Girl in the Blue Coat

    Girl in the Blue Coat / Monica Hesse, Natalia Payne - Narrator, colophon etc Suzanne Toren - Author of afterword (äänikirja)

    Code Name Verity meets Gone Girl in this intricately plotted and stunningly told World War II thriller that will stay with readers long after they've turned the last page of this unforgettable story of bravery, grief, and love in impossible times.The missing girl is Jewish. I need you to find her before the Nazis do.Amsterdam, 1943. Hanneke spends her days procuring and delivering sought-after black market goods to paying customers, her nights hiding the true nature of her work from her concerned parents, and every waking moment mourning her boyfriend, who was killed on the Dutch front lines when the Germans invaded. She likes to think of her illegal work as a small act of rebellion.On a routine delivery, a client asks Hanneke for help. Expecting to hear that Mrs. Janssen wants meat or kerosene, Hanneke is shocked by the older woman's frantic plea to find a person—a Jewish teenager Mrs. Janssen had been hiding, who has vanished without a trace from a secret room. Hanneke initially...

    Mystery Historical Fiction Young Adult Fiction underground activities Jews (religious groups) holocaust

    Blackstone Publishing
    ENG EISBN:9781478939115

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