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Danielle Steel

Against a vivid backdrop of history, Danielle Steel tells a compelling story of love and war, acts of faith and acts of betrayal…and of three generations of women as they journey though years of loss and survival, linked by an indomitable devotion that echoes across time. For the Wittgenstein family, the summer of 1915 was a time of both prosperity and unease, as the guns of war sound in the distance. But for eldest daughter Beata, it was also a summer of awakening. By the glimmering waters of Lake Geneva, the quiet Jewish beauty met a young French officer and fell in love. Knowing that her parents would never accept her marriage to a Catholic, Beata followed her heart anyway. And as the two built a new life together, Beata's past would stay with her in ways she could never have predicted. For as the years pass, and Europe is once again engulfed in war, Beata must watch in horror as Hitler's terror threatens her life and family-even her eighteen-year-old daughter Amadea, who has taken on the vows of a Carmelite nun. For Amadea, the convent is no refuge. As family and friends are swept away without a trace, Amadea is forced into hiding. Thus begins a harrowing journey of survival, as she escapes into the heart of the French Resistance. Here Amadea will find a renewed sense of purpose, taking on the most daring missions behind enemy lines. And it is here, in the darkest moments of fear, that Amadea will feel her mother's loving strength-and that of her mother's mother before her-as the voices of lost loved ones echo powerfully in her heart. And here, amid the fires of war, Amadea will meet an extraordinary man, British secret agent Rupert Montgomery. In Colonel Montgomery, Amadea finds a man who will help her discover her place in an unbreakable chain between generations…and between her lost family and her dreams for the future-a future she is only just beginning to imagine: a future of hope rooted in the rich soil of the past. With the grace of a master storyteller, Danielle Steel breathes life into history, cr

Against a vivid backdrop of history, Danielle Steel tells a compelling story of love and war, acts of faith and acts of betrayal…and of three generations of women as they journey though years of loss and survival, linked by an indomitable devotion that echoes across time. For the Wittgenstein family, the summer of 1915 was a time of both prosperity and unease, as the guns of war sound in the distance. But for eldest daughter Beata, it was also a summer of awakening. By the glimmering waters of Lake Geneva, the quiet Jewish beauty met a young French officer and fell in love. Knowing that her parents would never accept her marriage to a Catholic, Beata followed her heart anyway. And as the two built a new life together, Beata's past would stay with her in ways she could never have predicted. For as the years pass, and Europe is once again engulfed in war, Beata must watch in horror as Hitler's terror threatens her life and family-even her eighteen-year-old daughter Amadea, who has taken on the vows of a Carmelite nun. For Amadea, the convent is no refuge. As family and friends are swept away without a trace, Amadea is forced into hiding. Thus begins a harrowing journey of survival, as she escapes into the heart of the French Resistance. Here Amadea will find a renewed sense of purpose, taking on the most daring missions behind enemy lines. And it is here, in the darkest moments of fear, that Amadea will feel her mother's loving strength-and that of her mother's mother before her-as the voices of lost loved ones echo powerfully in her heart. And here, amid the fires of war, Amadea will meet an extraordinary man, British secret agent Rupert Montgomery. In Colonel Montgomery, Amadea finds a man who will help her discover her place in an unbreakable chain between generations…and between her lost family and her dreams for the future-a future she is only just beginning to imagine: a future of hope rooted in the rich soil of the past. With the grace of a master storyteller, Danielle Steel breathes life into history, cr
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Against a vivid backdrop of history, Danielle Steel tells a compelling story of love and war, acts of faith and acts of betrayal…and of three generations of women as they journey though years of loss and survival, linked by an indomitable devotion that echoes across time. For the Wittgenstein family, the summer of 1915 was a time of both prosperity and unease, as the guns of war sound in the distance. But for eldest daughter Beata, it was also a summer of awakening. By the glimmering waters of Lake Geneva, the quiet Jewish beauty met a young French officer and fell in love. Knowing that her parents would never accept her marriage to a Catholic, Beata followed her heart anyway. And as the two built a new life together, Beata's past would stay with her in ways she could never have predicted. For as the years pass, and Europe is once again engulfed in war, Beata must watch in horror as Hitler's terror threatens her life and family-even her eighteen-year-old daughter Amadea, who has taken on the vows of a Carmelite nun. For Amadea, the convent is no refuge. As family and friends are swept away without a trace, Amadea is forced into hiding. Thus begins a harrowing journey of survival, as she escapes into the heart of the French Resistance. Here Amadea will find a renewed sense of purpose, taking on the most daring missions behind enemy lines. And it is here, in the darkest moments of fear, that Amadea will feel her mother's loving strength-and that of her mother's mother before her-as the voices of lost loved ones echo powerfully in her heart. And here, amid the fires of war, Amadea will meet an extraordinary man, British secret agent Rupert Montgomery. In Colonel Montgomery, Amadea finds a man who will help her discover her place in an unbreakable chain between generations…and between her lost family and her dreams for the future-a future she is only just beginning to imagine: a future of hope rooted in the rich soil of the past. With the grace of a master storyteller, Danielle Steel breathes life into history, cr

Language:

English

Narrators:

Simon Prebble

Length:

11h 7m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:32


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

06:26


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

07:31


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

07:58


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:43


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:00


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:27


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

08:05


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

07:54


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

08:22


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:38


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:07


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

07:56


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:22


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

07:24


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

08:04


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:49


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

08:04


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

07:41


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

08:04


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

08:43


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:10


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

07:14


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

07:23


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

07:33


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:19


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:08


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

08:22


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

06:52


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

07:19


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:09


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

07:38


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

02:34


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

07:36


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

07:02


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:32


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

07:49


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

07:18


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

08:55


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

07:18


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

08:19


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

08:44


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:54


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

08:33


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

03:55


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

07:25


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

04:24


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

08:23


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

07:10


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

03:36


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

07:03


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

08:16


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

02:04


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

08:20


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

06:20


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

09:23


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

06:36


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

09:05


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

07:28


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

08:00


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

02:04


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

08:18


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

07:33


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

08:35


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

07:19


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

07:02


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

07:22


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

06:47


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

08:18


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

07:33


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

07:06


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

07:00


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

08:01


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

04:36


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

07:30


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

02:06


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

06:15


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

02:45


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

07:31


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

07:38


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

09:09


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

07:24


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

07:01


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

08:37


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

06:25


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

06:53


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

06:58


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

07:09


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

08:16


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

02:49


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

06:21


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

05:27


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

07:17


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

06:30


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

07:37


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

05:46


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

07:01


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

03:52