Inspired by one family's remarkable wartime story, for anyone enthralled by The Tattooist of Auschwitz
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1939. Three generations of the Kurc family strive to live normal lives despite the growing hardships they face as Jews. But as the realities of war rush to meet them, they are cast to the wind and must do everything they can to find their way through a devastated continent to freedom.
Based on an incredible true story that ranges from pre-war Parisian jazz clubs to the desolation of the Siberian gulag, and follows the Kurc family as refugees, prisoners and fighters, We Were the Lucky Ones is a testament to the notion that even in the darkest of times, the human spirit can find a way to survive, and even triumph.
‘Brave and mesmerising’ Paula McLain, author of Circling the Sun
In Winter’s Awakening, the first book in her heartwarming series “Seasons of Sugarcreek,” author Shelley Shepard Gray begins an unforgettable new saga of love and faith set within the Amish community. As she did in her enormously popular “Sisters of the Heart” books, Gray opens a window onto a fascinating culture and society, and tells a moving and inspiring tale that readers of Beverly Lewis, Wanda Brunstetter, and Cindy Woodsmall, and every fan of Christian fiction will be eager take into their hearts.
In an effort to get her security consulting business off the ground, Kelsey Allen has been spending a lot of time up in the air, rappelling down buildings and climbing through windows to show business owners their vulnerabilities to thieves. When she is hired to pose as a conservator at the Pink Palace Museum in order to test their security weaknesses after some artifacts go missing, she's ecstatic. But when her investigative focus turns from theft to murder, Kelsey knows she's out of her league--and possibly in the cross hairs. When blast-from-the-past Detective Brad Hollister is called in to investigate, Kelsey may find that he's the biggest security threat yet . . . to her heart.Crackling with romantic tension and laced with intrigue, this suspenseful story from award-winning author Patricia Bradley will keep readers guessing--and looking over their shoulders.
Twin sisters, Elma and Thelma Hochstetler volunteer to bake a Christmas cake for an Amish charity auction, only to learn they must demonstrate the whole process on stage in front of an audience. Bumbling their way through, the take-charge Elma and the klutzy optimist Thelma manage to entertain their audienceand attract the admiration of two bachelors, an outspoken woodworker and a shy harness maker from a neighboring community. More than one man will make a staggering bid for their cake. Could a lopsided Christmas cake be the key to opening the door to romance for one or more of the Hochstetler twins?
If it is true that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, then what better way to entice the typical male than with a delightful dessert? But, when it comes to romance, the sweetest treats are no match for God's timing. Nine modern ladies set out on culinary journeys that lead to the recipe for lasting romance in this delightful collection, including New York Times bestselling author Wanda E. Brunstetter and eight award-winning authors. Along with food, faith, and fun each story includes a yummy recipe.
Sylvia has one last Christmas, after that, her husband of twenty-five years will do the unthinkable - divorce her. Out of agonizing prayer and reflection Sylvia Benson has developed a plan: Maybe if Randy sees what hell be leaving behind, hell change his mind. Randy Benson believes the love in his marriage has died. Sylvia was always so busy with everything else she could barely make time for him - so it only made sense to throw himself into his work. Now, to make the process as easy as possible, hell give his wife one last Christmas together in exchange for an uncontested divorce. How can Sylvia expect one week of bliss to undo so many years of mistakes?
Joelle Jamison is ready to settle down, but she has yet to connect with the right guy. The personal ads in a Christian circular seem like a good place to start, so she goes shopping for the elusive Mr. Perfect. Dean Nichols is aghast. Joelle has been his best friend since preschool, but two things always kept him from sharing his deeper feelings for her: Joelle's steady boyfriend and her lack of faith. When she finally shed Mr. Wrong and dedicated herself to the Lord, Dean thought things would work out... until she asked him to help her find the perfect husband! With so many prospective matches, how can Joelle determine the right one? Dean could give Joelle an earful, but he knows he must wait on God's timing. Will Joelle ever realize that the truth lies close to home?
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