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That question has haunted Daniel Knight since he was thirteen, when he and ten-year-old Brigitte escaped the Gestapo agents who arrested both their parents. They survived a harrowing journey from Germany to England, only to be separated upon their arrival. Daniel vowed to find Brigitte after the war, a promise he has fought to fulfill for more than seventy years.
Now a wealthy old man, Daniel's final hope in finding Brigitte rests with Quenby Vaughn, an American journalist working in London. He believes Quenby's tenacity to find missing people and her personal investment in a related WWII espionage story will help her succeed where previous investigators have failed. Though Quenby is wrestling her own demons--and wary at the idea of teaming up with Daniel's lawyer, Lucas Hough--the lure of Brigitte's story is too much to resist. Together, Quenby and Lucas delve deep into the past, following a trail of deception, sacrifice, and healing that could change all of their futures.
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May 18, 2017
"But the stories kept them both pressing forward."
I always begin a Melanie Dobson novel with a sense of eager anticipation. While I haven’t read all of her novels, I have read her more recent ones, which includes a couple of dual-time novels In Catching the Wind, past and present meet in a most c...
June 26, 2017
"We each choose between good and bad in our hearts, and our actions follow. The hardest choices are when we don't know if something is good or bad."
Bittersweet and beautifully written, Catching the Wind enraptured me with mystery and intrigue, and filled my heart with a flood of emotions. It is a...
April 12, 2017
Two timelines meet in an intriguing tale of love and searching.
This was such a sweet story! I've seen this author's name around, but this is the first book I've read by her. I'm impresed with how she connected the two storylines and brought to life each character. Quenby's name made me smile. I l...
April 27, 2017
I thought this book rather different. I enjoyed it very much and I must say blending past with present day certainly keeps it interesting!
It's a story searching for truth and wanting to know what happens to certain people.
I like it because its like a puzzle piece waiting to be put together again...
March 07, 2017
Catching the Wind may my favorite book written by Melanie Dobson yet. It starts off during World War II Germany with Brigitte Berthold and Daniel Knight escaping the Gestapo, who had already their parents. Their journey takes them to England where they are separated. These two go to a place in hi...
May 09, 2017
Readers are transported back to July 1940 Moselkern, Germany and introduced to a young boy named Dietmar Roth; a young warrior in charge of knights sworn to protect ten-year-old “pretend” princess named Brigitte Berthold. Their kingdom was a treehouse that had an amazing view of the forest and th...
April 20, 2017
That question has haunted Daniel Knight since he was thirteen, when he and ten-year-old Brigitte escaped the Gestapo agents who arrested both their parents. Where is Brigitte Bertholde? They survived a harrowing journey from Germany to England, only to be separated upon their arrival. Daniel vowe...
March 21, 2017
4 1/2 stars TOP PICK
May 25, 2017
“Better that one heart be broken a thousand times in the retelling…if it means that a thousand other hearts need not be broken at all.”
Robert McAfee Brown in the Preface to Night by Elie Wiesel
I’ll start by saying I really enjoyed a majority of this novel. I was completely intrigued by the histor...
April 29, 2017
An investigative journalist is hired by a reclusive millionaire to find a dear friend he was separated from during World War Two. While digging deeply for clues, she may just solve a personal mystery of her own.
Wow, what a fabulous read, one that kept me up late just to see how it ended! A perfec...