BERLIN, 1939 The dreams that Amanda Sternberg and her husband, Julius, had for their daughters are shattered when the Nazis descend on Berlin, burning down their beloved family bookshop and sending Julius to a concentration camp Desperate to save her children, Amanda flees toward the south of
From New York Timesbestselling author Philip Kerr, the much anticipated return of Bernie Gunther, our compromised former Berlin bull and unwilling SS officer With his cover blown, he is waiting for the next move in the cat and mouse game that, even a decade after Germanys defeat, continues to
Gripping and authenticKanons imagination flourishes and the narrative propulsion is clear A thoroughly satisfying piece of entertainment that extends a tentacle into some serious moral reflection The New York Times Book Review The master of the genre The Washington Post Joseph Kanon returns
This novel draws from true accounts to shine a light on a period of Hollands darkest history and bravest heroes 1942 As war rips through the heart of Holland, childhood friends Josie van Rees and Eliese Linden partner with a few daring citizens to rescue Elieses son and hundreds of other Jewish
Grievously wounded, private detective Charlie Parker investigates a case that has its origins in a Nazi concentration camp during the Second World War.Broken, but undeterred, private detective Charlie Parker faces the darkest of dark forces in a case with its roots in the second world war, and a
From New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean comes the gripping, untold story of a renegade group of scientists and spies determined to keep Adolf Hitler from obtaining the ultimate prize a nuclear bombScientists have always kept secrets But rarely have the secrets been as vital as they were
More than 70 years ago I was a gift for Adolf Hitler I was stolen as a baby to be part of one of the most terrible of all Nazi experiments Lebensborn Watch the 2016 interview with the author In 1942 Erika, a baby girl from Roga ka Slatina, the Slovenian town that was renamed Sauerbrunn another
In 1939, British Colonel Noel Macrae, stationed in Berlin and witness to the rise of the Reich, decides that he might be the only Englishman with the opportunity to avert war As he attempts to convince the British government of his mission, the colonel becomes torn between his government s orders
This exploration of the private wartime diary of Alfred RosenbergHitlers chief philosopher and architect of Nazi ideologyinterweaves the story of its recent discovery with the revelation of its never before published contents, which are contextualized by the authors The result is a unprecedented,
Tells the stories in their own words of several of the thousands of Jewish children rescued from Nazi Germany between 1938 and 1940 and brought to new homes in the United Kingdom Memoir pieces, poems, photographs, and other primary sources bring their stories to life.
This heroic true story of the three youngest children of a bourgeois Catholic family who worked together in the French Resistance is told by an American writer who has known and admired the family for five decades In the autumn of 1943, Andr Boulloche became de Gaulles military delegate in
The Holocaust robbed Zofia Weiss of all she holds dear The Secret State Police have confiscated her home, killed her friends, and imprisoned the man she loves After searching through displaced persons camps and finding nothing, Zofia is sure that her lover is dead With only her life, a dream, and
The author of The Monuments Men, brings this story to young readers for the first time, detailing history s greatest treasure hunt.As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world s most cherished cultural objects were in harm s way The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History
Shanghai in 1935 is a 20th century Babylon, an expatriate playground where fortunes are made and lost, where East and West collide, and the stakes include life itself Into this cultural melting pot, Rowland Sinclair arrives from Sydney to represent his brother at international wool negotiations.