At the height of World War II, three women must come together to fight for freedom, for the men they love—and for each other.
When Hazel is given the chance to parachute into Nazi-occupied France, she seizes the opportunity to do more for the British war effort than file paperwork. Alongside her childhood friend, French-born Rose, she quickly rises up the ranks of the freedom fighters. For Rose, the Resistance is a link to her late husband, and a way to move forward without him. What starts out as helping downed airmen becomes a bigger cause when they meet Sophia, a German escapee and fierce critic of Hitler who is wanted by the Gestapo. Together the three women form a bond that will last a lifetime.
But amid the turmoil and tragedy of warfare, all three risk losing everything—and everyone—they hold dear. Will their united front be strong enough to see them through?
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About the Author
Soraya M. Lane graduated with a law degree before realising that law wasn’t the career for her and that her future was in writing. She is the author of historical and contemporary women’s fiction, and her historical novel Voyage of the Heart was an Amazon bestseller.
Soraya lives on a small farm in her native New Zealand with her husband, their two young sons and a collection of four-legged friends. When she’s not writing, she loves to be outside playing make-believe with her children or snuggled up inside reading.
For more information about Soraya and her books, visit www.sorayalane.com or www.facebook.com/SorayaLaneAuthor, or follow her on Twitter: @Soraya_Lane.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Being a book reviewer, I like having times when I can just read and not have to worry about doing a review. That was my intention with this book. I can't do that here though. This book was way too good to read and not say something. I cant Express how much I loved this story. I rated it a 5, but it was so much more than that. I have read many books about WW2. This book was that and so much more. I can honestly say I haven't read another like it. It gave me a new outlook. Usually, when reading about women and the war, they are tucked away safe at home. They keep the house, take care of family, and wait for the men to return. Not this book. In this book, you meet three women, Rose, Hazel, and Sophia. All three from a different place, each with a different story. They all come from different walks of life, but they all three have the same goal....to beat the Nazis by playing a part in the Resistance. I have read many books about WW2. This book was that and so much more. I can honestly say I haven't read another like it. It gave me a new outlook. Usually, when reading about women and the war, they are tucked away safe at home. They keep the house, take care of family, and wait for the men to return. Not this book. In this book, you meet three women, Rose, Hazel, and Sophia. All three from a different place, each with a different story. They all come from different walks of life, but they all three have the same goal....to beat the Nazis by playing a part in the Resistance.This book was amazing. I came across it while browsing for a new read. It is filled with action and drama, love and pain. These women are brave in so many ways. They face capture, torture, and sure death daily. But they keep going. This is a story with danger around every corner. I loved each storyline. Sophia was by far the most painful for me. I cried for her. What she endured was just WOW. Hazel is amazing, and her bravery is inspiring. Rose has faced so much loss, but she keeps going. Each woman is brave in their own right, but when their storylines converge, and they begin working together, the outcome is enthralling. This was a fantastic story. It was written well and like I said it was different in a good way. I'm so glad I came across this author and this book. I loved it. I had such a hard time putting it down. I can't wait to read more.
Sophia tries to give people a place to hide in her Nazi infested home country. When her father, an active member of the party, suspects what she's doing she flees Germany and joins the French Resistance. Rose has lost everything she holds dear and doesn't mind taking a risk. She's a French woman working for the Resistance, where she meets Sophia. Hazel spent a lot of time in France with her friend Rose and therefore she speaks French without an accent. This is just one of her skills and when she joins the war effort they're more than happy to train her. Her mission is in France, with the Resistance, where she coincidentally runs into her old friend Rose. Together Sophia, Rose and Hazel are trying to do what they can to beat the Germans, will they be able to remain safe? Sophia, Rose and Hazel risk their lives for others every single day. They don't hesitate when it comes to fighting in the war. They do what they have to do to undermine the Germans, to keep their allies safe and to make sure information is being passed on to the right people. They are intelligent women with a strong bond, but will this be enough for them to survive the war? Can they stay out of the hands of their enemy or will their worst nightmare, getting caught by the German army, become reality? Hearts of Resistance is a fantastic gripping story about three incredible women. Sophia, Rose and Hazel are brave, capable and smart. I equally admired them all because of their skills and determination. They never hesitate when it comes to helping others and doing their duty. Hazel is a kindhearted woman with an adventurous spirit. She's engaged, but doesn't feel like she should chase a boring and bland life. She has more to offer than that. Rose fights against the people who have taken everything from her, she doesn't feel like she has much left to lose and her country has everything to gain when it comes to this brilliant woman. The honorable and outspoken Sophia despises her own father and everything he stands for and fights for what is right. I loved their strong spirits and the friendship between these three remarkable women is beautiful. In the harsh world they're part of it's an amazing soft element that captivated me from beginning to end. Soraya M. Lane kept me on the edge of my seat with her terrific suspenseful writing. She makes her main characters and the time she's writing about come to life in a fabulous way. I couldn't stop reading Hearts of Resistance, it's filled with surprising twists and turns, adrenaline rushes and fascinating emotional layers. Soraya M. Lane has written a mesmerizing compelling story that I highly recommend.