|Rating||:||4.44 (718 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||464 Pages|
"Review of Echos" according to Kindle CustomerScottie. This as all of Daniel Steel's books was exciting and riviting story of a Jewish family during WW2. It was a romance and historical book that made you want to see the end of the story and at the same time, not as love the story. I have read. Most of her. Books and my favorite author.. The book was very good, except towards the end it just rushed and The book was very good, except towards the end it just rushed and it was done. Some things not completely believable. Not with the subject matter, the way the characters developed, you would spend a lot of time in one way and then rush through another. But overall, a good book.. "and sister got taken away and that was that terrible ending. Very good until then" according to Shelley Sagester. The ending her mother and sister got taken away and that was that terrible ending. Very good until then.
And as the two built a new life together, Beata’s past would stay with her in ways she could never have predicted. For as the years pass, and Europe is once again engulfed in war, Beata must watch in horror as Hitler’s terror threatens her life and family—even her eighteen-year-old daughter Amadea, who has taken on the vows of a Carmelite nun.For Amadea, the convent is no refuge. And it is here, in the darkest moments of fear, that Amadea will feel her mother’s loving strength—and that of her mother’s mother before her–as the voices of lost loved ones echo powerfully in her heart. Drawing us into a vanished world, Echoes weaves an intricate tapestry of a mother’s love, a daughter’s courage…and the unwavering faith that sustained them—even in history’s darkest hour.From the Hardcover edition.. Here Amadea will find a renewed sense of purpose, taking on the most daring missions behind enemy lines. Knowing that her parents would never accept her marriage to a Catholic, Beata followed her heart anyway. As family and friends are swept away without a trace, Amadea is forced into hiding. By the glimmering waters of Lake Geneva, the quiet Jewish beauty met a young French officer and fell in love. Against a vivid backdrop of history, Danielle Steel tells a compelling story of love and war, acts of faith and acts of betrayal…and of three
Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. From Publishers Weekly Europe in the throes of WWI and II serves as backdrop for this latest dose of melodrama from megabestseller Steel. Bookish, raven-haired beauty Beata Wittgenstein meets dashing French nobleman Antoine de Vallerand while on vacation in Switzerland and falls passionately in love. An affluent German Jew whose strict Orthodox parents forbid marriage outside the faith, Beata knows that a union with a Catholic from war-rival France is out of the question. There's enough romance to keep readers going, but fans who prefer the glitz and glamour of Steel's contemporary settings may be nonplussed, and the abrupt disappearance of several major characters leaves giant holes in the narrative. Antoine manages the stables at an old friend's castle, the perfect job for him, but just as all seems