Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Waiting On Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme, hosted by Breaking the Spine, dedicated to highlighting the books we are especially excited to read that haven’t been released yet, because publishers like torturing us instead.

This week's pre-publication "We can't wait to read it!" selections is...

Author: Antoinette van Heugten  
Expected released on October 29, 2013
Publisher:  Harlequin MIRA; Original edition

 In a riveting exploration of the power the past wields over the present, critically acclaimed author Antoinette van Heugten writes the story of a woman whose child's life hangs in the balance, forcing her to confront the roots of her family's troubled history in the dark days of World War II…

It's the stuff of nightmares: Nora de Jong returns home from work one ordinary day to find her mother has been murdered. Her infant daughter is missing. And the only clue is the body of an unknown man on the living-room floor, clutching a Luger in his cold, dead hand.

Frantic to find Rose, Nora puts aside her grief and frustration to start her own search. But the contents of a locked metal box she finds in her parents' attic leave her with as many questions as answers—and suggest the killer was not a stranger. Saving her daughter means delving deeper into her family's darkest history, leading Nora half a world away to Amsterdam, where her own unsettled past and memories of painful heartbreak rush back to haunt her.

As Nora feverishly pieces together the truth from an old family diary, she's drawn back to a city under Nazi occupation, where her mother's alliances may have long ago sealed her own–and Rose's—fate

 by Summary via Goodreads

  Why I Can't Wait

I absolutely love a good mystery and a Historical Novel at that.

What are you waiting for? Please feel free to share and leave your link below.
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