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Endure a Cruel Sun



Endure a Cruel Sun is the upcoming sequel to my bestselling novel

Hold Back The Sun.


Kido Butai (Strike Force) and the 11th Air Fleet performed superbly in the opening months of the Pacific War, savaging the U.S. Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor and sinking the Royal Navy’s battleship HMS Prince of Wales and battle cruiser Repulse in the Gulf of Siam. The protagonists of my second novel, Hold Back The Sun, battled elements of Japan’s naval aviation in the skies over Borneo and Java and over the seas in between. Chased out of the Dutch East Indies, my characters now face battle in the seas and skies of the Coral Sea northeast of Australia in my current work-in-progress, Endure a Cruel Sun. Will they meet defeat yet again? Or is fortune finally deserting the victory-drunk Japanese forces?

Sample Chapter

Download a Sample Chapter of Hold Back the Sun below.  I hope you enjoy it!

'Kido Butai'  by Marii Chernev

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