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What only we know

Author: Catherine Hokin
Publisher: London : Bookouture, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A door slammed and the unmistakable sound of boots came crashing up the hall. Liese held her little daughter's hand so tightly, the tiny fingers had turned purple. The SS officer's hand was at Liese's throat before she saw him move. 'I can kill you easily, then I can kill your daughter.' He relaxed his grip a little. 'Or perhaps I could kill her first?' England, forty years later. When Karen Cartwright is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Novels
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Hokin
ISBN: 9781838881832 1838881832
OCLC Number: 1155503312
Description: 352 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Catherine Hokin.

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"A door slammed and the unmistakable sound of boots came crashing up the hall. Liese held her little daughter's hand so tightly, the tiny fingers had turned purple. The SS officer's hand was at Liese's throat before she saw him move. 'I can kill you easily, then I can kill your daughter.' He relaxed his grip a little. 'Or perhaps I could kill her first?' England, forty years later. When Karen Cartwright is unexpectedly called home to nurse her ailing father, she goes with a heavy heart. The house she grew up in feels haunted by the memory of her father's closely guarded secrets about her beautiful mother Elizabeth's tragic death years before. As she packs up the house, Karen discovers an old photograph and a stranger's tattered love letter to her mother postmarked from Germany after the war. During her life, Karen struggled to understand her shy, fearful mother, but now she is realising there was so much more to Elizabeth than she knew. For one thing, her name wasn't even Elizabeth, and her harrowing story begins long before Karen was born. It's 1941 in Berlin, and a young woman called Liese is being forced to wear a yellow star..."--Cover.

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