*The USA Today bestseller!*
Can their bond survive under the shadow of occupation?
For fans of The Tattooist of Auschwitz and The German Midwife comes this unforgettable tale of love, loss, family, and the power of hope.
Kiev, 1941: Watching the Red Army withdraw from Ukraine in the face of Hitler’s relentless advance, sisters Natasha and Lisa Smirnova realise their lives are about to change forever.
As the German army occupies their beloved city, the sisters are tested in ways they never thought possible. Lisa’s fiancé Alexei is taken by the invading army, whilst Natasha falls in love with Mark – a Hungarian soldier, enlisted against all his principles on the side of the Nazis.
But as Natasha and Lisa fight to protect the friends and family they hold dear, they must face up to the dark horrors of war and the pain of betrayal. Will they be strong enough to overcome the forces which threaten to tear their family apart?
Why readers love Sisters of War:
‘Oh my heart! Such a beautiful story. Can't wait to read it again!’ Amazon reviewer
‘Made me feel every single emotion’ NetGalley reviewer
‘Captivating from the first page’ Amazon reviewer
‘A powerful and hard-hitting novel’ Deborah Swift, author of The Lady’s Slipper
‘A gorgeous love story that keeps you hooked’ Amazon reviewer
‘Pulled at my heartstrings and brought tears to my eyes. You really must read this book’ Amazon reviewer
‘A whirlwind journey, full of emotions’ Heather Osborne, author of Bitter Bonds
Originally published as The Story of Us.
*The next utterly heart-wrenching World War Two novel by Lana Kortchik, Daughters of the Resistance, is available to pre-order now*
About the author
Lana Kortchik grew up in two opposite corners of the Soviet Union – a snow-white Siberian town and the golden-domed Ukrainian capital. At the age of sixteen, she moved to Australia with her mother. Lana and her family live on the Central Coast of NSW, where it never snows and is always summer-warm, even in winter. She loves books, martial arts, the ocean and Napoleonic history. Her short stories have appeared in many magazines and anthologies. She was the winner of Historical Novel Society Autumn 2012 Short Fiction competition and the runner-up of 2013 Defenestrationism Short Story Contest. This is her first novel.