When World War II strikes and Viann's husband Antoine is sent off to fight, Vianne and Isabelle's father sends Isabelle to help her older sister cope. As the war progresses, their strength and their individual senses of right and wrong is tested. With life as they know it changing in unbelievably horrific ways, the sisters find themselves facing frightening situations and responding in ways they never thought possible as their bravery and resistance take different forms.
KRISTIN HANNAH is the New York Times bestselling author of twenty-one novels. A former lawyer turned writer, she is the mother of one son and lives with her husband in the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii.