About the book:
This extraordinary and unflinchingly honest memoir takes us on a riveting journey into the hearts and souls of three enigmatic people whose destinies are forever changed by the events of World War II. The secrets of misguided love and passions are revealed as the author journeys between the past and the present to solve the mystery of a handsome Polish officer with piercing blue eyes and sun-colored hair. Maria Sutton takes us to the dark green hills and valleys of the ancient Carpathian Mountains in Ukraine, where the woody fragrance of birch trees and new-mown hay fills the fresh, crisp air after a heavy rain. Vicariously, we see a sunrise over Poland obscured by brightly colored swastikas on warplanes and then we will be taken into suffocating cattle cars, lice-infested stalags, and to the Dachau death camp. Further down a country road, the hearty laughter and beer steins clinking with each salute to the Fuhrer s astonishing victories can be heard.
As Maria takes us on this odyssey to solve a decades-long mystery, she learns the family secrets of untold heroism, quiet courage, and a mother s love and of tragedy, disillusionment, and heartbreak. At the end of her long journey, Maria uncovers a shattering and painful truth. But the secret, however heartbreaking, would also become the greatest gift she would receive
I was recently contacted by Maria Sutton asking if I would be interested in reading and reviewing her book, "The Night Sky: A Journey From Dachau to Denver and Back." I read the synopsis and immediately knew that this was the type of memoir that I love to read. Maria was kind enough to offer a giveaway that is international and a signed copy will go to the lucky winner.
To be considered for the giveaway please leave your email address in the comments section below. The giveaway is limited to the following countries: US, Canada, Germany, Poland, Australia and the UK. Comments to win will close on January 31, 2012 @ 11:59 p.m. EST