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Natalia As she assimilates into her new life she all but forgets the parents who were forced to leave her behind They are even further from her mind when Romania falls under Soviet occupationYet as Natalia comes of age in a bleak and hopeless world traces of her identity pierce the surface of her everyday life leading gradually to a discovery that will change her destiny She has a secret crush on Victor an intense young man who as an impoverished student befriended her family long ago Years later when Natalia is in her early twenties and working at a warehouse packing fr. 5 enchanting stars to The Girl They Left Behind The Girl They Left Behind is an enchanting story of family based on the author s mother s early life In Bucharest Romania in 1941 a three year old girl is found alone on the steps of an apartment building She is Jewish and Romania has recently aligned with the Nazis so all the Jews are risking peril if they cannot escape She is taken in at an orphanage and eventually adopted by a couple Anton and Despina who name her Nata The Line parents who were forced to leave her behind They are even further from her mind when Romania falls under Soviet occupationYet as Natalia comes of age in a bleak and hopeless world traces of her identity Your Naughty Playmate 3 - Cuckolding Fantasy pierce the surface of her everyday life leading gradually to a discovery that will change her destiny She has a secret crush on Victor an intense young man who as an impoverished student befriended her family long ago Years later when Natalia is in her early twenties and working at a warehouse Haute Chinese Cuisine from the Kitchen of Wakiya packing fr. 5 enchanting stars to The Girl They Left Behind The Girl They Left Behind is an enchanting story of family based on the author s mother s early life In Bucharest Romania in 1941 a three year old girl is found alone on the steps of an apartment building She is Jewish and Romania has recently aligned with the Nazis so all the Jews are risking Twisted peril if they cannot escape She is taken in at an orphanage and eventually adopted by a couple Anton and Despina who name her Nata

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The Girl They Left Behind

A sweeping family saga and love story that offers a vivid and uniue portrayal of life in war torn 1941 Bucharest and life behind the Iron Curtain during the Soviet Union occupation perfect for fans of Lilac Girls and Sarah’s KeyOn a freezing night in January 1941 a little Jewish girl is found on the steps of an apartment building in Bucharest With Romania recently allied with the Nazis the Jewish population is in grave danger undergoing increasingly violent persecution The girl is placed in an orphanage and eventually adopted by a wealthy childless couple who name her. 4 stars A beautiful and heart wrenching story about family love loss and letting go In anguish and despair we release this child into the hands of God with hope and faith that she may be saved This was the note that was left in a little girls beautiful velvet dress on the day that her Jewish parents fled the city of Bucharest Romania leaving their young daughter abandoned and alone on the streets This little girl was the author Roxanne Veletzos s own mother and this is her storyThe main character

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Uit she and Victor now an important official in the Communist regime cross paths again This time they are fatefully drawn into a passionate affair despite the obstacles swirling around them and Victor’s dark secretsWhen Natalia is suddenly offered a one time chance at freedom Victor is determined to help her escape even if it means losing her Natalia must make an agonizing decision remain in Bucharest with her beloved adoptive parents and the man she has come to love or seize the chance to finally live life on her own terms and to confront the painful enigma of her pas. Bucharest 1941 and the little Jewish girl not uite four years old had been abandoned in the frosty night air discovered by the concierge she was cold limp and whimpering Some time later she was taken to an orphanage where she withdrew into herself frightened not knowing what was happening When Despina and Anton a wealthy but childless couple desperate for a child adopted her they named her Natalia Her future was assuredBut war ravaged the country and turmoil surrounded them with the Nazis in control bombi


10 thoughts on “The Girl They Left Behind

  1. says:

    Haunting compelling engrossingTHE GIRL THEY LEFT BEHIND by ROXANNE VELETZOS is a fascinating captivating and deeply moving historical fiction no

  2. says:

    4 stars A beautiful and heart wrenching story about family love loss and letting go“In anguish and despair we release this child into the hands of God with hope and faith that she may be saved” This was the note that was left in a little girls’ beautiful velvet dress on the day that her Jewish parents fled the city

  3. says:

    45 valiant starsMy reviews can be seen here have always been attracted to books about the second World War and the people who lived in Europe during that awful time They the ones who survived were left with not only the scars incurred upon themselves but also the countries in which they lived that were devastate

  4. says:

    5 enchanting stars to The Girl They Left Behind ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ The Girl They Left Behind is an enchanting story of

  5. says:

    I have read and listened to many books about WWII but never one that took place in Romania This was an audiobook that virtually caused me to stop doing everything I could just to sit and listen to the voice of the narrator I don’t usually write long reviews of audiobooks but this book moved me to tears than once and is a story that should be heardThis novel starts in Bucharest Romania in 1941 when Jewish people were be

  6. says:

    The Girl They Left Behind is an emotional family saga and a love story filled with tragedy yet written with hope that drew me right in one of my favorite types of stories Roxanne Veletzos passionately and vividly weaves her family’s story some history of WWll Romania with a fictional side to some of this story She starts the st

  7. says:

    Based on true events of the author's mother The Girl They Left Behind is an endearing story set in Romania that immediately took my heart Two people fleeing in the night as the Germans enter Bucharest to roundup the Jewish population make the difficult decision to leave their three year old daughter behind Enter Anton and Despania

  8. says:

    Will definitely be giving a cover uote for this one forthcomingUpdated Roxanne Veletzos pens a fresh original debut in THE GIRL THEY LEFT BEHIND twining personal family drama together with the lesser known history of World War II Romania When an explosion of horrific anti Semitic violence sends a Jewish family fleeing i

  9. says:

    Bucharest 1941 and the little Jewish girl not uite four years old had been abandoned in the frosty night air; discovered by the concierge she was cold limp and whimpering Some time later she was taken to an orphanage where she withdrew into herself frightened not knowing what was happening When Despina and Anton a wealthy but childless couple desperate for a child adopted her they named her Natalia Her future

  10. says:

    35 stars “The Girl They Left Behind” by Roxanne Veletzos is a story of the political history of Romania from 1941 to 1960 told from a Romanian’s family’s point of view It begins with a Jewish couple in Romania when Germany is in control In January of 1941 there was a Nazi Pogrom in which the Jewish peo

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