Greetings from a new member. Some of you will be interested in the following novel, which was published in April 2017. Deserter: a novel based on true events / Ann Barrie Description: Why would a dedicated soldier turn his back on his own country and everyone he loves? This World War II novel takes the reader on a compelling journey from North Africa to Nova Scotia, from New York to Scotland, and ultimately to the extreme dangers of the Russian Arctic convoys. Based on a true story that was given to her father, Charles M Herbert, this is New Zealand author Ann Barrie’s first novel. Available on Amazon.com as a Kindle at: Amazon.com: Deserter: a novel based on true events eBook: Ann Barrie: Kindle Store and as a paperback: ISBN: 9780473390655. Also available on Kobo.com and Smashwords.com: Epub ISBN: 9780473390662. Author bio: Christchurch-born Ann Barrie was educated at Papakura High School, and Kesteven and Grantham Girls’ School. She has a Bachelor of Arts in French from the University of Auckland, and a Bachelor of Laws from Victoria University of Wellington. A librarian by profession, she lives on the south coast of Wellington.