War Girl Ursula

Author: Marion Kummerow
Publisher: Marion Kummerow
ISBN: 1386504033
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Would you risk your life to save your enemy? Prison guard Ursula Hermann does. A prisoner escapes. She looks the other way. Ursula has always lived the law, never broken the rules in her life. That is until the day she finds escapee British airman Tom Westlake and does nothing to stop him. But in Berlin 1943 compassion is a crime. Torn with guilt, Ursula battles with her decision when suddenly Tom returns, injured and pleading for her help. This is her opportunity to turn him in and redeem herself in the eyes of her country. Instead, she choses humanity over rules, and soon both of them are chased across the country, the fearsome Gestapo breathing down their necks. A tense, fast-paced historical fiction with a gut-wrenching moral dilemma – and a sweet romance – at its core. War Girl Ursula pays painstaking attention to historical detail, weaving true historic events into the story. If you're a fan of Pam Jenoff, Soraya Lane or Mark Sullivan, you'll devour this story by a USA Today Bestselling author. Get your copy now!

Trouble Brewing

Author: Marion Kummerow
Publisher: Marion Kummerow
ISBN: 1386239909
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German conscript Richard Klausen survived eighteen grueling months fighting the Red Army. Transferred to an anti-partisan unit in occupied Poland, he witnesses atrocities that make the horrors of the Eastern Front pale in comparison. When his unit is assigned to work alongside one of the vilest men in the SS, Richard must make a choice. Obey orders or follow his conscience. Either path will lead to death and destruction. Can Richard find a way to save himself - and innocent lives? Download Trouble Brewing to find out. This is book 4 in the War Girl Series, but can be read as stand-alone. Characters from previous books in the series make an appearance in later books. For better enjoyment you might want to start with book 1, War Girl Ursula.

Secrets Revealed

Author: Marion Kummerow
Publisher: Marion Kummerow
ISBN: 138617338X
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Whom can you trust when friends become foes? Hiding from the Nazis… … right under their noses. Lotte works for the Wehrmacht and spies for the British. A race against the time begins, when her contact in the Norwegian resistance is captured. Who will be faster, the Allies liberating Norway or the Gestapo finding out her secret? If she's caught she'll be tortured and killed. Follow Lotte on her agonizing flight across Denmark, evading not only her own people. Get the book now.

Uncommon Sacrifice

Author: Marion Kummerow
Publisher: Marion Kummerow
ISBN: 1386472476
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Abandon your brother... ...or sacrifice your freedom? Held captive in one of the notorious Nazi prison camps, Peter wishes nothing more than to flee. But when his wife Anna stages an escape for him, he has to leave his injured brother Stan behind. Stan is one of the brave partisans vanquishing the Nazis from Polish soil. Severely wounded, he will not survive without a friendly soul by his side. Uncommon Sacrifice is a novel about gritty determination, and the wondrous resilience of human beings that'll make you cry, laugh, and root for War Girl Anna and her family. Get it now and find out who will survive the war. This is book six in the War Girl series, but can be read as standalone.

Tomboys And Bachelor Girls

Author: Rebecca Jennings
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0719089921
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Die Unvollendete

Author: Kate Atkinson
Publisher: Droemer eBook
ISBN: 3426420465
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Was wäre, wenn man sein Leben wieder und wieder leben könnte, bis man schließlich alles perfekt gemacht hätte? Wäre man dann ein glücklicher Mensch? Ursula Todd ist eine für ihre Zeit ganz besondere Frau: unabhängig, modern, realistisch. Mit Humor begegnet sie nicht nur ihrer skurrilen Familie, sondern auch den seltsamen Ereignissen in ihrem Leben. Wie jeder erlebt sie Situationen, in denen sie sich fragt: Was wäre, wenn? Was wäre geschehen, wenn sich ihre Teenagerliebe erfüllt hätte? Was wäre geschehen, wenn sie studiert hätte? Oder was wäre aus ihr geworden, wenn sie nicht in England, sondern in einem anderen Land aufgewachsen wäre? Wäre ihr Leben schrecklicher oder besser verlaufen? Doch anders als anderen Menschen bleibt es für Ursula nicht bei diesen Fragen. Ihr ist es gegeben, ihr Leben immer wieder zu korrigieren und damit jeden Fehler zu beseitigen. Dennoch erlebt sie Verlust, Verrat, Krieg und Tod. Was also soll diese Gabe? Ist es überhaupt möglich, sein Leben fehlerlos zu leben?

Shanghai Diary

Author: Ursula Bacon
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 1621154327
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By the late 1930s, Europe sat on the brink of a world war. As the holocaust approached, many Jewish families in Germany fled to one of the only open port available to them: Shanghai. Once called "the armpit of the world," Shanghai ultimately served as the last resort for tens of thousands of Jews desperate to escape Hitler's "Final Solution." Against this backdrop, 11-year-old Ursula Bacon and her family made the difficult 8,000-mile voyage to Shanghai, with its promise of safety. But instead of a storybook China, they found overcrowded streets teeming with peddlers, beggars, opium dens, and prostitutes. Amid these abysmal conditions, Ursula learned of her own resourcefulness and found within herself the fierce determination to survive.

Die Gabe

Author: Naomi Alderman
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 364121985X
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Es sind scheinbar gewöhnliche Alltagsszenen: ein nigerianisches Mädchen am Pool. Die Tochter einer Londoner Gangsterfamilie. Eine US-amerikanische Politikerin. Doch sie alle verbindet ein Geheimnis: Von heute auf morgen haben Frauen weltweit die Gabe – sie können mit ihren Händen starke elektrische Stromstöße aussenden. Ein Ereignis, das die Machtverhältnisse und das Zusammenleben aller Menschen unaufhaltsam, unwiederbringlich und auf schmerzvolle Weise verändern wird.

Unter Verdacht

Author: Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
ISBN: 3446250409
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Matts Leben ist ein Albtraum, seit ihn zwei FBI-Beamte aus dem Unterricht holten. Angeblich soll er damit gedroht haben, die Schule in die Luft zu jagen. Niemals hat er das. Sind denn alle verrückt geworden? Kann es sein, dass nur ein Mensch an der ganzen Schule zu ihm steht: Big Ursula, die Unnahbare aus dem Basketball-Team?