they depict love stories in the midst of the greatest tragedy in human history World War 2.In this one, a young man who was born in Germany but fled to the U.S in the pre war Nazi crackdown on intellectuals that disagreed with them is sent behind the lines in Italy to work with partis Have you ever seen photos that are black white or sepia with a one color accent I have read four books by A L Sowards a trilogy and this one , and they remind me of those types of pictures, because they depict love stories in the midst of the greatest tragedy in human history World War 2.In this one, a young man who was born in Germany but fled to the U.S in the pre war Nazi crackdown on intellectuals that disagreed with them is sent behind the lines in Italy to work with partisans to hamper German supply lines On one mission, the German staff officer they kill is his doppleganger, so he s able to take the man s place and work for the Wehrmacht in Rome while sending intelligence to the Allies Because of the high stress and limited time to respond without getting caught, he makes a mistake that results in an insecure young woman but talented radio operator being assigned to go back to Rome with him, posing as his mistress A...


  6. says:

    Historical fiction is one of my favorite genres, especially when it is done right I love getting a bit of a history lesson without it actually feeling like a history lesson This book is set during WWII in Rome, Italy I have read a lot of books set during WWII but I cannot remember any in Rome, Italy It was interesting and heartbreaking War is awful.Because I know some of the travesties WWII brought, I was on the edge of my seat the whole way through this book, just waiting for those awful t Historical fiction is one of my favorite genres, especially when it is done right I love getting a bit of a history lesson without it actually feeling like a history lesson This book is set during WWII in Rome, Italy I have read a lot of books set during WWII but I cannot remember any in Rome, Italy It was interesting and heartbreaking War is awful.Because I know some of the travesties WWII brought, I was on the edge of my seat the whole way through this book, just waiting for those awful things to happen There was so much anticipation on my part Gracie is a character I really enjoyed She is brave but she is also frightened sometimes She has courage as well as a tender heart.Bastien will grow on you He comes off cold and distant but that is his training and his desire to keep safe and succes...


  7. says:

    The research into this book reflects the intensity of the content in this book It took me back to the natzi war in Germany It even talks about a sub that went down I have a great uncle from WWII that they had just heard the war was over but the opposing team had not As soon as his sub became visible it was sunk Where is sunk is still in a place you cannot go to see if it s still there For this hit a personal spot in my heart with that and my personal beliefs At times it was hard to read b The research into this book reflects the intensity of the content in this book It took me back to the natzi war in Germany It even talks about a sub that went down I have a great uncle from WWII that they had j...


  8. says:

    This book is awesome I haven t seen many WWII books set in Italy so that caught my interest right away Once I started reading, I was hooked from the first page.Gracie is likable from the beginning She wants to prove that her college degree was worth pursuing and show her mother that being smart is better than being beautiful She recently finished training to be a radio operator and is one of the best As she goes undercover, she does prove to be a great radio operator but struggles with bei This book is awesome I haven t seen many WWII books set in Italy so that caught my interest right away Once I started reading, I was hooked from the first page.Gracie is likable from the beginning She wants to prove that her college degree was worth pursuing and ...


  9. says:

    The Rules in Rome is a nail biter, and A.L Sowards does an excellent job of illustrating the courage required by those who risked their lives in Nazi occupied Italy as they slipped information to the Allies Gracie the radio operator is a wonderful character her determination, her intelligence, her insecurities, her loyalty and compassion I also like how Sowards showed a range of mindsets among the Nazi characters, humanizing them They weren t cardboard villains there was the officer trying The Rules in Rome is a nail biter, and A.L Sowards does an excellent job of illustrating the courage required by those who risked their lives in Nazi occupied Italy as they slipped information to the Allies Gracie the radio operator is a wonderful character her determination, her intelligence, her insecurities, her loyalty and compassion I also like how Sowards showed a range of mindsets among the Nazi characters, humanizing them They weren t cardboard villains there ...


  10. says:

    Sowards is a master of her craft This WWII fiction thriller is set in Italy The main characters are Bastien, an Allied spy posing as a Nazi officer, and Gracie, a female radio operator fresh out of OSS training Sowards always does a great job researching the time period and intrigues of war in the place her stories are set I was transported into war torn Rome and felt hungry and desperate...


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The Rules in Rome With Hitler S Forces Firmly Entrenched In Europe, Countless Heroes Seek To End The Madman S Reign Bastien Ley Is One Of The Best Working In Italy For The Office Of Strategic Services, He S Been Tasked With Sabotaging German Convoys When His Team Kills An Officer Headed For Rome, The Man S Similarity To Bastien Is Undeniable, And Seeing An Opportunity To Turn The Tide Of The War, Bastien Makes A Bold Decision He Will Assume The Dead Officer S Identity He Becomes Dietrich, An Iron Cross Wearing German Officer An Ideal Position From Which To Infiltrate The Nazi Ranks In Rome To Help With His Stressful Assignment, His Superiors Send Him A Reinforcement In The Form Of The Lovely Gracie Begni, An Intelligent And Eager Radio Operator With Absolutely No Undercover Experience With A Gulf Of Resentment Between Them, These Two Agents Must Find A Way To Portray A Couple In Love Soon Their Reluctant Alliance Becomes Much As Bastien And Gracie Find Themselves Getting Lost In Their Feelings For Each Other But As They Engage In Battle Against The Deadliest Foe The World Has Ever Known, The Pair Quickly Realizes Their Love May Be Doomed As The Rome Gestapo Threatens To Destroy All They Ve Worked For, Will Bastien And Gracie Survive Their Charade 2015 Whitney Award Winner For Best Historical Novel.


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