Nazi Germany, 1938. Hilda van Ostrand knows that war is imminent, and though she is loyal to the Fatherland, her worries for the future cannot be denied, especially when it comes to her budding romance with Jesse Riker, a dashing American pilot. Caught between opposing brothers and delicate friendships, she hopes only to survive. But nothing prepares her for the arrival of a stranger with a secret that questions the only life she has ever known.
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In Roots of the Revival: American and British Folk Music in the 1950s , Ronald D. Cohen and Rachel Clare Donaldson present a transatlantic history of folk's midcentury resurgence that juxtaposes the related but distinct revivals that took place in the United States and Great Britain. After setting the stage with the work of music collectors in the…
Fleeing to London, Hilda soon becomes an important asset in British Intelligence, but her past comes back to haunt her with Jesse’s sudden arrival as a volunteer in the Royal Air Force. Their future together grows distant as Hilda’s lies threaten to destroy the last semblance of identity she clings to. Her determination to protect Jesse from the truth does not stop the bombs that rain down on London, and when the tide of war pulls them apart again, it may be for the last time.
A tale of betrayal, love, forgiveness, and God’s enduring faithfulness, When the Lamps Go Out illustrates the trials and triumphs of the human spirit and the harsh understanding and beauty of life in World War II Europe.