The Girl from Krakow: A Novel

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Lake Union Publishing #ad - Rita feuerstahl comes to the university in Krakow intent on enjoying her freedom. Living by her wits among the germans as their conquests turn to defeat, she seeks a way to prevent the inevitable doom of Nazism from making her one of its last victims. She must find a way both to keep her secret and to survive amid the chaos of Europe at war.

The Girl from Krakow: A Novel #ad - It’s 1935. When the war arrives, rita is armed with a secret so enormous that it could cost the Allies everything, even as it gives her the will to live. But life has other things in store—marriage, a love affair, a child, all in the shadows of the oncoming war. Can her passion and resolve outlast the most powerful evil that europe has ever seen?in an epic saga that spans from Paris in the ’30s and Spain’s Civil War to Moscow, and the heart of Nazi Germany, The Girl from Krakow follows one woman’s battle for survival as entire nations are torn apart, Warsaw, never to be the same.

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Autumn in Oxford: A Novel

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Lake Union Publishing #ad - But they discover that tom’s former secret work as an American spy made him a number of powerful enemies. Russian intelligence, British counterespionage, and even the FBI all may have reason to frame him. When liz’s husband is pushed in front of a train in the London Underground, Tom is immediately arrested for the murder.

If liz and alice can find out who is behind the murder, they stand a chance of freeing Tom, but doing so puts all their lives at risk. After being blacklisted for having communist sympathies as a student twenty years before, Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Tom Wrought escapes America’s Cold War climate to teach at Oxford.

Autumn in Oxford: A Novel #ad - Scotland yard is convinced it has its man, as he had means, motive, and opportunity. Certain of his innocence, Alice Silverstone, Liz hires a young solicitor, to defend Tom. There, he falls in love with Liz Spencer, a beautiful married woman.

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The Ragged Edge of Night

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Lake Union Publishing #ad - Anton seeks something too—atonement for failing to protect his young students from the wrath of the Nazis. But when the ss discovers his schemes, anton will embark on a final act of defiance that may cost him his life—even if it means saying goodbye to the family he has come to love more than he ever believed possible.

Despite elisabeth’s reservations, Anton joins this army of shadows. But neither he nor elisabeth expects their lives to be shaken once again by the inescapable rumble of war. As anton struggles to adapt to the roles of husband and father, he learns of the Red Orchestra, an underground network of resisters plotting to assassinate Hitler.

The Ragged Edge of Night #ad - He relocates to a small german hamlet to wed Elisabeth Herter, a widow who seeks a marriage—in name only—to a man who can help raise her three children. Franciscan friar anton Starzmann is stripped of his place in the world when his school is seized by the Nazis. For fans of all the light we cannot see, beautifully written historical novel about extraordinary hope, Beneath a Scarlet Sky, redemption, and The Nightingale comes an emotionally gripping, and one man’s search for light during the darkest times of World War II.

Germany, 1942.

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The Road Beyond Ruin

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Lake Union Publishing #ad - This place of refuge could be one of reckoning, and the secrets of the past might prevent the travelers from ever getting home. As stefano, heads toward home across war-ravaged Germany, an Italian POW, he encounters a young child beside his dead mother. Stefano is also drawn to monique, the girl in a photograph on Rosalind’s wall, who went missing during the war.

But when he discovers letters written by Monique, a darker truth emerges. For some people in post–World War II Germany, the battle is not over. August 1945. Stefano cautiously agrees, intrigued by the disarming German, and her traumatized husband, his reclusive neighbor Rosalind, Georg. Stefano wakes at the arrival of its owner, Erich, a former German soldier, who invites the travelers to stay until they can find safe passage home.

The Road Beyond Ruin #ad - Unable to leave him to an unknown fate, Stefano takes the boy with him, finding refuge in a seemingly abandoned house in a secluded woodland. But the house is far from vacant.

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The Secret Orphan: A gripping historical novel

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HarperImpulse #ad - From the rubble of a bombed-out family home, a young girl is saved…As the Nazis’ relentless bombs fall during the Blitz of Coventry, six-year-old Rose Sherbourne finds herself orphaned and under the guardianship of a Cornish farmer's daughter, Elenor Cardew. Elenor knows that the only way to protect spirited Rose is to leave the city and make a new life for themselves away from harm.

But soon elenor discovers that hitler’s firestorm is not the only thing she must fear when she learns a devastating secret about Rose…With Rose’s life in imminent danger, heroic Canadian pilot, Elenor turns to the only person she can trust to keep the deadly secret, Jackson St John. And amidst the destruction of war, an unlikely romance blossoms as they find a way to protect the child they have both grown to love…and each other.

The Secret Orphan: A gripping historical novel #ad - Readers love the secret orphan:‘keeps you wanting to read into the small hours’ lisa, page turner set in wwii … loved it’ Amanda, Goodreads‘The best and most beautiful book I've read in a long time’ Brid, Goodreads‘A gripping, Netgalley‘Simply amazing’ Rikki-Doodlebug's Book Reviews‘Captivated from beginning to end’ Jessyca, Netgalley .

This is a stunning and memorable page-turner of love, loss and resilience for fans of The Tattooist of AuschwitzThe USA Today bestsellerKeep her secret Keep her safeOn the 14th November 1940, Hitler’s bombs rain down on Coventry.

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White Rose, Black Forest

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Lake Union Publishing #ad - An amazon Charts bestseller. In the shadows of world War II, trust becomes the greatest risk of all for two strangers. December 1943. Their tenuous bond becomes as inseparable as it is dangerous. Hunted by the gestapo, can they trust each other enough to join forces on a mission that could change the face of the war and their own lives forever?

But when it turns out that he is not who he seems, Franka begins a race against time to unravel the mystery of the airman’s true identity. In the years before the rise of Hitler, the Gerber family’s summer cottage was filled with laughter. Now, as deep drifts of snow blanket the Black Forest, German dissenter Franka Gerber is alone and hopeless.

White Rose, Black Forest #ad - Fervor and brutality have swept through her homeland, taking away both her father and her brother and leaving her with no reason to live. That is, until she discovers an unconscious airman lying in the snow wearing a Luftwaffe uniform, his parachute flapping in the wind. Unwilling to let him die, Franka takes him to her family’s isolated cabin despite her hatred for the regime he represents.

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The Storyteller's Secret: A Novel

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Lake Union Publishing #ad - Through her courageous grandmother’s arrestingly romantic and heart-wrenching story, until now, Jaya discovers the legacy bequeathed to her and a strength that, she never knew was possible. An amazon charts, uSA Today, and Washington Post bestseller. From the bestselling author of trail of Broken Wings comes an epic story of the unrelenting force of love, the power of healing, and the invincible desire to dream.

Nothing prepares jaya, a new York journalist, for the heartbreak of her third miscarriage and the slow unraveling of her marriage in its wake. But it is ravi—her grandmother’s former servant and trusted confidant—who reveals the resilience, secret love, struggles, and tragic fall of Jaya’s pioneering grandmother during the British occupation.

The Storyteller's Secret: A Novel #ad - Desperate to assuage her deep anguish, she decides to go to India to uncover answers to her family’s past. Intoxicated by the sights, and sounds she experiences, smells, Jaya becomes an eager student of the culture.

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The Tuscan Child

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Lake Union Publishing #ad - Oh, and a copy of The Tuscan Child to savor with them. Nprin 1944, british bomber pilot Hugo Langley parachuted from his stricken plane into the verdant fields of German-occupied Tuscany. Among his personal effects is an unopened letter addressed to Sofia. Badly wounded, he found refuge in a ruined monastery and in the arms of Sofia Bartoli.

Joanna soon discovers that some would prefer the past be left undisturbed, but she has come too far to let go of her father’s secrets now…. In it is a startling revelation. Still dealing with the emotional wounds of her own personal trauma, Joanna embarks on a healing journey to Tuscany to understand her father’s history—and maybe come to understand herself as well.

The Tuscan Child #ad - From new york times and wall street journal bestselling author Rhys Bowen comes a haunting novel about a woman who braves her father’s hidden past to discover his secrets… “Pass the bread, the olives, and the wine. But the love that kindled between them was shaken by an irreversible betrayal. Nearly thirty years later, joanna, Hugo’s estranged daughter, has returned home to the English countryside to arrange her father’s funeral.

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Finding Rebecca

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Lake Union Publishing #ad - Managing the river of tainted money flowing through the horrific world of Auschwitz may give him unexpected opportunities. Nothing could keep christopher and Rebecca apart: not her abusive parents, or even the fiancé she brought home after running away to England. But when world war ii finally strikes the island of Jersey, the Nazi invaders ship Rebecca to Europe as part of Hitler's Final Solution against the Jewish population.

Finding Rebecca #ad - After christopher and his family are deported back to their native Germany, he volunteers for the Nazi SS, desperate to save the woman he loves. He is posted to auschwitz and finds himself put in control of the money stolen from the victims of the gas chambers. But will it give him the strength to accept a brave new fate that could change his life--and others' lives--forever?Revised edition: This edition of Finding Rebecca includes editorial revisions.

As christopher searches for Rebecca, he struggles to not only maintain his cover, but also the grip on his soul.

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Paper Wife: A Novel

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Lake Union Publishing #ad - Desperate to secure her future, Mei Ling’s parents arrange a marriage to a widower in California. Her fragile marriage is tested further when she discovers that Siew will likely be forced into prostitution. Dreams of a better life in America give Mei Ling the strength to endure the treacherous journey and detainment on Angel Island.

Desperate to rescue siew, she must convince her husband that an orphan’s life is worth fighting for. From the bestselling author of Yellow Crocus comes a heart-wrenching story about finding strength in a new world. Southern China, 1923. To enter the country, she must pretend to be her husband’s first wife—a paper wife.

Paper Wife: A Novel #ad - On the perilous voyage, Mei Ling takes an orphan girl named Siew under her wing. Her husband, chinn kai li, is a houseboy, not the successful merchant he led her to believe. Mei ling is penniless, pregnant, and bound to a man she doesn’t know. But when she finally reaches San Francisco, she’s met with a surprise.

Can mei ling find a way to make a real family—even if it’s built on a paper foundation? .

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The Poppy Field: A gripping and emotional World War One historical romance

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HarperImpulse #ad - One to watch’ good housekeepingyoung nurse, Gemma, is struggling with the traumas she has witnessed through her job in the NHS. Through alice’s words and her unfailing love for her sweetheart at the front, Gemma learns to truly live again. This epic historical novel will take your breath away. 2018 marked the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.

Readers are falling in love with the poppy field:‘a beautiful, heartbreaking novel of war and loss and the resilience of the human spirit’ Rosemary, Goodreads‘Exceptional’ Cassie’s Books‘A beautifully written, Netgalley‘Both heartbreaking and full of hope and happiness’ Pam, highly enjoyable read’ Nicki’s Book Blog .

The Poppy Field: A gripping and emotional World War One historical romance #ad - Needing to escape from it all, France, Gemma agrees to help renovate a rundown farmhouse in Doullens, a town near the Somme. There, wrapped in old newspapers, in a boarded-up cupboard, is a tin that reveals the secret letters and heartache of Alice Le Breton, a young volunteer nurse who worked in a casualty clearing station near the front line.

Set in the present day and during the horrifying years of the war, both woman discover deep down the strength and courage to carry on in even the most difficult of times.

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