The Secret Pianist

Sisters. Traitors. Spies.

When a British RAF Whitley plane comes under fire over the French coast and is forced to drop their cargo, a spy messenger...

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Andie Newton

 

Andie Newton is the USA Today bestselling author of several historical novels including A Child for the Reich, The Girls from the Beach, The Girl from Vichy, and The Girl I Left Behind. Her newest book, The Secret Pianist, is out in all formats in the UK with a US and Canadian paperback following in October 2024. She lives in the beautiful Pacific Northwest with her family. When she’s not writing gritty war stories about women, you can usually find her trail-running in the desert and stopping to pet every Yellow Lab or Golden Retriever that crosses her path. Andie is actively involved with the reading and writing community on social media. You can follow her on X (Twitter) and Instagram, or check out her author page on Facebook. 

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The Secret Pianist

Sisters. Traitors. Spies.

Sisters. Traitors. Spies.

When a British RAF Whitley plane comes under fire over the French coast and is forced to drop their cargo, a spy messenger pigeon finds its way into unlikely hands…

The occupation has taken much from the Cotillard sisters, and as the Germans increase their forces in the seaside town of Boulogne-sur-Mer, Gabriella, Martine...

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A Child for the Reich

Rumors of the Nazis coming for Czech children swept through the villages like a breeze through the trees, and the story was always the same…

They wanted our children to raise as their own

Since her husband, Josef, joined the Czech resistance three years ago, Anna Dankova has done everything possible to keep her daughter, Ema, safe. But when blonde...

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La figlia segreta del Reich

ITALIAN EDITION

Ispirato a una storia vera

Da quando suo marito Josef è entrato a far parte della Resistenza, Anna Dankova fa il possibile per tenere al sicuro la figlia Ema, capelli biondi come miele e occhi azzurri come il cielo di Praga. Si dice infatti che i nazisti siano in cerca di bambini nati in Cecoslovacchia per rapirli e crescerli come fossero ariani...

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Other Writing

Discussion Questions for Book Clubs

Reading one of my books for your book club? Here are some discussion questions to get you started. I'll load questions for The Secret Pianist closer to its US paperback publication date in October.


A Child for the Reich

  1. Firstly, were you surprised to learn about the Reich’s kidnapping campaign?
  2. Anna has conflicting feelings about her husband leaving for the resistance. Why do you think that is? Do you blame her?
  3. What is Matka’s motivation for getting out of bed? Do you blame her for not...
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From the Library with Love Podcast with Sunday Times bestseller Kate Thompson

What happened to the children stolen by the Nazis? USA Today bestselling author Andie Newton shares a heartbreaking wartime story.

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Contact

 

Andie is represented by Kate Nash at the Kate Nash Literary Agency.

Translation rights are handled by Rebecca Winfield and Nick Walters at David Luxton Associates