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Daughters of the Resistance

Narator: Julia Winwood

Durata: 12h 15m

A heart-wrenching novel of love, resilience and courage in World War II, from the author of Sisters of War – perfect for readers who loved The Tattooist of Auschwitz and The German Midwife.A heart-wrenching novel of love, resilience and courage in World War II, from the author of Sisters of War – perfect for readers who loved The Tattooist of Auschwitz and The German Midwife.Ukraine, 1943On a train from Ukraine to Germany, Lisa Smirnova is terrified for her life. The train is under Nazi command, heading for one of Hitler’s rumoured labour camps. As she is taken away from everything she holds dear, Lisa wonders if she will ever see her family again.In Nazi-occupied Kiev, Irina Antonova knows she could be arrested at any moment. Trapped in a job registering the endless deaths of the people of Kiev, she risks her life every day by secretly helping her neighbours, while her husband has joined the Soviet partisans, who are carrying out life-threatening work to frustrate the German efforts.When Lisa’s train is intercepted by the partisans, Irina’s husband among them, these women’s lives will take an unimaginable turn. As Irina fights to protect her family and Lisa is forced to confront the horrors of war, together they must make an impossible decision: what would they be willing to lose to save the people they love?****Readers loved Sisters of War:‘Oh my heart! Such a beautiful story. Can't wait to read it again!’ Amazon reviewer‘Made me feel every single emotion’ NetGalley reviewer‘Captivating from the first page’ Amazon reviewer‘A powerful and hard-hitting novel’ Deborah Swift, author of The Lady’s Slipper‘A gorgeous love story that keeps you hooked’ Amazon reviewer‘Pulled at my heartstrings and brought tears to my eyes. You really must read this book’ Amazon reviewer‘A whirlwind journey, full of emotions’ Heather Osborne, author of Bitter Bonds‘A powerful and hard-hitting novel, it tackles the themes of loyalty and compassion, and emphasizes the hard choices that need to be made in wartime’ Deborah Swift, author of The Lady's Slipper'The author, Lana Kortchik, has done her homework, and it shows. Her writing style is crisp and vivid, and she gives us dialogue that jumps off the page’Harry Fox, author of The Stonegate Sword‘Pulls you in to the bleakness of war, the longing for peace, and the exhilaration of profound, unconditional love’ Marie Silk, author of Davenport House'Miss Kortchik takes the reader on a whirlwind journey, full of emotions, loss, love, and faith in this well-researched novel’ Heather Osborne, author of Bitter Bonds‘I didn't want this story to end. It's one of those books you hold close to your heart and don't want to let go. By the time I got to the last page I felt I knew these wonderful characters well. Lana talks of such tragedy, hard times, loss, betrayal, sorrow, love and happiness with such class and sophistication for one so young, she left me speechless and wanting more. Such woe was there in this story, but such love, it will melt you’ Sharon Laker, author of The Railway Mice of Countesthorpe'I cried, smiled, gasped, and laughed while reading this book. It will stay with me long after I've finished it' J.L. Leslie, author of Tame MeLANA KORTCHIK grew up in two opposite corners of the Soviet Union – a snow-white Siberian town and the golden-domed Ukrainian capital. At the age of sixteen, she moved to Australia with her mother. Lana and her family live on the Central Coast of New South Wales, where it never snows and is always summer-warm, even in winter. She loves books, martial arts, the ocean and Napoleonic history. Her short stories have appeared in many magazines and anthologies. She was the winner of the Historical Novel Society Autumn 2012 Short Fiction competition and the runner-up of the 2013 Defenestrationism Short Story Contest.• Daughters of the Resistance is a truly heart-wrenching novel of love, resilience and courage in the Second World War, with a unique perspective: it is set from behind the Iron Curtain, in Nazi-occupied Kiev• Perfect for readers of Mandy Robotham (The German Midwife) and Heather Morris (The Tattooist of Auschwitz)• Lana’s first novel, Sisters of War, was a USA Today bestseller in ebook after shooting into the US Kindle Top 100, and has sold over 40,000 copies across all formats• Lana has a talent for writing characters who are not only resilient and passionate, but also human, believable and headstrong – making it all the easier to step into their shoes and be transported back in time• Readers of Sisters of War will recognise some of the characters of Daughters of the Resistance, offering a great opportunity for cross promotionCompetition: The;Man Who Broke Into;Boy who Followed his Father into;Tattooist of;librarian of;Auschwitz;Survivors;Choice;Cilka’s;Cilkas;Cilka;Journey;story;Secret OrphanDiary of Anne Frank;A Woman of War;German Widwife;the german midwife. Kate Furnivall;Heather Morris;Edith Eger;Amanda Prowse;Mandy Robotham
Publicat de: HarperCollins Publishers

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