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              Lana's War
               

              Lana's War (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Abriel, Anita

              • RRP: $32.99
              • $24.74
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              • Pub Date
                2 Dec 20

              Paris 1943. Lana Antanov is rushing to see her husband, Frederic, and tell him the news that she is pregnant. But as she arrives the convent where Frederic teaches music, she watches in horror as a Gestapo officer executes Frederic for hiding a Jewish girl in a piano. Overcome wi...th grief, Lana loses the baby. A few months later, Lana is approached by a member of the French Resistance to work as a spy on the French Riviera and help save Jews from execution. As a 'White Russian' daughter of a Russian countess, Lana is the ideal choice to infiltrate the emigre community of Russian aristocrats who socialise with German officers. But Lana has a very personal motive for taking on this mission - the Gestapo officer in charge intent on exterminating all the Jews, Alois Brunner, is the man who shot Frederic. Lana's cover story makes her the mistress of a wealthy Swiss playboy, the darkly handsome and charismatic Guy Pascal, and her base his villa on the Riviera. Together they make a ruthlessly effective team. The information they gather at parties and the casino at Monte Carlo helps thwart several raids and enables countless Jews to escape to Morocco by boat. But Lana has not counted on becoming attached to a young Jewish girl named Odette or to fall helplessly in love with Guy. As the Nazis close in, her desire to protect the ones she loves threatened to put them all at risk
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              ISBN 9781760855932
              Published AU 2 Dec 2020
              Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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              The Light After the War

              The Light After the War (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Abriel, Anita

              • RRP: $32.99
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              In the bestselling tradition of THE GIRL FROM MUNICH and THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ, an extraordinary tale based on the true story of how the author's mother survived World War II against all odds. In 1946 two young Hungarian refugees arrive in Naples determined to start a new li...fe after losing everyone they loved before the war. Vera Frankel and her best friend, Edith Ban, are haunted by their terrifying escape from a train headed for Auschwitz after their mothers threw them from the carriage, promising they would follow. But instead the girls found themselves alone in a frozen, alien land. They managed to find refuge and barter for their lives by working on an isolated farm in Austria until the end of the war. Armed with a letter of recommendation from an American general, Vera finds work and new hope at the United States Embassy and, despite her best intentions, falls in love the handsome and enigmatic Captain Anton Wight. But as Vera and Edith grapple with the aftermath of the war, so too does Anton, and when he suddenly disappears, Vera is forced to drastically change course. Their quest to overcome their terrible losses and rebuild their lives takes Vera and Edith from Naples to Ellis Island to Venezuela and finally Sydney as they begin to build careers, reunite with old friends - and find love. Heartbreakingly moving and compelling, THE LIGHT AFTER THE WAR is inspired by the story of the author's Holocaust survivor mother and her escape with her best friend from a train to Auschwitz. Praise for The Light After the War`You will be swept away by this fast-paced, heartbreaking and hopeful tale of friendship, family, second chances and the enduring power of love, based on the true story of the author's mother in war-torn Europe.' Kristin Harmel, bestselling author of The Room on Rue Amelie `A heartfelt and memorable tale of family, love, resilience and the triumph of human spirit.' Pam Jenoff, bestselling author of The Lost Girls of Paris
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              ISBN 9781760852405
              Published AU 1 Feb 2020
              Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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              The Light After the War
               

              The Light After the War (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Abriel, Anita

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $14.99
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              • Pub Date
                5 Nov 20

              Inspired by the true story of one woman's extraordinary journey to forge a new life after escaping a train bound for Auschwitz. In 1946 two young Hungarian refugees arrive in Naples after losing everyone they loved before the war. Vera Frankel and her best friend, Edith Ban, are ...haunted by their terrifying escape from a train headed for Auschwitz after their mothers threw them from the carriage, promising they would follow. But instead the girls find themselves alone in a frozen, alien land. They manage to find refuge and barter for their lives by working on an isolated farm in Austria until the end of the war. Armed with a letter of recommendation from an American general, Vera finds work and new hope at the United States Embassy and, despite her best intentions, falls in love the handsome and enigmatic Captain Anton Wight. But when Anton suddenly disappears, Vera is forced to drastically change course. Their quest to rebuild their lives takes Vera and Edith from Naples to Ellis Island to Venezuela and finally Sydney as they carve out careers - and find love. Heartbreakingly moving and compelling, The Light After the War is inspired by the true story of the author's Holocaust survivor mother. Praise for The Light After the War'You will be swept away by this fast-paced, heartbreaking and hopeful tale of friendship, family, second chances and the enduring power of love, based on the true story of the author's mother in war-torn Europe.' Kristin Harmel, bestselling author of The Room on Rue Amelie 'A heartfelt and memorable tale of family, love, resilience and the triumph of human spirit.' Pam Jenoff, bestselling author of The Lost Girls of Paris 'There is so much in The Light After the War that truly shines: Unforgettable love, family, faith-and the courageous resolve of two young women to mend their lives and seek new beginnings in a world tragically changed. Fans of historical fiction are sure to devour this tale of hope, reinvention and the power of friendship to
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              ISBN 9781760858285
              Published AU 5 Nov 2020
              Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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              The Light After the War
               

              The Light After the War (Hardback)

              By Abriel, Anita

              • RRP: $51.50
              • $44.35
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              ATRIA fiction original hardcover --Copyright page.

              ISBN 9781982122973
              Released AU 4 Feb 2020
              Publisher Atria Books
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              Lana's War
                

              Lana's War (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Abriel, Anita

              • RRP: $32.99
              • $27.93
              • Save $5.06
              • Pub Date
                12 Jan 21

              From the author of the fast-paced, heartbreaking, and hopeful (Kristin Harmel, author of The Room on Rue Amelie) The Light After the War, a riveting and heartfelt story of a young woman recruited to be a spy for the resistance on the French Riviera during World War II. Paris 1943...: Lana Antanova is on her way to see her husband with the thrilling news that she is pregnant. But when she arrives at the convent where he teaches music, she's horrified to see Gestapo officers execute him for hiding a Jewish girl in the piano. A few months later, grieving both her husband and her lost pregnancy, Lana is shocked when she's approached to join the resistance on the French Riviera. As the daughter of a Russian countess, Lana has the perfect background to infiltrate the emigre community of Russian aristocrats who socialize with German officers, including the man who killed her husband. Lana's cover story makes her the mistress of Guy Pascal, a wealthy Swiss industrialist and fellow resistance member, in whose villa in Cap Ferrat she lives. Together, they gather information on upcoming raids and help members of the Jewish community escape. Consumed by her work, she doesn't expect to become attached to a young Jewish girl or wonder about the secrets held by the man whose house she shares. And as the Nazis' deadly efforts intensify, her intention to protect those around her may put them all at risk instead. With Anita Abriel's heartfelt and memorable (Pam Jenoff, New York Times bestselling author) storytelling, Lana's War is a sweeping and suspenseful tale of survival and second chances during some of the darkest days of history.
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              ISBN 9781982147679
              Released AU 12 Jan 2021
              Publisher Atria Books
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              Light After the War
                

              Light After the War (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Abriel, Anita

              • RRP: $33.50
              • $27.93
              • Save $5.57
              • Pub Date
                3 Nov 20

              ATRIA fiction original hardcover --Copyright page.

              ISBN 9781982122980
              Released AU 3 Nov 2020
              Publisher Atria Books
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              Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 3 Nov 2020
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              The Light After the War
                

              The Light After the War (Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

              By Abriel, Anita

              • RRP: $59.99
              • $59.99
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              Inspired by the true story of one woman's extraordinary journey to forge a new life after escaping a train bound for Auschwitz. In 1946 two young Hungarian refugees arrive in Naples after losing everyone they loved before the war. Vera Frankel and her best friend, Edith Ban, are ...haunted by their terrifying escape from a train headed for Auschwitz after their mothers threw them from the carriage, promising they would follow. But instead the girls find themselves alone in a frozen, alien land. They manage to find refuge and barter for their lives by working on an isolated farm in Austria until the end of the war. Armed with a letter of recommendation from an American general, Vera finds work and new hope at the United States Embassy and, despite her best intentions, falls in love the handsome and enigmatic Captain Anton Wight. But when Anton suddenly disappears, Vera is forced to drastically change course. Their quest to rebuild their lives takes Vera and Edith from Naples to Ellis Island to Venezuela and finally Sydney as they carve out careers - and find love. Heartbreakingly moving and compelling, The Light After the War is inspired by the true story of the author's Holocaust survivor mother. Praise for The Light After the War 'You will be swept away by this fast-paced, heartbreaking and hopeful tale of friendship, family, second chances and the enduring power of love, based on the true story of the author's mother in war-torn Europe.' Kristin Harmel, bestselling author of The Room on Rue Amelie 'A heartfelt and memorable tale of family, love, resilience and the triumph of human spirit.' Pam Jenoff, bestselling author of The Lost Girls of Paris 'There is so much in The Light After the War that truly shines: Unforgettable love, family, faith-and the courageous resolve of two young women to mend their lives and seek new beginnings in a world tragically changed. Fans of historical fiction are sure to devour this tale of hope, reinvention and the power of friendship to
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              ISBN 9780369340139
              Released AU 15 Jun 2020
              Publisher Readhowyouwant
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              The Light After the War
                 

              The Light After the War (Library Binding, Large type / large print edition)

              By Abriel, Anita

              • RRP: $90.99
              • $70.41
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              • In Stock US

              In 1946, Vera Frankel and her best friend Edith Ban arrive in Naples as refugees from Hungary. They jumped from the train that carried their mothers to Auschwitz and spent the rest of the war hiding on an Austrian farm. Now, the two young women are determined to start new lives a...broad. Armed with a letter of recommendation from an American officer, Vera finds work at the American embassy where she falls in love with Captain Anton Wight.
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              ISBN 9781643586366
              Released AU 1 Sep 2020
              Publisher Center Point
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              The Light After the War
                

              The Light After the War (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Abriel, Anita; Read by Vilinsky, Jesse

              • RRP: $74.50
              • $65.69
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              Inspired by an incredible true story of two Jewish friends who survived the Holocaust, this sweeping novel of love and friendship spans World War II from Budapest to Austria and the postwar years from Naples to Caracas, perfect for fans of The German Girl and We Were the Lucky On...es. It is 1946 when Vera Frankel and her best friend Edith Ban arrive in Naples. Refugees from Hungary, they managed to escape from a train headed for Auschwitz and spent the rest of the war hiding on an Austrian farm. Now, the two young women must start new lives abroad. Armed with a letter of recommendation from an American officer, Vera finds work at the United States embassy where she falls in love with Captain Anton Wight. But as Vera and Edith grapple with the aftermath of the war, so too does Anton, and when he suddenly disappears, Vera is forced to change course. Their quest for a better life takes Vera and Edith from Naples to Ellis Island to Caracas as they start careers, reunite with old friends, and rebuild their lives after terrible loss. Moving, evocative, and compelling, this timely tale of true friendship, love, and survival will stay with you long after you turn the final page.
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              ISBN 9781797102214
              Released AU 4 Feb 2020
              Publisher Simon & Schuster Audio
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              Lana's War
                 

              Lana's War (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Abriel, Anita

              • RRP: $74.99
              • $65.69
              • Save $9.30
              • Pub Date
                12 Jan 21

              From the author of the fast-paced, heartbreaking, and hopeful (Kristin Harmel, author of The Room on Rue Amelie) The Light After the War, a riveting and heartfelt story of a young woman recruited to be a spy for the resistance on the French Riviera during World War II. Paris 1943...: Lana Antanova is on her way to see her husband with the thrilling news that she is pregnant. But when she arrives at the convent where he teaches music, she's horrified to see Gestapo officers execute him for hiding a Jewish girl in the piano. A few months later, grieving both her husband and her lost pregnancy, Lana is shocked when she's approached to join the resistance on the French Riviera. As the daughter of a Russian countess, Lana has the perfect background to infiltrate the emigre community of Russian aristocrats who socialize with German officers, including the man who killed her husband. Lana's cover story makes her the mistress of Guy Pascal, a wealthy Swiss industrialist and fellow resistance member, in whose villa in Cap Ferrat she lives. Together, they gather information on upcoming raids and help members of the Jewish community escape. Consumed by her work, she doesn't expect to become attached to a young Jewish girl or wonder about the secrets held by the man whose house she shares. And as the Nazis' deadly efforts intensify, her intention to protect those around her may put them all at risk instead. With Anita Abriel's heartfelt and memorable (Pam Jenoff, New York Times bestselling author) storytelling, Lana's War is a sweeping and suspenseful tale of survival and second chances during some of the darkest days of history.
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              ISBN 9781797118895
              Released AU 12 Jan 2021
              Publisher Simon & Schuster Audio
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