The World War II Series

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They took her country. But they will never take her courage.

1944, Germany: Gazing through the barbed wire fence, up at the pale blue sky, Antonia dreams of her home in Ukraine: cherry orchards, golden fields, and the man she loves, whom she may never see again…
Epic, heart-wrenching and gripping World War 2 historical fiction
Available as paperback, audiobook and ebook.

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Not all battles are fought by soldiers.

Absolutely heartbreaking and gripping World War 2 historical fiction
“Fantastic!!! There wasn’t a moment when I wasn’t gripped!… My heart really ached… Incredibly gripping!”
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Wonderful intense readSo vivid you will feel you are there. I could not put this story down. I loved the book.”
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Six Voices. Six Stories. One Portrait.

Join poets and partisans, artists and dissidents as they navigate their way to freedom.

…this book is exceptional. I cannot praise it highly enough. These stories are profound, well-written, and beautifully told.
Pamela Allegretto Bridge of Sighs and Dreams
Action, adventures, family, war and so many different emotions… Grab a few tissues… Such a powerful story you must read.
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The Reschen Valley Series

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Book 4
How do you take a stand when the enemies lurk within your own home?

1938. South Tyrol. Katharina, Angelo, and Annamarie are confronted by the oppressive force created by Mussolini’s and Hitler’s political union. Angelo puts aside his prejudices and seeks an alliance with old enemies; Katharina fights to keep her family together as the valley is forced to choose between Italian and German nationhood, and Annamarie finds herself in the thick of a fascist regime she thought she understood. All will be forced to choose sides and none will escape betrayal.

The Reschen Valley series

Season 1: 1920 – 1924

Contains the first two books and the prequel.
She wants her home. He wants control. The Fascist regime wants both.

Dive into the little-known history of Italy’s South Tyrol and discover what lies beneath the surface.

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Book 1
A plan to flood a valley. A means to destroy a culture.

1920. Former Austrian Tyrol. The Great War is over but a new conflict has begun. When Katharina Thaler finds an injured Italian veteran on her mountain, saving him will thrust both into a labyrinth of prejudice, corruption and greed.

Book 2
Burying the past comes at a high price...

1924. Northern Italy. When the Fascist floodgates burst, Katharina must reach out to the one man whom she’s sworn to forget. Follows directly after No Man’s Land.

Book 3
On the journey to discovering who she is, Annamarie finds out who she is not.

1937. South Tyrol. Annamarie snaps up her ticket out of the Reschen Valley in the form of a politician’s son and fascist uniform. But the confrontations have just begun…

The Prequel
Pride goes before the fall.

1900s South Tyrol. Fritz Hanny, the antagonist in the first two books of the series, creates and descends into his own hell.

...vivid and intriguing...will have you mesmerized from page one.
Kristi Saare Duarte The Transmigrant
Utterly atmospheric. I could not put this down.
Louisa M. Bauman Sword of Peace
…really rather marvellous. Wonderfully addictive. Lucyk-Berger is a born storyteller.
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