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The secret messenger —Robotham, Mandy, author.

Venice, 1943: The world is at war, and Stella Jilani is leading a double life. By day she works in the lion's den as a typist for the Reich; by night, she risks her life as a messenger for the Italian resistance. Against...

The garden of letters —Richman, Alyson.

"Portofino, Italy, 1943. A young woman steps off a boat in a scenic coastal village. Although she knows how to disappear in a crowd, Elodie is too terrified to slip by the German officers while carrying her poorly forged...

Fire in the hills —Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

Upon returning to Italy, fourteen-year-old Roberto struggles to survive, first on his own, then as a member of the resistance, fighting against the Nazi occupiers while yearning to reach home safely and for an end to the...

Our darkest night : a novel of Italy and the Second World War —Robson, Jennifer, 1970- author.

Hiding from the Nazis in the guise of a Christian farmer's wife, a Jewish woman is met with suspicion by a Nazi official who harbors a vendetta against the former seminary student posing as her husband.

From Sand and Ash —Harmon, Amy, author.

Italy, 1943--Germany occupies much of the country, placing the Jewish population in grave danger during World War II. As children, Eva Rosselli and Angelo Bianco were raised like family but divided by circumstance and re...

Our darkest night a novel of Italy and the Second World War —Robson, Jennifer, 1970- author.
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2021
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Hiding from the Nazis in the guise of a Christian farmer's wife, a Jewish woman is met with suspicion by a Nazi official who harbors a vendetta against the former seminary student posing as her husband.

The light in the ruins a novel —Bohjalian, Chris, 1962-
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2013
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1943: Tucked away in the idyllic hills south of Florence, the Rosatis, an Italian family of noble lineage, believe that the walls of their ancient villa will keep them safe from the war raging across Europe. Eighteen-yea...

Beneath a scarlet sky —Sullivan, Mark T., author.
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2018
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"Based on the true story of a forgotten hero, [this] is the triumphant, epic tale of one young man's incredible courage and resilience during one of history's darkest hours. Pino Lella wants nothing to do with the war or...

Once night falls —Merullo, Roland, author.

"Italy, 1943. Luca Benedetto has joined the partisans in their fight against the German troops ravaging the shores of his town on Lake Como. While risking his life to free his country, Luca is also struggling to protect ...

Our darkest night a novel of Italy and the Second World War —Robson, Jennifer, 1970- author.
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2021
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Hiding from the Nazis in the guise of a Christian farmer's wife, a Jewish woman is met with suspicion by a Nazi official who harbors a vendetta against the former seminary student posing as her husband.

A thread of grace : a novel —Russell, Mary Doria, 1950-

Through the lives of a variety of characters, tells the story of Italian resistance to German occupation during the last two years of World War II, including the attempt to save Jewish refugees.

The Venice sketchbook : a novel —Bowen, Rhys, author.

Inheriting her beloved great-aunt's sketchbook, a recently divorced woman uncovers mysteries about her great-aunt's star-crossed romance with a nobleman in World War II Venice.

Beneath a scarlet sky : a novel —Sullivan, Mark T., author.

Pino Lella wants nothing to do with the war or the Nazis. He's a normal Italian teenager--obsessed with music, food, and girls--but his days of innocence are numbered. When his family home in Milan is destroyed by Allied...

Across the river and into the trees —Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961, author.

The story of Richard Cantwell, a war-ravaged American colonel stationed in Italy at the close of the Second World War, and his love for a young Italian countess.

The war is over

The story begins just as Nazi occupation in Italy has ended, during the months when Jewish children and teenagers returned home from concentration camps to find no family waiting. A few courageous souls help them adjust ...

The Venice sketchbook : [a novel] —Bowen, Rhys.
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2021
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"Caroline Grant is struggling to accept the end of her marriage when she receives an unexpected bequest. Her beloved great-aunt Lettie leaves her a sketchbook, three keys, and a final whisper . . . Venice. Caroline's que...

Dante's war a novel —Sabatini, Sandra, 1959-
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2011
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Portrays Fascist Italy through the lives of two young Italians: Dante becomes a soldier in the Second World War, while Angelina works on her family's farm in a rural village. They meet briefly in Rome just before Dante i...

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