They Will Not Be Forgotten
Kindle & Paperback - September 12, 2018
In 1910 Estanza an adventurous Greek girl of 18, with a deep interest in German, classic literature is lured to Berlin by a highly placed German diplomat who loves her. Konrad joins her in Berlin and they consummate their forbidden love. Their daughter, Konstanza, whom Konrad refuses to acknowledge, is born in Switzerland. At eight years old, Konstanza is sent to a prestigious German boarding school where she learns about the brutality that lurks beneath the veneer of German culture. After her parents are murdered by the type of thugs who soon will rule Germany, Konstanza travels to Poland, to work for a loving Jewish family.
When Poland is occupied by Germany, the family is ripped apart and Konstanza is forced to become a housekeeper for a unit of German officers. Risking her life on a daily basis, Konstanza becomes instrumental in a plan to save Jewish children from certain death. They Will Not Be Forgotten reveals inconceivable cruelty by a population gone criminally insane and memorializes the brave people who have the courage to resist evil.
To Survive Is Not Enough
Kindle & Paperback - August 15, 2016
Snatched from a near certain death in a concentration camp, Hedy is taken to a totally strange environment in an opulent villa in Berlin. This is the residence of the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, and she is forced to live in his harem for nearly 3 years. Here the rules were unknown but the punishment swift. In a twist of events she is helped to escape by the Mufti's trusted secretary, the mysterious Omar. As a very young man Oskar Menkes becomes Omar Amadhi, a private secretary to the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, one of the most evil men of the 20th Century. In that capacity, he risks his life on a daily basis to save the lives of countless Jewish children and help to further the Zionist cause. Overcoming the precarious situation of an illegal immigrant in pre-Israel Palestine, this indomitable young woman finds life is worth fighting for.