By Kristy Cambron
Certain jointly throughout time, ladies will find a robust connection via one survivor's tale of desire within the darkest days of a war-torn world.
Present Day—With the grand establishing of her new artwork gallery and a fairytale marriage ceremony simply round the nook, Sera James feels she's stumbled right into a charmed life—until a brutal criminal conflict opposed to fiancé William Hanover threatens to smash the superbly deliberate destiny she's deliberate earlier than it even starts off. Now, after an eleventh-hour bridal ceremony and a callous arrest, William faces a decade in legal for against the law he by no means dedicated, and Sera needs to conflict the scathing accusations that threaten her family members and any desire for a future.
1942—Kája Makovsky narrowly escaped occupied Prague in 1939, and used to be pressured to depart her half-Jewish relatives in the back of. Now a reporter for the day-by-day Telegraph in England, Kája discovers the phobia has her around the Channel within the shadowy type of the London Blitz. whilst she learns Jews are being exterminated by means of the millions at the continent, Kája has no selection yet to come back to her mom urban, risking her lifestyles to smuggle her kinfolk to freedom and peace.
Connecting throughout a century via one little lady, a Holocaust survivor with a foot in each one international, those ladies will find a kinship that springs even within the darkest of occasions. during this story of desire and survival, Sera and Kája needs to grasp to the religion that sustains and struggle to guard all they carry dear—even if it capability putting their very own futures at the line.
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The snow fell around them. Engines continued to roar. And they moved through the streets, pace quickened but not so much that anyone would notice a pair of Jews without their telling stars, heading for the train depot and the prayer of a life beyond. indd 23 1/13/15 2:23 PM K r ist y C a mbron x It wasn’t until she spotted her father on the platform that Kája felt like she could finally breathe again. She saw him and their mother, he short in stature but so noble in presence, with his gold-rimmed glasses and steady shoulders weaving his way through the crowd.
She couldn’t do that to him a second time. Sera pushed the memories away. No. We can’t focus on the worst-case scenario. Her thoughts had been laced with prayers, all night even, as she made phone calls and waited to hear confirmation that he’d be released. But the call never came. One night stretched into two. Then three. And while William’s lawyers fought to get him released on bail, his family was pulled into a bond hearing. Sera had been forced to watch as her husband was led into court the next Monday morning, shackled and in an orange prison uniform, to answer the charges brought against him.
Sorry about that. I’d been using the empty space,” he offered. “But then, here we are. ” Kája looked over the desk. It was oversized and made of sturdy oak. There was a desk lamp, the kind with a wide brass base and double shade of green porcelain. The desk boasted drawers that appeared deep for filing and the overhead lighting was surprisingly bright. And for how the newsroom bustled with the endless cadence of typewriter keys and ringing phones in the background, it appeared a rather quiet corner of the office.
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