By Lisa Farringer Parker

it's 1936 and Jesse Owens is poised for victory. Berlin is on complete reveal. Hitler is firmly on top of things. Six-year-old Jutta Bolle relishes Owens's victory and the thrill of the Olympics. however the darkness is already engulfing Jutta's international as her kin confronts the evil of Hitler. every year brings extra unimagined hardships and heartbreaks until eventually eventually, in 1945, bombs wreck what is still of Berlin and fifteen-year-old Jutta and her father run for his or her lives. The Russians are coming. In an issue of days Berlin could be surrounded, unleashing a brand new around of misery.

Angels within the Darkness tells the dramatic precise tale of the Bolles' fight to outlive the tyranny of Hitler's executive, a battle they didn't think in, and the following brutal profession in their domestic and town by way of the Russians. eventually, it's the tale of the self-discipline over forces past our regulate, and of a tender girl's admiration for the american citizens who release her urban, bringing wish and the promise of freedom.

About the writer

Lisa Farringer Parker is a profitable legal professional and writer. A former professor of writing at Arizona kingdom college, she has seemed on CNN and is a standard contributor to the Arizona Republic. She lives in Paradise Valley, Arizona, together with her husband, Vernon B. Parker, the previous mayor, and her young ones. Jutta Bolle is her mother.

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