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The German Midwife

Mandy Robotham



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05 August 2020
Fiction & Literature; Romance; Historical fiction
An enthralling tale from the #1 Globe and Mail and USA Today Best Selling Author.

A powerful, haunting debut -Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network An enthralling new tale of courage, betrayal and survival in the hardest of circumstances that readers of The Tattooist of Auschwitz, The Secret Orphan and The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz will love.

Germany, 1944. A prisoner in the camps, Anke Hoff is doing what she can to keep her pregnant campmates and their newborns alive.

But when Anke's work is noticed, she is chosen for a task more dangerous than she could ever have imagined. Eva Braun is pregnant with the Fuhrer's child, and Anke is assigned as her midwife.

Before long, Anke is faced with an impossible choice. Does she serve the Reich she loathes and keep the baby alive? Or does she sacrifice an innocent child for the good of a broken world?

Published in the UK as A Woman of War Mandy Robotham's highly awaited next book, The Secret Messenger, is out now.
By:   Mandy Robotham
Imprint:   HARPER360
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 153mm, 
Weight:   270g
ISBN:   9780008381653
ISBN 10:   0008381658
Pages:   386
Publication Date:   05 August 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Mandy Robotham has been an aspiring author since the age of nine, but was waylaid by journalism and later enticed by birth. She's now a practicing midwife who writes about birth, death, love and everything else in between. She graduated with an MA in Creative Writing from Oxford Brookes University. This is her first novel.

Reviews for The German Midwife

`Incredibly powerful, harrowing but ultimately uplifting. I couldn't put this down.' Katie Fforde `A fascinating story which had me forgetting it's fiction! So well written, I was left pondering if the events could actually be true. Enthralling!' Kitty Neale `Absorbing and totally believable - a wonderful WW2 novel.' Molly Green `I cannot give enough praise for A Woman of War. This is definitely #1 on my list of historical fiction books I've read in 2018.' NetGalley Reviewer `If you are looking for a page turner, this is it. I read the book cover to cover in 48 hours. If I could give this book a 6/5 Stars I would!' NetGalley Reviewer `The writing was excellent and the characters realistic [...] an interesting and thoughtful page turner.' NetGalley Reviewer `Very compelling.' NetGalley Reviewer `This book absolutely DESTROYED me. I went into it with high expectations, and I certainly wasn't let down.' NetGalley Reviewer

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