The War Pianist
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Two cities. Two spies. Which woman survives? Pianist: NOUN. Informal. A person who operates or controls a radio transmitter – often in code. July, 1940Blitz-ridden London: Marnie Fern's life is torn apart when her grandfather is killed in an air raid. But once she discovers that he'd been working undercover as a radio operative – or pianist – for the Dutch resistance, Marnie knows she must complete his mission – no matter the cost... Nazi-occupied Amsterdam: At the other end of the wireless, fellow pianist Corrie Bakker is caught in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse as she desperately tries to keep her loved ones out of the line of fire – even if it means sacrificing herself... Bound together by the invisible wires of their radios, the two women lead parallel lives in their home cities, as both are betrayed by those they trust the most. But when the Nazis close in on one of them, only the other can save her... The next gripping and heartbreaking WWII historical fiction novel from international bestseller, Mandy Robotham. Real readers love The War Pianist: 'A story packed with everything historical fiction readers need: espionage and betrayal to plights and flights...I learnt so much!...Brilliantly paced with twists and turns, courage and bravery and a touch of romance.' Real Reader Review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 'Rich in detail and almost impossible to put down...I loved it.' Real Reader Review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 'A front row seat to the survival of the Blitz in London as well as the Dutch resistance work. Fascinating...riveting.' Real Reader Review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 'A book that captures your attention from the first page to the last. Mandy Robotham is a master storyteller...the tension mounts on every page and I could not put it down. Highly recommended.' Real Reader Review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 'My favourite of Mandy's books so far. I loved Marnie, Willem and Corrie and the relationship among the three of them. The strength and resolve of these characters is so inspiring and captivating...A perfectly composed novel for lovers of historical fiction...Every bit of this novel comes alive. Bravo!' Real Reader Review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 'A gripping and heartbreaking WWII novel...If you love historical fiction, then this is a must-read.' Real Reader Review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 'Mandy Robotham has done it again! A thoroughly well researched and interesting narrative set during WWII...Another five star read for me.' Real Reader Review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐