Jordan Weiss Books In Publication Order
- Almost Home / The Officer’s Lover (2009)
- A Hidden Affair (2010)
Kommandant’s Girl Books In Publication Order
- The Kommandant’s Girl (2007)
- The Diplomat’s Wife (2008)
- The Ambassador’s Daughter (2012)
Winter Guest Books In Publication Order
- The Winter Guest (2014)
- The Other Girl (2014)
Standalone Novels In Publication Order
- The Things We Cherished (2011)
- The Last Embrace (2012)
- The Last Summer at Chelsea Beach (2015)
- The Orphan’s Tale (2017)
- The Lost Girls of Paris (2019)
- The Woman with the Blue Star (2021)
Anthologies In Publication Order
- Grand Central (2014)
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Pam Jenoff Books Overview
A breathtakingly poignant novel of suspense from one of fiction’s newest leading voices.
From bestselling author and Quill award nominee Pam Jenoff comes a rich, ambitious, and startling novel about a woman who must face a past she’d rather forget in order to uncover a dangerous legacy that threatens her future.
Ten years ago, American Jordan Weiss’s idyllic experience as a graduate student and coxswain at Cambridge was shattered when her boyfriend and fellow crewmember, Jared Short, drowned in the River Cam the night before the biggest race of the year. Since that time, Jordan, a State Department intelligence officer, has traveled the world on dangerous assignments but has managed to avoid returning to face her painful memories in England. When her terminally ill friend Sarah asks her to come to London, though, Jordan finds herself requesting a transfer to the one place she swore she’d never go again.
In London, Jordan attempts to settle into her new life, pushing aside her haunting memories and taking on an urgent mission beside rakish agent Sebastian Hodges. Shortly after her arrival, just when she thinks there’s hope for a fresh start in England, she is approached by a former college classmate who makes a startling assertion. He tells her that Jared’s death was not an accident, but that he was murdered.
Jordan quickly learns that Jared’s death was indeed not an accident, and that his research on World War II had uncovered a shameful secret. But powerful forces with everything to lose will stop at nothing to keep the past buried. Soon, Jordan finds herself in grave peril as she struggles to find the answers that lie treacherously close to home, the truth that threatens to change her life forever, and the love that makes it all worth fighting for.
It is a journey that sweeps readers across England and back in time to reveal the incalculable dangers that lie in the wake of war. Fast paced and impossible to put down, Almost Home establishes Pam Jenoff as one of the best new writers in the genre.
PAST WARS, PAST LIVES, PAST LOVES…
CAN WE EVER REALLY LET THEM GO…
AND SHOULD WE? Ten years ago, U.S. State Department intelligence officer Jordan Weiss’s life was turned upside down when she was told her college boyfriend, Jared, drowned in the River Cam. In a shocking discovery, though, she realizes that things weren t as they seemed and that she had been lied to and betrayed by those closest to her. Reeling from the shock and the knowledge that Jared is still alive Jordan resigns her State Department post and sets off in search of answers. Traveling to Jared s last known whereabouts on the French Riviera, she encounters Nicole, a mysterious woman who flees after refusing to disclose what she knows about Jared. Following Nicole across Europe, Jordan soon discovers that she is not alone in her pursuit Aaron, a handsome and enigmatic Israeli, is chasing Nicole for his own cryptic reasons. Though distrustful of each other, Jordan and Aaron join forces on a journey that takes them half a world away, and only steps ahead of grave peril. As Jordan draws closer to finding the answers that have eluded her for a decade, larger questions remain: Can she reconcile her attraction to Aaron with her unresolved feelings for Jared, the only man she ever loved? Will the truth be too devastating to handle or finally set her free? Will she have a chance at happiness at last? Thrilling, romantic, and impossible to put down, A Hidden Affair gives us a brave and relentless hero*ine who never gives up on her search for the truth.
Nineteen year old Emma Bau has been married only three weeks when Na*zi tanks thunder into her native Poland. Within days Emma’s husband, Jacob, a fiery and independent scholar, is forced to disappear underground, leaving Emma and her parents imprisoned within the city’s decrepit, moldering Jewish ghetto. But then, in the dead of night, she is smuggled out of the ghetto. Taken to Krakow to live with her husband’s Catholic cousin, Krysia, Emma takes on a new identity as Anna Lipowski, a gentile.
Emma’s already precarious situation is complicated by her introduction to Kommandant Georg Richwalder, a high ranking Na*zi official who insists that Emma come work for him a job she cannot refuse without arousing suspicion. Urged by the Resistance to use her position and the Kommandant’s obvious romantic intentions to gain access to details of the Na*zi occupation, Emma must become perilously close to her enemy and, now in perpetual danger of being discovered, finds herself questioning loyalty and duty, fearful of risking her life and the lives of those she loves.
Based in part on actual events, Pam Jenoff’s astonishing debut novel delivers unrelenting tension in an achingly beautiful account of a young woman forced to bend loyalties, deny truths and betray her own beliefs a woman almost powerless against her extraordinary circumstances, who must decide which risks are worth taking and which vows are worth breaking.
Love was not a luxury Marta Nedermann could afford during the war. But with the Na*zis defeated, her life takes a surprising turn when she meets Paul, a handsome American soldier. Their whirlwind romance is cut short when his troop is deployed, but promises of marriage and a rendezvous in London bolster Marta’s spirits. Then, tragically, a plane crash claims Paul s life, and Marta is left alone to discover to her delight and dismay that she is pregnant. Now, two years later, Marta has picked up the pieces and moved on. She has started over in London with her husband, a British diplomat, with whom she shares a companionable, if passionless, marriage. Simon asks her no questions, and Marta is happy to keep close her memories of Paul and let her deeds of the past remain unspoken. But Marta s new life is anything but simple. A new war has been brought home to her doorstep: Communist loyalists have infiltrated British intelligence, and the one person who holds the key to exposing the leak is connected to Marta s past. There is a traitor amongst them who needs to prevent Marta s involvement, and no one not her former friends or current lover can be trusted. In this dramatic follow up to her international bestselling debut novel,Pam Jenoff explores the sacrifices and heartbreak that come in a time of uneasy peace and rising paranoia, when love and desperation can make liars of us all.