Cold Lonely Courage
"Cold Lonely Courage is a compelling tale of bravery and daring. Petrek creates powerful characters. The combination of fine storytelling and people you care about will suck you in from page one and glue you to the book through to its climactic ending."- James Thompson Midwest Book Review... show more
"Cold Lonely Courage is a compelling tale of bravery and daring. Petrek creates powerful characters. The combination of fine storytelling and people you care about will suck you in from page one and glue you to the book through to its climactic ending."- James Thompson Midwest Book Review Reviewer's Choice June 2013 says - Five stars! "Overall, this heroine belongs on the big screen." ~ The New York Journal of Books "...a Detailed and Impressive Debut Novel" ~ The Kindle Book Review ABOUT COLD LONELY COURAGE: Madeleine Toche races to the front only to find her brother mortally wounded during the German Blitzkrieg attack on France at the outset of World War II. His death and her rape at the hands of an SS Stormtrooper cast Madeleine down a path of death and violence as her desire for revenge reaches a crescendo. ADDITIONAL REVIEWS: Award-Winning Novel, Best Fiction... Fade-In Magazine. "Cold Lonely Courage is an absolutely gripping and brilliant recapture of the darkest realities of World War II. The strength of the human spirit shines forth in justice rendered." ~ Stephen Boehrer, Author: The Purple Culture, National Best Books 2009 Award- Winner- Fiction & Literature Religious Fiction Category. National Indie Excellence Awards 2010 - Winner - Fiction. Borough of Books: "I couldn't put this book down." Every Book Has a Soul: "This was a brilliant historical novel." Rundpinne Book Review: "Cold Lonely Courage by Soren Paul Petrek is an exceptional work of fiction."Examiner.com: Best Fiction Award from The Writers Network's 15th Annual Screenplay and Fiction Competition. Goodreads Review: "Mon Dieu! This was the best book! I could not put it down. Thankfully the cold rain and warm fire made it possible for me to read through it in a day. The strength of the story lies in the main characters; Teach and Madeleine against the backdrop of WWII. Throughout the book, the author introduces a number of characters. At one point I longed for more character development of these bit players but Soren expertly weaves the players into the story bringing it to a most satisfying finish. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Soren Paul Petrek is a practicing trial attorney with a passion for studying World War II. He lived in France and England, listening to people's stories of sacrifice and struggle during the darkest periods of the war.
Publish date: December 15th 2011
Pages no: 252
Edition language: English
Cold Lonely Courage tells the story of Madeline, a young French woman who becomes desperate for revenge during WW2 after her brother is killed and she is raped. Along with a cast of supporting characters, we follow her as she is trained to be a British Special Op spy and then becomes involved in th...