J.L. Witterick  is the international bestselling author of My Mother's Secret. This novel was written because she was so inspired by the true story of Franciszka Halamajowa. Courage, kindness, and sacrifice should never be forgotten. MY MOTHERS SECRET, which is based on a true story, is J. L. Wittericks debut novel. It is a bestseller in Canada and has been published in a number of countries around the world.. Inspired by a true story, My Mother&;s Secret is a captivating and ultimately uplifting tale intertwining the lives of two Jewish families in hiding from the Nazis, a fleeing German soldier, and the mother and daughter who save them all.   Franciszka and her daughter, Helena, are simple, ordinary people...until 1939, when the Nazis invade their homeland. Providing shelter to Jews in Nazi-occupied Poland is a death sentence, but Franciszka and Helena do exactly that. In their tiny home in Sokal, they hide a Jewish family in a loft above their pigsty, a Jewish doctor with his wife and son in a makeshift cellar under the kitchen, and a defecting German soldier in the attic&;each party completely unknown to the others. For everyone to survive, Franciszka will have to outsmart her neighbors and the German commander.   Told simply and succinctly from four different perspectives&;all under one roof&;My Mother&;s Secret is a testament to the kindness, courage, and generosity of ordinary people who chose to be extraordinary.
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Five Stars Enjoyed reading this book and would recomend it to all
Four Stars Fascinating.
review This book is wonderful. No one in our family could put it down, and we would highly recommend it! A very good read.
Heartfelt Well written. If only we still have people like this woman in the world! So caring and compassionate. My heart aches for what people have to endure during war! Hope I will never see in my lifetime.
My mother’s secret Normally Second World War books talk about the brutality but this book talks about humanity ....which begs to be controlled by Power...an easy read and lucidly written this book is so poignant
Awesome read First off ...her last name...as halama is my maiden name...so I need to research this a bit..the story n accounts were intriguing n was suspenseful...very hardship time n a blackness in history to the jewish ppl
First person account An interesting read.
loved it! I could not put it down and now that I am finished it just this morning, I have bought about it all day long. I feel friendship to the characters in the book, and am extremely inspired by the main character. What an amazing story. I plan on buying several copies for gifts.
the history is so important Love the story. So moving, such bravery. Would highly recommend it to others.
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