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War Serenade: An Epic WWII Love Story is a Black Friday/ Cyber Monday deal #romance #blackfriday

Title: War Serenade: An Epic WWII Love Story

Author: Jill Wallace

Genre: Adventure Romance, Historical Fiction Romance, WWII Romance

Book Blurb:


When bon vivant Italian opera star-turned-pilot Pietro is shot down during World

War II, he nearly loses his life. Worse, he’s lost his passion for music and is close to

losing his sanity in a soul-crushing prisoner-of-war camp in South Africa when he

meets Iris. He has a vision of a love worth dying for-worth living for-and realizes he

must find his voice if he ever hopes to find her again.

Iris’s dreams are at stake when she meets Pietro. All she wants is for her brother to come alive from the war and to fulfill her destiny as a costume designer in Hollywood. But this spirited redhead’s life turns upside down as her eyes meet Pietro’s through the cage of his prison. The world may be at stake, but so is her heart. Their secretive and

daring courtship raises the suspicions of the bully who runs the camp, a scarred and

damaged tyrant who once dated Iris.

Consummating the couple’s almost mystical connection will mean crossing the

barbed wire, risking the deadly charge of treason and confronting their worst fears.

Inspired by a true story, WAR SERENADE is compelling, heart-wrenching, sometimes funny and always dramatic as it celebrates the endurance of the human spirit, the evolution of rich friendships, and love’s triumph against impossible odds.


Listen to Peter Noble narrate chapter one

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“War Serenade” has been highly acclaimed and won numerous literary awards. It celebrates the human spirit in all its glory and has a wonderful HEA.

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Author’s Biography

Jill Wallace was born and bred in South Africa and lived the second half of her life in America. She feels like the African baobab with roots that look like branches. Like the confused ‘Upside Down Tree,’ Jill believes her heart is African and her body is American. Or is it the other way around?


In South Africa, Jill was a contemporary dancer and a PRO for a hotel and a shopping center conglomerate. She flew as an international air hostess for South African Airways, enjoyed 6 continents and hundreds of adventures. She married her dream man, Athol, a rugby player who makes her laugh, and Jill inherited her 2 heart-children full time in a strange, new country where together they found compromise, laughter, and love.


In the U.S, Jill’s been a bad waitress and an excellent (but inconspicuous) movie extra for “Pretty Woman” director Garry Marshall, and a realtor for 30 years. 


First written as a script, the true-story-inspired "War Serenade'' was twice optioned for a movie. As a novel, “War Serenade” garnered multiple literary awards and a Rone and Reader’s Choice for the audiobook version.


Her second novel "Zebra" is inspired by Athol's life. It’s a searing, soaring, heart-breaking, heart-warming coming-of-age story about an unusual friendship between a Zulu and a white boy in South Africa during apartheid. It's intended to be enjoyed by anyone who ever had a true friend or wished they did.


As immigrants the Wallace’s have been humbled by poverty and blessed by kindness. Jill’s books will always have a South African flavor.


Wallace’s first series about friendship and strange phenomena, is “Time Flies,” inspired by her life as an air hostess and her belief in soulmates.


Learn more about the author and her books at and join Jill's Club Untamed for titillating nuggets and giveaways.


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