AN BEST OF THE MONTH SELECTION A fresh, remarkable story of Auschwitz on the 75th anniversary of its liberation An uplifting story of the herculean strength of young girls in a staggeringly harrowing situation Kirkus Intimate, harrowing This careful, sympathetic history illuminates
The thrilling true story of Richard Sorge the man John le Carr called the spy to end spies , and whose actions turned the tide of the Second World War Richard Sorge was a man with two homelands Born of a German father and a Russian mother in Baku in 1895, he moved in a world of shifting
A gripping tale of the little known Nazi plot to attack on American soil, and the brave individuals who got in the way.In 1942, amid a growing German threat, Nazi agents infiltrated the United States in hopes of destroying American infrastructure and sowing panic throughout the nation Nazi
Through Adversity is a unique book that provides a comprehensive account of Britain and the Commonwealth s war in the air during the Second World War It combines detailed studies into the tactics, techniques and technology,together with the personal accounts of the aircrew themselves as they
In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz Birkenau When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a T towierer the German word for tattooist , tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners.
A Washington Post and Charts bestseller From the bestselling author of The Beekeeper s Promise comes a gripping story of three young women faced with impossible choices How will history and their families judge them Paris, 1940 With the city occupied by the Nazis, three young
A novel about a woman who braves her father s hidden past to discover his secrets In 1944, British bomber pilot Hugo Langley parachuted from his stricken plane into the verdant fields of German occupied Tuscany Badly wounded, he found refuge in a ruined monastery and in the arms of Sofia Bartoli.
In love we find out who we want to be In war we find out who we are France, 1939 In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front She doesn t believe that the Nazis will invade Francebut invade they do, in droves of marching
You can pay a terrible price for keeping a promise Evelyn Taylor Clarke sits in her chair at Forest Lawns Care Home in the heart of the English countryside, surrounded by residents with minds not as sharp as hers It would be easy to dismiss Evelyn as a muddled old woman, but her lipstick is
Heartbroken and hoping for a new start, Abi Howes takes a summer job in rural France at the Ch teau Bellevue The old ch teau echoes with voices from the past, and soon Abi finds herself drawn to one remarkable woman s story, a story that could change the course of her summer and her life In 1938,
In the early 1930 s, pro Nazi groups began popping up across the US in an attempt to drum up support among recent immigrants for the fascist movement developing back home With a large German population, Newark, New Jersey became a hotbed for this kind of Nazi recruitment, with pro fascist groups
When Kendra first visits her ailing grandmother, Ella has only one request that Kendra write her story down, before she forgets In 1937, seventeen year old Ella s life changes forever when she is sent to spend the summer on the beautiful le de R and meets the charismatic, creative Christophe.