Pam Jenoff

1 The Orphan's Tale

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature  Religious  Literary 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2017-03-01
Description :  <b>A <i>New York Times</i> bestseller!</b><br /><br />"Readers who enjoyed Kristin Hannah's <i>The Nightingale</i> and Sara Gruen's <i>Water for Elephants</i> will embrace this novel. " —Library Journal<br /><br />"Secrets, lies, treachery, and passion…. I read this novel in a headlong rush." —Christina Baker Kline, #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>Orphan Train</i><br /><br /><b>A powerful novel of friendship set in a traveling circus during World War II, </b><b>The Orphan's Tale</b><b> introduces two extraordinary women and their harrowing stories of sacrifice and survival&#xa0;</b><br /><br />Sixteen-year-old Noa has been cast out in disgrace after becoming pregnant by a Nazi soldier and being forced to give up her baby. She lives above a small rail station, which she cleans in order to earn her keep… When Noa discovers a boxcar containing dozens of Jewish infants bound for a concentration camp, she is reminded of the child that was taken from her. And in a moment that will change the course of her life, she snatches one of the babies and flees into the snowy night.&#xa0;<br /><br />Noa finds refuge with a German circus, but she must learn the flying trapeze act so she can blend in undetected, spurning the resentment of the lead aerialist, Astrid. At first rivals, Noa and Astrid soon forge a powerful bond. But as the facade that protects them proves increasingly tenuous, Noa and Astrid must decide whether their friendship is enough to save one another—or if the secrets that burn between them will destroy everything.

2 The Kommandant's Girl

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature  Literary 
Price :  $6.99
Release Date :  2016-10-01
Description :  <b>In her luminous and groundbreaking debut, bestselling author Pam Jenoff shows the unimaginable sacrifices one woman must make in a time of war <br /><br /></b>Nineteen-year-old Emma Bau has been married only three weeks when Nazi tanks thunder into her native Poland. Within days Emma’s husband, Jacob, is forced to disappear underground, leaving her imprisoned within the city’s decrepit, moldering Jewish ghetto. But then, in the dead of night, the resistance smuggles her out. Taken to Krakow to live with Jacob’s Catholic aunt, Krysia, Emma takes on a new identity as Anna Lipowski, a gentile.<br /><br />Emma’s already precarious situation is complicated by her introduction to Kommandant Richwalder, a high-ranking Nazi official who hires her to work as his assistant. Urged by the resistance to use her position to access details of the Nazi occupation, Emma must compromise her safety—and her marriage vows—in order to help Jacob’s cause. As the atrocities of war intensify, Emma must make choices that will force her to risk not only her double life, but also the lives of those she loves.

3 The Diplomat's Wife

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $6.99
Release Date :  2012-08-15
Description :  <i>How have I been lucky enough to come here, to be alive, when so many others are not? I should have died…. But I am here.</i><br /> 1945. Surviving the brutality of a Nazi prison camp, Marta Nederman is lucky to have escaped with her life. Recovering from the horror, she meets Paul, an American soldier who gives her hope of a happier future. But their plans to meet in London are dashed when Paul’s plane crashes.<br /> Devastated and pregnant, Marta marries Simon, a caring British diplomat, and glimpses the joy that home and family can bring. But her happiness is threatened when she learns of a Communist spy in British intelligence, and that the one person who can expose the traitor is connected to her past.

4 The Other Girl

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Literary  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  Free
Release Date :  2014-09-01
Description :  <b>From the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>The Orphan's Tale</i></b><br /><br />One woman's determination to protect a child from the dangers of war will force her to face those lurking closer to home…<br /><br />Life in rural Poland during WWII brings a new set of challenges to Maria, estranged from her own family and left alone with her in-laws after her husband is sent to the front. For a young, newly pregnant wife, the days are especially cold, the nights unexpectedly lonely. The discovery of a girl hiding in the barn changes everything—Hannah is fleeing the German police who are taking Jews like her to special camps. Ignoring the risk to her own life and that of her unborn child, Maria is compelled to help. But in these dark days, no one can be trusted, and soon Maria finds her courage tested in ways she never expected and herself facing truths about her own family that the quiet village has kept buried for years…<br /><br />From the international bestselling author of The Kommandant's Girl comes a searing historical companion novella to The Winter Guest

5 The Winter Guest

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Literary  Books  Fiction & Literature  Romance  Historical 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  2014-09-01
Description :  A stirring novel of first love in a time of war and the unbearable choices that could tear sisters apart, from the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>The Orphan's Tale</i><br /><br />Life is a constant struggle for the eighteen-year-old Nowak twins as they raise their three younger siblings in rural Poland under the shadow of the Nazi occupation. The constant threat of arrest has made everyone in their village a spy, and turned neighbor against neighbor. Though rugged, independent Helena and pretty, gentle Ruth couldn't be more different, they are staunch allies in protecting their family from the threats the war brings closer to their doorstep with each passing day.&#xa0;<br /><br />Then Helena discovers an American paratrooper stranded outside their small mountain village, wounded, but alive. Risking the safety of herself and her family, she hides Sam—a Jew—but Helena's concern for the American grows into something much deeper. Defying the perils that render a future together all but impossible, Sam and Helena make plans for the family to flee. But Helena is forced to contend with the jealousy her choices have sparked in Ruth, culminating in a singular act of betrayal that endangers them all—and setting in motion a chain of events that will reverberate across continents and decades.&#xa0;

6 Grand Central

Author : Karen White, Pam Jenoff, Sarah Jio, Melanie Benjamin & Kristina McMorris
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Romance  Historical  Historical 
Price :  $11.99
Release Date :  2014-07-01
Description :  <b>Ten bestselling authors inspired by New York City's iconic Grand Central Terminal have created their own stories, set on the same day, just after the end of World War II, in a time of hope, uncertainty, change, and renewal….</b><br /><i><br />A war bride awaits the arrival of her GI husband at the platform…A Holocaust survivor works at the Oyster Bar, where a customer reminds him of his late mother…A Hollywood hopeful anticipates her first screen test and a chance at stardom in the Kissing Room…</i><br /> &#xa0;<br /> On any particular day, thousands upon thousands of people pass through Grand Central, through the whispering gallery, beneath the ceiling of stars, and past the information booth and its beckoning four-faced clock, to whatever destination is calling them. It is a place where people come to say hello and good-bye. And each person has a story to tell.<br /><br /><b>Featuring stories from&#xa0;</b>Melanie Benjamin, Jenna Blum, Amanda Hodgkinson, Pam Jenoff,&#xa0;Sarah Jio,&#xa0;Sarah McCoy,&#xa0;Kristina McMorris, Alyson Richman,&#xa0;Erika Robuck, and&#xa0;Karen White<br /> &#xa0;<br /> <b>With an Introduction by&#xa0;</b>#1 <i>New York Times </i>bestselling author&#xa0;Kristin Hannah

7 The Last Summer at Chelsea Beach

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Literary  Books  Fiction & Literature  Romance  Historical 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  2015-08-01
Description :  <b>From the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>The Orphan's Tale</i></b><b>Summer 1941</b><b>&#xa0;</b><br /><br />Young Adelia Montforte flees fascist Italy for America, where she is whisked away to the shore by her well-meaning aunt and uncle. Here, she meets and falls for Charlie Connally, the eldest of the four Irish-Catholic boys next door. But all hopes for a future together are soon throttled by the war and a tragedy that hits much closer to home.&#xa0;<br /><br />Grief-stricken, Addie flees—first to Washington and then to war-torn London—and finds a position at a prestigious newspaper, as well as a chance to redeem lost time, lost family…and lost love. But the past always nips at her heels, demanding to be reckoned with. And in a final, fateful choice, Addie discovers that the way home may be a path she never suspected.

8 The Ambassador's Daughter

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2013-02-01
Description :  <b>From the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>The Orphan's Tale</i></b><br /><br />Paris, 1919.<br />The world's leaders have gathered to rebuild from the ashes of the Great War. But for one woman, the City of Light harbors dark secrets and dangerous liaisons, for which many could pay dearly.<br /><br />Brought to the peace conference by her father, a German diplomat, Margot Rosenthal initially resents being trapped in the congested French capital, where she is still looked upon as the enemy. But as she contemplates returning to Berlin and a life with Stefan, the wounded fiancé she hardly knows anymore, she decides that being in Paris is not so bad after all.<br /><br />Bored and torn between duty and the desire to be free, Margot strikes up unlikely alliances: with Krysia, an accomplished musician with radical acquaintances and a secret to protect; and with Georg, the handsome, damaged naval officer who gives Margot a job—and also a reason to question everything she thought she knew about where her true loyalties should lie.<br /><br />Against the backdrop of one of the most significant events of the century, a delicate web of lies obscures the line between the casualties of war and of the heart, making trust a luxury that no one can afford.

9 The Things We Cherished

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Literary  Books  Fiction & Literature  Romance  Historical  Religious 
Price :  $14.99
Release Date :  2011-07-12
Description :  <b>Pam Jenoff, whose first novel, <i>The Kommandant’s Girl</i>, was a Quill Award finalist, a Book Sense pick, and a finalist for the ALA Sophie Brody Award, joins the Doubleday list with a suspenseful story of love and betrayal set during the Holocaust. <br /><br /></b>An ambitious novel that spans decades and continents, <i>The Things We Cherished </i>tells the story of Charlotte Gold and Jack Harrington, two fiercely independent attor­neys who find themselves slowly falling for one another while working to defend the brother of a Holocaust hero against allegations of World War II–era war crimes. <br /><br />The defendant, wealthy financier Roger Dykmans, mysteri­ously refuses to help in his own defense, revealing only that proof of his innocence lies within an intricate timepiece last seen in Nazi Germany. As the narrative moves from Philadelphia to Germany, Poland, and Italy, we are given glimpses of the lives that the anniversary clock has touched over the past century, and learn about the love affair that turned a brother into a traitor. <br /><br />Rich in historical detail, Jenoff’s astonishing new work is a testament to true love under the worst of circumstances.<br /><br /><i>From the Hardcover edition.</i>

10 A Hidden Affair

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Fiction & Literature  Historical 
Price :  $11.99
Release Date :  2010-07-06
Description :  <b><i>New York Times </i>Bestselling Author of <i>The Orphan's Tale</i></b><br /><br /><b>Past wars, past lives, past loves…Can we ever really let them go…And should we?</b><br /><br />Ten years ago, U.S. State Department intelligence officer Jordan Weiss’s life was turned upside down when she was told her college boyfriend, Jared, drowned in the River Cam. In a shocking discovery, though, she realizes that things weren’t as they seemed and that she had been lied to and betrayed by those closest to her. Reeling from the shock— and the knowledge that Jared is still alive—Jordan resigns her State Department post and sets off in search of answers. Traveling to Jared’s last known whereabouts on the French Riviera, she encounters Nicole, a mysterious woman who flees after refusing to disclose what she knows about Jared.<br /><br />Following Nicole across Europe, Jordan soon discovers that she is not alone in her pursuit— Aaron, a handsome and enigmatic Israeli, is chasing Nicole for his own cryptic reasons. Though distrustful of each other, Jordan and Aaron join forces on a journey that takes them half a world away, and only steps ahead of grave peril.<br /><br />As Jordan draws closer to finding the answers that have eluded her for a decade, larger questions remain: Can she reconcile her attraction to Aaron with her unresolved feelings for Jared, the only man she ever loved? Will the truth be too devastating to handle or finally set her free?<br /><br />Will she have a chance at happiness at last? Thrilling, romantic, and impossible to put down, <i>A Hidden Affair </i>gives us a brave and relentless heroine who never gives up on her search for the truth.

11 Almost Home

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Fiction & Literature  Historical 
Price :  $11.99
Release Date :  2009-02-03
Description :  <b><i>New York Times </i>Bestselling Author of <i>The Orphan's Tale</i></b><br /><br /><b>A breathtakingly poignant novel of suspense about a woman who must face a past she'd rather forget in order to uncover a dangerous legacy that threatens her future. </b><br /><br />Ten years ago, U.S. State Department intelligence officer Jordan Weiss’s idyllic experience as a graduate student at Cambridge was shattered when her boyfriend Jared drowned in the River Cam. She swore she’d never go back—until a terminally ill friend asks her to return. Jordan attempts to settle into her new life, taking on an urgent mission beside rakish agent Sebastian Hodges. Just when she thinks there’s hope for a fresh start, a former college classmate tells her that Jared’s death was not an accident—he was murdered.<br /><br /> Jordan quickly learns that Jared’s research into World War II had uncovered a shameful secret, but powerful forces with everything to lose will stop at nothing to keep the past buried. Soon, Jordan finds herself in grave peril as she struggles to find the answers that lie treacherously close to home, the truth that threatens to change her life forever, and the love that makes it all worth fighting for. Fast-paced and impossible to put down, <i>Almost Home </i>establishes Pam Jenoff as one of the best new writers in the genre.

12 The Lost Girls of Paris

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature  Religious  Literary 
Release Date :  2019-02-01
Description :  From the author of the runaway bestseller The Orphan’s Tale comes a remarkable story of friendship and courage centered around three women and a ring of female spies during World War II.<br /><br />1946, Manhattan<br /><br />Grace Healey is rebuilding her life after losing her husband during the war. One morning while passing through Grand Central Terminal on her way to work, she finds an abandoned suitcase tucked beneath a bench. Unable to resist her own curiosity, Grace opens the suitcase, where she discovers a dozen photographs—each of a different woman. In a moment of impulse, Grace takes the photographs and quickly leaves the station.<br /><br />Grace soon learns that the suitcase belonged to a woman named Eleanor Trigg, leader of a ring of female secret agents who were deployed out of London during the war. Twelve of these women were sent to Occupied Europe as couriers and radio operators to aid the resistance, but they never returned home, their fates a mystery. Setting out to learn the truth behind the women in the photographs, Grace finds herself drawn to a young mother turned agent named Marie, whose daring mission overseas reveals a remarkable story of friendship, valor and betrayal.<br /><br />Vividly rendered and inspired by true events, New York Times bestselling author Pam Jenoff shines a light on the incredible heroics of the brave women of the war, and weaves a mesmerizing tale of courage, sisterhood and the great strength of women to survive in the hardest of circumstances

13 Dziewczyna komendanta

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Romance 
Price :  $10.99
Release Date :  2012-09-01
Description :  1 września 1939 roku świat młodej Żydówki Emmy Bau legł w gruzach. Jej nowo poślubiony mąż, Jakub, działacz ruchu oporu, musi się ukrywać. Rodzina trafia do getta. W wyniku splotu niezwykłych wydarzeń Emma nie dzieli tragicznego losu swoich rodaków, tylko z nowymi dokumentami - jako Polka Anna Lipowska - rozpoczyna nowe życie w okupowanym Krakowie. Pragnie w ukryciu przeczekać wojenną zawieruchę, lecz nie jest jej to dane. Pewnego dnia zostaje przedstawiona komendantowi Georgowi Richwalderowi. Wkrótce ten wysokiej rangi hitlerowski oficer postanawia zatrudnić ją w charakterze swojej asystentki w biurze na Wawelu. Nakłoniona do współpracy przez ludzi podziemia, Emma staje przed poważnym dylematem. By ratować siebie i innych, musi zbrukać wszystko, co dla niej święte. Początkowo wbrew sobie i logice... przyjmuje propozycję Richwaldera.

14 Las cosas que amamos

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books 
Price :  $6.99
Release Date :  2012-09-13
Description :  <b>Un conmovedor relato acerca del amor imperecedero, las segundas oportunidades y los imprevisibles lazos que unen el pasado y con el presente.</b><br /><br />La vida de Charlotte Gold, una implacable e independiente abogada experta en el Holocausto, cambia irreversiblemente el día en que Brian Warrington, el hombre que le rompió el corazón, le pide ayuda para defender a su cliente, Roger Dykmans, acusado de colaboracionismo nazi.<br /><br />Convencida de su inocencia, Charlotte viajará hasta Polonia en compañía de Jack, abogado principal del caso y hermano de Brian, tras el rastro de un antiguo reloj que pasó de generación en generación y que esconde en su interior la única prueba capaz de salvar a su cliente. En su búsqueda de la verdad Charlotte será testigo de una conmovedora historia de amor, traición y redención.<br /><br /><b>Reseña:</b><br />«Una prosa ambiciosa y evocadora. Aúna con éxito misterio histórico, thriller legal y romance.»<br /><i>The Philadelphia Inquirer</i>

15 Il colore trasparente della notte

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2013-02-19
Description :  È un giorno come tanti, tra le strade alberate di una Filadelfia che l'autunno ha tinto d'oro e di rosso. Charlotte sta andando in tribunale, come ogni mattina. Da quando ha lasciato Manhattan per tornare a essere un semplice avvocato d'?ufficio, della vita passata si porta dietro una cosa sola: un cuore spezzato. Sono anni che cerca di dimenticare il modo in cui Brian, dopo essersi innamorato di lei mentre studiavano insieme a New York, l'ha lasciata per sposare Danielle. Ma quando lui, quel giorno d'autunno, bussa alla sua porta, ecco che il passato ritorna prepotentemente. Brian vuole qualcosa da lei: ha bisogno delle sue conoscenze in materia di crimini di guerra, del suo intuito e della sua passione per risolvere un caso particolare... Così, Charlotte accetta di difendere Roger Dykmans, anziano milionario di origini tedesche, dall'accusa di aver tradito il fratello Hans, che durante la guerra salvò da morte certa decine di ebrei. Charlotte, indomita e tenace nel perseguire la verità, parte per l'Europa, dove scoprirà che la storia dei due fratelli è molto più di quel che appare. Nelle loro vite, e in quello che oggi sembra un tradimento, è rimasto nascosto per anni un segreto. Un segreto che ha il volto bellissimo di una donna, ed è tuttora celato in un'antica pendola le cui lancette hanno scandito i passi di un amore bruciante, destinato a finire in un soffio ma anche a durare per sempre. E mentre Charlotte ripercorre quell'amore del passato arriva anche per lei il momento di ascoltare il cuore. Che, come spesso accade, conosce da tempo la strada giusta. Da un'autrice amatissima negli Stati Uniti, un romanzo che resterà a lungo con voi. E che insegna a guardare dentro se stessi come nell'aria tersa della notte.

16 El vagón de los huérfanos

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $1.99
Release Date :  2017-11-08
Description :  Una poderosa novela sobre la amistad ambientada en un circo ambulante durante la Segunda Guerra mundial. <i>El vagón de los huérfanos</i> nos presenta a dos mujeres extraordinarias y sus desgarradoras historias de sacrificio y supervivencia.<br /><br />Noa, de dieciséis años, es rechazada cuando se queda embarazada de un soldado nazi y se ve obligada a renunciar a su bebé. Vive encima de una pequeña estación de tren, que limpia para ganarse la manutención… Cuando descubre un vagón con docenas de niños judíos que se dirige a un campo de concentración, recuerda al bebé que le arrebataron. Y, en un momento que cambiará el curso de su vida, roba uno de los bebés y huye en mitad de la noche.<br /><br />Noa encuentra refugio en un circo alemán, pero debe aprender a realizar acrobacias para pasar desapercibida, y despierta así la animadversión de Astrid, la acróbata principal. Noa y Astrid son rivales al principio, aunque pronto forjan un vínculo muy poderoso. Pero, a medida que la fachada que las protege comienza a debilitarse, Noa y Astrid deben decidir si su amistad es suficiente para salvarse la una a la otra… o si los secretos que hay entre ellas lo destruirán todo.<br /><br />Secretos, mentiras, traiciones y pasión…Leí esta novela de un tirón.<br /><br /><b><i>Christina Baker Kline, autora best seller #1 del New York Times.</i></b>

17 La fille de l'ambassadeur

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature  Romance  Historical 
Price :  $11.99
Release Date :  2014-08-20
Description :  <i>« Une très belle histoire, celle d'une jeune femme prenant son destin en main dans un monde en plein bouleversement. »</i> <b>- Cornflowers Books Blog</b><br /><br /><i>Paris, 1919</i><br />La guerre à peine finie, Margot Rosenthal se voit contrainte de suivre son père à Paris où il doit négocier le traité de paix avec les vainqueurs. Pas facile pour une jeune Allemande de s’intégrer dans une ville où elle demeure aux yeux de tous une ennemie. Mais n’est-ce pas préférable à la vie qui l’attend à Berlin, au côté de son fiancé revenu du front et qui n’a plus rien de commun avec celui dont elle était tombée amoureuse ?<br />Heureusement, loin du monde contraint et policé des diplomates, il y a la liberté des bars de Montparnasse, où les rires et les discussions enflammées fusent dans la lueur tamisée des bougies, où le cliquetis des verres couvre joyeusement les notes feutrées du piano. Très vite, Margot rêve de se mêler à cette jeunesse libérée qui la fascine, de nouer parmi elle des liens à la fois dangereux et délicieusement grisants. Et d’abord avec Georg Richwalder, cet officier charismatique qui lui propose de l’engager comme traductrice. Auprès de cet homme, ce sont bientôt toutes ses certitudes qui s’écroulent, tandis que grandit le désir qu’elle éprouve pour lui.<br />Dans ces temps troublés, comment contenir cette passion intense et lumineuse qui la submerge, au point, peut-être, de l’amener à manquer aux promesses qu’elle a faites à un autre ?<br /><br /><b>A propos de l’auteur :</b><br /><br />Après des études d’histoire et de droit, des postes dans la diplomatie et au Pentagone, Pam Jenoff enseigne désormais près de Philadelphie. Elle est l’auteur de plusieurs best-sellers internationaux. <i>La fille de l’Ambassadeur</i> est son premier roman publié chez MOSAÏC.<br /><br /><i>« Emouvant et passionnant... C'est une histoire surprenante dans un contexte historique fascinant qui nous pousse à réfléchir. »</i> <b>- Webzine Take a break</b>

18 Dziewczyna komendanta

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Romance  Books 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2014-07-18
Description :  1 września 1939 roku świat młodej żydówki Emmy Bau legł w gruzach. Jej nowo poślubiony mąż, Jakub, działacz ruchu oporu, musi się ukrywać. Rodzina trafia do getta. W wyniku splotu niezwykłych wydarzeń Emma nie dzieli tragicznego losu swoich rodaków, tylko z nowymi dokumentami - jako Polka Anna Lipowska - rozpoczyna nowe życie w okupowanym Krakowie. Pragnie w ukryciu przeczekać wojenną zawieruchę, lecz nie jest jej to dane. Pewnego dnia zostaje przedstawiona komendantowi Georgowi Richwalderowi. Wkrótce ten wysokiej rangi hitlerowski oficer postanawia zatrudnić ją w charakterze swojej asystentki w biurze na Wawelu. Nakłoniona do współpracy przez ludzi podziemia, Emma staje przed poważnym dylematem. By ratować siebie i innych, musi zbrukać wszystko, co dla niej święte. Początkowo wbrew sobie i logice przyjmuje propozycję Richwaldera. Młoda, nieśmiała i niedoświadczona dziewczyna rozpoczyna śmiertelnie niebezpieczną grę o najwyższą stawkę.

19 Un temps de trahison

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Classics  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $17.99
Release Date :  2013-02-06
Description :  De nos jours. L’avocate Charlotte Gold est chargée de défendre Roger Dykmans, un riche homme d’affaires accusé de crimes de guerre et de collaboration avec les nazis. Années 1940. Roger Dykmans vit alors avec son frère Hans qui travaille secrètement contre les Allemands. Leur petit univers secret vole en éclat lorsque la femme de Hans, Magda, et sa fille sont arrêtées par les nazis. Roger est alors placé face à un choix cornélien : la Gestapo libèrera les deux femmes s'il révèle les opérations de Hans. Faudra-il trahir un frère pour sauver une femme qu'ils aiment tous les deux ? Un magnifique roman sur l’amour, la trahison et les drames de l’Histoire.

20 La figlia dell'ambasciatore

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $10.99
Release Date :  2015-09-08
Description :  Parigi, 1919. A Margot Rosenthal, giovane e bella ragazza tedesca, la vita parigina sta decisamente un po' stretta. Ha accompagnato il padre diplomatico alla conferenza di pace che si tiene nella capitale francese e non le piace affatto essere guardata ancora come un nemico. Quando però inizia ad accarezzare l'idea di tornare a Berlino e a una vita con Stefan, il fidanzato ferito, reduce di guerra, che ormai stenta a riconoscere, arriva alla conclusione che in fondo stare a Parigi non è poi così male.<br /><br />Annoiata e contesa tra ciò che il dovere le impone e il desiderio di essere libera, Margot stringe amicizie improbabili: con Krysia, un abile musicista con conoscenze radicali e un segreto da nascondere e con Georg, affascinante ufficiale che non solo le trova un lavoro, ma riesce a far vacillare tutto quello che Margot credeva di sapere di se stessa e del proprio senso di lealtà. <br /><br />Sullo sfondo di uno dei più importanti avvenimenti del secolo, una rete delicata di bugie offusca la linea tra le ferite di guerra e quelle del cuore, rendendo la fiducia un lusso che nessuno può davvero permettersi.

21 Dédelgetett álmaink

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Romance  Books 
Price :  $6.99
Release Date :  2015-10-31
Description :  Charlotte, a fiatal philadelphiai védőügyvéd egy nap különös felkérést kap: vállalja el egy háborús bűnös védelmét Európában. A nő egykor Hágában dolgozott, és most izgatottan várja a megbízást. Az sem tántorítja el, hogy a volt barátjával kell együttműködnie, aki évekkel ezelőtt összetörte a szívét…<br /> Csaknem kilencvenéves védencét azzal vádolják, hogy 1944-ben elárulta a bátyját, aki zsidókat mentett. A férfi nem tagad, nem tesz vallomást, és nem segít az ügyvédeinek. Vajon miért hallgat? Charlotte megérzése azt súgja, kell lennie valamilyen bizonyítéknak, amely az idős férfi ártatlanságát igazolja… Amikor repülőre száll, nem is sejti, hogy egy olyan szövevényes történetbe csöppen, amelynek szálai a második világháború előttre, egészen a huszadik század elejéig nyúlnak vissza. <br /><br /> Pam Jenoff regénye úgy mutatja be egy évszázad történelmét, hogy közben váratlan találkozások, személyes álmok hálóját rajzolja meg. Titkon dédelgetett álmokét, amelyek vagy a háború és a távolság miatt hiúsulnak meg, vagy a zord körülmények ellenére is valóra válnak.

22 L'ultima estate a Chelsea Beach

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2016-05-19
Description :  Nell'estate del 1941 Adelia Monforte, giovane ebrea, raggiunge l'America da Trieste per garantirsi quella sicurezza che l'Europa non può più darle. Accolta dagli zii, trascorre un'indimenticabile estate sulle coste del New Jersey insieme ai vicini di casa, la famiglia irlandese dei Connally. I quattro ragazzi Connally e la loro madre riescono a trasmetterle un calore e un affetto che Addie non pensava che avrebbe più provato. E se Liam, Jack e il piccolo Robbie diventano per lei amici fraterni, per Charlie, il maggiore, avverte fin da subito un sentimento più profondo. Quando è con lui i colori sono più vividi, il sole più caldo, il profumo dell'oceano più intenso e Addie vorrebbe che l'estate non finisse mai. Ma i venti di guerra soffiano impetuosi anche attraverso l'Atlantico e la spensierata adolescenza termina bruscamente in un giorno d'autunno quando un'insensata tragedia porta via il piccolo Robbie e tutti i sogni di Charlie e Addie. Per sfuggire all'infelicità a alla solitudine lei parte prima per Washington e poi per una Londra ferita dai bombardamenti e qui, come collaboratrice del Washington Post, comincia a trovare la sua strada. Il passato però non l'abbandona mai, è qualcosa con cui deve fare i conti, e forse la risposta ultima si trova su una spiaggia battuta dalle onde, nell'unico luogo che l'ha vista davvero felice.

23 La moglie del diplomatico (eLit)

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2017-05-31
Description :  Scampata ai campi di sterminio nazisti, Marta Nedermann viene liberata alla fine della guerra dai soldati americani e si innamora perdutamente di uno di loro, un giovane poco più che ventenne con i capelli scuri e straordinari occhi azzurri di nome Paul. I due ragazzi sognano di iniziare una nuova vita insieme negli Stati Uniti, ma la loro storia d'amore ha un tragico epilogo e Marta, sola, disperata e incinta, finisce per accettare la proposta di lavoro di un diplomatico inglese e qualche tempo dopo lo sposa. Appena assaporata la gioia di avere una famiglia, però, scopre che una spia comunista si è infiltrata nei Servizi Segreti britannici, e che l'unica persona in grado di smascherare il traditore è legata al suo passato...

24 La ragazza di Cracovia (eLit)

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2017-05-31
Description :  In una Cracovia sconvolta dall'occupazione nazista, Emma e Jacob, giovani ed ebrei, sono costretti a separarsi dopo poche settimane di matrimonio. Lui si unisce alla resistenza mentre per lei inizia la difficile vita del confinamento nel ghetto. Ma quando, nel cuore della notte, viene fatta fuggire e portata da una parente cattolica di Jacob, Krysia, Emma deve assumere una nuova identità sotto il nome di Anna Lipowski, una gentile. La sua situazione già precaria si complica quando conosce un alto ufficiale nazista, granitico e affascinante, che la assume come sua assistente. Indotta dalla resistenza a sfruttare la propria posizione per ottenere accesso a informazioni riservate, Emma deve compromettere la propria sicurezza, e i propri voti nuziali, per aiutare la causa di Jacob. E mentre le atrocità dell'Olocausto si intensificano, si fa più intenso anche il rapporto di Emma con il Kommandant. Del resto, questi sono tempi in cui le lealtà sono messe alla prova. Tempi che esasperano fragilità ed eroismi umani, e in cui le sfumature di grigio, tra il bianco e il nero, sono infinite...

25 La ragazza della neve

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2017-11-23
Description :  Per mesi tra i bestseller del New York Times<br /><br /> Noa ha sedici anni ed è stata cacciata di casa quando i genitori hanno scoperto che è rimasta incinta dopo una notte passata con un soldato nazista. Rifugiatasi in una struttura per ragazze madri, viene però costretta a rinunciare al figlio appena nato. Sola e senza mezzi trova ospitalità in una piccola stazione ferroviaria, dove lavora come inserviente per guadagnarsi da vivere. Un giorno Noa scopre un carro merci dove sono stipate decine di bambini ebrei destinati a un campo di concentramento e non può fare a meno di ricordare suo figlio. È un attimo che cambierà il corso della sua vita: senza pensare alle conseguenze di quel gesto, prende uno dei neonati e fugge nella notte fredda. Dopo ore di cammino in mezzo ai boschi Noa e il piccolo, stremati, vengono accolti in un circo tedesco, ma potranno rimanere a una condizione: Noa dovrà imparare a volteggiare sul trapezio, sotto la guida della misteriosa Astrid. In alto, sopra la folla, Noa e Astrid dovranno imparare a fidarsi l’una dell’altra, a costo della loro stessa vita.<br /><br />Per settimane tra i bestseller del New York Times<br /> Pubblicato in 12 Paesi<br /><br /> Una storia travolgente di amicizia, coraggio e cambiamento sullo sfondo dell’occupazione nazista<br /><br /> «La prosa di Pam Jenoff è evocativa e coinvolgente…»<br />The Globe and Mail<br /><br /> «Un meraviglioso tributo allo spirito umano e al coraggio che vince la disperazione…»<br /><br /><b>Pam Jenoff</b><br /><br />Nata nel Maryland e cresciuta nei dintorni di Philadelphia, ha frequentato la George Washington University a Washington. Dopo un’esperienza al Pentagono, è stata trasferita al Dipartimento di Stato e poi assegnata al Consolato degli USA a Cracovia, in Polonia. Durante questo periodo ha intrecciato strette relazioni con la comunità ebraica polacca e ha approfondito le sue conoscenze sull’Olocausto. È autrice di numerosi libri tra cui The Kommandant’s Girl, bestseller internazionale. Vive vicino a Philadelphia con il marito e tre figli.

26 Töchter der Lüfte

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance  Fiction & Literature  Family 
Price :  $13.99
Release Date :  2018-02-16
Description :  Als wir fliegen lernten. Die junge Holländerin Isa hat alles verloren – ihre Familie, ihr Zuhause, ihr Kind. Dann sieht sie die Möglichkeit, ein anderes Baby vor dem sicheren Tod zu retten, und sucht Zuflucht bei einem Zirkus. Doch um unerkannt zu bleiben, muss sie mit der Artistin Astrid zusammenarbeiten – am Trapez. Diese hat selbst ein Geheimnis, das sie um jeden Preis wahren will. Widerwillig nähern sich die beiden Frauen bei dem gefährlichen Training an. Bis Isa sich in einen den Franzosen Luc verliebt und damit alles aufs Spiel setzt. „Ein Buch, das ich in einem Zug durchlesen musste – die Freundschaft dieser beiden so grundverschiedenen Frauen während des Zweiten Weltkriegs hat mich nicht mehr losgelassen.“ Kristina Baker Kline, Autorin von “Der Zug der Waisen”.

27 La amante del oficial

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2012-09-02
Description :  Emma Bau sólo llevaba casada tres semanas cuando los tanques nazis entraron en su Polonia natal.<br /><br />Unos días después, su marido se vio obligado a desaparecer, y ella acabó prisionera en el gueto judío de Cracovia, hasta que la resistencia la sacó de allí. Entonces, Emma adoptó una falsa identidad y renunció a su religión.<br /><br />La precaria situación de Emma no hizo más que empeorar cuando conoció al comandante Richwalder, un alto oficial nazi que la contrató como ayudante. La resistencia comenzó a presionarla para que utilizara su privilegiada posición para recabar información sobre la ocupación nazi y Emma se vio obligada a poner en peligro su vida y sus votos matrimoniales, para ayudar a la causa.<br /><br />Al mismo tiempo que se intensificaban las atrocidades de la guerra, lo hacía también la relación de Emma y el comandante hasta llegar a un punto en el que no sólo pondría en peligro su vida sino también la de aquellos a los que más quería.

28 Book Club Favorites

Author : Mary Alice Monroe, Pam Jenoff, Phaedra Patrick & Karma Brown
Genre :  Family  Books  Fiction & Literature  Literary 
Price :  $24.99
Release Date :  2018-05-01
Description :  Four exceptional novels together in one box set!<br /><br />The Book Club by Mary Alice Monroe<br /><br />For five women, their monthly meeting is a place of sanctuary and community. These women from different walks of life are each embracing the challenge of change in their own circumstances. And as they share their hopes and fears and triumphs, they will hold fast to the true magic of the book club—friendship. <br /><br />The Kommandant’s Girl by Pam Jenoff<br /><br />In Poland at the outbreak of the Second World War, Emma Bau takes on a new identity and a job as assistant to a high-ranking Nazi official. Urged by the resistance to use her position to access details of the occupation, Emma must compromise her safety—and her marriage vows—in order to help the cause. As the atrocities of war intensify, Emma must make choices that will risk not only her double life, but also the lives of those she loves.<br /><br />Come Away with Me by Karma Brown<br /><br />Tegan Lawson is consumed by grief and anger after a devastating accident that changes her life in ways she could never have imagined. But then her adoring husband, Gabe, reminds her of their Jar of Spontaneity, a collection of their dream destinations and experiences, and so begins an adventure of a lifetime. Together they explore the world and search for forgiveness, possibly to find hope.<br /><br />The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick<br /><br />Sixty-nine-year-old Arthur Pepper lives a simple, orderly life. But on the one-year anniversary of his wife’s death, he discovers in her possessions a gold charm bracelet that he’d never seen before. Arthur embarks on a life-changing adventure to find the truth about his wife’s life before they met, a journey that leads him to find hope, healing and self-discovery in the most unexpected places.

29 The Kommandant's Girl Collection

Author : Pam Jenoff
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature  Literary  Religious 
Release Date :  2018-07-01
Description :  Don’t miss these three remarkable novels of sacrifice, survival and the unimaginable choices women had to make in a time of war, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Orphan’s Tale.<br /><br />THE AMBASSADOR’S DAUGHTER<br /><br />Paris, 1919. The world’s leaders have gathered to rebuild from the ashes of the Great War. But for one woman, the City of Light harbors dark secrets and dangerous liaisons, for which many could pay dearly. Brought to the peace conference by her father, a German diplomat, Margot Rosenthal initially resents being trapped in the congested French capital, where she is still looked upon as the enemy. <br /><br />But Margot strikes up unlikely alliances: with Krysia, an accomplished musician with radical acquaintances and a secret to protect; and with Georg, the handsome, damaged naval officer who gives Margot a job—and also a reason to question everything she thought she knew about where her true loyalties should lie.<br /><br />THE KOMMANDANT’S GIRL<br /><br />In this groundbreaking debut novel, nineteen-year-old Emma Bau is forced to disappear underground when Nazi tanks thunder into her native Poland, leaving her imprisoned within the city’s decrepit Jewish ghetto. But then, in the dead of night, the resistance smuggles her out to live in Krakow, where she takes on a new identity as Anna Lipowski, a gentile. <br /><br />Emma’s already precarious situation is complicated when Kommandant Richwalder, a high-ranking Nazi official, hires her to work as his assistant. At the urging of the resistance, she begins to use her position to access details of the Nazi occupation. As the atrocities of war intensify, Emma takes increasing risks to help the resistance, building to a climax that will risk not only her double life, but also the lives of those she loves.<br /><br />THE DIPLOMAT’S WIFE<br /><br />1945. Surviving the brutality of a Nazi prison camp, Marta Nederman is lucky to have escaped with her life. Recovering from the horror, she meets Paul, an American soldier who gives her hope of a happier future. But their plans to meet in London are dashed when Paul’s plane crashes.<br /><br />Devastated and pregnant, Marta marries Simon, a caring British diplomat, and glimpses the joy that home and family can bring. But her happiness is threatened when she learns of a Communist spy in British intelligence, and that the one person who can expose the traitor is connected to her past.



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