This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (Goodreads, B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Heather Osborne for Readers' Favorite
A riveting tale taking place during the German occupation of Paris during World War II. The Indigo Rebels by Ellie Midwood presents to the reader a story of three siblings, with very different lives, coming together in the most unexpected of fashions. Giselle Legrand, the eldest, is an author, living a privileged life in Paris, with little care for protocol or social convention. Kamille Blanchard, her younger sister, a widow, is caught in the shadow of her dead husband, a man who never loved or wanted her, but left her with child and was forced to do the honorable thing. Finally, there is Marcel Legrand, Giselle and Kamille’s brother, a deserter from the French Army, who finds himself mixed up with communists and the French Resistance. As the story unfolds, each sibling must decide what their path should be and how it will impact them in this troubling time.
I adore historical fiction revolving around the Resistance movements of World War II, especially the French Resistance. Midwood certainly does not disappoint as she weaves a tale of intrigue, fire, and the coming together of a people who were forced into rule by the Nazis. Out of the three, I liked Giselle the most. She wasn’t afraid to do what she thought was right, even if it meant risking her own life. I hope Miss Midwood decides to write a sequel, because I would love to know what happens to her throughout the war. The Indigo Rebels by Ellie Midwood is just as good, if not better, than any novel I have read of hers previously. She astounded me with this one, and kept me hanging on for more.