Tuesday, August 2, 2022

The Codebreaker's Secret by Sara Ackerman


1943 - We broke the code….we broke the code…well everyone didn’t….Isabel broke the code that the team had been working on for months.

Breaking the code opened a position for Isabel in Hawaii where her brother’s plane was shot down during the attack on Pearl Harbor. 

It was interesting to learn about how they intercepted messages and decoded them during the war.

Isabel couldn’t wait to get there so she could find the places where her brother had been.  She meets his best friend, Matteo Russi.
1965 - We meet Lu Freitas who is a journalist that gets no credit and is writing stories about the new Mauna Kea Beach Hotel.  We met Matteo Russi again.

While she is investigating, a friend, Joni Diaz, goes missing.

The tension heats up when a body and a ring are found. 

Is it Joni’s or Gloria’s from 1943.  

Is there a connection between someone at Pearl Harbor in 1943 and today?

THE CODEBREAKER’S secret will appeal to historical fiction fans, mystery fans, and women’s fiction fans because of some romance, but it mostly will keep your interest for the history part.

I never knew about the codebreaker team at the Pearl Harbor site. 4/5

This book was given to me by the publisher via NetGalley for an honest review.



Photo Credit: Tracy Wright-Corvo

Sara Ackerman is a USA TODAY bestselling author who writes books about love and life, and all of their messy and beautiful imperfections.

She believes that the light is just as important as the dark, and that the world is in need of uplifting stories. 

Born and raised in Hawaii, she studied journalism and later earned graduate degrees in psychology and Chinese medicine. 

She blames Hawaii for her addiction to writing, and sees no end to its untapped stories. 

Find out more about Sara and her books at www.ackermanbooks.com and follow her on Instagram @saraackermanbooks and on FB @ackermanbooks.





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