Welcome to Wild Poppy Publishing where we highlight books written by J.A. Matern.  J.A. Matern has two books completed.  Her first book, British War Children, and the sequel to British War Children called British War Children 2 - An Enemy Among Us.  J.A. Matern is an avid reader of many different genres but has a special preference to mysteries and fictional books as well as children's books. 

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When a Nazi bomb explodes near his London school in 1941, Matthew Bennett's mother decides it is time  to send her children to live with her sister in the safety of the country, along withtheir dog and Matthew's best friend, Kate.  But even in the safety of the country, intrigue and danger follow them as they find themselves facing the enemy in a way that tests them to their very limits.


Follow Matthew and his siblings as they

adapt to life in the country in WWII rural

England and become entangled in

their own battle.

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British War Children 2 - An Enemy Among Us

After a bomb hits their London school in the winter of 1941 and their father is severely wounded in battle, the Bennetts start a new life in sleepy Dorset, England.  It is the summer of 1942 and they are enjoying their summer vacation from school when someone starts letting a local pig escape his enclosure and wreak havoc in the village.  The Bennett children and Kate, no  strangers to adventure, along with Zorro their dog, decide to investigate.  While looking into this petty crime they stumble across a much more sinister one which could have serious consequences for the war and their own safety.

Follow the Bennetts, Kate and Zorro as they help the war effort on a farm and create their own detective agency, all while a sinister figure is at work, aiding the enemy