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The Winter Rose by Melanie Dobson

The Winter Rose by Melanie Dobson

During World War II, American Quaker Grace Tonquin works tirelessly to transport Jewish children from Nazi-occupied France over the dangerous Pyrenees into safety, a road ultimately taking Grace and some of the children back to Oregon, the home of her has-been movie star mother – the very place Grace longed to escape. In 2003, Addie Hoult is desperate to help a friend. Charlie has been like a father to her, eve... Read Article

Winter in Wartime Paris

Bonjour! We may not be able to travel to France this year, but we’d like to invite you to journey across France with us through our World War II novels. I’m teaming up with Melanie Dobson and Liz Tolsma (two of my favorite authors!) for the Winter in France Giveaway from January 22-29, 2022! We’re kicking off today, January 22, with a Facebook Live event on Liz Tolsma’s page at 10 am PST/1 p... Read Article
The Curator's Daughter by Melanie Dobson

The Curator’s Daughter by Melanie Dobson

In 1940, German archaeologist Hanna Tillich is forced to marry an SS officer and leave her work in the field, searching for artifacts that will bolster the Nazis’ prized theories of racial superiority. Consigned to a job in Nuremberg cataloging artworks being placed in storage, Hanna comes to realize the art comes from Jewish families – who are disappearing. Meanwhile, Hanna’s husband suddenly bring... Read Article
Memories of Glass by Melanie Dobson

Memories of Glass by Melanie Dobson

In Nazi-occupied Holland in 1942, Josie van Rees is disturbed as her Jewish friends and neighbors are rounded up – but are the rumors of the dangers facing them true? And what can one young woman do? Her childhood friend Eliese Linden is Jewish, but is protected by her work registering the Jewish people at the Schouwberg Theater in Amsterdam. She despises herself – if only she could find a way to make the... Read Article

Book Beat – Catching the Wind, by Melanie Dobson

In Germany in 1940, young Dietmar and Brigitte lose themselves in tales of knights and princesses, but when the Gestapo comes for their parents, the two friends flee for their lives. In modern-day London, reporter Quenby Vaughn is deep in her investigation of a powerful British family that might have had Fascist connections during World War II. Then solicitor Lucas Hough contacts her. Lucas’s elderly client, Da... Read Article