The Nam Legacy, Carole Brungar

Family Saga, Historical Romance, Literature & Fiction, Military Fiction, Romance

The Nam Legacy is an epic love story set during the 60’s and 70’s. When the Rolling Stones and Jefferson Airplane drove parents crazy, teenagers found sexual freedom and peace slogans covered placards. When the Vietnam War abducted the nation’s young men and sent them to fight in New Zealand’s most controversial campaign.
After eighteen months in Vietnam, New Zealand soldier Jack Coles thought killing others to stay alive would be the hardest thing he would ever have to live with. He was wrong.

Although the nightmare of what he saw and did haunt him constantly, what tortures him the most is what he has left behind.

‘Not everyone who lost his life in Vietnam died there, not everyone who came home from Vietnam ever left there.’

The Nam Legacy is Jack’s story.

Historical fiction combined with romance is my go to read and a read I love to get lost in. The Nam Legacy is a historical romance, and the story that unfolds throughout the book is captivating and kept me hooked for hours! This is thanks to the well-developed plot and phenomenal literature courtesy of Carole Brungar whose literature is stunning and full of believable and likable characters. I have read many historical romances but never before have I been so captivated by a historical romance novel as I have been with The Nam Legacy.

The Nam Legacy is a captivating novel that will take the reader on a journey through the ’60s and ’70s. The reader will be introduced to the protagonist of the book, Jack. Jack is 19 and lives in New Zealand with his father, and he has fallen in love with Evelyn, aka Evie, a 16-year-old. Evie and Jack fall for each other however Jack is soon enlisted in the Vietnam war and when he is his life will be changed forever. What follows is a timeless, captivating and emotional historical romance that will captivate and entertain readers from start to finish so do not miss out book lovers!

The Nam Legacy is a multi-layered novel full of many exciting and captivating themes and all the themes explored throughout The Nam Legacy combined make the novel a sensational story that is fascinating as well as captivating. What makes the themes in the book so brilliant is that the exceptional author of this novel, Brungar flawlessly weaves

The Nam Legacy is a rare gem amongst an overrun genre. Carole Brungar’s book The Nam Legacy stands out amongst the romance/historical fiction genre thanks to her impeccably well-developed story, believable characters, and her exceptional writing that had me turning the pages with haste.

Carole Brungar is a talented wordsmith; her brilliant story combined with her flawless narration amazed me and had me turning the pages with haste. Brungar’s superb book is perfect and makes for a brisk, steady read that is full of many memorable moments. I adore her plot device of twists and turns as they kept me intrigued and ensured that I never once got bored.

The excellent author of this novel, Carole Brungar effortlessly takes the reader on a moving journey; Brungar’s words managed to keep me intrigued as well as entertained as I raced through this book. It is the kind of book that is impossible to put down, and when I had to I longed for it! I wanted to be reunited with the story I had grown to love and the characters I had become invested in.

Brungar is a talented and a well-accomplished author who has written an unforgettable novel that features heavily on its characters and themes. Brungar’s characters are superb, and I think every reader will be able to find an attribute they like in them.  They are believable, and their narratives jump right off the page and into the reader’s minds.

Overall The Nam Legacy is a truly spectacular novel full of many beautiful moments, brilliant intrigue and historical context and so I have no choice but to award this stellar book a dazzling five stars!  It is a truly exceptional novel, and it would be a crime not to read it, so please read the preview below as I promise you will be captivated to read this exceptional story!

Thank you so much for reading book lovers! I appreciate it so much, I love discussing wonderful books with all of you so please comment below and let me know your thoughts on The Nam Legacy. Do you see yourself reading this book? Do you love the genre? Please let me know your brilliant thoughts below and I will be sure to comment back. Thank you so much again for reading!

Goodbye for now book lovers,

P.S. Here is a preview of the book for all of you lovely readers to enjoy! Please have a read of the preview and if you find that you have loved what you have read then all you need to do is follow the links below!

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Hi Aimee, thanks for the great review! It was so easy for the young men who went to Vietnam to fall in love with the local women, even if they had girlfriends back home. They held an air of mystery about them, and in many cases they were a means of comfort to a lonely young soldier, a long way from home. Things were no different for Jack. Except the woman he found had a secret. One that would have far reaching consequences. A destructive secret no one would guess. I loved writing this story, I think, because I loved… Read more »

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