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BERLIN CALLING~by Kelly Durham

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Germany 1938. While young and old are captivated by the country’s rapid ascent under the leadership of Adolf Hitler, naive Maggie O’Dea, an American studying abroad, finds her own fortunes turning after falling in love with a handsome soldier and landing a job with the Propaganda Ministry. Embodying the infectious spirit of nationalism sweeping the country, her powerful dispatches launch her broadcasting career as a champion of the Fatherland.

But as Germany invades one peaceful neighbor after another and the wheels of World War II are set in motion, Maggie starts opening her eyes to the grim reality of Hitler’s intentions. Torn between her successful career rooted in the allegiance to her adopted land and a growing dread over her role in a tyrant’s ruthless reign, Maggie—supported by a new love—must fight her own war of conscience. Will she survive a conflict threatening the world…and her own life?

MY THOUGHTS:

It took me a few chapters to get into this book, and to start caring about the characters, but once I did, it was an amazing ride!

It really makes you think about the multitude of decisions people had to make during WW2.

To have to severely examine ones morals and options? More difficult than we realize.

Lake Union Publishing offered me the book to review at my choosing.

Enjoy!

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. T. R. Robinson
    Jan 11, 2017 @ 13:59:44

    I am glad you brought up the matter of what people had to consider during WWII January. My own story includes how some of my relatives had to balance life under German occupation as well as my terrible experiences when captured by the Gestapo. I was only a girl but that made little difference to them. As those who have suffered such things will tell you, the scars never really leave. Thank you for sharing your review.

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