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‘Wonderful and heartbreaking… This captivating story had me in tears more than once… Heart-warming… An absolute must read… I highly recommend it.’ Page Turners, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Berlin, 1938. The sound of screaming and shattered glass hurts my ears as the Nazis storm the streets outside our home. I risk a glance at my twin sister, Ruth, as we hide together under the bed. I can see the fear on my face mirrored in her identical one. We are Jewish, and we know what will happen if they find us…

Fifty years later. I hold the faded photograph with shaking hands and gaze at Ruth’s laughing face: her full cheeks, her dark eyes sparkling. Now, my own face is lined and my eyes are tired. Would she even still recognise me? And when my daughter asks what happened in the war, could finally sharing my own terrible secrets help me find Ruth again, somehow?

Breathtaking and unputdownable, this story is about courage, hope and the resilience of the human spirit, perfect for fans of Before We Were Yours, Sold on a Monday and The Orphan’s Tale.

In the darkness of World War Two, orphaned twin sisters struggle to survive...

The Forgotten Children

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