About the Book
American physicist Dr. Else Jensen is doing research in Copenhagen and finds herself facing an imminent invasion from Germany, but she refuses to leave her hard work and flee to safety. She is intrigued by the mysterious and silent shipyard worker in her boardinghouse who has also chosen to stay in the city despite the turmoil. Baron Henrik Ahlefeldt has exchanged his nobility for anonymity in order to aid the Danish Resistance. As danger grows, Else and Henrik each face painful sacrifices with the hope of greater rewards.
About the Author
Sarah Sundin is the bestselling author of When Twilight Breaks, Until Leaves Fall in Paris, and the popular WWII series Sunrise at Normandy, among others. She is a Christy Award finalist and a Carol Award winner, and her novels have received starred reviews from Booklist, Library Journal, and Publishers Weekly, and have appeared on Booklist‘s “101 Best Romance Novels of the Last 10 Years.” Sarah lives in California. Visit http://www.sarahsundin.com for more information.
Gripping and thrilling, this story grabbed my heart from the beginning and is still lingering with me long after I have finished. I love the way this author writes, poetic and lyrical with such rich descriptions and settings. The history is very interesting. I have read a lot of World War II books, but I don’t think I’ve read one set in Denmark and I found it very fascinating. And the characters are exactly what you want in a novel—a little flawed, a little messy, and a lot of amazing traits that made me fall in love with them. Else is my favorite because she is smart, independent, and bold. This novel tackles courage, faith, and conviction with ease, and I was so invested in the story, it made me cry more than once. I absolutely loved this novel and most highly recommend it!
I received a complimentary copy of this book from Revell Publishing. Opinions expressed in this review are entirely my own.