But when her sister suddenly turns up unannounced, she brings more trouble than Hannah bargained for. As Hannah is forced to risk everything to keep her sister out of trouble, she must somehow find the strength to save herself too...
Praise for The Seaside Angel
‘Grace’s skill is in bringing her characters vividly to life while maintaining an authentic historical background... It’s warmhearted and moving.’ Peterborough Evening Telegraph
‘Evie Grace brings to life the hardships experienced by 17-year-old Hannah Bentley.’ Woman
‘Delivering wonderfully vivid characters alongside expertly crafted detail...A heart-warming, relatable and redemptive read.’ Woman’s Own
Wicked Nights With a Lover is the final installment of New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Sophie Jordan’s smart and sexy historical romance series in which students from the Penwich School for Virtuous Girls rise from simple beginnings to conquer the hearts of the ton’s most sought after bachelors. A wonderful Victorian romantic adventure, Wicked Nights With a Lover will thrill readers of Lisa Kleypas and Sabrina Jeffries, as a dedicate young lady, falsely believing her days are numbered, prepares to take a lover—and ends up being abducted by the wrong man!
But there is grave danger awaiting them both just beyond the castle walls . . . and a dear and deadly price to be paid for surrendering to a fiery, all-consuming love.
This beautiful, illuminating tale of hope and courage is based on interviews that were conducted with Holocaust survivor and Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist Ludwig (Lale) Sokolov—an unforgettable love story in the midst of atrocity.
“The Tattooist of Auschwitz is an extraordinary document, a story about the extremes of human behavior existing side by side: calculated brutality alongside impulsive and selfless acts of love. I find it hard to imagine anyone who would not be drawn in, confronted and moved. I would recommend it unreservedly to anyone, whether they’d read a hundred Holocaust stories or none.”—Graeme Simsion, internationally-bestselling author of The Rosie Project
In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau. When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a Tätowierer (the German word for tattooist), tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners.
Imprisoned for over two and a half years, Lale witnesses horrific atrocities and barbarism—but also incredible acts of bravery and compassion. Risking his own life, he uses his privileged position to exchange jewels and money from murdered Jews for food to keep his fellow prisoners alive.
One day in July 1942, Lale, prisoner 32407, comforts a trembling young woman waiting in line to have the number 34902 tattooed onto her arm. Her name is Gita, and in that first encounter, Lale vows to somehow survive the camp and marry her.
A vivid, harrowing, and ultimately hopeful re-creation of Lale Sokolov's experiences as the man who tattooed the arms of thousands of prisoners with what would become one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust, The Tattooist of Auschwitz is also a testament to the endurance of love and humanity under the darkest possible conditions.