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Wish You Were Here: An Essential Guide to Your Favorite Music Scenes—from Punk to Indie and Everything in Between eOught and care Runyan crafted in this story gave it something special a fact which balanced my natural appreciation for the warra The Day Christ Was Born elements of the narrativeJohanna also captured my attention She is a strong andngaging character in her own right but what impressed me was Runyan s ability to avoid repetition The author tackled women in wartime aviation in her 2018 release Daughters of the Night Sky Runyan s admiration for this groundbreaking generation is obvious but her ability to channel her steem into another facet of their accomplishments so completely protected the individuality "Of Both Johanna And " both Johanna and ven in the The Seventh Witch eyes of those familiar with herarlier workI d be remiss in my commentary if I failed to mention Max Some might overlook his arc alongside Beth and Johanna but the resilience he And the Miss Ran Away with the Rake exhibits despite circumstance and his natural affability is trulyxtraordinary There is a sort of innocence lost Trickle Down Tyranny: Crushing Obama's Dream of the Socialist States of America element to hisxperiences and I liked how Runyan chose to illustrate a man who was forever marked by his journey but refused to be broken by itFinally I want to note Metta s contribution to the narrative Her story plays out in the background of the novel and while I liked what she represents for ach of the narrators I can t deny falling in love with what she symbolizes on the larger scale The intangibility of her voice is a beautiful ode the stories the war obscured and I found Runyan s acknowledgment of of her voice is a beautiful ode the stories the war obscured and I found Runyan s acknowledgment of reality heart wrenchingly beautiful I loved this book it was wonderful to read I just couldn t put it down The chapters were short and split into different time lines present day and 1942 1944 It was interesting and at times sad It was the first book I ve read by this author but I have already downloaded of her books from kindle unlimited A book you can lose yourself in A brilliantly plotted and delightfully written family drama about strength secrets and sacrifice SUMMARYBeth Cohen wants to make the most of the time she has left with her lderly father Max He asks his daughter is I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway and I would like to take a moment to thank the publisher and the author for allowing me the opportunity to read this book and leave an unbiased reviewNow that I have the particulars out of the way I am happy to say that this is one fantastic book I loved it start to finishLoosely based on fact this story deftly weaves the connection between three separate it start to finishLoosely based on fact this story deftly weaves the connection between three separate of views and three timelines and it never gets confusion Instead it s like a finely woven piece of cloth that never frays or disappointsOne of the best characters is also one of the main characters whose name is Max In the current time Max is about 90 years old The book includes his reflections of his time many years prior when he was an American Jewish dentist who became a medic in WWII some 60 years agoWhile in Germany Max meets and falls for Margerethe A resistance fighter something about her draws Max and the two fall in loveDue to Aimie K Ruynan s amazing writing ability you will be transported in time back to WWII in Germany You will feel The Color of Our Sky every singlemotion available to mankind and it will leave you with very deep feelingsIn the current time Max has asked his daughter Beth to retrieve something from storage a box filled with items he wants to see. Western front Then among his wartime souvenirs Beth finds a photograph of her father with an adoring and beautiful stranger a photograph worth a thousand uestionsIt was 1944 when Max was drawn into the underground resistance by the fearless German wife of a Nazi officer Together she and Max were willing to risk verything for what they believed was right Ahead of them lay a dangero. I njoyed the story a lot and had a real Obsession emotional reaction at times The real thing that took away from the plot are severalvents that just seem unrealistic If I put them aside then I d rate this book a good 4 Captivating Riveting Emotive Atmospheric Wonderfully narrated I throughly recommend the audio version Across the Winding River is five stars all the way in my Cabaret: A Roman Riddle estimate Tastefully and authentically writtentold from multifaceted perspectives not often represented in historical fiction The story toggles between present day and WWII and is set in both Germany and San Diego I was fully vested in the storyline atmospheric details all the characters and the humanlement of moralistic hard choices one is pressed to make during times OF WAR HIGHLY RECOMMENDED ESPECIALLY AS war Highly recommended specially as audio presentation I can asily give this one all the stars Note There is one brief sex scene but it is decorous not graphic in description And there is 2 or maybe 3 non vulgar xpletives Calling all World War II and historical fiction lovers Have I got a book for you Across the Winding River by Aimie K Runyan is such a magnificent story spanning three different timelines and many decades There are three viewpoints in this book Beth in present day 2007 her father Max set during the war and shortly afterwards and Johanna who is an ngineer and test pilot for Nazi Germany I absolutely loved how Runyan intertwined all of the stories together and my jaw dropped open than once during the book Since we re dealing with war Across the Winding River is definitely not all and roses so Since we re dealing with war Across the Winding River is definitely not all sunshine and roses was very happy that the author infused it with so much humor I loved that so many parts made me laugh while it was also serious heartbreaking and inspirational as well I also thought it was really cool that there was a character based in the Luftwaffe since t Beth Cohen s father Max a WWII veteran living in a nursing home What Beth knew of her fathers past was in the old photos he had in a box There was a photo of him and a blond German womana mystery woman Beth wanted to know As the story unfolds there is a time line form 1944 1945 to the present day It s hard for her father to talk of this mystery woman There was a child one the way After the war he had tried to find her and the child but with no successMax meets a woman at the nursing home a Mrs Patterson During their conversation she told Max about her missing sister in Germany This woman Metta was one and the samethe one he was looking forThrough searching the child was found now an adult David Bauer Beth had a brother When David came to the United States and Met Max He looked so much like Max when Max was youngerFinally Max was at peace finding his sonI won this free book from Goodreads First reads Find this and other reviews at can t remember what I All Roads Lead Home expected going into Aimie K Runyan s Across the Winding River but the novel surpassed myxpectations and surprised me in a variety of waysI am a historical fiction reader and usually appreciate the historical storylines of dual narratives than the modern ones Across the Winding River however proved an xception thanks to the motional arc Runyan gifted Beth The vulnerability she xudes pulls on the heartstrings and resonates with an authenticity I ve rarely seen in my reading The th. A woman unlocks the mystery of her father’s wartime past in a moving novel about secrets sacrifice and the power of love by the bestselling author of Daughters of the Night SkyBeth Cohen wants to make the most of the months she has left with her lderly father Max His only reuest of his daughter is to go through the long forgotten box of memorabilia from his days as a medic on the. One time Like many veterans what Max went through during the War is something he does not speak about However Max has kept in touch with the friends HE MADE DURING THE WAR PEOPLE made during the war people know what went on and they share the heartaches and triumphs when they speak with ach otherWe learn that Max joined the war after his beloved mother gave him her blessing to do so following the news that her family war after his beloved mother gave him her blessing to do so following the news that her family Latvia and so Max s life is changed foreverA great author and a great read A women finds an old photograph in her father s WWII memorabilia and that is where the mystery begins I found it helpful to read the author s notes before I started the book because the book has three timelines and three POV s so can be difficult to keep it all straight at times Reading the author s notes helped simplify the complexity of the story for me This is a story about family love and loyalty There are many characters and throughout the story you become invested in them all It is a complex and ntertaining story based on facts that kept me ngaged to the ndI would recommend this book if you like WWII genre you won t be disappointedThank you NetGalley and Lake Union Publishing for an ARC in xchange for my review NetGalley AcrosstheWindingRiver Beth Cohen s dad Max is 90 and living in an aged care home and one day he asked his daughter to find a box containing his mementos from his time serving as a medic during WW II Of course she has a look at the contents of the box and she discovers a photo of her dad with a pretty pregnant woman and the lady isn t her mother1944 Max finished his dental training he decided to serve his country and joined the army as a medic While stationed in Germany he met a young married woman called Margarethe they had a very short romantic relationship after the war nded he tried to find her he couldn t he had no idea what happened to Metta and her baby Older Max had one wish he would like Beth to find out what happened to Metta and her baby After 60 years Beth doesn t like her chances of finding them and her dad doesn t Just Cause even know her last nameJohanna Patterson is Metta s older sister during WW IIngineer in Germany she designed and flew planes Post war Germany was a total mess people lost contact with ach other during the chaos and it was difficult to find someone missing Both Max and Johanna separately spent over two years trying to find Margarethe and they had no luck ventually they had no choice and moved on with their lives All three main characters stories are connected you have Max who knows his time is running out and he wants closure Beth who has recently divorced and wants to make the most of her time that she has left with her dad and let him rest in peace knowing what happened to his first love Metta Johanna has married again she no longer lives in Germany and after 60 years still wants to find her beloved sisterAcross The Winding River s plot is based around Max Metta s and Johanna s xperiences during WW II it s a gripping dual timeline story about war love loss sacrifice destiny persistence and years later still desperately needing to find closure I njoyed really njoyed the book Aimie K Ruyan s books never disappoint and fours stars from me I have shared my review on Goodreads NetGalley Twitter Australian Kobo and my blo. Us romance a dream of scape and a destiny over which neither had controlBut Max isn’t alone in his haunting remembrances of war In a nearby private care home is a fragile German born woman with her own past to share Only when the two women meet does Beth realize how much to her father there is to know all the ways in which his heart still breaks and the closure he needs to heal .

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