Daisies Are Forever

Daisies Are Forever

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In the final days of Nazi Germany, the strength of one woman's heart will determine the fate of a family.Prussia, 1945The fall of the Third Reich is imminent. As the merciless Red Army advances from the East, the German people of Prussia await the worst.Among them is twenty-year-old Gisela Cramer, an American living in Heiligenbeil with her cousin Ella and their ailing grandfather. When word arrives that the Russians will invade overnight, Ella urges Gisela to escape to Berlin—and take Ella's two small daughters with her.The journey is miserable and relentless. But when Gisela hears the British accent of a phony SS officer, she poses as his wife to keep him safe among the indignant German refugees. In the blink of an eye, Mitch Edwards and Gisela are Herr and Frau Josep Cramer.Through their tragic and difficult journey, the fabricated couple strives to protect Ella's daughters, hoping against hope for a reunion. But even as Gisela and Mitch develop feelings beyond the make–believe, the reality of war terrorizes their makeshift family.With the world at its darkest, and the lives of two children at stake, the counterfeit couple finds in each other a source of faith, hope, and the love they need to survive."Tolsma isn't afraid to detail the horrors of war as she depicts how tragedies can be obstacles to one's Christian beliefs." —Romantic Times, 4-star review"[Daisies Are Forever] is a compelling and fast-paced tale about the atrocities and tremendous losses endured by those marked forever by World War II. Recommended for fans of ­Rosamunde and Robin Pilcher, Kate Morton, and historical romances." —Library Journal"Excellent storytelling, accurate historical reporting and gritty, persevering characters make this WWII-era novel a must-read." —CBA Retailers + Resources Includes Reading Group Guide
Publisher: 2014.
ISBN: 9781401689131
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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Nov 11, 2014

I found this book very slow moving and did not bother to finish it.

Such an interesting read! I've never thought about WWII from the German civilians point of view.

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Violet_Cheetah_28
Sep 01, 2014

I love this book! I couldn't stop reading it. I did not want it to end.

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