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What happened to Brigitte Berthold?

That question has haunted Daniel Knight since he was 13, when he and 10-year-old Brigitte escaped the Gestapo agents who arrested both their parents. They survived a harrowing journey from Germany to England, only to be separated upon their arrival. Daniel vowed to find Brigitte after the war, a promise he has fought to fulfill for more than 70 years.

Now a wealthy old man, Daniel's final hope in finding Brigitte rests with Quenby Vaughn, an American journalist working in London. He believes Quenby's tenacity to find missing people and her personal investment in a related WWII espionage story will help her succeed where previous investigators have failed. Though Quenby is wrestling her own demons - and wary at the idea of teaming up with Daniel's lawyer, Lucas Hough - the lure of Brigitte's story is too much to resist. Together, Quenby and Lucas delve deep into the past, following a trail of deception, sacrifice, and healing that could change all of their futures.

©2017 Melanie Dobson (P)2017 Two Words Publishing, LLC

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  • Pam C
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  • 09-13-17

Wow...just WOW

I enjoyed this story from the start and continued to the end. The way the story jumped from the past to the present and back again, kept me riveted. This was well written and well narrated. Nancy Peterson did a wonderful job of keeping the characters real and grounded for me.I definitely recommend this book/audio.

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Surprise ending...

We thoroughly enjoyed this book! It kept us "turning each page" with anticipation and excitement. The story was presented surpurbly with the two story lines of past and present not detracting from the whole of the book. The author slowly knitted the two lines together until they became one--like two lonely footpaths merging into one as they emerge from the woods.
The combination of historical circumstance, never ending love, and a reverence for Christ's forgiveness and redemption made this book a gem to read (or listen to). Nancy did a fine job of performing this narrative! She kept us on the edge of our seats... great job! We loved the surprise ending and we were happy with the outcome... who would not love this book!

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Beautiful Story

Loved It!! Beautifully written and read. Great storyline that keeps you wanting more. Don’t miss this one, Enjoy!

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Masterpiece of storytelling tapestry

Wow. Wow. Wow. This story blew me away. Author Melanie Dobson beautifully weaves several story lines and keeps you wanting more. I am just as fascinated with the stories of children post-war now as ever.

Narrator Nancy Peterson does a fabulous job keeping the listener in the moment. She handles the various accents with ease. Her style and voice are a perfect fit to compliment the fantastic writing of Ms. Dobson.

Bravo!