Aelita’s War

Aelita’s War is a sweeping series of novels draws from the incredible true story of women fighter pilots in World War II to tell a heart-rending, action packed account of one young woman’s struggle to make it through the most destructive conflict in history.

Wounded Falcon (Book 3)

Abandoned. Lost. Hunted. Aelya’s worst fear has come true…

Available in e-book

Raven’s Shadow (Book 2)

The pilots of Sparrow Squadron are back. As Aelya learns to lead and Roza fights to free herself from the shadows of the past, a deadly new enemy stalks them in the skies.

Available in e-book and paperback

Sparrow Squadron (Book 1)

Russia, 1941. Her homeland invaded, 16-year-old flying prodigy Aelya Makarova fights back against the Nazis in the deadly skies over Stalingrad. But they aren’t the only foes she needs to face.

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Bonus Material

Artwork – Book covers and other illustrations inspired by the novels.

Glossary – Navigating the Russian words, military jargon and technical terms used in the novels.

Maps – Follow along with Aelita’s journey.

Primer #1: The Russian Revolution and the Early Soviet Union – An introduction to the recent history of Aelita’s home country of the Soviet Union, leading up to the events of the first novel.

Primer #2: The Lead-Up and Early Years of World War II – Europe’s march to war and the first two years of the conflict, up to the start of the invasion of the Soviet Union by Nazi Germany.

Primer #3: Operation Barbarossa and the Battle of Stalingrad – A summary of events during the first two years of the war, leading up to the Battle of Kursk, the backdrop for the second novel.

Visual Reference #1: Warplanes of the Great Patriotic War – Photos of all of the aircraft mentioned in the novels.

Visual Reference #2: Weapons and Vehicles of the Great Patriotic War – Photos of some of the weapons and ground vehicles mentioned in the novels.