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Against a vivid backdrop of history,
Danielle Steel tells a compelling story of love and war,
acts of faith
and acts of betrayalâ€¦and of three generations of women as
though years of loss and survival, linked by an indomitable
that echoes across time.
For the Wittgenstein family,
of 1915 was a time of both prosperity and unease, as the
guns of war
sound in the distance. But for eldest daughter Beata, it was
summer of awakening. By the glimmering waters of Lake
Geneva, the quiet
Jewish beauty met a young French officer and fell in love.
her parents would never accept her marriage to a Catholic, Beata
followed her heart anyway. And as the two built a new life
Beataâ€™s past would stay with her in ways she could never have
predicted. For as the years pass, and Europe is once again
war, Beata must watch in horror as Hitlerâ€™s terror threatens
and familyâ€”even her eighteen-year-old daughter Amadea, who
has taken on
the vows of a Carmelite nun.
For Amadea, the convent
refuge. As family and friends are swept away without a
trace, Amadea is
forced into hiding. Thus begins a harrowing journey of
survival, as she
escapes into the heart of the French Resistance. Here Amadea
a renewed sense of purpose, taking on the most daring
enemy lines. And it is here, in the darkest moments of fear,
Amadea will feel her motherâ€™s loving strengthâ€”and that of
mother before herâ€“as the voices of lost loved ones echo
her heart. And here, amid the fires of war, Amadea will meet an
extraordinary man, British secret agent Rupert Montgomery.
Montgomery, Amadea finds a man who will help her discover
her place in
an unbreakable chain between generationsâ€¦and between her
and her dreams for the futureâ€”a future she is only just
imagine: a future of hope rooted in the rich soil of the
the grace of a master storyteller, Danielle Steel breathes
history, creating a bold, sweeping tale filled with
characters and breathtaking imagesâ€”from the elegant rituals
prewar aristocracy to the brutal desperation of Germanyâ€™s
Drawing us into a vanished world, Echoes weaves an intricate
of a motherâ€™s love, a daughterâ€™s courageâ€¦and the unwavering
sustained themâ€”even in historyâ€™s darkest hour.
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