With the balance of world power in doubt, American paratroopers are plunged into battle. Brothers Frank and Michael Taylor must deal with a surprisingly different set of circumstances to not only reunite but survive the conclusion of the war. Sergeant Frank Taylor and his men are armed for the worst, but nothing has prepared his heart for this...the love of a nineteen-year-old Maquis fighter.
An inspirational coming-of-age story dealing with family, faith, sacrifice and honor, Heaven Above, Earth Below weaves the lives of three men is a modern-day metamorphosis that will warm the patriotic heart.
Born on Thanksgiving Day, Mark earned his B.A. in Communications, Journalism, and English from John Carroll University. He would become a teacher and coach at the high school level, instructing a wide variety of English courses over the years. His love of literature and great respect for those who serve their country led him to writing.
Mark Perretta has crafted a true WWII masterpiece. An original, intricate story of five characters, two sets of siblings, from different countries in the thick of World War II and how decisions made in the heat of battle can bind us together for life. Romance and danger balance this compelling novel to draw the reader into the worlds of each character and follow their threads as their stories are woven together. It is a World War II telling not to be missed by any historical reader.
Such an exquisitely written story that intertwines various story arcs. Whether you are drawn to historical fiction (WWII) or beautiful love stories, this book has it all! Vividly written & captivating. A Perfect book to curl up with & escape from this cold, wintertime day!
The author’s beautiful use of language draws the reader right into this very heartwarming story. This book is hard to put down.