Memories of Glass
In 1942, three Dutch leaders concocted an outlandish, heroic scheme to rescue more than 600 Jewish children from deportation, right out from under the oppressive watch of their occupiers. Memories of Glass, my latest time-slip novel, captures this incredible feat through the eyes of two women—childhood friends—who partner together to rescue these children even as they try to outwit a corrupt American investor who is helping finance Hitler and his war. When the enemy finds these women, they must both make an impossible choice—and one of them must leave behind the boy she loves in order to save his life.
Almost eighty years after these women seemingly disappear, Ava Drake begins to suspect that her great-grandfather was not the World War II hero he claimed to be. Her work as director of the prestigious Kingston Family Foundation leads her to collaborate with a man named Landon West. As Landon’s great-grandmother shares the broken pieces of her story, Ava must confront the greatest loss in her own life—and powerful members of the Kingston family who will do anything to keep the truth buried.
To research Memories of Glass, I had the privilege of hearing some incredible stories from Dutch friends both here and in The Netherlands, visiting the former theater where the 600 children were rescued, and hiking through mines outside Maastricht that were used as escape tunnels during the war.
I’m so pleased to be able to share Memories of Glass with you! To celebrate the release of this story, I’ll be giving away ten paperback copies this month to readers around the world. Please either leave a comment or submit your name below (one submission per person please). I will contact winners on September 17th.
Thanks for joining me on this journey!
**THE WINNERS ARE SARAH T, CAROL S, ANNE R, SUSAN W, ERIKA L, BONNIE M, JENNIFER B, AMY T, REBECCA L, DANIELLE M, DEBRA L, AND DEBRA S**