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The Prisoner’s Wife

In her debut novel, former BBC British journalist Brookes weaves meticulous historical research seamlessly into the plot, transporting readers into war-torn Europe. The story offers an untold viewpoint, the pain, horror, and fortitude of an idealistic young woman in impossible circumstances. It proves that there is no environment too harsh to prevent love from blossoming. Recommended for readers of romance and historical fiction.

The Last Train to London

With its well-developed characters and race-against-the-clock plot, this fantastic novel should have broad appeal, especially with fans of historical fiction and thrillers. [See Prepub Alert, 3/4/19.]


Daisy Jones & The Six

This latest from Reid (The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo) is for music lovers, romance fans, and anyone who wants to feel invincible with youth, intoxicated by music, and a powerful longing for days gone by. [See Prepub Alert, 10/1/18; also check out the Spotify playlist and forthcoming Amazon Video web-based miniseries.—Ed.]

Travelers in the Third Reich: The Rise of Fascism: 1919–1945

This compelling, intricate, and meticulous work of how outsiders viewed Hitler's Germany will appeal to readers of World War II and 20th-century history.

The Girl from Kathmandu: Twelve Dead Men and a Woman's Quest for Justice

A hard look at the global web of trafficking and human rights violations and the dark treatment of widows in Nepal, paired with the uplifting journey of one who defied her destiny.

Two Sisters: A Father, His Daughters, and Their Journey into the Syrian Jihad

An important story that will leave readers considering the effects of xenophobia, youth culture, social media, and radicalization. [See Prepub Alert, 8/28/17.]

No Turning Back: Life, Loss, and Hope in Wartime Syria

A brilliant, detailed work on a devastating topic. For readers interested in narrative nonfiction, the Syrian war, the Middle East, and personal accounts. [See Prepub Alert, 9/11/17.]

The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight Against the Islamic State

Murad provides a rare glimpse into the rich culture of the Yazidi. Her memoir is powerful and heart-breaking and will inspire the world to action.

A Disappearance in Damascus: Friendship and Survival in the Shadow of War

Captivating and emotional, this book centers more on the story of Ahlam than that of the author, allowing readers to immerse themselves in the refugee experience and feel their uncertainty amid the chaos. For readers interested in current events, strong female friendships, and the ongoing crises in the Middle East. [See Prepub Alert, 4/3/17.]

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