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The Runaway Family

by Diney Costeloe

The Runaway Family Synopsis

THE RUNAWAY FAMILY was previously published as EVIL ON THE WIND. From bestselling author Diney Costeloe, a gritty drama about a mother's struggle to protect her family and escape Nazi persecution in World War Two Germany. Germany 1937: Fear and betrayal stalk the streets. People disappear. Persecution of the Jews has become a national pastime. When Ruth Friedman's husband is arrested by the SS, she is left to fend for herself and her four children. She alone stands as their shield against the Nazis. But where can she go? Where will her family be safe? Ruth must overcome the indifference, hatred and cruelty that surrounds her as she and her family race to escape the advancing Nazi army's final solution. What readers are saying about THE RUNAWAY FAMILY: 'A powerful and moving account of the dark era of Germany's history ... A story which needed to be told and should be read by people of all ages' 'I personally loved this book ... A harrowing insight into the lives of a young Jewish family at the beginning of Hitler's reign of terror ... A sound reminder of man's inhumanity to man!' 'My university studies had to go on hold for a while because I couldn't put it down!' 'Another great story by Diney Costeloe'

The Runaway Family Press Reviews

PRAISE FOR DINEY COSTELOE: 'This book bears powerful witness to a grave injustice' Martin Bell on The Lost Soldier. 'A powerful and moving account of the brutality of war itself' Tony Benn on The Lost Soldier. 'Compelling ... the book is very hard to put down' The Bookbag on The Throwaway Children.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781788543125
Publication date: 8th March 2018
Author: Diney Costeloe
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 368 pages
Categories: Second World War fiction,

About Diney Costeloe

Diney Costeloe is the bestselling author of The Throwaway Children, The Runaway Family, The Lost Soldier, The Sisters of St Croix and The Girl With No Name. She divides her time between Somerset and West Cork.

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