Julia Hughes - writing thrilling adventures - time after time after time.
When someone asked Churchill how he managed to predict events so accurately, his chilling response was: ‘Because dear boy, I study history.’
What the wily old warlord didn’t mention was foresight. By the time the Nazis realised their unbreakable decipher, ‘Enigma’ had been broken, the damage was irreparable. British Intelligence had been reading their messages, and passing them onto the War Cabinet. Churchill’s nickname for Hitler was Herr Schickelgruber; he despised and hated the madman with a vengeance. But Churchill never made the mistake of underestimating his enemy.
In order to gain the most value from Enigma, it remained vital that Hitler's High Command continued to believe in its invincibility, and continued to use it for top secret messages. If the Allied Armies acted on every single piece of information received via Enigma, it would become obvious that Britain was receiving inside information. Churchill wanted his golden egg laying goose active for as long as possible. Consequently, Churchill and his Cabinet made unthinkable choices. Choices not to warn of impending attacks. Choices to sacrifice some, in order to save others.
Hindsight is a wonderful thing, the lessons of the past are there for all to see; it’s a blessing in disguise that most of us don’t have foresight. In "A Ripple in Time" Wren’s choice is stark. Will he allow the Titanic to meet her destiny and restore his own future, or allow hundreds of innocents to perish?
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Nine customer reviews on .co.uk
Eleven customer reviews on .com, average star rating 4.75
Wren Prenderson; "A Ripple in Time" best hero.
"The Griffin Cryer" best Urban Fantasy. Thank you to the hard working judges and everyone who voted at the eFestival of Words, organised by Julie Dawson, of Bards & Sages.
A Raucous Time, A Ripple in Time, and The Griffin Cryer. Thank you to Julie and her hard working panel of judges and reviewers.
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