Embers in the London Sky

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London, 1940

As the German army invades the Netherlands in 1940, Aleida van der Zee Martens escapes to London to wait out the occupation. Separated from her three-year-old son, Theo, in the process, the young widow desperately searches for her little boy even as she works for an agency responsible for evacuating children to the countryside.

When German bombs set London ablaze, BBC radio correspondent Hugh Collingwood reports on the Blitz, eager to boost morale while walking the fine line between truth and censorship. But the Germans are not the only ones Londoners have to fear as a series of murders flame up amid the ashes.

The deaths hit close to home for Hugh, and Aleida needs his help to locate her missing son. As they work together, they grow closer and closer, both to each other and the answers they seek. But time is running short--and the worst is yet to come.

Praise for the novels of Sarah Sundin

"Awe-inspiring."--Booklist starred review of The Sound of Light

"Each Sundin novel tops the last."--Library Journal starred review of The Sound of Light

"[A] potent synthesis of history, love, and faith."--Publishers Weekly on Until Leaves Fall in Paris

The Author

  1. Sarah Sundin
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    Sarah Sundin

    Sarah Sundin is the bestselling author of When Twilight Breaks, Until Leaves Fall in Paris, The Sound of Light, Embers in the London Sky, and the popular WWII series Sunrise at Normandy, among others. She is a Christy Award...

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"Sundin delivers another historical masterpiece, fraught with tension and humor and filled with a cast of eccentric supporting characters. This is a must-buy."

Library Journal starred review

"Another masterful installment in Sundin's roster of WWII novels spotlighting sectors of war efforts and the ordinary people who confront extraordinary circumstances."

Booklist starred review