The Postmistress

21 February 2020 | By Sarah Blake | Filed in: wwii related fiction.

CDs, 9 CDs, 11 hours What would happen if someone did the unthinkable and didn t deliver a letter Filled with stunning parallels to today, The Postmistress is a sweeping novel about the loss of innocence of two extraordinary women and of two countries torn apart by war.

Karolina's Twins (Liam Taggart & Catherine Lockhart, #3)

21 February 2020 | By Ronald H. Balson | Filed in: wwii related fiction.

From the author of Once We Were Brothers comes a saga inspired by true events of a Holocaust survivor s quest to fulfill a promise, return to Poland and find two sisters lost during World War II Lena Woodward, an elderly woman, enlists the help of both lawyer Catherine Lockhart and private

City of Women

21 February 2020 | By David R. Gillham | Filed in: wwii related fiction.

It is 1943 the height of the Second World War and Berlin has essentially become a city of women In this page turning novel, David Gillham explores what happens to ordinary people thrust into extraordinary times, and how the choices they make can be the difference between life and death It is

Eva's Cousin

21 February 2020 | By Sibylle Knauss | Filed in: wwii related fiction.

Berchtesgaden, Germany, is a beautiful place, set among the gentle meadow clad hills rising to the sheer heights of bare Alpine peaks It is here where an elderly woman arrives and recollects her past and her peripheral role in a chapter of world history She walks along a beaten path, which has

The Baker's Daughter

21 February 2020 | By Sarah McCoy | Filed in: wwii related fiction.

A routine interview between a reporter and an elderly baker brings out memories of darker times her life in Germany during that last bleak year of WWII As their lives become intertwined, all are forced to confront the uncomfortable truths of the past and seek out the courage to forgive In

Winter of the World (The Century Trilogy #2)

21 February 2020 | By Ken Follett | Filed in: wwii related fiction.

Winter of the World picks up right where the first book left off, as its five interrelated families American, German, Russian, English, Welsh enter a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil, beginning with the rise of the Third Reich, through the Spanish Civil War and the great

The Nightingale

21 February 2020 | By Kristin Hannah | Filed in: wwii related fiction.

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 soldiers, in caravans of trucks and tanks, in planes that fill the skies

Motherland

21 February 2020 | By Maria Hummel | Filed in: wwii related fiction.

Motherland is inspired by stories from the author s father and his German childhood, and letters between her grandparents that were hidden in an attic wall for fifty years It is the author s attempt to reckon with the paradox of her father a product of her grandparents fiercely protective love

The Secret Holocaust Diaries: The Untold Story of Nonna Bannister

21 February 2020 | By Nonna Bannister | Filed in: wwii related fiction.

Nonna Bannister carried a secret almost to her Tennessee grave the diaries she kept as a young girl experiencing the horrors of the Holocaust while learning compassion and love for her fellow human beings Nonna s writings tell the remarkable tale of how a Russian girl, born into a family that had

The Paris Architect

21 February 2020 | By Charles Belfoure | Filed in: wwii related fiction.

Like most gentiles in Nazi occupied Paris, architect Lucien Bernard has little empathy for the Jews So when a wealthy industrialist offers him a large sum of money to devise secret hiding places for Jews, Lucien struggles with the choice of risking his life for a cause he doesn t really believe in.

The Book Thief

21 February 2020 | By Markus Zusak | Filed in: wwii related fiction.

It is 1939 Nazi Germany The country is holding its breath Death has never been busier, and will be busier still By her brother s graveside, Liesel s life is changed when she picks up a single object, partially hidden in the snow It is The Gravedigger s Handbook, left behind there by accident,