The Nightingale is the stunningly beautiful tale of two sisters, Vianne and Isabelle Mauriac, trying to survive in France during the German occupation of World War II. Vianne has a house in a small village and is alone with her daughter after her husband is called to fight for France. Soon after, the German army invades and Vianne must take a German officer into her home. Isabelle also comes to stay with Vianne for a while but soon decides she cannot live with the enemy. Isabelle leaves and the two sisters learn to fight for their country in their own unique ways. Keep the tissue box close for the emotional journey that this book will take you on. It is difficult to read at times, but the ending is so beautiful you won't regret making it through. Nightingale is a fantastic story of two women fighting for their country and fighting for their freedom.
"From the #1 New York Times bestselling author comes Kristin Hannah's next novel. It is an epic love story and family drama set at the dawn of World War II. She is the author of twenty-one novels. Her previous novels include Home Front, Night Road, Firefly Lane, Fly Away, and Winter Garden"--