Dealing with such prejudice turns more sinister still when a local newspaper publisher cynically uses the story for his own purposes. Rev. His forté is spiritual solace in the darkest of times, but his life changes when he performs a public heroic act: facing down an angry mob intent on attacking five young Holocaust survivors.
Tender Victory: A Novel #ad - Johnny fletcher serves wounded soldiers from the battlefield as a military chaplain during World War II. Upon learning they have no homes or families to return to, Fletcher decides to bring them to America. To his dismay, his coal-mining community of Barryfield, Pennsylvania, greets this makeshift family with prejudice and distrust.
Together with lorry summerfield, disillusioned daughter of Barryfield’s most powerful figure, the beautiful, Fletcher must try to awaken the townspeople to the better angels of their nature before it’s too late.
Testimony of Two Men: A NovelOpen Road Media #ad - The scion of a powerful old eastern family, Jonathan hired the best attorneys money could buy. Hambledon, pennsylvania, is still reeling from the sensational murder trial that shattered the peace of the bucolic hamlet less than a year ago. Of one thing he is certain: Jonathan is a good doctor, perhaps even a great one.
Now, he has returned home to sell his practice and move on. A small-town doctor acquitted of murdering his pregnant wife faces new charges in this New York Times bestseller set in the early days of modern medicine. But haunted by his wife’s death, Jonathan still strives to heal the judgmental people of his divided town.
When he was acquitted, many believed he had bought his freedom. He is also a man who feels abandoned by God, his church, his family, and his friends. As jonathan continues to be pilloried by the town, a new series of accusations are leveled at him. Robert morgan, a young, idealistic doctor, is determined to make up his own mind about the accused’s innocence or guilt.
Testimony of Two Men: A Novel #ad - Dr. Jonathan ferrier was accused of killing his beautiful young wife after she died following a botched abortion. Is he a cold-blooded killer who murdered his wife and their unborn child? Or a man unjustly accused and wrongly maligned? Testimony of Two Men explores the evolution of modern medicine and the tireless physicians who are its unsung heroes.
Time No Longer: A NovelOpen Road Media #ad - Before gerda and eric can escape to America, Eric is arrested by the Gestapo. Then the unthinkable happens, and in the wake of searing tragedy, Karl cuts all ties with his brother. Set in the years of the nazis’ ascent to power, time No Longer is at once a universal and intensely personal novel about the struggle against hate and fear that can elevate an ordinary man to extraordinary heights and the unassailable bond between two brothers.
Karl erlich loves his country. But he soon has even more reason to fear: There is talk of the Nazis singling out the Jews for extermination. But these are dangerous times for Germany, whose poor and downtrodden have been seduced by an Austrian sign painter named Adolf Hitler. On the eve of world war ii, twin brothers are divided by the murder of a German Jew, in this epic tale from New York Times–bestselling author Taylor Caldwell.
Time No Longer: A Novel #ad - She knows she must get her husband away from the madness that is now Germany. But can she rescue her husband, unknowingly thrusting herself into harm’s way, frightened, Therese will discover the powerful ties that bind German to Jew, who is rapidly becoming like their beleaguered Rhineland—inconsolable, and thirsting for revenge? As she seeks answers, and come to realize that the only one way to save Karl is to save Germany.
Karl and kurt’s younger sister, is engaged to Eric Rheinhardt, Gerda, a German Jew. His wife, Therese, fears for his sanity. A onetime candidate for the Nobel Prize for Literature, eat, he is no longer able to write, or sleep.
Winter Sisters: A NovelPenguin Books #ad - As contemporary as it is historic, winter sisters is part gripping thriller, part family saga, and ultimately a story of trauma and resilience that explores the tremendous good and unspeakable evil of which humans are capable. That feels utterly timely. People, “the best new books”new york, 1879: An epic blizzard descends on Albany, devastating the city.
Sutter must fight the most powerful of albany's citizens, risking personal and public danger as she seeks to protect the fragile, putting at risk loves and lives in her quest to right unimaginable wrongs. When the snow finally settles, two newly orphaned girls are missing. Stunning. When what happened to them is finally revealed, Dr.
Winter Sisters: A Novel #ad - . Oliveira writes with feeling. The new york times Book Review“An engrossing story. Mary sutter, a former Civil War surgeon, searches for the two sisters. Determined not to give up hope, Dr.
The Arm and the Darkness: A NovelOpen Road Media #ad - A lively cloak and sword tale” set in the france of louis XIII and Cardinal Richelieu—from the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of A Pillar of Iron Kirkus Reviews. Against this tumultuous backdrop, bestselling author Taylor Caldwell spins a stirring tale of romance, suspense, and adventure in the grand tradition of Alexandre Dumas.
At the heart of the novel are the two de richepin brothers: arsène, a swashbuckling nobleman who must abandon his devil-may-care attitude when he falls in love with a Catholic peasant girl, and Louis, a priest whose devotion to the word of God puts him at odds with the needs of man. As arsène and louis are drawn into a world of double-crosses and palace intrigues, they encounter a remarkable cast of real-life historical figures, including the sly Cardinal Richelieu and the suspected traitor Queen Anne.
The Arm and the Darkness: A Novel #ad - In seventeenth-century France, Catholics and Huguenots are locked in a battle for the soul of the nation. Full of secret plots, passionate embraces, and angry mobs, The Arm and the Darkness is an “admirable and convincing” portrait of one of the most fascinating epochs in the history of Europe The New York Times.
Odessa, Odessa: A NovelShe Writes Press #ad - Odessa, odessa follows the families of two sons from a proud lineage of rabbis and cantors in a shtetl near Odessa in western Russia. It begins as henya, wife of rabbi Mendel Kolopsky, considers an unexpected pregnancy and the hardships ahead for the children she already has. Soon after the child is born, Cossacks ransack the Kolopskys’ home, severely beating Mendel.
In the aftermath, contrary to his brother shimshon’s belief that socialism is their ticket to escaping the region’s brutal anti-Semitic pogroms, he tells Henya that, he still believes America holds the answer. So begins a beautifully told story that unfolds over decades of the 20th century—a story in which two families, joined in tradition and parted during persecution, will remain bound by their fateful decision to leave Odessa.
Odessa, Odessa: A Novel #ad - Henya, understands that any future will be perilous: she now knows their baby daughter, meanwhile, who has slept through this night of melee, is surely deaf.
The Reluctant Midwife: A Hope River NovelWilliam Morrow Paperbacks #ad - For these mothers-to-be, she relies on an experienced midwife, her dear friend Patience Murphy. Though she is happy to be back in hope river, time and experience have tempered Becky’s cheerfulness-as tragedy has destroyed the vibrant spirit of her former employer Dr Isaac Blum, who has accompanied her.
While she can handle most situations, Becky is still uneasy helping women deliver their babies. Married and expecting a baby herself, she is relying on Becky to keep the mothers of Hope River safe. But becoming a midwife and ushering precious new life into the world is not Becky’s only challenge. Men are out of work; women struggle to feed hungry children.
The Reluctant Midwife: A Hope River Novel #ad - The usa today bestselling author of the midwife of Hope River returns with a heartfelt sequel, a novel teeming with life and full of humor and warmth, one that celebrates the human spirit. The great depression has hit West Virginia hard. Her skills and courage will be tested when a calamitous forest fire blazes through a Civilian Conservation Corps camp.
And she must find a way to bring Isaac back to life and rediscover the hope they both need to go on. Full of humor and compassion, the reluctant midwife is a moving tribute to the power of optimism and love to overcome the most trying circumstances and times, and is sure to please fans of the poignant Call the Midwife series.
Luckily, nurse Becky Myers has returned to care for them.
The Darkest HourHarperCollins #ad - Some are just waiting to be told…. But evie lucas has eyes for no-one but a dashing young pilot called Tony. From the sunday times bestselling author comes an epic tale of love, passion and heartbreak. In the summer of 1940, eyes are focussed on the skies above the South of England: the Battle for Britain has just begun.
As lucy ties up the loose ends of one lifetime, she stirs up a hornet’s nest of history in another. Suddenly, lucy finds herself in danger from people past and present who have no intention of letting an untold truth ever surface. Some stories are buried in the darkness forever. Evie has a glittering career as an artist ahead of her but seems only to be fascinated in sketching portraits of him…Seventy years later, recently widowed art historian Lucy is putting the pieces of her life back together, and to do that she needs to uncover the mystery surrounding a painting in her home.
Nothing Is Forgotten: A NovelAtria Books #ad - From the beloved author of comeback love and wherever there is light, comes “a sweeping tale full of humor and heartbreak” Karin Tanabe, author of The Diplomat’s Daughter 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.
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. But just as michael’s radio show is taking off, his grandmother is murdered. 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.
Nothing Is Forgotten: A Novel #ad - 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. 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.
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. Both heartbreaking and mesmerizing, nothing is forgotten 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, New York Times bestselling author and will appeal to fans of novels by Anita Diamant and Kristin Hannah.
The Lost Garden: A NovelW. W. Norton & Company #ad - She will inspire the girls to restore the estate gardens, created for a great love, fall in love with a soldier, and bring a lost garden, find her first deep friendship, back to life. For three months, the young women and men will form attachments, living in a temporary rural escape. London is on fire from the blitz, and a young woman gardener named Gwen Davis flees from the burning city for the Devon countryside.
. Also on the estate, waiting to be posted, is a regiment of Canadian soldiers. She has volunteered for the land army, and is to be in charge of a group of young girls who will be trained to plant food crops on an old country estate where the gardens have fallen into ruin. Leaving london to grow food for the war effort, Gwen discovers a mysterious lost garden and the story of a love that becomes her own.
The Lost Garden: A Novel #ad - This word-perfect, heartbreaking novel is set in early 1941 in Britain when the war seems endless and, perhaps, hopeless. No one will be more changed by the stay than Gwen. While doing so, she will finally come to know herself and a life worth living.
The Earth Is the Lord's: A NovelOpen Road Media #ad - From the gobi desert to samarkand, Taylor Caldwell transports readers to a distant world and shines a brilliant light on one of history’s most enigmatic figures. Raised by an indomitable woman and educated by his outcast uncle, Temujin becomes a fearsome warrior who inspires loyalty in his friends and hatred in his enemies.
. In an era marked by treachery and savage violence, these gifts lead Temujin to a relentless pursuit of power. Blood spurts from the knife; beads of sweat stand out on straining flesh; lusts are consummated and revenges achieved” New York Herald Tribune. But he is also blessed with a keen intelligence and the charisma of a natural born leader.
The Earth Is the Lord's: A Novel #ad - On her “huge historical canvas . . . From a #1 new york times–bestselling author: A “magnificent” epic based on the early life of Genghis Khan New York Herald Tribune. This sweeping saga captures life in the far east during the Middle Ages and dramatizes the events that transformed a Mongol tribesman named Temujin into the man who would conquer Asia and be known to the world for centuries to come as Genghis Khan.