Springtime of the Spirit

Book 3 in The Great War series! By the fall of 1918, the Great War has ended and the world is at peace, but there is little to celebrate in Germany. After four years of fighting for his homeland, Christophe Brecht returns to find what he once called home has forever changed.

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List Price: 12.99
Binding: Softcover
Page Count: 432
Trim Size: 5 1/2 X 8 1/4
ISBN: 9781414324371
Release Date: March 2011

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By the fall of 1918, the Great War has ended and the world is at peace, but there is little to celebrate in Germany. After four years of fighting for his homeland, Christophe Brecht returns to find there is little left of what he once called home. So when family friends ask him to travel to Munich to bring back their runaway daughter, Christophe agrees. When he finally locates Annaliese Duray, he discovers she is far different from the girl he once knew. Headstrong, idealistic, and beautiful, she is on the front lines of the city’s political scene, fighting to give women and working-class citizens a voice in Germany’s new government. As the political upheaval ignites in Munich, so does the attraction between Annaliese and Christophe. With an army from Berlin threatening to squash everything Annaliese has worked for, both she and Christophe are forced to choose between love and loyalty.

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Excerpt:

Once there was a country that wanted a turn being a great and mighty empire.

They thought their freedom was at stake when the countries around them matched their race for armaments. To protect that freedom and to make a try for their mighty empire, they ordered their army—an army with a glorious history of excellence—to fight.

Despite all assurances that they would surely win, this country was defeated after all. And its people, shocked over losing a war they’d been told would be won, ripened for revolt against the leadership that had brought them not only the loss of so many men, but the scorn of the world.

Some were willing to allow more sacrifice, but no longer from the workers and soldiers who had already given so much.

Some wanted a better nation through finding a better part of themselves.

This is the story of two such people.

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