WE SHALL NOT SLEEP
Perry brings history alive with this expertly written conclusion to her World War I series. The Reavley siblings are believable characters whose firsthand experience on the battlegrounds of the western front instills this novel with the gritty
realities of wartime life.
When a nurse is brutally raped and murdered, Matthew becomes a suspect after officials discover an old photo of Matthew and the murder victim among her belongings. Judith searches desperately to exonerate her brother, questioning both British soldiers and German prisoners, while Matthew longs for freedom so that he can finally identify the Peacemaker. (Ballantine, Apr., 304 pp., $21.95)