Lilac Girls: A Novel
Lilac Girls: a novel – new york personage Caroline Ferriday has her hands full along with her post at the French consulate and a new love on the horizon. But Caroline’s world changes when Hitler’s army invades Poland in September 1939—and then sets its sights on France. An ocean faraway from Caroline, Kasia Kuzmerick, a Polish teenager, senses her carefree youth disappearing as she is drawn deeper into her role as courier for the underground resistance movement. In a tense atmosphere of watchful eyes and suspecting neighbors, one false move will have dire consequences.
For the bold German doctor who is very young, Herta Oberheuser, an ad for a government medical place seems her ticket out of a desolate life. Once hired, though, she finds herself treed in a very male-dominated realm of Nazi secrets and power. The lives of those 3 ladies are set on a collision course once the unimaginable happens. The notorious Nazi concentration camp for women. Their stories cross continents—from NY to Paris, Germany, and Poland. As Caroline and Kasia try to bring justice to those whom history has forgotten.
About the Author
Martha Hall Kelly is a native New Englander currently living in Atlanta, Georgia, where she’s writing the prequel to Lilac Girls. This is her first novel.
Also: We Were Liars