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Imagine yourself a refugee separated from all those you love. Catching the Wind brings WWII to the present day.
Today Daniel Knight is a wealthy old man who requests the help of an American journalist known for finding missing persons along with his lawyer to find his missing friend Brigitte Berthold. When the two were children, during World War II, they had escaped the German secret police that had arrested both their parents and were then separated after they arrived in England. Daniel has spent his entire life searching for her. Will this new team finally bring back to him?
|Title: Catching the Wind|
By: Melanie Dobson
Number of Pages: 400
Vendor: Tyndale House
|Publication Date: 2017|
Weight: 12 ounces
Stock No: WW417289
That question has haunted Daniel Knight since he was thirteen, when he and ten-year-old Brigitte escaped the Gestapo agents who arrested both their parents. They survived a harrowing journey from Germany to England, only to be separated upon their arrival. Daniel vowed to find Brigitte after the war, a promise he has fought to fulfill for more than seventy years.
Now a wealthy old man, Daniels final hope in finding Brigitte rests with Quenby Vaughn, an American journalist working in London. He believes Quenbys tenacity to find missing people and her personal investment in a related WWII espionage story will help her succeed where previous investigators have failed. Though Quenby is wrestling her own demonsand wary at the idea of teaming up with Daniels lawyer, Lucas Houghthe lure of Brigittes story is too much to resist. Together, Quenby and Lucas delve deep into the past, following a trail of deception, sacrifice, and healing that could change all of their futures.
A 2018 Christy Award finalist!
VERDICT: Carol Awardwinning author Dobson (Chateau of Secrets) skillfully interweaves three separate lives as she joins the past and present in an uplifting tale of courage, love, and enduring hope. A strong choice for historical fiction fans who appreciate well-developed characters and settings.