Cyrla's neighbours have begun to whisper. Her cousin, Annika, is pregnant and has passed the rigorous exams for admission to the Lebensborn, a maternity home for Aryan girls carrying German babies. But Annika's soldier has disappeared, and the Nazis confiscate fatherless children. Cyrla, sent from Poland to hide with her Dutch relatives, has been warned that her neighbours know she is half Jewish. She won't be safe with them for long. A cruel twist of fate places Cyrla with the terrible choice between certain discovery in her cousin's home and taking Annika's place in the Lebensborn - Cyrla and Annika are nearly identical. If she takes refuge in the enemy's lair, can Cyrla fool the doctors, nurses, guards, and other mothers-to-be? How will she escape before they discover she is not who she claims?
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"MY ENEMY'S CRADLE has everything: It is a page turner full of twists and turns. It is a love story. It is a war story. It reveals a dark piece of history. There is only one caveat to this novel: you will want to read it straight through. So put aside absolutely everything, and begin." --Ann Hood "author of The Knitting Circle "About the Author:
Sara Young has written children’s books under the name Sara Pennypacker and won praise for their literary merit as well as several awards, including a listing in ‘The New York Public Library’s 100 Best Book s to Read to Children’ for Stuart’s Cape. Her newest, Clementine, debuted last month on the NYT bestseller list at no. 9. and is published in the UK by Hodder. My Enemy’s Cradle is her debut novel for adults.
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