Exile Music

Based on an unexplored slice of World War II history, Exile Music is the captivating story of a young Jewish girl whose family flees refined and urbane Vienna for safe harbor in the mountains of Bolivia n nAs a young girl growing up in Vienna in the 1930s, Orly has an idyllic childhood filled with mus

Three Hours in Paris

In June of 1940, when Paris fell to the Nazis, Hitler spent a total of three hours in the City of Light abruptly leaving, never to return To this day, no one knows why The New York Times bestselling author of the Aim e Leduc investigations reimagines history in her masterful, pulse pounding spy th

Wives of War

London, 1944 Two young nurses meet at a train station with a common purpose to join the war effort Scarlet longs for the chance to find her missing fianc , Thomas, and to prove to her family and to herself that she s stronger than everybody thinks Nursing is in Ellie s blood, but her humble back

The Long Path Home

A young woman on the run finds a second chance in World War II Italy in a thrilling novel of love, intrigue, and redemption by the author of A Girl Divided n n1944, Chicago From desperate small town teen to star of the burlesque circuit, Violet Ernte has survived tough choices and than one rein

Once Night Falls

A harrowing historical novel of the extraordinary acts of ordinary people in Nazi occupied Italy n nItaly, 1943 Luca Benedetto has joined the partisans in their fight against the German troops ravaging the shores of his town on Lake Como While risking his life to free his country, Luca is also stru

The Nazi Hunters

The Nazi Hunters is the incredible, hitherto untold story of the most secret chapter in the SAS s history Officially, the world s most elite special forces unit was dissolved at the end of the Second World War, and not reactivated until the 1950s Among their last actions was a disastrous commando

Der totale Rausch: Drogen im Dritten Reich

Drogen im Dritten Reich Norman Ohler geht den T tern von damals buchst blich unter die Haut und schaut direkt in ihre Blutbahnen hinein Arisch rein ging es darin nicht zu, sondern chemisch deutsch und ziemlich toxisch Wo die Ideologie f r Fanatismus und Endsieg nicht mehr ausreichte, wurde he

Under Darkening Skies

In the shadow of World War II, one young woman must make an unthinkable sacrifice for those she loves n nNorway, 1940 Nazis pour into Oslo, a shroud of dread looms over the city, and eighteen year old Ingrid Solberg fears the worst Under German rule, harsh rationing and the exorbitant cost of medic

SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome

In SPQR, an instant classic, Mary Beard narrates the history of Rome with passion and without technical jargon and demonstrates how a slightly shabby Iron Age village rose to become the undisputed hegemon of the Mediterranean Wall Street Journal Hailed by critics as animating the grand swe

Metropolis (Bernie Gunther, #14)

Berlin, 1928, the dying days of the Weimar Republic shortly before Hitler and the Nazis came to power It was a period of decadence and excess as Berliners after the terrible slaughter of WWI and the hardships that followed are enjoying their own version of Babylon Bernie is a young detective w

Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe

A Chernobyl survivor and award winning historian mercilessly chronicles the absurdities of the Soviet system in this vividly empathetic account of the worst nuclear accident in history The Wall Street Journal.On the morning of April 26, 1986, Europe witnessed the worst nuclear disaster in hist