The Berlin Zookeeper

The Berlin Zookeeper

  • Author : Anna Stuart
  • Publisher : Bookouture
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 350
  • ISBN-10 : 1800194315
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Two women. One shocking wartime secret. And a family mystery just waiting to be discovered… Berlin Zoo, 1943: Ten-year-old Adelaide and her newborn sister are orphaned after a devastating night of bombing. Heartbroken and frightened, Adelaide runs to her mother’s closest friend, Katharina Heinroth, and the kind zookeeper takes the two little girls under her protection. As the bombing intensifies, Adelaide tries to shut out the horrors of war by caring for her tiny sister and playing with the adorable baby monkeys. But when Katharina organises a dangerous operation to enable children and animals to escape the battle-scarred city, something goes wrong. And Adelaide has to promise her adopted mother to keep a shocking secret. A secret that will change Adelaide’s life forever. Berlin Zoo, 2019: Bethan Taylor notices the elderly lady sitting on the bench next to her seems confused, her thoughts flitting between past and present. Ada talks of her childhood, played out in an underground bunker beneath the animal enclosures during the war. As Ada’s story unfolds, Bethan is surprised to hear a name she recognises… Katharina Heinroth is at the top of a list of German names Bethan found in a hidden compartment of her late mother’s jewellery box. Bethan’s father couldn’t tell her anything about the crumpled piece of paper and she’s been searching for the meaning ever since. As the two women are brought together by the pain of the past can they help each other to heal? And after decades of silence, can Ada help Bethan to uncover a long-buried family mystery? An unforgettable and heart-wrenching novel of a brave orphan girl and a shocking wartime secret. Inspired by a true WW2 story and perfect for fans of Orphan Train, The Tattooist of Auschwitz and The Alice Network. Why readers love The Berlin Zookeeper: ‘Heartbreaking but amazing!… I was gripped from the very beginning and honestly I didn't want this book to end! The writing was just fabulous loved it! NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Wow! What an emotional read, right from the very start the author was pulling at my heart strings and my emotions, there was times I had to put down my kindle because I had tears in my eyes… five star read.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Loved, loved, loved this gem!... incredible story and the characters walked off the pages and into my heart… This is a must-read!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Brilliant… loved this book so much… hankies at the ready cos you will need them, heartbreaking.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘This book grabbed me from the very beginning... this book was a home run… I loved every page of this book… terrific!!’ toreadistobreathe, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Kept me hooked from the beginning… I was totally engrossed in the story… beautiful book… Worth five stars!’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘FANTASTIC!’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘An unforgettable historical novel that will have readers reaching for the tissues… a poignant tale guaranteed to tug at the heartstrings. Emotional, affecting and beautifully written… will keep readers gripped throughout.’ Bookish Jottings, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Heartwarming… I honestly felt like I couldn’t read this book fast enough & the setting of Berlin Zoo was just magical. Don’t miss out!’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Just beautiful and poignant. Heart-breaking and heartwarming. I cried... Just beautiful. Do read this one.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

The Zookeepers' War

The Zookeepers' War [J.W. Mohnhaupt]

  • Author : J.W. Mohnhaupt
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 272
  • ISBN-10 : 1501188518
The unbelievable true story of the Cold War’s strangest proxy war, fought between the zoos on either side of the Berlin Wall. “The liveliness of Mohnha … GET BOOK
The Secret Diary

The Secret Diary [Anna Stuart]

  • Author : Anna Stuart
  • Publisher : Bookouture
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : N.A
  • ISBN-10 : 1800195141
‘An absolute must read. I devoured this book in its entirety… I am almost speechless… a box of Kleenex is mandatory. I absolutely loved this book, hi … GET BOOK
The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story

The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story [Diane Ackerman]

  • Author : Diane Ackerman
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 384
  • ISBN-10 : 9780393069358
The New York Times bestseller now a major motion picture starring Jessica Chastain. A true story in which the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of p … GET BOOK
Bonnie and Stan

Bonnie and Stan [Anna Stuart]

  • Author : Anna Stuart
  • Publisher : Trapeze
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 368
  • ISBN-10 : 1409177645
'A fresh, original love story, beautifully told.' RUTH HOGAN, author of The Keeper of Lost Things After 50 years together Stan still adores his wife... so … GET BOOK
The Night Train to Berlin

The Night Train to Berlin [Melanie Hudson]

  • Author : Melanie Hudson
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 400
  • ISBN-10 : 0008420920
‘A mesmerising story of love and hope...the best book that I have read this year’ Penny, Reader Review The most heartbreaking historical fiction novel … GET BOOK
A Letter from Pearl Harbor

A Letter from Pearl Harbor [Anna Stuart]

  • Author : Anna Stuart
  • Publisher : Bookouture
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : N.A
  • ISBN-10 : 1800198450
Ninety-eight-year-old Ginny’s last wish is for her granddaughter to complete a treasure hunt containing clues to her past. Clues that reveal her life as … GET BOOK
The Last Battle

The Last Battle [Cornelius Ryan]

  • Author : Cornelius Ryan
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 576
  • ISBN-10 : 1439127018
The classic account of the final offensive against Hitler's Third Reich -- newly in print for the 50th anniversary of VE Day. The Battle for Berlin was the … GET BOOK
Daughters of the Resistance

Daughters of the Resistance [Lana Kortchik]

  • Author : Lana Kortchik
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 352
  • ISBN-10 : 0008364885
‘This book has it all: history, suspense, love, loss, and a wonderful narrative that kept me turning page after page... A stunning novel that I truly lov … GET BOOK
The Berlin Girl

The Berlin Girl [Mandy Robotham]

  • Author : Mandy Robotham
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 400
  • ISBN-10 : 0008424179
The heart-wrenching and unforgettable tale of a world on the brink of war from the internationally bestselling author of The German Midwife. … GET BOOK
A Letter from Pearl Harbor

A Letter from Pearl Harbor [Anna Stuart]

  • Author : Anna Stuart
  • Publisher : Bookouture
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : N.A
  • ISBN-10 : 1800198450
Ninety-eight-year-old Ginny’s last wish is for her granddaughter to complete a treasure hunt containing clues to her past. Clues that reveal her life as … GET BOOK
The Girl Behind the Wall

The Girl Behind the Wall [Mandy Robotham]

  • Author : Mandy Robotham
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 416
  • ISBN-10 : 0008424160
“A poignant, tender story of families and sisters divided by the cruelty of political chance–my heart ached for them on every page." Kate Quinn, New Yo … GET BOOK
Memoirs of a Polar Bear

Memoirs of a Polar Bear [Yoko Tawada]

  • Author : Yoko Tawada
  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 288
  • ISBN-10 : 0811225798
The Memoirs of a Polar Bear stars three generations of talented writers and performers—who happen to be polar bears The Memoirs of a Polar Bear has in sp … GET BOOK
Home Leave

Home Leave [Brittani Sonnenberg]

  • Author : Brittani Sonnenberg
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 272
  • ISBN-10 : 1455548359
Chris Kriegstein is a man on the move, with a global career that catapults his family across North America, Europe, and Asia. For his wife, Elise, the hard … GET BOOK
Along the Endless River

Along the Endless River [Rose Alexander]

  • Author : Rose Alexander
  • Publisher : Canelo
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 384
  • ISBN-10 : 1800322178
In the heart of the rainforest, Katharine will fight for her life and for love 1890: When Katharine and her husband, Anselmo, set sail to Brazil to reap th … GET BOOK
The Secretary

The Secretary [Catherine Hokin]

  • Author : Catherine Hokin
  • Publisher : Bookouture
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 350
  • ISBN-10 : 183888954X
‘Don’t cry.’ Christoph uncurled her clenched fingers. ‘You know why you must work for him: to keep your real work away from your family, to keep th … GET BOOK
A Light in the Window

A Light in the Window [Marion Kummerow]

  • Author : Marion Kummerow
  • Publisher : Bookouture
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : N.A
  • ISBN-10 : 1800192932
Margarete stumbles out of the bombed-out house, the dust settling around her like snow. Mistaking her for the dead officer’s daughter, a guard rushes ove … GET BOOK
The Impulse Purchase

The Impulse Purchase [Veronica Henry]

  • Author : Veronica Henry
  • Publisher : Orion
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 464
  • ISBN-10 : 1409183599
'An exquisite story bursting at the seams with summer, hope and love' MILLY JOHNSON 'Warm, escapist and utterly uplifting, this is Veronica Henry at her ve … GET BOOK
Shocked and Awed

Shocked and Awed [Fred Halliday]

  • Author : Fred Halliday
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Total Pages : 360
  • ISBN-10 : 0755614399
Far more than just a military conflict, the 'War on Terror' has been a struggle over values and meanings, a desperate contest for hearts and minds in which … GET BOOK
Feline Philosophy

Feline Philosophy [John Gray]

  • Author : John Gray
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Philosophy
  • Total Pages : 128
  • ISBN-10 : 0374718792
The author of Straw Dogs, famous for his provocative critiques of scientific hubris and the delusions of progress and humanism, turns his attention to cats … GET BOOK
Uncommon Sacrifice

Uncommon Sacrifice [Marion Kummerow]

  • Author : Marion Kummerow
  • Publisher : Marion Kummerow
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 234
  • ISBN-10 :
When freedom means to abandon your brother. Held captive in a notorious Nazi camp, Peter clings to the dream of freedom. But when his wife Anna stages an e … GET BOOK
The Collector's Daughter

The Collector's Daughter [Gill Paul]

  • Author : Gill Paul
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 384
  • ISBN-10 : 0063079879
Bestselling author Gill Paul returns with a brilliant novel about Lady Evelyn Herbert, the woman who took the very first step into the tomb of Pharaoh Tuta … GET BOOK
Off-Target

Off-Target [Eve Smith]

  • Author : Eve Smith
  • Publisher : Orenda Books
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 300
  • ISBN-10 : 1914585038
When a one-night stand leads to a long-desired pregnancy, Susan will do anything to ensure her husband won't find out ... including the unthinkable. But wh … GET BOOK
From the Dark We Rise

From the Dark We Rise [Marion Kummerow]

  • Author : Marion Kummerow
  • Publisher : Bookouture
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : N.A
  • ISBN-10 : 1800192878
1942, Germany: A Nazi fortune. A Jewish girl hiding in plain sight. An impossible choice… When the Nazis destroyed everything Margarete Rosenbaum knew, t … GET BOOK
The Woman with the Blue Star

The Woman with the Blue Star [Pam Jenoff]

  • Author : Pam Jenoff
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : N.A
  • ISBN-10 : 1488073910
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Lost Girls of Paris comes a riveting tale of unfathomable sacrifice and unlikely friendship during World … GET BOOK
The Human Age

The Human Age [Diane Ackerman]

  • Author : Diane Ackerman
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Nature
  • Total Pages : 352
  • ISBN-10 : 1443423017
A New York Times Bestseller Diane Ackerman is justly celebrated for her unique insight into the natural world and our place in it. In this landmark book, s … GET BOOK
Guests Of War

Guests Of War [Kit Pearson]

  • Author : Kit Pearson
  • Publisher : Penguin Canada
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Total Pages : 576
  • ISBN-10 : 0143183648
Sky Is Falling It is the summer of 1940, and all of England fears an invasion by Hitler’s army. Still, ten-year-old Norah Stoakes is shocked when her par … GET BOOK
The Prince And The Nightingale

The Prince And The Nightingale [Abhishek Bhatt]

  • Author : Abhishek Bhatt
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 272
  • ISBN-10 : 9353579767
On the eve of India's Independence, Maharaja Uday Singh, the King of Ranakpour, urges his children to find their place in the new India as their 800-year r … GET BOOK
The Wish Child

The Wish Child [Catherine Chidgey]

  • Author : Catherine Chidgey
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 384
  • ISBN-10 : 1473545943
'A wonderful new talent' Nick Hornby Germany, 1939. Sieglinde lives in the affluent ignorance of middle-class Berlin. Erich is an only child living a lush … GET BOOK
Auschwitz Lullaby

Auschwitz Lullaby [Mario Escobar]

  • Author : Mario Escobar
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 304
  • ISBN-10 : 0785219943
Based on the true story of a brave German nurse tasked with caring for Auschwitz’s youngest prisoners, Auschwitz Lullaby brings to life the story of Hele … GET BOOK
The Perfect Daughter

The Perfect Daughter [D.J. Palmer]

  • Author : D.J. Palmer
  • Publisher : St. Martin\'s Press
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 384
  • ISBN-10 : 1250267935
A thriller that explores the truth or lies behind a teenage girl's multiple personality disorder, from D.J. Palmer, the author of The New Husband. Meet Rub … GET BOOK
Finding the Trapdoor

Finding the Trapdoor [Adam Hochschild]

  • Author : Adam Hochschild
  • Publisher : Syracuse University Press
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Political Science
  • Total Pages : 209
  • ISBN-10 : 081560405X
For some 30 years, Adam Hochschild’s voice has been one of the most distinctive in American journalism. With grace and wit, he has brought to a startling … GET BOOK
The Girls from the Beach

The Girls from the Beach [Andie Newton]

  • Author : Andie Newton
  • Publisher : Head of Zeus Ltd
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 368
  • ISBN-10 : 1789546699
In 1944, four American nurses disappeared for five days. No one knew what happened to them. Until now. Their secret mission was to infiltrate the Reich and … GET BOOK
Letters Across the Sea

Letters Across the Sea [Genevieve Graham]

  • Author : Genevieve Graham
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 384
  • ISBN-10 : 1982156643
Inspired by a little-known chapter of World War II history, a young Protestant girl and her Jewish neighbour are caught up in the terrible wave of hate swe … GET BOOK
The Women in the Castle

The Women in the Castle [Jessica Shattuck]

  • Author : Jessica Shattuck
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 400
  • ISBN-10 : 0062563688
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • FEATURING AN EXCLUSIVE NEW CHAPTER GoodReads Choice Awards Semifinalist "Moving . . . a plot that surprises and devas … GET BOOK
The Clockmaker’s Wife

The Clockmaker’s Wife [Daisy Wood]

  • Author : Daisy Wood
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 400
  • ISBN-10 : 0008402310
The world is at war. And time is running out... … GET BOOK
The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story

The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story [Diane Ackerman]

  • Author : Diane Ackerman
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 384
  • ISBN-10 : 0393354261
The movie The Zookeeper’s Wife, based on the New York Times bestselling book, opens March 2017. 1939: the Germans have invaded Poland. The keepers of the … GET BOOK
Switchboard Soldiers

Switchboard Soldiers [Jennifer Chiaverini]

  • Author : Jennifer Chiaverini
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 464
  • ISBN-10 : 0063080710
From New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini, a bold, revelatory novel about one of the great untold stories of World War I—the women of th … GET BOOK
The Road

The Road [Vasily Grossman]

  • Author : Vasily Grossman
  • Publisher : New York Review of Books
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Literary Collections
  • Total Pages : 384
  • ISBN-10 : 1590174097
The Road rings together short stories, journalism, essays, and letters by Vasily Grossman, the author of Life and Fate, providing new insight into the life … GET BOOK
Checkmate in Berlin

Checkmate in Berlin [Giles Milton]

  • Author : Giles Milton
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 352
  • ISBN-10 : 1250247551
From a master of popular history, the lively, immersive story of the race to seize Berlin in the aftermath of World War II as it’s never been told before … GET BOOK