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James Holland was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, and studied history at Durham University. He has worked for several London publishing houses and has also written for a number of national newspapers and magazines. He is also the author of a work of history, Fortress Malta: An Island Under Siege, 1940-43, and two previous novels. Married with a son, he lives near Salisbury.

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The Devil's Pact by James Holland
The Devil's Pact
James Holland
This is the fifth World War II Jack Tanner novel. He is now Company Commander in 1943 in Sicily. Holland is historically very accurate and always weaves a thrilling tale with interesting subplots and bloody action. Here, being Sicily, we...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/04/2014
Hellfire by James Holland
Hellfire
James Holland
It's August, 1942. North Africa. The desert war hangs in the balance. Although their retreat has finally been halted, morale in the British Army is at rock bottom. When the commander of the Eighth Army, General Gott, is killed, it...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/05/2012
The Battle of Britain by James Holland
The Battle of Britain
James Holland
For the first time, The Battle of Britain tells this most epic of stories from a 360 degree perspective, drawing on extensive new research from around the world that challenges some of the long-held myths about the battle. Holland paints...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/06/2011
Darkest Hour by James Holland
Darkest Hour
James Holland
In a nutshell this is Sharpe (only it’s Sergeant Jack Tanner) for the Second World War, complete with evil nemesis in the shape of a company Sergeant Major (like Hawskwill). It vividly shows the haphazard nature of the battles leading...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/05/2010
The Burning Blue by James Holland
The Burning Blue
James Holland
I’m a woman so it is difficult for me to judge the appeal of this epic wartime love story from the male point of view, but I certainly found the combat flying sequences exciting and the pilot’s emotions heart-stopping. I...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/06/2004

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