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A Woman of War

Narrated by: Julia Winwood
Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
Categories: Fiction, Historical
4.5 out of 5 stars (21 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

For fans of The Tattooist of Auschwitz and Kate Furnivall comes a gritty tale of courage, betrayal and love in the most unlikely of places.

Germany, 1944. Taken from the camps to serve the Fuhrer himself, Anke Hoff has been assigned as midwife to one of Hitler’s inner circle. If she refuses, her family will die.

Torn between her duty as a caregiver and her hatred for the regime she’s now a part of, Anke is quickly swept into a life unlike anything she’s ever known - and she discovers that many of those at the Berghof are just as trapped as she is. Soon, she’s falling for a man who will make her world more complicated still.

Before long, the couple is faced with an impossible choice - for which the consequences could be deadly. Can their forbidden love survive the horrors of war - and, more importantly, will they?

©2018 Mandy Robotham (P)2018 HarperCollins Publishers

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captivating

this book had me hooked from the very start. i enjoyed from startto finish. narration excellent. read in 2 days

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Easy listening

I found the storyline to be different to the usual ‘war time’ stories. No blood and gore or any such things, but a good listen.

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Good to listen to.

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  • rachel wilson
  • 21-07-2019

A woman of war

Excellent read. Could not put it down! You get a real sense of the hardship these pregnant women must of experienced during the horrific time of world war 2

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  • isabel
  • 17-07-2019

not great

thin plot. grating reader. over concerned with detail of midwifery. I felt this an a bit amateur , not sure of research on conditions in camps

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  • kes chapman
  • 23-02-2019

a woman of war

Really enjoyed this book, well thought out. Believable storyline. Emotional and in some places edged

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  • HOMEBIRD
  • 20-01-2019

Fact and Fiction, Fantastic

What a brilliant book based on fact and fiction. I was left thinking, what if..........

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  • Mintychristine
  • 24-12-2018

It was an easy read

Well narrated and definitely had something The medical facts where definitely written with sound midwifery knowledge the story was a bit lame.