The Ragged Edge of Night

Lake Union Publishing #ad - Anton seeks something too—atonement for failing to protect his young students from the wrath of the Nazis. 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.

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. Despite elisabeth’s reservations, Anton joins this army of shadows.

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Germany, 1942.


The Tuscan Child

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. But the love that kindled between them was shaken by an irreversible betrayal. Nearly thirty years later, hugo’s estranged daughter, Joanna, has returned home to the English countryside to arrange her father’s funeral.

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…. Among his personal effects is an unopened letter addressed to Sofia. 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 - Badly wounded, he found refuge in a ruined monastery and in the arms of Sofia Bartoli. 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.


White Rose, Black Forest

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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. Their tenuous bond becomes as inseparable as it is dangerous.

White Rose, Black Forest #ad - An amazon Charts bestseller. In the shadows of world War II, trust becomes the greatest risk of all for two strangers. December 1943. 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? Now, as deep drifts of snow blanket the Black Forest, German dissenter Franka Gerber is alone and hopeless.


The Huntress: A Novel

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In this immersive, heart-wrenching story, Kate Quinn illuminates the consequences of war on individual lives, and the price we pay to seek justice and truth.   . Certain that danger is lurking, jordan begins to delve into her new stepmother’s past—only to discover that there are mysteries buried deep in her family.

The Huntress: A Novel #ad - . Yet one target eludes him: a vicious predator known as the Huntress. But a shared secret could derail their mission unless Ian and Nina force themselves to confront it. Growing up in post-war Boston, seventeen-year-old Jordan McBride is determined to become a photographer. When she is stranded behind enemy lines, Nina becomes the prey of a lethal Nazi murderess known as the Huntress, and only Nina’s bravery and cunning will keep her alive.

Transformed by the horrors he witnessed from Omaha Beach to the Nuremberg Trials, British war correspondent Ian Graham has become a Nazi hunter. ".


The Storyteller's Secret: A Novel

Lake Union Publishing #ad - 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. 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. 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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Beneath a Scarlet Sky: A Novel

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When his family home in milan is destroyed by Allied bombs, Pino joins an underground railroad helping Jews escape over the Alps, and falls for Anna, a beautiful widow six years his senior. In an attempt to protect him, pino’s parents force him to enlist as a German soldier—a move they think will keep him out of combat.

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Now, pino endures the horrors of the war and the nazi occupation by fighting in secret, with the opportunity to spy for the Allies inside the German High Command, his courage bolstered by his love for Anna and for the life he dreams they will one day share. Fans of all the light we cannot see, suspense, The Nightingale, and Unbroken will enjoy this riveting saga of history, and love.


The Road Beyond Ruin

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August 1945. Stefano cautiously agrees, his reclusive neighbor Rosalind, and her traumatized husband, intrigued by the disarming German, Georg. 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.

The Road Beyond Ruin #ad - Beneath a scarlet Sky: A Novel Hardcover. As stefano, heads toward home across war-ravaged Germany, an Italian POW, he encounters a young child beside his dead mother. 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.


The Lost Girls of Paris: A Novel

Park Row #ad - Beneath a scarlet Sky: A Novel Hardcover. A new york times bestsellercosmopolitan best book club book of 2019popsugar must-read book of 2019Glamour Best Book of 2019“Fraught with danger, and meticulously researched, filled with mystery, The Lost Girls of Paris is a fascinating tale of the hidden women who helped to win the war.

Lisa wingate, new york times bestselling author of Before We Were Yours“Pam Jenoff’s meticulous research and gorgeous historical world-building lift her books to must-buy status. Setting out to learn the truth behind the women in the photographs, whose daring mission overseas reveals a remarkable story of friendship, Grace finds herself drawn to a young mother turned agent named Marie, valor and betrayal.

The Lost Girls of Paris: A Novel #ad - Vividly rendered and inspired by true events, new york times bestselling author Pam Jenoff shines a light on the incredible heroics of the brave women of the war and weaves a mesmerizing tale of courage, sisterhood and the great strength of women to survive in the hardest of circumstances. An intriguing mystery and a captivating heroine make the lost girls of paris a read to savor!” —Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Alice NetworkFrom the author of the runaway bestseller The Orphan’s Tale comes a remarkable story of friendship and courage centered around three women and a ring of female secret agents during World War II.

1946, manhattanone morning while passing through Grand Central Terminal on her way to work, Grace Healey finds an abandoned suitcase tucked beneath a bench. Unable to resist her own curiosity, Grace opens the suitcase, where she discovers a dozen photographs—each of a different woman. Twelve of these women were sent to Occupied Europe as couriers and radio operators to aid the resistance, but they never returned home, their fates a mystery.


In Farleigh Field: A Novel of World War II

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Lee child, new york times bestselling authorwinner of the Left Coast Crime Award winner for Best Historical Mystery Novel and the Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel. World war ii comes to farleigh place, the ancestral home of Lord Westerham and his five daughters, when a soldier with a failed parachute falls to his death on the estate.

In Farleigh Field: A Novel of World War II #ad - Can he, family, stop them before england falls?inspired by the events and people of World War II, writer Rhys Bowen crafts a sweeping and riveting saga of class, love, with Pamela’s help, and betrayal. Lake union. Beneath a scarlet Sky: A Novel Hardcover. But pamela has her own secret: she has taken a job at Bletchley Park, the British code-breaking facility.

As ben follows a trail of spies and traitors, he discovers that some within the realm have an appalling, which may include another member of Pamela’s family, history-altering agenda.


Where the Crawdads Sing

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But kya is not what they say. A reese witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick. So in late 1969, when handsome chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. Owens reminds us that we are forever shaped by the children we once were, and that we are all subject to the beautiful and violent secrets that nature keeps.

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Painfully beautiful. The new york Times Book Review. 1 new york times bestsellera reese witherspoon x hello sunshine Book Club Pick"I can't even express how much I love this book! I didn't want this story to end!"--Reese Witherspoon"Painfully beautiful.


What the Wind Knows

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Perfect for fans of barbara kingsolver and karen russell, and a surprising tale of possible murder. Heartbroken at his death, she travels to his childhood home to spread his ashes. Caught between history and her heart, she must decide whether she’s willing to let go of the life she knew for a love she never thought she’d find.

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A reese witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick.