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Publisher Description

Now a New York Times bestseller!

From the author of Truths I Never Told You, Before I Let You Go, and the upcoming The Warsaw Orphan, Kelly Rimmer’s powerful WWII novel follows a woman’s urgent search for answers to a family mystery that uncovers truths about herself that she never expected.

“Kelly Rimmer has outdone herself. I thought that Before I Let You Go was one of the best novels I had ever read…If you only have time to read one book this year The Things We Cannot Say should be that book. Keep tissues handy.”—Fresh Fiction

“Fans of The Nightingale and Lilac Girls will adore The Things We Cannot Say.” —Pam Jenoff, New York Times bestselling author

In 1942, Europe remains in the relentless grip of war. Just beyond the tents of the Russian refugee camp she calls home, a young woman speaks her wedding vows. It’s a decision that will alter her destiny…and it’s a lie that will remain buried until the next century.

Since she was nine years old, Alina Dziak knew she would marry her best friend, Tomasz. Now fifteen and engaged, Alina is unconcerned by reports of Nazi soldiers at the Polish border, believing her neighbors that they pose no real threat, and dreams instead of the day Tomasz returns from college in Warsaw so they can be married. But little by little, injustice by brutal injustice, the Nazi occupation takes hold, and Alina’s tiny rural village, its families, are divided by fear and hate.

Then, as the fabric of their lives is slowly picked apart, Tomasz disappears. Where Alina used to measure time between visits from her beloved, now she measures the spaces between hope and despair, waiting for word from Tomasz and avoiding the attentions of the soldiers who patrol her parents’ farm. But for now, even deafening silence is preferable to grief.

Slipping between Nazi-occupied Poland and the frenetic pace of modern life, Kelly Rimmer creates an emotional and finely wrought narrative. The Things We Cannot Say is an unshakable reminder of the devastation when truth is silenced…and how it can take a lifetime to find our voice before we learn to trust it.

Don't miss Kelly Rimmer's new and unforgettable novel, The Warsaw Orphan.  

GENRE
Fiction
NARRATOR
AMG
Ann Marie Gideon
LENGTH
13:42
hr min
RELEASED
2019
March 19
PUBLISHER
Harlequin Audio
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
657.7
MB

Customer Reviews

fijgrdhk ,

Fantastic

Great book! I enjoyed the depth of connection I developed with the characters and couldn’t wait to hear more from them. The narrators were wonderful and made the experience of traveling through the story colorful and pleasant to listen to. I was, however, highly annoyed by the author’s overuse of the word “incredulous.”

bonnerav ,

Wonderful

This was such a great read and such a heart wrenching story. Loved it!

Crandal2008 ,

Amazing!

This book was beyond amazing! At first it took a second, to feel what was going on but after a few minutes you understand! From then on the book pulls you in!! I wasn’t able to read it fast enough!! Has you in tears! The ending was perfect I would read this over and over!

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