BOOK REVIEW: A young girl's war-time choices can change life forever.
BOOK REVIEW: A young girl's war-time choices can change life forever. Simon and Schuster

A girl's war-time choices can change life forever

THE Girl from Munich is set in worn-torn Germany of 1943 and tells the tale of a young girl's choices that change her life forever.

Growing up in Hitler's Germany, Charlotte von Klein has big dreams for the future. Her mind is full of plans for a sumptuous wedding to her childhood sweetheart Heinrich while working for the Luftwaffe, proudly giving her all for the Fatherland.

But in 1943, the tide of the war is turning against Germany, and Lotte's life of privilege and comfort begins to collapse around her.

As Hitler's Reich abandons Germany and the country falls to the Allied forces, Lotte is forced to flee from the unfolding chaos to the country with the darkly attractive Erich Drescher, her Luftwaffe superior.

Amid the danger, pain and heartbreak of a country turning on itself, Lotte must forge a new life for herself.

But as the country struggles to find its future, shadows of the past come rushing back and Lotte finds herself questioning everything she has fought for - love, duty and freedom.

The Girl from Munich is published by Simon and Schuster and available in bookshops for RRP $29.99 and as an ebook for RRP $9.99.


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