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The German Midwife

The USA Today Best Seller.

“A powerful, haunting debut”―Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network

An enthralling new tale of courage, betrayal and survival in the hardest of circumstances that readers of The Tattooist of Auschwitz, The Secret Orphan and The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz will love.

Germany, 1944. A prisoner in the camps, Anke Hoff is doing what she can to keep her pregnant campmates and their newborns alive.
But when Anke’s work is noticed, she is chosen for a task more dangerous than she could ever have imagined. Eva Braun is pregnant with the Führer’s child, and Anke is assigned as her midwife. 
Before long, Anke is faced with an impossible choice. Does she serve the Reich she loathes and keep the baby alive? Or does she sacrifice an innocent child for the good of a broken world?

*Published in the UK as A Woman of War*

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Anonymous says:

A real page turner!

Anonymous says:

A fascinating what if…. Mixing fact and fiction into one of the best historical novels,I have ever read,Mandy creates a believable scenario where Hitler’s mistress gives birth to his child. The German Midwife was a prisoner of war,residing in a concentration camp when she was handpicked to help with the pregnancy and delivery of Eva Braun’s baby. Mandy does a wonderful job making Eva a “likeable” character when the world only knows her as another evil sidekick of Hitler.. we see her as a soon to be mom doing her…

Anonymous says:

Excellent read

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