From the USA Today bestselling author comes a gripping new emotional WW2 historical novel. Inspired by a true story!
'Easily my favorite historical novel of the year If you love WWII fiction, this is a must read' Soraya M. Lane, Amazon Charts bestselling author of Wives of War and The Last Correspondent
Rumours of the Nazis coming for Czech children swept through the villages like a breeze through the trees, and the story was always the same…
They wanted our children to raise as their own
Since her husband, Josef, joined the Czech resistance three years ago, Anna Dankova has done everything possible to keep her daughter, Ema, safe. But when blonde haired, blue-eyed Ema is ripped from her mother's arms in the local marketplace by the dreaded Brown Sisters, nurses who were dedicated to Hitler's cause, Anna is forced to go to new extremes to take back what the Nazis have stolen from her.
Going undercover as a devoted German subject eager to prove her worth to the Reich, the former actress takes on a role of a lifetime to find and save her daughter. But getting close to Ema is one thing. Convincing her that the Germans are lying when they claim Anna stole her from her true parents is another…
'A powerful story told with humanity, skill and empathy' Kate Thompson, author of The Little Wartime Library
'A moving story of a mother's love battling against the determination of the Reich to create a pure Aryan race' USA Today bestseller Glynis Peters
'An intensely moving, brilliantly researched novel about love, loss, and the lengths a mother will go to for her child' USA Today bestseller Deborah Carr
'Pulls you in on page one and never lets go! A chilling look at a Nazi program most of us have never even heard of…Historical fans will love this one!' Sara Ackerman, USA Today bestselling author of The Codebreaker's Secret
'Oh my heart! This was such a poignant and powerful story…It will stay with me for a long time.' - Gill Thompson, USA Today bestselling author of The Lighthouse Sisters