City of Women (Hardcover)

By David R. Gillham

Thorndike Press, 9781410453655, 617pp.

Publication Date: January 9, 2013

August 2012 Indie Next List

“In this powerful debut, Gillham gives voice to the remarkable women left to defend the home front in war-torn Berlin. He masterfully juxtaposes their courage and determination in the face of opposition with fear, loneliness, and despair. Impeccably told, City of Women is a sensual, suspenseful read filled with extraordinary characters and exceptional moments of resilience, humanity, and grace.”
— Anderson McKean, Page & Palette, Fairhope, AL
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Behind the facade of a model soldier's wife is an entirely different Sigrid. Her tedious existence is turned upside down when she finds herself hiding a mother and her family--whom she believes might be her lover's family--and must make terrifying choices that could cost her everything.

About the Author

David R. Gillham spent more than a decade in the book business. He lives with his family in western Massachusetts.