A Hidden Masterpiece Novel #2
- Two love stories intertwined throughout the book
- Two love stories connected by a child, grown to be elderly
- Two love stories of two distinct time periods: one in the now, the second in World War II
- Two love stories seeking honest relationships where two people can be themselves
- Two love stories where the couples call upon God for their strength in the midst of seemingly insurmountable odds, tremendous suffering
Sera James (from The Butterfly and the Violin) is opening a new art gallery in California, moving everything from New York. She is preparing to marry William Hanover at about the same time. Everything looks like the start of a fairy-tale life for them.
BUT…William is accused of a crime he did not commit, is arrested barely before the wedding ceremony is completed. From here, one side of this story centers around this new marriage, the fight for innocence and battling accusations that wound, struggling to hold onto hope in a future with William, and the discovery of the other side of this intertwined story.
The other side begins in 1939 when Kája Makovsky, living in Prague with her family, is forced to flee as the city is coming under the occupation by Nazi Germany. Kája must leave behind her half-Jewish family. In 1942, as a reporter for The Daily Telegraph in London, Kája feels the terror of this war because the “London Blitz” has arrived over England. Through her job, she learns that Jews are being exterminated by the thousands on the European continent. Kája feels she has no choice but to return to Prague, risking her life to smuggle her family to freedom and peace.
Best of 2015 List (Genre Fiction) —Library Journal Reviews
Book of the Month Pick, Christian Fiction (Feb. 2015) —Library Journal (starred review)
Received a nomination for RT Reviewers’ Choice Awards Best Inspirational Book of 2015
Geen musje zal Vallen (Dutch translation) —Kok Publishers
Kristy Cambron holds a degree in Art History from Indiana University. She worked in instructional design, corporate training and communications for a Fortune-100 Corporation. Kristy is a Speaker and Design Manager at The GROVE storytelling ministry.
Her debut novel, The Butterfly and the Violin, was named to Library Journal Reviews and RT Reviewers’ Choice Awards Best of 2014 lists, and received a 2015 INSPY Awards nomination for best debut novel. A Sparrow in Terezin is her second novel and, as you can see from the awards listed above, it has received wide acclaim. Kristy’s third historical novel, The Ringmaster’s Wife, was named to Publishers Weekly Spring 2016 Religion & Spirituality TOP 10 and will release in June, 2016.
Kristy is not shy about things that are important to her: “Jesus Christ is everything.”
Kristy lives in Indiana with her husband and three sons. She can be found @ https://kristycambron.com/ and https://kristycambron.com/books/a-sparrow-in-terezin/ and on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/KCambronAuthor and @ https://twitter.com/KCambronAuthor
- Publisher: Thomas Nelson, Inc.
- Publication date: 04/07/2015
- Series: Hidden Masterpiece Series, #2
- Pages: 368
- Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)