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A Light in the Window

By Marion Kummerow
  • ISBN Code: : 1800192932
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Margarete stumbles out of the bombed-out house, the dust settling around her like snow. Mistaking her for the dead officer’s daughter, a guard rushes over to gently ask her if she is all right and whether there’s anything he can do to help her. She glances down at where the hated yellow star had once been, and with barely a pause, she replies “Yes”. Berlin, 1941: Margarete Rosenbaum is working as a housemaid for a senior Nazi officer when his house is bombed, leaving her the only survivor. But when she’s mistaken for his daughter in the aftermath of the blast, Margarete knows she can make a bid for freedom… Issued with temporary papers—and with the freedom of not being seen as Jewish—a few hours are all she needs to escape to relative safety. That is, until her former employer’s son, SS officer Wilhelm Huber, tracks her down. But strangely he doesn’t reveal her true identity right away. Instead he insists she comes and lives with him in Paris, and seems determined to keep her hidden. His only condition: she must continue to pretend to be his sister. Because whoever would suspect a Nazi girl of secretly being a Jew? His plan seems impossible, and Margarete is terrified they might be found out, not to mention worried about what Wilhelm might want in return. But as the Nazis start rounding up Jews in Paris and the Résistance steps up its activities, putting everyone who opposes the regime in peril, she realizes staying hidden in plain sight may be her only chance of survival… Can Margarete trust a Nazi officer with the only things she has left though… her safety, her life, even her heart? A totally heartbreaking and unputdownable story about how far someone would go to save one life, that fans of The Tattooist of Auschwitz, The Nightingale and All the Light We Cannot See will adore. Readers are loving A Light in the Window: ‘Wonderful, wonderful… I was blown away by this book. I couldn’t put it down. I ignored everything and everyone until I finished it.” Nicki’s Book Blog, 5 stars “Blew me away… You get engulfed in the storytelling until the end!… Perfect!… I loved this book – I lost my whole day reading – just couldn't bear to put it down!” NetGalley reviewer “I can’t put into words how incredible A Light in the Window is… Extraordinary, well written, beautiful story.” Goodreads reviewer “This story was heartbreaking and riveting. I was up until wee hours of the morning reading it. It couldn’t put it down until I found out what was happening next.” Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars “Emotional… Will pull at your heart strings with each turn of the page.” Spooky’s Maze of Books, 5 stars “A poignant love story… beautifully written and rich with emotion… It is a story about courage and sacrificial love that I found really beautiful and one I highly recommend.” Christian Novel Review, 5 stars “Heartwrenching… A compelling read you won’t want to put down. It draws you in and has you questioning the moral dilemma of whether one human life is worth more than another… A tale that is heartbreaking as well as intriguing.” Confessions of a Bookaholic “I was hooked from the first to the last page, holding my breath… So well written you will feel that you are in France and Berlin… The pages flew by… A read that will stay with me for a long time.” Goodreads reviewer “I love those books that REALLY make you think! It’s not just a story. It’s a moral compass check-in point… I can always count on Marion Kummerow to pen a compelling historical fiction novel that grabs my attention, holds it and rewards me.” Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

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  • Publisher : JMS Books LLC
  • Book Code : 1611526655
  • Total of Pages : 23
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 480
  • Pdf File: a-light-in-the-dark.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Christian Rivers has been single for a year and a half. Emotionally disconnected, he focuses on writing his next best seller. Unfortunately, his neighbor’s teenage son, Bret Hicks, causes trouble next door with his bad friends hanging out, smoking marijuana, drinking, and abusing Christian's dog, Darth Vader. Incensed, Christian phones Milestone County’s Sheriff Philip Erickson to lay an animal cruelty charge. When Sheriff Erickson arrives, the two men have coffee, and a spark of attraction that has been developing between them since they met, flickers to life. But Philip is on duty and has to leave. Later that night Christian wakes up from the sounds of breaking glass as someone forces entry into his house. He calls Philip but before the sheriff arrives, Bret appears in the door of Christian’s bedroom, drunk and wearing a Halloween mask. In the aftermath of the drama the suppressed attraction between the two men comes to a boil, leading to new hope and mutual satisfaction for Christian and the sheriff.

A Light in the Darkness

By
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  • Publisher : Boat Angel Outreach Center
  • Book Code : N.a
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  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 152
  • Pdf File: a-light-in-the-darkness.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The world is quickly moving away from basic freedoms, as we are herded through fear into behaviors which continually restrict our freedoms we will find basic freedoms of religion, free speech, education, health choices further restricted until the day when the Anti Christ comes to make us worship him just to eat or drink. This is a wonderful movie script about that day.

A Light in the Wilderness

By Jane Kirkpatrick
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  • Publisher : Revell
  • Book Code : 1441219560
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 298
  • Pdf File: a-light-in-the-wilderness.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Letitia holds nothing more dear than the papers that prove she is no longer a slave. They may not cause white folks to treat her like a human being, but at least they show she is free. She trusts in those words she cannot read--as she is beginning to trust in Davey Carson, an Irish immigrant cattleman who wants her to come west with him. Nancy Hawkins is loathe to leave her settled life for the treacherous journey by wagon train, but she is so deeply in love with her husband that she knows she will follow him anywhere--even when the trek exacts a terrible cost. Betsy is a Kalapuya Indian, the last remnant of a once proud tribe in the Willamette Valley in Oregon territory. She spends her time trying to impart the wisdom and ways of her people to her grandson. But she will soon have another person to care for. As season turns to season, suspicion turns to friendship, and fear turns to courage, three spirited women will discover what it means to be truly free in a land that makes promises it cannot fulfill. This multilayered story from bestselling author Jane Kirkpatrick will grip readers' hearts and minds as they travel with Letitia on the dusty and dangerous Oregon trail into the boundless American West.

A Light in the Darkest Days

By Joseph A. Jackson-Morris
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  • Publisher : Dog Ear Publishing
  • Book Code : 1457559404
  • Total of Pages : 60
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 192
  • Pdf File: a-light-in-the-darkest-days.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Lucas is a shy, scholarly 9-year-old boy who finds it hard to fit in. He’s constantly bullied at school and picked on by his own brothers at home. He fails when he tries to fit in, such as a disastrous attempt to play football with the guys. Luckily, he has two best friends to help him through tough times: Kai and Cassie. But one day Kai moves away, and the bullying gets even worse when Lucas’ only remaining friend is a girl. He decides to talk only to Cassie and adults and turns to books for companions. A sudden accident brings a surprising power and helps him build confidence. When Kai visits, Lucas learns he and Cassie both have learned martial arts to help prevent people from bullying them, and they are inspired to help other kids learn to do the same. A Light in the Darkest Days shows kids that it is okay to be different, especially when they learn to stand up for themselves. The chapter book works well for young readers or as a read-aloud story as a lesson in having confidence and bringing dark days into the light.

A light in the heart of darkness

By Amy Blankenship
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  • Publisher : Tektime
  • Book Code : 8873041930
  • Total of Pages : 522
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 460
  • Pdf File: a-light-in-the-heart-of-darkness.pdf

Book Short Summary:

To Kyoko, mythical creatures are something you rent and watch on a Saturday night with your friends. When a mysterious stalker turns the shadows around her into dark corners with sharp deadly edges, will she be able to hide from the past? Darkness has fallen upon the world again and the guardians have been awaiting the resurrection. Though they are thought to be creatures of myth, in this reality they are far more real than people think. Only when the moon is high will these creatures, these guardians, battle the evil that seeks to overtake the world and the girl who holds ultimate power… the light in the heart of darkness. PUBLISHER: TEKTIME

A Light in the Tunnel

By Abraham Gordon
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  • Publisher : Scribl
  • Book Code : 1633480852
  • Total of Pages : 206
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 816
  • Pdf File: a-light-in-the-tunnel.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A Light in the Tunnel will ignite the fire raging in the depths of your heart. You will find examples of characters living as if they have nothing to lose. You will begin to feel that by working together, anything is possible. These realistic heroes find that being courageous feeds their souls. They discover that imagination is the first step on the path of creation. This is the story about moving from where we are, toward a more logical and loving planet. Better schools, better politics, better laws, better living situations for our elders. More kindness, more reason, more fun, more lightness...less people feeling alone. It’s all possible. With the right leaders. Leaders who aren’t afraid to work together. Leaders who have nothing to lose because they’re secure in what they’ve already been given. This is their story. This is our story. A story about a new way.

Dear America: A Light in the Storm

By Karen Hesse
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  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Book Code : 0545415616
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 451
  • Pdf File: dear-america.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Newbery Medal winner Karen Hesse's Civil War diary, A LIGHT IN THE STORM, is now back in print with a beautiful new cover!In 1861, Amelia Martin's father is stripped of his post as a ship's captain when he is caught harboring the leader of a slave rebellion. Now he is an assistant lighthouse keeper on Fenwick Island, off the coast of Delaware -- a state wedged between the North and the South, just as Amelia is wedged between her warring parents. Amelia's mother blames her abolitionist husband for their living conditions, which she claims are taking a toll on her health. Amelia observes her mother's hate and her father's admiration for Abraham Lincoln. But slavery is the deeper issue separating the two sides. As the Civil War rages on, Amelia slowly learns that she cannot stop the fighting, but by keeping watch in the lighthouse each day, lighting the lamps, cleaning the glass, and rescuing victims of Atlantic storms, she can still make a difference.

A Light in the Dark

By David Thomson
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  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Book Code : 0593318161
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Members : 476
  • Pdf File: a-light-in-the-dark.pdf

Book Short Summary:

From the celebrated film critic and author of The Biographical Dictionary of Film--an essential work on the preeminent, indispensable movie directors and the ways in which their work has forged, and continues to forge, the landscape of modern film. Directors operate behind the scenes, managing actors, establishing a cohesive creative vision, at times literally guiding our eyes with the eye of the camera. But we are often so dazzled by the visions on-screen that it is easy to forget the individual who is off-screen orchestrating the entire production--to say nothing of their having marshaled a script, a studio, and other people's money. David Thomson, in his usual brilliantly insightful way, shines a light on the visionary directors who have shaped modern cinema and, through their work, studies the very nature of film direction. With his customary candor about his own delights and disappointments, Thomson analyzes both landmark works and forgotten films from classic directors such as Orson Welles, Alfred Hitchcock, Jean Renoir, and Jean-Luc Godard, as well as contemporary powerhouses such as Jane Campion, Spike Lee, and Quentin Tarantino. He shrewdly interrogates their professional legacies and influence in the industry, while simultaneously assessing the critical impact of an artist's personal life on his or her work. He explores the male directors' dominance of the past, and describes how diversity can change the landscape. Judicious, vivid, and witty, A Light in the Dark is yet another required Thomson text for every movie lover's shelf.

The Mitford Bedside Companion

By Jan Karon
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101218789
  • Total of Pages : 512
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 195
  • Pdf File: the-mitford-bedside-companion.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A must-have treasury filled with original essays and personal photos from Jan Karon, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the beloved Mitford series. For the millions of fans who love the Mitford Years novels, this lushly illustrated keepsake will be the perfect book to curl up with. What was that Uncle Billy joke about the census taker? Where was that beautiful prayer Father Tim offered? The Mitford Bedside Companion will make it easy to find the greatest of the countless gems that grace each of Karon's novels. Fans will relish favorite scenes, casts of characters, a Mitford crossword puzzle, and a bevy of original essays by Karon on everything from the life of a writer to her grandmother's secret to good health. With a color insert of family photos and Karon's early Mitford drawings, as well as new illustrations, this is a beautifully packaged volume everyone will cherish.

A Light in the Darkness

By Etan Goldman
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Boat Angel Outreach Center
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 63
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 642
  • Pdf File: a-light-in-the-darkness.pdf

Book Short Summary:

All alone, your family and friends are gone and now a madman wants you to worship him as god. What do you do if they deprive you of food and water. That is the premise of this wonderful end of the world story. Fast paced and great for young readers everywhere

A light in the mist

By Wayne Telford
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : novum pro Verlag
  • Book Code : 3990488252
  • Total of Pages : 136
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 203
  • Pdf File: a-light-in-the-mist.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Embark on a journey to discover Dr Jekyll's past as he battles with his own demons and keeps Mr Hyde at bay... For now! If you like tales of intrigue and murder and are excited by unexpected plot twists and turns, you will not be able to put A Light in the Mist down. The story follows a young Dr Jekyll, a police detective who has been tasked with solving a murder most foul, carried out on none other than a member of the royal household. Follow him on his path of enlightenment where truths become lies and deceit is all around. Who can you trust? Who should you fear? You will be left questioning all that you thought was true about Jekyll and Hyde in this exciting page-turner that takes us back in time to the dark and eerie streets that belonged to the criminal underworld.