Daughters of Warsaw

Daughters of Warsaw

by Maria Frances
Daughters of Warsaw

Daughters of Warsaw

by Maria Frances



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An emotional and inspiring World War Two time-slip novel of danger and courage. This is a story inspired by true events and stories of Irena Sendler and the women of the Polish Żegota.

It's the worst time in humanity and yet there is still light in the darkness…

1942, Warsaw

Young Zofia finds herself leading a double life when she is enlisted to help the fearless Irena Sendler save hundreds of Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto.

Every night, Zofia risks her life to shepherd the children to safety. But when the worst happens, she is forced to make her riskiest journey yet to keep Irena’s mission alive.

Now, Seattle

After yet another miscarriage, heartbroken Lizzie returns to the comfort of her childhood home, where she stumbles upon a hidden photograph of her great-grandmother among a mysterious group of people.

On a quest to discover more, Lizzie uncovers a buried past darker and more dangerous than she could ever have imagined…

A sweeping and heartbreaking story of two remarkable women, generations apart, each finding courage when all hope is gone. Perfect for fans of The Midwife of Auschwitz and The Woman Outside the Walls.


Daughters of Warsaw:

'A very moving story with a beautiful ending!' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

'A heartbreaking story told through the lives of the two women who find courage when they believe all hope is gone.' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

'If you are looking for a historical fiction about courageous women, put this one on the list, you won’t be disappointed.' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

'Beautiful writing and a pull-you-in story line that introduces us to Irena Sendler who worked as a nurse in the Polish Underground…A five-star read!' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

'Full of bravery, courage, determination and family bonds this book pulled at my heartstrings.' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

'This story made me thankful for the life and time I live in. It's an absolute must-read.' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780008595258
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 01/18/2024
Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers
Format: eBook
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 4,176
File size: 771 KB

About the Author

Maria Frances was born in London and grew up in the UK and Germany. She holds an MA in Creative Writing from Lancaster University and a PhD in Psychology from the University of Durham. She works as a writer and translator and lives with her husband and four children in Berlin. She is the author of five novels which she writes under her real name, Juliet Conlin. Her first German-language novel is also publishing in 2023.

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