Norway, 1942: She has lost everything to the Nazis. But now she fights back...
War rages, and, under cover of darkness, Rumi Orlstad and her fellow resistance fighters smuggle British agents, fugitives and supplies across the North Sea into Nazi-occupied territory.
One night, when he braves a storm to complete an ill-fated mission, Rumi's fianc is lost to the dangerous waters. Broken-hearted, she withdraws from the clandestine group, vowing never to let her loved ones put themselves in the line of fire again.
But months later, Rumi stumbles across a Nazi secret that lays Hitler's plans for Norway bare, and she knows she has no choice but to risk her life for her country once more...
Readers of The Tattooist of Auschwitz and anything by Fiona Valpy will love this heartbreaking tale of the sacrifices ordinary people made to keep friends, family, strangers - and hope - alive.
What readers are saying about The Resistance Girl:
'A standout story of the unsung heroes of WWII.' NetGalley Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
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'Another fantastic novel from Mandy Robotham. The characters leap off the page. Absolutely loved it ' NetGalley Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
'Such a unique WWII read. Gripping and fascinating.' NetGalley Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
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'Mandy Robotham is a born storyteller.' NetGalley Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
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About the Author
Mandy Robotham is a Globe and Mail, USA Today, and UK, Canadian, US and Australian Kindle Top 100 bestseller. She has been an aspiring author from the age of nine, but was waylaid by journalism and later enticed by birth. She's now a former midwife who writes about birth, death, love and everything else in between. She graduated with an MA in Creative Writing from Oxford Brookes University. This is her fifth novel.