The Winter Orphans

by Kristin Beck
 You'll want to keep reading this very compelling story. It's gripping, suspenseful, and informative. It's about young Jewish children trying to escape Nazi-occupied France during WWII, one that will stay with you for a long time. Perfect historical fiction. The Winter Orphans by Kristin Beck #historical fiction, #womens fiction, #reading, #books to read, #books

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"A poignant story of courage and sacrifice, The Winter Orphans is another extraordinary novel by Kristin Beck. Based on the powerful true story of the Jewish children who escaped France during the Nazi-occupation and the Red Cross workers who fought to bring them to safety, Beck's novel is an emotional and resonant page-turner. A beautiful book!" -Chanel Cleeton, New York Times bestselling author of Our Last Days in Barcelona

"Kristin Beck is proving herself to be an author to watch. Following in the footsteps of the wonderful Courage, My Love, her latest, The Winter Orphans, shows what a powerhouse storyteller she is. It's an extraordinary tale of valor, sacrifice, and true heroism. Warning-tissues are required, but the book is ultimately one that warms the heart and touches the soul." -Natasha Lester, New York Times bestselling author of The Riviera House

"A powerfully moving novel about Jewish children escaping from Nazi-occupied France and the brave women who faced insurmountable obstacles to see them to safety. Kristen Beck has crafted an exquisite read that made me laugh one moment, then cry then next with characters so endearing, they left an indelible mark on me. Readers everywhere will love this book!" -Madeline Martin, New York Times bestselling author of The Last Bookshop in London

"Impossible to turn away from ... an engrossing and heart wrenching tale of courage and survival. This novel solidifies Beck's place among the best of today's historical fiction authors." -Renee Rosen, USA Today bestselling author of The Social Graces

"A poignant, and riveting story of enduring hope, Kristin Beck pens a brilliant, harrowing tale of the Jewish children protected by the Swiss Red Cross in France during the dangerous occupation of Germans, and the remarkable, brave people who risked their lives to help them escape. With each heart-pounding page, readers will hold onto hope that the children make it to safety. Have your tissues ready, this is a book that will keep you up late into the night just to see what happens next!" -Eliza Knight, USA Today bestselling author of The Mayfair Bookshop

"An extraordinary tale of courage, strength and heroism. Inspired by true events, The Winter Orphans takes us into WWII's war-torn France where we fall in love with a group of Jewish refugee children, and the courageous women given the impossible task of protecting them. This story is a testament to the endurance of the human spirit, and a reminder that fighting for those you love, and what you believe in, can make all the difference." -Serena Burdick, bestselling author of The Girls with No Names

"Beck's latest is an engrossing tale of impossible choices, grace, and grit in the perilous depths of war. Skillfully rendered in beautiful prose, the survival stories of Rosli, Ella, and Anne-Marie held me in thrall to the end." -Kerri Maher, National Bestselling Author of The Paris Bookseller

"Beck offers credible glimpses of the day-to-day lives of the refugees in her redemptive, uplifting story of heroism." -Publisher's Weekly

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