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Impressed by an astonishing true story from World Warfare II, a younger girl with a expertise for forgery helps tons of of Jewish youngsters flee the Nazis on this unforgettable historic novel from the New York Occasions bestselling creator of the “epic and heart-wrenching World Warfare II story” (Alyson Noel, #1 New York Occasions bestselling creator) The Winemaker’s Spouse.

Eva Traube Abrams, a semi-retired librarian in Florida, is shelving books one morning when her eyes lock on {a photograph} in {a magazine} mendacity open close by. She freezes; it’s a picture of a e-book she hasn’t seen in sixty-five years—a e-book she acknowledges as The Ebook of Misplaced Names.

The accompanying article discusses the looting of libraries by the Nazis throughout Europe throughout World Warfare II—an expertise Eva remembers nicely—and the search to reunite individuals with the texts taken from them so way back. The e-book within the {photograph}, an eighteenth-century spiritual textual content thought to have been taken from France within the waning days of the warfare, is among the most fascinating circumstances. Now housed in Berlin’s Zentral- und Landesbibliothek library, it seems to include some type of code, however researchers don’t know the place it got here from—or what the code means. Solely Eva holds the reply—however will she have the energy to revisit previous recollections and assist reunite these misplaced in the course of the warfare?

As a graduate pupil in 1942, Eva was compelled to flee Paris after the arrest of her father, a Polish Jew. Discovering refuge in a small mountain city within the Free Zone, she begins forging identification paperwork for Jewish youngsters fleeing to impartial Switzerland. However erasing individuals comes with a value, and together with a mysterious, good-looking forger named Rémy, Eva decides she should discover a method to protect the actual names of the youngsters who’re too younger to recollect who they are surely. The information they maintain in The Ebook of Misplaced Names will grow to be much more very important when the resistance cell they work for is betrayed and Rémy disappears.

An enticing and evocative novel harking back to The Misplaced Ladies of Paris and The Alice Community, The Ebook of Misplaced Names is a testomony to the resilience of the human spirit and the facility of bravery and love within the face of evil.