Thursday, December 11, 2014

Newborn Nazi by Rhoda D'Ettore

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Publication Date: September 9, 2014
Formats: eBook, Paperback, Audio Book
Pages: 338

Genre: Historical Fiction

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"This family is amazing! A Nazi spy. A future SS officer. A brother in America oblivious to everything. And a sister who would kill us all."

Germany, 1934 -- SS officers entered the house of Hedwig Schultz and ripped her 14 year old brother, Edmund, from her arms. He has been selected for an elite division of the Hitler Youth that will train him for indoctrination into the feared SS.

Horrified, Hedwig enlists the help of her brother in America to thwart Nazi plans regarding the Final Solution of the Jewish people. It becomes a cat and mouse game as the family enters a world of Nazi spies, double agents and the Underground movement. All the while, Hedwig must prevent their brother, Edmund, from becoming suspicious. One report of treason to his Hitler Youth instructors would result in death... or worse.

This book contains FREE chapters (50 pages) of Rhoda D'Ettore's other works: Tower of Tears, The Creek and Goin Postal.

My Review:
Five Stars:
Copy received from Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours for an honest review
First, at first I was a little hesitant to read this book because of the content.  The Nazi occupation and the killing was a horrific time in our history.  Aside from the very serious and heavy material I really found this to be a rewarding book that pulled at my heart.  I was humbled and inspired by the braver of the characters.  The author created a tension filled environment and I could not wait to see how she would pull the story together. Full-filling and wonderful read.

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About the Author

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Rhoda D’Ettore was born in Woodbury, New Jersey, into a family of 5 siblings–which has provided her with plenty of comical material. She began working at the United States Postal Service at 25 years old, and over the past 15 years has accumulated many humorous stories about situations that the public never gets to know about. Her first ebook, “Goin’ Postal: True Stories of a U.S. Postal Worker” was so popular that readers requested it in paperback. Recently, she published the humorous “Goin’ Postal” in paperback along with another story entitled, “The Creek: Where Stories of the Past Come Alive”. Combining these two into one book may seem strange, as one is humorous and the other is a heart wrenching historical fiction, however, doing so proves to the reader Rhoda D’Ettore’s versatility.

Rhoda D’Ettore received her degree in Human & Social Services while working at USPS, has travelled extensively, and loves history. Over the years she has volunteered for several community service organizations, including fostering abused and neglected dogs for a Dalmatian rescue.

For more information please visit Rhoda’s website. You can also find her on Facebook and Twitter.

Newborn Nazi Blog Tour Schedule

Monday, December 8
Guest Post at Historical Fiction Connection

Tuesday, December 9
Spotlight & Giveaway at Passages to the Past

Wednesday, December 10
Spotlight & Giveaway at Teddy Rose Book Reviews

Friday, December 12
Review at Book Nerd
Review at Flashlight Commentary
Spotlight at Book Babe

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