The Last Sketch : A World War II Novel Set in Warsaw and Montauk
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Poland, 1944. Wanda Odwaga will never stop resisting. As the Nazis occupy her beloved homeland, the twenty-three-year-old artist vows to do whatever it takes to help the underground movement mobilize against Hitler's forces. But she's devastated when the Gestapo storms her house in search of rebel leaders, killing her heroic father and leaving the face of his murderer forever etched in her mind.
New York. Finn Keller longs to balance the scales. Having escaped Germany with his mother as a teen, he's disgusted his estranged twin brother has become a ruthless Nazi henchman with a vicious reputation. So when a covert government agency approaches him with a dangerous undercover mission, Finn willingly risks his life to play his part in turning the tide of war.
Still grieving her unforgivable loss, Wanda's thirst for revenge takes an unexpected leap forward when she once again encounters her father's killer. And as Finn dives deeply into the role of impersonating his cold-hearted sibling, he's captivated by the beautiful Polish woman frozen in front of him... her eyes blazing with the promise of murder.
Can these two players in a deadly game survive the ravages of a sadistic conflict?
The Last Sketch is a breathtaking World War II historical fiction novel. If you like engaging characters, exhilarating espionage, and a dash of enemy-to-lovers romance, then you'll enjoy Gosia Nealon's powerful drama.
- Paperback | 270 pages
- 140 x 216 x 15mm | 345g
- 01 Sep 2021
- Indies United Publishing House, LLC
-Shari J. Ryan, USA Today Bestselling Author of Last Words
"The Last Sketch is a powerful yet beautifully written novel recounting one of the worst periods in human history. The first person account offers a haunting insight into the suffering of the innocent at the hands of the Nazis, yet the author approaches the subject with skilled delicacy and no shortage of knowledge. For a debut novel, this was an outstanding, heartfelt story. A bright future awaits this fantastic new author."
-Steven Moore, Amazon Bestselling Author
"Gosia Nealon writes from the heart in The Last Sketch, an incredibly moving piece of historical fiction picking up near the end of World War II. [...] The Last Sketch is an action-packed story that dots all the i's and crosses all the t's."