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Last Words by Shari J Ryan

Simply Beautiful And Heartbreaking

Last Words by Shari J Ryan is the most beautifully told historical and contemporary story of forbidden love in times of war. The novel is set in Theresienstadt in 1942 and modern day America. This book made me cry and it filled my heart with love.

We do not choose who we fall in love with. For some, just a glance makes a lasting connection. Others may spend a lifetime looking. True love lasts and never dies.

The action alternates between the two time periods after the discovery of a diary from 1942. “Most of the memories were too painful to face, and I had to lock them away in that diary.” The horrors of World War II loomed large. It was a time of unspeakable evil acts committed against the Jewish people. Loved ones were torn apart. You  needed a strong will and a lot of luck to survive.

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