Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Flight of Dreams by Ariel Lawhon

I am not naturally drawn to historical fiction, but I found myself absorbed by Flight of Dreams. It's about the ill-fated flight of the Hindenburg in 1937 as it crossed over the Atlantic headed to New Jersey.

The characters are based on actual passengers and crew. There is a murder plot along with unrequited love and secrets.

A fast, fast read. I finished it in two days, but I think I could have finished it in one except that we had dinner with some friends.

I also checked out some documentaries about the Hindenburg and the footage of the explosion is fascinating. Thanks to Boomer for spending several evenings watching Hindenburg documentaries with me!

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