Inheritors

12 February 2018 | By Asako Serizawa | Filed in: world-war-ii.

Spanning than 150 years, and set in multiple locations in colonial and postcolonial Asia and the United States, Inheritors paints a kaleidoscopic portrait of its characters as they grapple with the legacies of loss, imperialism, and war n nWritten from myriad perspectives and in a wide range of

Talking Until Nightfall: Remembering Jewish Salonica 1941-44

10 November 2019 | By Isaac Matarasso | Filed in: world-war-ii.

Whoever listens to a witness, becomes a witness Elie Wiesel n nWhen Nazi occupiers arrived in Greece in 1941, it was the beginning of a horror that would reverberate through generations In the city of Salonica Thessaloniki , almost 50,000 Jews were sent to Nazi concentration camps during the wa

The Black Swan of Paris

11 August 2019 | By Karen Robards | Filed in: world-war-ii.

n A world at war A beautiful young star A mission no one expected n n nParis, 1944 n nCelebrated singer Genevieve Dumont is both a star and a smokescreen An unwilling darling of the Nazis, the chanteuse s position of privilege allows her to go undetected as an ally to the resistance n nWhen her estra

The Tattooist of Auschwitz (The Tattooist of Auschwitz, #1)

24 September 2017 | By Heather Morris | Filed in: world-war-ii.

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.

Across the Winding River

12 March 2019 | By Aimie K. Runyan | Filed in: world-war-ii.

A woman unlocks the mystery of her father s wartime past in a moving novel about secrets, sacrifice, and the power of love by the bestselling author of Daughters of the Night Sky n nBeth Cohen wants to make the most of the months she has left with her elderly father, Max His only request of his daug

The Book of Lost Names

10 August 2019 | By Kristin Harmel | Filed in: world-war-ii.

Inspired by an astonishing true story from World War II, a young woman with a talent for forgery helps hundreds of Jewish children flee the Nazis in this unforgettable historical novel from the international bestselling author of the epic and heart wrenching World War II tale Alyson Noel, 1 New

The Beekeeper's Promise

13 August 2019 | By Fiona Valpy | Filed in: world-war-ii.

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 n nIn 1938,

Sea of Memories

20 March 2018 | By Fiona Valpy | Filed in: world-war-ii.

When Kendra first visits her ailing grandmother, Ella has only one request that Kendra write her story down, before she forgets n nIn 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 T

The Secret Orphan

10 September 2017 | By Glynis Peters | Filed in: world-war-ii.

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 n nElenor knows that the only way to protect spirited Rose is to leave the city and make a new life for themse

The Choice: Embrace the Possible

03 September 2018 | By Edith Eger | Filed in: world-war-ii.

It s 1944 and sixteen year old ballerina and gymnast Edith Eger is sent to Auschwitz Separated from her parents on arrival, she endures unimaginable experiences, including being made to dance for the infamous Josef Mengele When the camp is finally liberated, she is pulled from a pile of bodies, ba

Florence Adler Swims Forever

15 February 2017 | By Rachel Beanland | Filed in: world-war-ii.

Over the course of one summer that begins with a shocking tragedy, three generations of the Adler family grapple with heartbreak, romance, and the weight of family secrets n nEvery summer, Esther and Joseph Adler rent their house out to vacationers escaping to America s Playground and move into th

The Snow Gypsy

25 March 2017 | By Lindsay Jayne Ashford | Filed in: world-war-ii.

n From the bestselling author of The Woman on the Orient Express comes a haunting novel of two women one determined to uncover the past and the other determined to escape it nAt the close of World War II, London is in ruins and Rose Daniel isn t at peace Eight years ago, her brother disappeared wh