Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Tulip Eaters by van Heugten, Antoinette

The Tulip Eaters will be published, November 1, 2013.

Nora de Jong's mother has been murdered and her baby is missing. The dead body of an unknown, man is found upstairs in her home, clutching a German Luger.  There is no ransom for her daughter, Rose and upon investigating belongings in her home, she finds a metal box that contains secret documents. These documents, shatter her world. Everything she thought she knew about her parents is wrong. She has more questions than answers.

The combination of,  her parents secret past and the futile investigation by the police, take her to, Amsterdam.  In her quest to search for the truth and her daughter, she learns more than she ever bargained for.

This intriguing historical fiction novel, takes you back into the dark days of WWII, nazi occupation, death and revenge.

The past meets up with the future and it's up to, Nora to unravel it in order to get her daughter back.

This brilliant novel, will keep you on edge and reading into the wee hours of the night. It is full of suspense, romance and heartbreak. The cast of characters and storyline will take you on an emotional ride.

Grade: A

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