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The Tattooist of Auschwitz: A Novel
by Heather Morris

Language

English

Pages

249

Publication Date

September 04, 2018

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<p><strong>The #1 International Bestseller & <em>New York Times </em>Bestseller</strong></p><p>This beautiful, illuminating tale of hope and courage is based on interviews that were conducted with Holocaust survivor and Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist Ludwig (Lale) Sokolov—an unforgettable love story in the midst of atrocity.</p><p><em><strong>“</strong></em><em><strong>The Tattooist of Auschwitz</strong></em><strong> is an extraordinary document, a story about the extremes of human behavior existing side by side: calculated brutality alongside impulsive and selfless acts of love. I find it hard to imagine anyone who would not be drawn in, confronted and moved. I would recommend it unreservedly to anyone, whether they’d read a hundred Holocaust stories or none.”—Graeme Simsion, internationally-bestselling author of <em>The Rosie Project</em></strong></p><p>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 <em>Tätowierer</em> (the German word for tattooist), tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners.</p><p>Imprisoned for over two and a half years, Lale witnesses horrific atrocities and barbarism—but also incredible acts of bravery and compassion. Risking his own life, he uses his privileged position to exchange jewels and money from murdered Jews for food to keep his fellow prisoners alive.</p><p>One day in July 1942, Lale, prisoner 32407, comforts a trembling young woman waiting in line to have the number 34902 tattooed onto her arm. Her name is Gita, and in that first encounter, Lale vows to somehow survive the camp and marry her.</p><p>A vivid, harrowing, and ultimately hopeful re-creation of Lale Sokolov's experiences as the man who tattooed the arms of thousands of prisoners with what would become one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust, <em>The Tattooist of Auschwitz</em> is also a testament to the endurance of love and humanity under the darkest possible conditions.</p>
The German Midwife: A new historical romance for 2019 from the US...
by Mandy Robotham

Language

English

Pages

369

Publication Date

December 14, 2018

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<p><strong>The USA Today Best Seller.</strong></p><p><strong>“A powerful, haunting debut”—Kate Quinn, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>The Alice Network</em></strong></p><p><strong>An enthralling new tale of courage, betrayal and survival in the hardest of circumstances that readers of <em>The Tattooist of Auschwitz</em>, <em>The Secret Orphan</em> and <em>The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz</em> will love.</strong></p><p><em>Germany, 1944.</em> A prisoner in the camps, Anke Hoff is doing what she can to keep her pregnant campmates and their newborns alive.<br /> <br />But when Anke’s work is noticed, she is chosen for a task more dangerous than she could ever have imagined. Eva Braun is pregnant with the Führer’s child, and Anke is assigned as her midwife. <br /> <br />Before long, Anke is faced with an impossible choice. Does she serve the Reich she loathes and keep the baby alive? Or does she sacrifice an innocent child for the good of a broken world?</p><p><strong>*Published in the UK as <em>A Woman of War</em>*</strong></p>
We Were the Lucky Ones: A Novel
by Georgia Hunter

Language

English

Pages

414

Publication Date

February 14, 2017

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<b><i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER<br /><br />Inspired by the incredible true story of one Jewish family separated at the start of World War II, determined to survive—and to reunite—<i>We Were the Lucky Ones </i>is a tribute to the triumph of hope and love against all odds. </b><br /> <b> </b><br /> <b>“Love in the face of global adversity? It couldn't be more timely.” —<i>Glamour</i></b><br />  <br /> It is the spring of 1939 and three generations of the Kurc family are doing their best to live normal lives, even as the shadow of war grows closer. The talk around the family Seder table is of new babies and budding romance, not of the increasing hardships threatening Jews in their hometown of Radom, Poland. But soon the horrors overtaking Europe will become inescapable and the Kurcs will be flung to the far corners of the world, each desperately trying to navigate his or her own path to safety. <br />  <br /> As one sibling is forced into exile, another attempts to flee the continent, while others struggle to escape certain death, either by working grueling hours on empty stomachs in the factories of the ghetto or by hiding as gentiles in plain sight. Driven by an unwavering will to survive and by the fear that they may never see one another again, the Kurcs must rely on hope, ingenuity, and inner strength to persevere. <br />  <br /> An extraordinary, propulsive novel, <i>We Were the Lucky Ones</i> demonstrates how in the face of the twentieth century’s darkest moment, the human spirit can endure and even thrive.
As Long As I Have You (London Sullivans 1)
by Bella Andre

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English

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Publication Date

October 16, 2019

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All Mari Everett’s life, she’s had two secret dreams: To own a bookstore, and to reunite with her long lost father. But when he passes away unexpectedly and she inherits his home and business, the only way she can learn about his life—especially why he abandoned her when she was three and never came back—is by leaving California to take over his bookstore in London. <br /><br />Owen Sullivan lives and works on Elderflower Island, a close knit community in London where it’s impossible to keep a secret. It turns out, however, that Charlie Forsythe kept his daughter a secret from everyone for nearly thirty years. When Mari comes to London, Owen immediately falls for her. He’s never met a woman so intelligent, determined and honest. Not to mention so beautiful that she takes his breath away. <br /><br />Soon, everyone on the island—including Owen’s four siblings, parents and grandmother—is pitching in to help give the bookstore a fresh start. But as insatiable passion develops into love, will Mari and Owen be able to grab hold of their fresh start? Or will their pasts continue to cast a dark shadow over their chance at a brilliant future together in London?<br /><br />"I adore the Sullivans! They love hard, laugh uproariously and live in the moment." Isha, 5 stars<br /><br />LONDON SULLIVANS<br />As Long As I Have You<br />More London Sullivans are coming soon!<br /><br />SAN FRANCISCO SULLIVANS<br />The Look of Love<br />From This Moment On<br />Can't Help Falling In Love<br />I Only Have Eyes For You<br />If You Were Mine<br />Let Me Be The One<br />Come A Little Bit Closer<br />Always On My Mind<br />Kissing Under The Mistletoe<br /><br />SEATTLE SULLIVANS<br />One Perfect Night<br />The Way You Look Tonight<br />It Must Be Your Love<br />Just To Be With You<br />I Love How You Love Me<br />All I Ever Need Is You<br /><br />NEW YORK SULLIVANS<br />Every Beat Of My Heart<br />Now That I've Found You<br />Since I Fell For You<br />Sweeter Than Ever<br />The Best Is Yet To Come<br />Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You<br />You Do Something To Me<br />Every Time We Fall In Love<br /><br />THE MAINE SULLIVANS<br />Falling In Love All Over Again<br />Your Love Is Mine<br />There Goes My Heart<br />More Maine Sullivans are coming soon!<br /><br />THE MAVERICK BILLIONAIRES<br />Breathless In Love<br />Reckless In Love<br />Fearless In Love<br />Irresistible In Love<br />Wild In Love<br />More Maverick Billionaires are coming soon!<br /><br />THE MORRISONS<br />Kiss Me Like This<br />Tempt Me Like This<br />Love Me Like This<br /><br />ABOUT THE AUTHOR<br />Bella Andre's New York Times and USA Today bestselling novels have been #1 bestsellers around the world and she has sold more than 8 million books so far! Known for "sensual, empowered stories enveloped in heady romance" (Publishers Weekly), her books have been Cosmopolitan Magazine "Red Hot Reads" twice and have been translated into ten languages. She also writes "sweet" contemporary romances as Lucy Kevin. There are more than 50,000 5 star reviews for Bella Andre's books on Goodreads!
The Lost Girls of Paris: A Novel
by Pam Jenoff

Language

English

Pages

384

Publication Date

January 29, 2019

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<strong>A </strong><strong><em>New York Times</em></strong><strong> Bestseller<br /><br />“Fraught with danger, filled with mystery, and meticulously researched, </strong><strong><em>The Lost Girls of Paris</em></strong><strong> is a fascinating tale of the hidden women who helped to win the war.” —Lisa Wingate, </strong><strong><em>New York Times</em></strong><strong> bestselling author of </strong><strong><em>Before We Were Yours</em></strong><strong><br /><br />From the author of the runaway bestseller </strong><strong><em>The Orphan’s Tale</em></strong><strong> comes a remarkable story of friendship and courage centered around three women and a ring of female secret agents during World War II.</strong><br /><br /><em>1946, Manhattan</em><br /><br />One 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. In a moment of impulse, Grace takes the photographs and quickly leaves the station.<br /><br />Grace soon learns that the suitcase belonged to a woman named Eleanor Trigg, leader of a network of female secret agents who were deployed out of London during the war. 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. Setting out to learn the truth behind the women in the photographs, Grace finds herself drawn to a young mother turned agent named Marie, whose daring mission overseas reveals a remarkable story of friendship, valor and betrayal.<br /><br />Vividly rendered and inspired by true events, <em>New York Times</em> 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.<br /><br /><strong>A </strong><strong><em>Cosmopolitan</em></strong><strong> Best Book Club Book, </strong><strong><em>PopSugar</em></strong><strong> Must-Read, and </strong><strong><em>Glamour</em></strong><strong> Best of 2019<br /><br />“An intriguing mystery and a captivating heroine make </strong><strong><em>The Lost Girls of Paris</em></strong><strong> a read to savor!” —Kate Quinn, </strong><strong><em>New York Times</em></strong><strong> bestselling author of </strong><strong><em>The Alice Network</em></strong>
The Things We Cannot Say: A Novel
by Kelly Rimmer

Language

English

Pages

432

Publication Date

March 19, 2019

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<strong>“Kelly Rimmer has outdone herself. I thought that </strong><strong><em>Before I Let You Go</em></strong><strong> was one of the best novels I had ever read…If you only have time to read one book this year </strong><strong><em>The Things We Cannot Say</em></strong><strong> should be that book. Keep tissues handy.”—</strong><strong><em>Fresh Fiction</em></strong><br /><br /><strong>“Fans of </strong><strong><em>The Nightingale</em></strong><strong> and </strong><strong><em>Lilac Girls</em></strong><strong> will adore </strong><strong><em>The Things We Cannot Say</em></strong><strong>.” —Pam Jenoff, </strong><strong><em>New York Times</em></strong><strong> bestselling author</strong><br /><br />In 1942, Europe remains in the relentless grip of war. Just beyond the tents of the Russian refugee camp she calls home, a young woman speaks her wedding vows. It’s a decision that will alter her destiny…and it’s a lie that will remain buried until the next century.<br /><br />Since she was nine years old, Alina Dziak knew she would marry her best friend, Tomasz. Now fifteen and engaged, Alina is unconcerned by reports of Nazi soldiers at the Polish border, believing her neighbors that they pose no real threat, and dreams instead of the day Tomasz returns from college in Warsaw so they can be married. But little by little, injustice by brutal injustice, the Nazi occupation takes hold, and Alina’s tiny rural village, its families, are divided by fear and hate.<br /><br />Then, as the fabric of their lives is slowly picked apart, Tomasz disappears. Where Alina used to measure time between visits from her beloved, now she measures the spaces between hope and despair, waiting for word from Tomasz and avoiding the attentions of the soldiers who patrol her parents’ farm. But for now, even deafening silence is preferable to grief.<br /><br /><strong>Slipping between Nazi-occupied Poland and the frenetic pace of modern life, Kelly Rimmer creates an emotional and finely wrought narrative. </strong><strong><em>The Things We Cannot Say</em></strong><strong> is an unshakable reminder of the devastation when truth is silenced…and how it can take a lifetime to find our voice before we learn to trust it.</strong>
The Heart of the Matter
by Graham Greene

Language

English

Pages

260

Publication Date

April 10, 2018

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<b>“From first page to last . . . an engrossing novel” of betrayal and espionage on a colonial outpost during World War II (<i>The New York Times</i>).</b><br />  <br /> In a British colony in West Africa, Henry Scobie is a pious and righteous man of modest means enlisted with securing borders. But when he’s passed over for a promotion as commissioner of police, the humiliation hits hardest for his wife, Louise. Already oppressed by the appalling climate, frustrated in a loveless marriage, and belittled by the wives of more privileged officers, Louise wants out.<br />  <br /> Feeling responsible for her unhappiness, Henry decides against his better judgment to accept a loan from a black marketeer to secure Louise’s passage. It’s just a single indiscretion, yet for Henry it precipitates a rapid fall from grace as one moral compromise after another leads him into a web of blackmail, adultery, and murder. And for a devout man like Henry, there may be nothing left but damnation.<br />  <br /> Drawn from Graham Greene’s own experiences as a British intelligence officer in Sierra Leone, <i>The Heart of the Matter</i> is “a powerful, deep-striking novel . . . of a spirit lost in the darkness of the flesh” (<i>New York Herald Tribune</i>).<br />  
The Work of Art: A Regency Romance
by Mimi Matthews

Language

English

Pages

390

Publication Date

July 23, 2019

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<b>"Matthews weaves suspense and mystery within an absorbing love story. Readers will be hard put to set this one down before the end."<i> -Library Journal</i>, starred review</b><br /><br /><p><em><strong>An Uncommon Beauty…</strong></em></p><p>Hidden away in rural Devonshire, Phyllida Satterthwaite has always been considered more odd than beautiful. But in London, her oddity has made her a sensation. Far worse, it’s caught the eye of the sinister Duke of Moreland—a notorious art collector obsessed with acquiring one-of-a-kind treasures. To escape the duke’s clutches, she’s going to need a little help.</p><p><em><strong>An Unlikely Hero…</strong></em></p><p>Captain Arthur Heywood’s days of heroism are long past. Grievously injured in the Peninsular War, he can no longer walk unaided, let alone shoot a pistol. What use can he possibly be to a damsel in distress? He has nothing left to offer except his good name.</p><p>Can a marriage of convenience save Philly from the vengeful duke? Or will life with Arthur put her—and her heart—in more danger than ever?</p>
Nothing Is Forgotten: A Novel
by Peter Golden

Language

English

Pages

353

Publication Date

April 10, 2018

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<b>From the beloved author of <i>Comeback Love </i>and <i>Wherever There Is Light</i>, comes “a sweeping tale full of humor and heartbreak” (Karin Tanabe, author of <i>The Diplomat’s Daughter</i>) about the life-changing journey of a young man who travels from New Jersey to Khrushchev’s Russia and the beaches of Southern France to discover long-hidden secrets about his heritage.</b><br /><br />In 1950s New Jersey, teacher Michael Daniels—or Misha Danielov to his doting Russian-Jewish grandmother—is at loose ends, until he becomes the host of a nightly underground radio show. Not only does the show become a local hit because of his running satires of USSR leader Nikita Khrushchev, but half a world away, it picks up listeners in a small Soviet city.<br /> <br /> There, with rock and roll leaking in through bootlegged airwaves, Yulianna Kosoy—a war orphan in her mid-twenties—is sneaking American goods into the country with her boss, Der Schmuggler.<br /> <br /> But just as Michael’s radio show is taking off, his grandmother is murdered. Why would anyone commit such an atrocity against such a warm, affable woman? She had always been secretive about her past and, as Michael discovers, guarded a shadowy ancestral history. In order to solve the mystery of who killed her, Michael sets out for Europe to learn where he—and his grandmother—really came from.<br /> <br /> “Both heartbreaking and mesmerizing, <i>Nothing Is Forgotten </i>is the sort of book you won’t soon forget…Cold War Europe, lingering Nazi secrets, and the tragic history faced by millions of families not only bring this tale to life but will keep you turning the pages” (Lisa Wingate, <i>New York Times </i>bestselling author) and will appeal to fans of novels by Anita Diamant and Kristin Hannah.
Palace Intrigue: A Strong Woman in the Middle Ages (A Medieval Ta...
by Lina J. Potter

Language

English

Pages

388

Publication Date

July 10, 2018

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She suddenly wished that her medical school had offered a course on the art of intrigue… What seemed to be just an accident now carries an ugly and poisonous truth inside. Time to lift the veil. <br />Aliya, now Countess Lilian Elizabeth Mariella Earton and wife to the Earl of Earton, is trying to uncover the truth behind Lillian’s miscarriage and the unhappy course of her marriage. How many enemies does Lilian have? And what do they want of her? <br /><br />King Edward’s interest in the estate of Earton – once collapsing, now prospering – has sparked. He invited Lilian to come to the Royal Palace in spring. Aliya prepares to travel with only one thought in the back of her mind: will she be able to persuade King Edward with her gifts and obtain his permission to continue to develop her business empire as a woman? She has to become an integral part of Edward’s kingdom, so much so that removing her would cause great damage to the rest of the structure. No guts, no glory. Otherwise, she won’t survive, especially with a husband who could exercise total control over her life.<br /><br />In the meantime, Jess, the Earl of Earton, while travelling with the Royal delegation, becomes increasingly disturbed as amassing reports of his wife’s undertakings reach him via the King’s letters. Is Lilian doing all of this by herself or is someone else behind it, telling her what to do? Afterall, she is just a woman. To make matters worse, Jess' cunning mistress Adele is still plotting to eliminate both Miranda and Lilian.<br /><br />Palace Intrigue is the third book in the Medieval Tale series by Lina J. Potter. The plot twists as Lilian's story becomes of interest to neighboring kingdoms. Aliya keeps on winning the trust and hearts of Eveers, Virmans and Khangans and now the King of Wellster sees a powerful ally in the Countess as the struggle for power commences!

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