Girl in the Blue Coat

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The nationwide bestseller and winner of the Edgar Award for Easiest Younger Grownup Mystery

Girl within the Blue Coat is an impressive, compelling coming-of-age tale set in opposition to the darkish and perilous backdrop of Global Warfare II. It is a very powerful and web page-turning take a look at the decisions all people-together with Younger adults-must make in wartime. A stunning mixture of heartbreak, loss, Younger love, and wish. -Kristin Hannah, #1 New York Occasions bestselling writer of The Nightingale

“A tapestry of guilt and popularity, rising duty, and reluctant heroism, Hanneke’s coming-of-age beneath heartbreaking instances is a jarring reminder of the way Warfare consumes and transforms the passions of bizarre lifestyles. Every devastating second of this pretty novel is each poignant and strong, and each phrase feels real.” –Elizabeth Wein, New York Occasions bestselling writer of Code Title Verity

Amsterdam, 1943. Hanneke spends her days buying and turning in sought-after black marketplace items to paying consumers, her nights hiding the real nature of her paintings from her involved folks, and each waking second mourning her boyfriend, who was once killed at the Dutch entrance strains whilst the Germans invaded. She likes to consider her unlawful paintings as a small act of rise up.
On a regimen supply, a shopper asks Hanneke for assist. Anticipating to listen to that Mrs. Janssen needs meat or kerosene, Hanneke is surprised via the older girl’s frantic plea to discover a person-a Jewish youngster Mrs. Janssen have been hiding, who has vanished and not using a hint from a mystery room. Hanneke to start with needs not anything to do with such bad paintings, however is in the long run drawn right into a internet of mysteries and shocking revelations that lead her into the center of the resistance, open her eyes to the horrors of the Nazi Warfare system, and compel her to take determined motion.
Beautifully written, intricately plotted, and meticulously researched, Girl within the Blue Coat is an atypical, gripping novel approximately bravery, grief, and love in inconceivable Occasions.

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