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Publisher Description

Berlin, Germany 1932.

In a time of political unrest and strife, one man finds the courage to fight back...Dr. Wilhem "Q" Quedlin, chemical engineer and inventor, lives for his science. A woman is not in his plans—nor is it to be accused of industrial espionage.But things get worse from there.Watching Hitler's rise to power spurns his desire to avoid yet another war that will completely destroy his beloved country. Q makes the conscious decision to fight against what he knows is wrong, even if working against the Nazis could mean certain death for him— and anyone he loves.Hilde Dremmer has vowed to never love again. But after encountering Q, she wants to give love a second chance. When Q discloses his resistance plan, it's up to Hilde to choose between her protected life without him or the constant threat of torture if she supports him in his fight against injustice. She has witnessed enough of the Nazi government's violent acts to be appalled by the new political power, but will this be enough for an ordinary girl to do the extraordinary and stand beside the man she loves in a time of total desolation?This World War II spy story is based on the true events of one couple's struggle for happiness while battling a war against their own leaders.

Fiction & Literature
June 28
Marion Kummerow
Draft2Digital, LLC

Customer Reviews

Wndrgmom ,


I enjoyed reading about the characters in this book. Sometimes the writing was simple, too simple. But I could get past that until it became more more substantial. It was a little annoying to keep reading how “Q” only wanted to invent things for the good of the people. Even though many of his inventions could and were used in non helpful ways. He still owed his livelihood to royalties received from his inventions.
I just purchased the 2nd book, “Unyielding” in this trilogy. I’m hoping it will grow with the characters and be more full bodied in substance.

Jennie the Jewel ,


The two main characters are so very well-developed. Easy to read and hard to put down!

Westerread ,

Unique glimpse into pre-Nazi German life

This book took me by surprise. The author’s words beautifully capture mundane day-to-day life without being, for even one page, boring. Political and social changes are viewed through various relationships, each character offering perspectives of the country in flux. The romance is darling. I am captivated - ordering the next two books right now! Am happy that proceeds will further awareness to history and the value of every person!

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