To celebrate the up-coming release of my medical thriller THE HEALER – I’ve made my very first book, THE LUCK OF THE WEISSENSTEINERS free on Amazon from Jan 12 – Jan 16
THE LUCK OF THE WEISSENSTEINERS
Free on Amazon from Jan 12 – Jan 16
(THE HEALER is out Jan 15 – pre-order here
Go and get it!
“…an eye opening and heart-warming story of survival…”
“the essence of human nature” in the beautiful historic setting of Bratislava in 1933
“Left me breathless and in awe” – “should be mandatory reading in history class”
Watch the trailer: http://studio.stupeflix.com/v/OtmyZh4Dmc/
Voted No. 21 in http://www.readfree.ly/the-50-self-published-books-worth-reading-2013-14/
The Luck of the Weissensteiners (Three Nations Trilogy Book 1)
In the sleepy town of Bratislava in 1933 a romantic girl falls for a bookseller from Berlin. Greta Weissensteiner, daughter of a Jewish weaver, slowly settles in with the Winkelmeier clan just as the developments in Germany start to make waves in Europe and re-draws the visible and invisible borders. The political climate in the multifaceted cultural jigsaw puzzle of disintegrating Czechoslovakia becomes more complex and affects relations between the couple and the families. The story follows them through the war with its predictable and also its unexpected turns and events and the equally hard times after.
But this is no ordinary romance; in fact it is not a romance at all, but a powerful, often sad, Holocaust story. What makes The Luck of the Weissensteiners so extraordinary is the chance to consider the many different people who were never in concentration camps, never in the military, yet who nonetheless had their own indelible Holocaust experiences. This is a wide-ranging, historically accurate exploration of the connections between social location, personal integrity and, as the title says, luck.
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