3 January 2010

BfS - What are you reading?

As "Vienna Prelude" opens you find yourself in Austria, 1936. Meet the blond Elisa Lindheim, a violinist with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, who adopts an Aryan stage name for protection. All seems right in the world, until Nazi darkness descends upon Europe.

There are those who choose to fight Hitler's madness, Elisa's father, Theo. A courageous American reporter, John Murphy. Winston Churchill, the British statesman. A farm family in the Tyrolean Alps. The Jewish Underground.

But who can stop the tide of impending darkness? No one is who they say and nothing is what it seems as swastika flags begin to cover Europe. Spies and secrets lurk behind every corner. What does the violin case really carry, and will books reveal more than what is merely typed on their pages?

As Elisa struggles to save a few, can her closest friend, Leah, a talented cellist, escape in time? Is it possible for true love to live in such a time as this? The clock is running out of time for those the Nazi's consider enemies of the state and the Third Reich. No one is safe as all find out, there is no middle ground.

I first bought this series of books many years ago when a very nice man in the Christian bookshop in Elgin asked his friend in America to get a set and send them over for me. Now of course you can get them on Amazon!! It originally came as a set of 6 but now I find that there are 3 more in the series. I might be reading them for some time!!


  1. Still my favourites! Didn't know there were 3 more ... off to check out Amazon!

  2. Love that series!! Love the Thoenes!! Have you read the A.D. Chronicles yet?

  3. I am an avid reader, and I'm sorry I missed this set of books. I think I will check them out on Amazon.....:-) Hugs

  4. I am an avid reader but I must check this set out! Thank you and I love your blog! Happy New Year!