Based on true events, a compelling true story of love and sacrifice during World War II, from the bestselling author of Finding Eadie and Eleanor’s Secret.
Esther’s Children is the gripping untold story of how one woman’s extraordinary determination and sacrifice helped to save thousands of Jews from death and persecution, changing the cultural landscape of the western world forever. Inspired by the real life of Esther Simpson, the novel follows her fight to save thousands of refugees from Europe, illuminating the stark vicissitudes of life and love. An epic and heart-wrenching tale of small parts; of individual’s love and sacrifice, of the courage of battling and overcoming ones past, and of the resilience of the human spirit.
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Caroline Beecham is a novelist, writer and producer. She is the author of three books: the bestselling novel Maggie’s Kitchen (2016), Eleanor’s Secret (2018), and Finding Eadie (2020). Her debut novel was shortlisted for Booktopia’s Best Historical Fiction in 2016 and nominated for Book of the Year and Caroline for Best New Author by AusRom Today.
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