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Under the Same Roof - My Life as the Son of Holocaust Resisters by Mark Henry Kinn
Dr. Mark Henry Kinn grew up both searching for and running from his parents' tragic past. How do you live through a trauma that isn't even your own? How does a child live with the poignancy and sadness of a generation, following him to school, to work, and out into a world that doesn't understand? Kinn's mother, Sonia, evaded the Nazis by hiding in the forest, but she never forgot her murdered family. His father, Phil, joined [...]
 
DEBUNKING HOLOCAUST DENIAL THEORIES - Two Non-Jews Affirm the Historicity of the Nazi Genocide by Lance Morcan
DEBUNKING HOLOCAUST DENIAL THEORIES: Two Non-Jews Affirm the Historicity of the Nazi Genocide, by independent researchers and filmmakers James Morcan & Lance Morcan with a foreword by Holocaust survivor Hetty E. Verolme (author of The Children's House of Belsen), aims to end the denial once and for all by tackling the bizarre phenomenon head-on. Written in close consultation with Holocaust survivors and World War Two [...]
 
You Are My Sunshine - A Holocaust Novel. Book two of the All My Love Detrick, series by Roberta Kagan
A child's innocence is the purest of all. In Nazi Germany, Helga Haswell is at a crossroads. She's pregnant by a married SS officer who has since abandoned her. Left alone with the thought of raising a fatherless child, she has nowhere to turn -- until the Lebensborn steps in. They will take Helga's child when it's born and raise it as their own. Helga will now be free to live her life. But when Helga has second thoughts, [...]
 
All My Love, Detrick by Roberta Kagan
Book One in the All My Love, Detrick Series - Can Forbidden Love Survive in Nazi Germany? After Germany's defeat in the First World War, she lays in ruins, falling beneath the wheel of depression and famine. And so, with a promise of restoring Germany to her rightful place as a world power, Adolf Hitler begins to rise. Detrick, a handsome seventeen-year-old Aryan boy is reluctant to join the Nazi party because of his [...]
 
A Rage to Live - Surviving the Holocaust So Hitler Would Not Win by Victor Breitburg, Joseph G. Krygier
The Holocaust of WWII affected many lives in many ways. This is the story of one man, his family and some friends. I started the idea with a play about a fictional character, who survives the Holocaust ands becomes a comedian in the Borscht Belt during the 1950's. After doing some research, I discovered some articles written by Victor and decided to write about a real person. I contacted him and shared my idea. During the [...]
 
The Voyage - A Historical Novel set during the Holocaust, inspired by real events by Roberta Kagan
On May 13th 1939, five strangers boarded the MS St. Louis, Promised a future of safety away from Nazi Germany and Hitler's third Reich unbeknownst to them they were about to embark upon a voyage built on secrets, lies, and treachery. Sacrifice, love, life, and death hung in the balance as each fought against fate but the voyage was just the beginning.
 
FOREVERMORE - Three Documented stories of the Holocaust and other periods by Shlomo Kalo
Jacob Lipschitz was only fourteen when he had to endure the harsh realities of World War II and the horror of the Holocaust. He lost his parents to Treblinka extermination camp, and wandered the streets of starving Warsaw Ghetto with some friends, sneaking in and out of the guarded walls, searching for any food to support his life, eventually joining Jewish fighters underground. During this desperate time, he must elude a [...]
 
When We Were Brave by Karla M. Jay
In WHEN WE WERE BRAVE, we find a conflicted SS officer, Wilhelm Falk, who risks everything to escape the Wehrmacht and get out the message about the death camps. Izaak is a young Jewish boy whose positive outlook is challenged daily as each new perilous situation comes along. American citizens, Herbert Muller and his family, are sent back to the hellish landscape of Germany because of the DNA coursing through their veins. In [...]
 
Across Great Divides by Monique Roy
Across Great Divides is a timeless, World War II story of the upheavals of war, the power of family, and the resiliency of human spirit. When Hitler comes to power in 1933, one Jewish family refuses to be destroyed and defies the Nazis only to come up against another struggle confronting Apartheid in South Africa. Sixteen-year-old Eva and her twin sister, Inge, witness their lives in Berlin change before their eyes. Their [...]
 
Schmuel's Journey (Sam and Martha Mystery Book 1) by Steven P. Marini
From a death camp to a college. Over thirty years, Schmuel's journey takes him from Auschwitz to New Hampshire. But not all who leave the Holocaust are survivors. Some are criminals. And even a small New Hampshire town, where everybody knows everybody, can have dirty secrets. Schmuel, now Sam Miller, is a forty year old divorcee seeking the quiet life away from his boyhood horrors. But a call from a fellow Auschwitz survivor [...]
 
The Hunt by Sophia Grace
Revenge is sweet but deadly. When Jack overhears a conversation about Nazis killings during World War II, he becomes obsessed with tracking down the murderers. After going undercover in a rogue German chatroom of active participants in the war decades ago, his focus is directed at eliminating every one of them. With the aid of the mysterious NH-Group, not only are his goals attained, he and a captivating agent hunt down the [...]
 
Madame Lola by Douglas Braverman
To escape the Holocaust, Rivka Hirschberg, a Jewish concert pianist, masquerades as a Christian jazz musician in the decadent nightclubs of Nazi Berlin. Jeffrey Hirschberg, a sixteen-year-old high school student in modern day New York, is surprised to discover that he has a mysterious, elderly great-aunt who, though Jewish, had worked for Adolph Hitler. Jeffrey befriends the cantankerous old woman and eventually convinces her [...]
 
Memories of Evil - A World War II Childhood by Peter Kubicek
We Holocaust survivors all suffered from what is now called PTSD -- post-traumatic stress disorder. In effect, we found it difficult to live with our memories. Each of us had to make his way back to normalcy in his own way -- a long circuitous road, which some traversed better and some worse. There are many Holocaust survivors who were unable to ever speak of their experiences and ultimately took these to their grave -- much [...]
 
A Provençal Mystery by Ann Elwood
Why did a nun in a seventeenth-century convent flagellate herself until her blood spattered the wall? Why did nuns save a child doomed to death in the Holocaust and who wanted her killed? Who wants a lost head-shaped reliquary that holds something other than a head? And are answers to these questions the key to a terrible modern-day death in a quiet archive? When American historian Pandora (Dory) Ryan finds a very rare, [...]
 
Hidden In Plain Sight by Karen Batshaw
As Nazis expand their domination of the European continent, nearly sixty thousand Greek Jews mistakenly believe they are safe. Anna, a young Jewess from Salonika, has gone to live in Athens. Trained as a doctor, Anna knows if the German army invades, she will no longer be allowed to practice medicine at the hospitals. With great anguish, Anna masks her faith and her vocation to live as a Christian and avoid arousing any [...]
 
Stolen Five Times by John Swisher
Stolen Five Times begins with a documented treasure stolen in Greece during WWII. We follow Franko and Jovan, two German soldiers, as they try to escape from Greece after stealing part of the treasure. They have to navigate back roads, hostile villagers and encounters with the Greek resistance. James, an expat from the U.S. in 2010, is drawn into a search for the treasure after receiving a mysterious fax. James and his new [...]
 
Stanley Park by Racine Hiet
In this debut novel from Racine Hiet, a young girl named April is chosen by fate to participate in a terrible, bloody crime. Unjustly blamed for the result, her life is forever altered. Like so many victims of trauma, she attempts to reinvent herself, changing her name and locking away her past. But when she meets a remarkable man named Markus, a flame is kindled inside her -- a flame that illuminates her dark past. In the [...]
 
Toxic Distortions by Teddy Goldstein
WINNER OF THE 2012 USA BEST BOOK AWARD FOR HISTORICAL FICTION IN THE E-BOOK CATEGORY BRONZE MEDAL WINNER IN THE 2013 GLOBAL E-BOOK AWARD FOR HISTORICAL FICTION "A stylishly written and cunningly plotted Holocaust revenge thriller. Set in the 1960s, its disturbing narrative of retribution moves to a tense and shattering conclusion. Combines the time-frame of a Tarantino movie with the pace and detail of an early Freddie [...]
 
All in the Name of Jesus - The Murder of Millions by Yerachmiel Ben Avraham
The misinterpreted scriptures in the Torah (Old Testament) and the New Testament, caused the followers of Jesus to become an imperialistic war machine. Its followers believed that they were directed by G-d. Their fifteenth-century leader, Pope Nicolas V, commanded all of the Christian nations of Europe to conquer the Indigenous Peoples all over the known world. They were to invade and subdue them, reduce them to eternal [...]
 
I love you my child, I am abandoning you by Ariela Palacz
I Love You My Child, I'm Abandoning You is an exciting, human documentary taking place in France during the Holocaust. Ariela's story plucks at existential strings and focuses a spotlight on our strong needs and basic rights to belong to a family, to a tradition, and to the nation. Ariela Palacz (as Paulette Szenker) shares her life story with the reader, weaving the past and the present together in an authentic and moving [...]
 
Unspeakable Prayers - A Legal Thriller (Thaddeus Murfee Legal Thriller Series Book 7) by John Ellsworth
OVER 1,500,000 COPIES SOLD! AMAZON HAS SAID*, "WE ARE INSPIRED BY THIS WRITER AND HOW HE IS DELIGHTING READERS"--AMAZON PRESS RELEASE 10/15/18 Even though he escaped the gas chambers, he was never truly free. In occupied Poland, there are whispers of a terrifying darkness in the northern forests. When a young Lodzi Ashstein learns the horrifying truth about the Treblinka extermination camp, he is kidnapped and tormented by a [...]
 
The Luck of the Weissensteiners (The Three Nations Trilogy) by Christoph Fischer
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High Cotton by PJ Dunn
High Cotton chronicles the life of a 12 year old boy, his kidnapping, and being sold into slavery. He suffered torture and abuse and witnessed horrible events prior to and during his journey via slave trader ship to America. He was auctioned to a plantation and eventually emancipated. He returns to the sea aboard the same ship he arrived on, and remains until the death of the ships Captain. Left a substantial amount of money [...]
 
The Blood of the Black Rose (The Immortal Darkness Chronicles) by Stephanie Collier
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My Real Name is Hanna by Tara Lynn Masih
Inspired by real Holocaust events, this poignant debut novel is a powerful coming-of-age story that will resonate with fans of The Book Thief and Between Shades of Gray. -- National Jewish Book Award Finalist The Julia Ward Howe Award for Young Readers Florida Book Award and Foreword INDIES Award-Gold Medals Skipping Stones Honor Award Hanna Slivka is on the cusp of fourteen when Hitler's army crosses the border into [...]
 

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