The true story of two Jewish sisters’ resistance in the heart of Nazi territory.
For readers of The Tattooist of Auschwitz and The Librarian of Auschwitz comes a story of bravery, love and humanity.
They knew their survival depended upon each other. they had to live for each other.
It is 1940 and the Final Solution is about to begin. The Nazis have occupied The Netherlands but resistance is growing and two Jewish sisters – Janny and Lien Brilleslijper – are risking their lives to save those being hunted, through their clandestine safehouse ‘ The High Nest’. It becomes one of the most important safehouses in the country, but when The High Nest and its occupants are betrayed, the most terrifying time of the sisters lives begins. This is the beginning of the end.
With German defeat in sight, Janny and Lien are put on the last train to Auschwitz, along with Anne Frank and her family. What comes next challenges the sisters beyond human imagination as they are stripped of everything but their courage, resilience and love for each other.
Published 2019, paperback 299 pages.