to @authorbeatriz on the release of HER LAST FLIGHT!
Genre: Historical Fiction
When photojournalist Janey set out to write a biography about famous pilot, Sam Mallory, she didn’t realize she was embarking on the adventure of a lifetime! After years of frantic searching, an unexpected source leads Janey to Sam’s remains in a Spanish desert. Determined to learn more about his mysterious disappearance and his last moments, Janey relentlessly tracks down Sam’s missing co-pilot (and rumored lover), Irene.
“Minding your own beeswax goes against basic human nature, and besides, I’ve made a pretty decent living so far off of other people’s beeswax.”
What started out as a slow burn soon turned riveting as I learned about the history of aviation in this suspenseful, heartbreaking, and hopeful mystery. It was definitely the opposite of a “crack up,” the term aviators use for an airplane crash. In fact, I’d call it a soaring success!
If you’d like to learn more about female aviators, then I’d recommend The Huntress (5 stars) by Kate Quinn and Daughters of the Night Sky (4 stars) by Aimie K. Runyan. If you’d like to learn more about Spain’s history, then I’d recommend The Fountains of Silence (4 stars) by Ruta Sepetys.
Location: Spain, California, and Hawaii
I received an advance copy of this book. All opinions are my own.