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Simple Faith After losing her beloved husband and daughter and surviving Hitler s Sobibor death camp Quaker widow Anja Steinberg dedicates her life to helping others and keeping her son safe As a member of the re

  • Title: Simple Faith
  • Author: Anna Schmidt
  • ISBN: 9781620291412
  • Page: 162
  • Format: Paperback
  • Simple Faith By Anna Schmidt, After losing her beloved husband and daughter and surviving Hitler s Sobibor death camp, Quaker widow Anja Steinberg dedicates her life to helping others and keeping her son safe As a member of the resistance, she helps displaced Allied airmen get back to their units in England The journey is rigorous and filled with danger and there is no time for romance Anja knows thAfter losing her beloved husband and daughter and surviving Hitler s Sobibor death camp, Quaker widow Anja Steinberg dedicates her life to helping others and keeping her son safe As a member of the resistance, she helps displaced Allied airmen get back to their units in England The journey is rigorous and filled with danger and there is no time for romance Anja knows that Mikel, her fellow resistance worker, loves her He would make a good husband and father for her son, but she doesn t share his feelings Is friendship enough Then American Peter Trent parachutes into her life She must face facts her heart did not die with her late husband and true love could be hers again But marrying Mikel may be the only way she can save Peter.

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    1. Life is very dangerous for Anja during the War She is deeply involved in smuggling Allied air force men who have been shot down by German gunners back to safety Now the Gestapo are aware of her actions and she is one of those that are on the run She and Peter, a downed American pilot, have to flee with her son, Daniel and her friends, Josef and Lisbeth who have also been involved in the Resistance movement It is very risky as they travel from Belgium to Paris and into Spain and finally to Britai [...]

    2. Simple FaithBy Anna SchmidtWhat a wonderful story great characters I have always liked these kind of stories main character Anja Steinberg is a Quaker but married a Jew Because he was a Jew he was killed and also their daughter All she has left is her son They must leave there and go into hiding only place to go would be to go to her grandparents There is a American plane goes down and they rescue the soldier and get him to safety She begins to risk her own life to help others to escape the Nazi [...]

    3. Simple Faith is the sequel to Anna Schmidt s book, All God s Children, which I really enjoyed It is set during WWII and picks up where All God s Children leaves off and tells us Anja s story Anja is a widowed mother of a ten year old boy, Daniel She has suffered horribly through the war and her back story is told in All God s Children However, Simple Faith can be read as a stand alone book and the reader will learn all that has happened in Anja s life The trials she has suffered, along with her [...]

    4. Having read the first book of Anna s Peacemaker Series, I was looking forward to reading Simple Faith to find out about the quiet of the land who did their part to fight against the atrocious terror reigning Europe during the World War II.I was not disappointed Anna wrote this book with the same attention to detail that she did in the first book My heart beat with adrenaline as danger was ever near, and still Anja carried on with her undercover work together with her colleagues I felt the stres [...]

    5. This book has given me incredible insights into WWII for those on the other side of our world I had seen many artifacts from my late uncle the censored letters home, his Purple Heart, his leave papers, picture of him in his uniform, his gravestone, and But to think of the many silent soldiers who worked tirelessly to bring soldiers to safety and freedom was a real eye opener for me I have a great respect for these special helpers as they put their selves and their families in danger every day a [...]

    6. WW II is a fascinating time period to read about, and I love reading about the Quaker faith and how many of them put their lives on the line in order to save others This book was a perfect example of both Peter and Anja s story is filled with faith, danger, death, safety, romance, love, and trust The young boy in the story, Daniel, is a wonderful example of how children can step up and act much braver than you would expect them to when circumstances are dire Christian historical fiction fans wil [...]

    7. I just finished an advanced copy of this book, and I cannot say enough good things about it Incredibly suspenseful, heartbreaking yet uplifting, it will have you sitting on the edge of your seat as you read about Anja, Peter and their friends trying to outwit and escape the Nazis I adored the first book in the series, and this one was even exciting I can t wait for the next one to come out

    8. Anna Schmidt has outdone herself with Simple Faith, the second novel in her series, The Peacekeepers It can be read as a stand alone book without having read the first book, All God s Children Until now I was most familiar with her excellent Celery Fields series In Simple Faith she demonstrates an incredible eye for research and rich detail in this outstanding story of what ordinary people of faith did as they followed the leading of their Lord through the destruction and terror of Hitler s rule [...]

    9. If you have followed my book reviews for any length of time, then you know I am a huge WWII fan of both historical fiction and non fiction books I am so thrilled I got the opportunity to review Anna Schmidt s novel, Simple Faith, the second novel in the Peacemakers Series In this one she utilizes the true story of a group of German medical students who banded together in what came to be known as the White Rose to speak out against Hitler and the Nazis The journey of the characters of Anja and Jo [...]

    10. This is the next book in a grouping that, while they aren t my normal genre to read, I thought I would read in an attempt to broaden my reading lists So if you like to visit my page to get some insight into what men enjoy reading, hang onto your thoughts as some of these books may surprise even me This book is book 2 in the Peacemaker s series by Anna Schmidt While it may be the 2nd in the series, this book can be read as a stand alone Peter Trent is on his first mission and like most guys flyin [...]

    11. Simple Faith, book 2 in Anna Schmidt s The Peacemakers series, presents an interesting look at the work of people of faith in the midst of the horror of WWII Set in Belgium, France and Spain, the novel continues the story of Anja that began in book 1, All God s Children It can, however, be read as a standalone Filled with daring adventure, suspense and romance, Simple Faith is a recommended read for those who like historical romance set during WWII.Peter Trent is an American airman forced to par [...]

    12. Anna Schmidt s newest series is dedicated to telling little known stories of heroism from WWII I loved the first book, All God s Children, and I so enjoyed the second, Simple Faith Both of them are exactly what they should be This one tells a story set around the Escape Lines, organized bands of men and women who ferried Allied Airmen to safety Pause for a moment and think about that If you went down behind enemy lines, you were all alone You d be terrified and with good reason Imagine the feeli [...]

    13. About this book The War Had Taken Anja s World Quaker Anja Steinberg could not save to Jewish husband and young daughter from the Nazis, but even in the midst of heartbreak, Anja is following her faith s calling to help Allied airmen escape from behind enemy lines to freedom When American Peter Trent s plane is shot down, he parachutes into a field near Anja s grandfather s farm, and she sees Peter as just one in a long line of soldiers that she will help escape to return to his base in England [...]

    14. Title Simple Faith Peacemakers Series 2 Author Anna SchmidtPages 320Year 2014Publisher Shiloh Run PressNote I received a complimentary copy for an honest review of this book from bookfunIn the continuing story of Anja, Beth and others first introduced in All God s Children, the audience will be captivated by the way locals help downed airmen to safety The network of characters brought to life on the pages will remind people of other acts of bravery done to help during times of war The Gestapo is [...]

    15. Simple Faith by Anna Schmidt is my favorite of all the books that I ve read by her Set in WWII in occupied Europe, Anja and her son live on her grandparents farm Anja s husband and daughter were executed by the Nazi s troops Anja is a Quaker and her husband was Jewish Peter Trent is part of the crew that is shot down He receives injuries to his leg and having a hard time trying to get away from the German troops looking for the plane and crew The plane went up in flames Peter is separated from t [...]

    16. About the Book After losing her beloved husband and daughter and surviving Hitler s Sobibor death camp, Quaker widow Anja Steinberg dedicates her life to helping others and keeping her son safe As a member of the resistance, she helps displaced Allied airmen get back to their units in England The journey is rigorous and filled with danger and there is no time for romance Anja knows that Mikel, her fellow resistance worker, loves her He would make a good husband and father for her son, but she do [...]

    17. I ve not read very many World War II novels, kinda seems like historical stories end for me in 1920, but lately I have been coming across some really good ones that take place during the 40 s, and this is one of those books I read the first book in this series, All God s Children, and definitely enjoyed but I think I liked Simple Faith even .There was adventure and intrigue in book 2 I also really liked how the heroine, Anja, is a strong woman Going beyond her own pain at the loss of her husban [...]

    18. REVIEWSETTING 1943 Europe WWIIThis book can be read as a stand alone but it would be nice if you could read book one before The story is a fast paced adventure that takes place during WWII Anja Steinberg is a Quaker, married to a Jew In book one, the Nazi s killed her husband and her daughter Anja ran away to her grandparents with her son Peter Trent and his crew s plane is shot down in occupied territory Anja s son, who is only eight finds a hiding place so the German s can t find him He asks h [...]

    19. Simple Faith is a wonderful book that takes place toward the end of World War II The land and people are devastated by war, cruelty of the Nazis and lack of food and basic freedoms, yet there are still kind hearted people These people are the ones that help the downed airmen travel safely across the war torn country, providing housing, food and shelter Anja, the main character, has suffered a great deal, yet she is still determined to help keep the evaders safe She works hard to teach the men ho [...]

    20. This was a page turner It takes place towards the end of World War II and is a story of survival, sacrifice, faith and love.Anja Steinberg is a woman of immeasurable courage She has lost her husband and daughter because of this horrific war, and now has to protect her son and grandparents Yet, she has the calling to aid Air soldiers to safety so that they can once again fight the Nazis.Peter Trent, an American soldier, finds himself in her care She must work with him teaching him German and the [...]

    21. Anna Schmidt does not fail to deliver a fantastic read in the sequel to All God s Children Simple Faith is a suspenseful and thought provoking continuation in the Peacekeeper Series In the ugliness of a war that required too much of too many and destroyed lives and families unmercifully, a group of friends work toward rescuing those in danger of the Nazis and Gestapo Although it is a great sequel, Simple Faith is a standalone story.Anja rises above her own despair and circumstances as she choose [...]

    22. It s not often that I say, Wow to a new to me author But, Wow I almost passed on reviewing this book and I am so grateful that I didn t I loved these characters I loved this novel I was drawn in at once to Anna and Peter s compelling story The historical research and attention to detail is excellent The characters well drawn and developed I cheered, I laughed and I held my breath as they moved through Germany and Spain trying to get Peter back to England.There are so many facets to the war exper [...]

    23. SIMPLE FAITH by Anna Schmidt is another exciting Peacemakers, Inspirational Historical Romance Fiction set in 1943 Europe 2 in The Peacemakers series, but can be read as a stand alone, although, I would recommend reading book 1, All God s Children Simple Faith, picks up where All God s Children finished.Quaker Anja Steinberg, had her whole world taken away in All God s Children by the Nazis, after losing her Jewish husband and daughter to the Nazis In, Simple Faith, she is helping Allied airmen [...]

    24. What a great read I started it in the morning and couldn t sleep in the evening so started to read I decided when I finished the book at 4 AM I better go to bed The book was about a young woman Anja Steinberg, a Quaker by faith, who lived with her grandparents, her daughter and husband lost due to teh Nazi s she decided it was her faith s calling to hellp the Allied airmen excape from behind enemy lines to freedom She is only a part of the group of people who get the airment when their planes ar [...]

    25. This is the second book in the Peacemakers series and like the first book it was great A fast paced story full of danger, suspense, sorrow and romance It did not take long to read as I did not want to put it down The story can be read as a stand alone book but I recommend, if possible, that you read the first book All God s Children before reading Simple Faith.An amazing story of men and women who sacrificed much during World War II and worked undercover in order to help allied airmen who had fa [...]

    26. Anja lost her husband and daughter when the Nazis came to rid Germany of the Jews But instead of letting the grief swallow her, she starts an underground rescue to get fallen soldiers out from behind enemy lines One evening her young son finds an American airman who has been shot down and is wounded It takes everything she has to rescue this man, but in the process she might find love.The author has taken drama, suspense, history, and romance and woven them together so expertly that I felt I was [...]

    27. Although I did not read the first book in this series I had no problem reading this as a stand alone.This book is chock full of suspense, bittersweet adventure and an insight to what many had to face and deal with on a daily basis during WWII Anja Steinberg has been through many trials but her Quaker faith is her anchor throughout the story A widow who suffered the loss of her husband and daughter in one of the death camps, she clings to her precious son Daniel She is part of the resistance unde [...]

    28. Simple FaithAnna Schmidt 4 StarsThe writing and feel of Simple Faith are just that simple yet the book draws the reader in with every subsequent chapter This reviewer was torn between who to root for just as Anja was torn between who to love The story ends in an unexpected way because of all the tragedy and obstacles everyone faces on their way to freedom Readers will hate to see the story end Let s hope Schmidt has in store for these characters.Summary Losing her husband and daughter and then [...]

    29. Faith and DeterminationWhat a beautiful, heart pounding story that is a testament to the perseverance of those that lived through World War II in Europe Anna Schmidt weaves a wonderful story around an American and the young woman that saved his life when he crashes behind Nazi lines in Europe Her Quaker faith, and those involved in the intricate underground railroad of Europe at that time, remains steadfast through harrowing circumstances Anja has much to teach all of us that follow the journey [...]

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