Slow to start, this haunting novel follows two friends bonded through the realities of war. Separated before one crash lands the plane she is piloting, "Verity," thought to be a British spy, is captured by the Gestapo and tortured for information. "Kittyhawk" lands in enemy territory, and must find a way to survive, as well as piece together Verity's disappearance and save her before it's too late.
Clever, dark, and filled with twists and turns as sharp as barbed wire, the bonds of friendship and loyalty are truly tested in this harrowing historical fiction. Endings rarely give me nightmares, but this one did. Totally worth the read. ~ Reviewed by Angela Turon