About the Book
Widowed seamstress Heidi Wetzel finds new meaning in life by caring for evacuated children on a farm in war-torn western Germany. Never a supporter of National Socialism, she takes pleasure in passive resistance, but must exercise caution around neighbors who delight in reporting to the Gestapo. Having lived in the United States, she wonders about her friend Rachel.
Flying cadet Paul Braedel’s wife dies while he trains for the U.S. Army Air Corps. Following bereavement leave, he joins a navigation class. He’s lost his zest for life and heads to England, not caring if he lives or dies.
When he and his crew are shot down over Germany, he evades capture and, for the first time since Rachel’s death, hears the voice of God whisper guidance. “Find Heidi.”
Heidi meets a man she recognizes from her high school days in America. Aiding a downed airman is punishable by execution, but she agrees to help. Then they’re betrayed.
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About the Author
Terri Wangard grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin, during the Lombardi Glory Years. Her first Girl Scout badge was the Writer. These days she is writing historical fiction, and won the 2013 Writers on the Storm contest and 2013 First Impressions, as well as being a 2012 Genesis finalist. Holder of a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in library science, she lives in Wisconsin. Her research included going for a ride in a WWII B-17 Flying Fortress bomber. Classic Boating Magazine, a family business since 1984, keeps her busy as an associate editor.
From page one readers will become attached to the relatable and loveable characters as the story pulls at your heartstrings and bring you to tender tears at the trials these people face. Author Terri Wangard has written a story that hits home, taking place during WWII, Terri brings to life the story of the Germans and the Americans as relationships between friends across nations dissipate due to the war. This story is for history lovers, especially those that enjoy learning about WWII.
Series: Promise for Tomorrow
Genre: historical fiction, romance, World War II, Christian
Publisher: Hopesprings Books
Publication date: January 6, 2016
Number of pages: 426
Content Rating: PG
Book Rating: 5 stars
Other books in the series:
2-No Neutral Ground (coming May 2016)
3-Soar Like Eagles (coming September 2016)
A review copy of this book was provided via CelebrateLit and the author Terri Wangard.
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