Threaten to Undo Us is Second World War Historical Fiction based on a true story and won the Historical Fiction category in the 2016 The Word Guild awards.
“Allied forces are advancing. You are no longer under the protection of the German army. All German citizens of the Third Reich are to evacuate.” At these words Liesel must leave the only home she has ever known.
Novel Based on a true story
At the close of the Second World War, Hitler’s Third Reich is crumbling. Stalin’s Army is advancing and German civilians in the Eastern territories are forced to run for their lives. Leaving her dying mother, Liesel and her four young children flee their home in Poland towards the Oder River and safety, but all that awaits, is terror and uncertainty in a brutal new regime which threatens to tear Liesel’s family apart. With her husband a prisoner of war in Russia, and her children enslaved, Liesel’s desire for hearth and home is thwarted by opposing political forces, leaving her to wonder how they will ever be a family again. Her only hope? A dangerous gamble, buoyed by a sliver of faith. Based on a true story Threaten to Undo Us is Second World War Historical Fiction that exposes shocking history in the shadow of the Second World War.
Book reviews for Threaten to Undo Us
.…This book truly blew me away. The historical detail in this story is amazing… well-crafted, epic and spell-binding. I would highly recommend this novel to anyone interested in this period of history. But be warned, this story will stay with you for a very long time afterwards.” Mary Anne Yarde Myths, Legends, Books and Coffee Pots blog
“Dark, haunting, yet full of hope, this novel will satisfy all readers who crave meticulously researched, authentic historical fiction.” Ellie Midwood, bestselling author The Girl from Berlin
354 pages, trade paperback