Congratulations to M. J. Krause-Chivers for using White Rabbit Arts at The Historical Fiction Company for the design of her book cover for "Katarina's Dark Journey"!
We are thrilled to announce the release today and absolutely love the cover!!
Katarina's Dark Journey takes readers on a haunting journey through war-torn Ukraine in 1918 with a parallel story set in post-war Munich.
When darkness falls, faith prevails.
1918: Southern Ukraine. When the Bolshevik Army sets fire to the German Mennonite villages, seventeen-year-old Katarina and her wealthy pregnant sister, Anna, flee across the barren lawless steppes. Thrust into an adult world with sinister characters and a rapidly changing political landscape, Katarina learns to use her strength and wits to protect Anna and her unborn baby. But the enigmatic environment forces Katarina to grapple with her pacifist beliefs and face the darkness within herself. When there’s nowhere to hide, can she trust God to save them?
1952/3: Munich, Germany. As Peter faces the scary prospect of becoming a father, he struggles with closure to his mother Katarina's death. Fuelled by painful memories, he searches her diaries for answers but finds more questions. Will Peter spiral down into the darkness of the past, or will the burgeoning new life bring hope for the future?
Inspired by true events, “Katarina’s Dark Journey” is a faith-based coming-of-age mystery that offers a gripping exploration of family, survival, and the human spirit in times of war. With page-turning suspense, this epic saga is a must-read for historical fiction fans.
Fans of The Memory Keeper of Kyiv (Erin Litteken) and Women Talking (Miriam Toews) will appreciate the characters’ transparent and heart-wrenching struggles to survive injustice and overcome trauma.
Series overview: The past and present converge in this enthralling, serpentine saga of a mother and two sons torn apart by the trauma of war. Set in Ukraine during the Russian civil war, this suspensive coming-of-age mystery carries a poignant lesson about the fragility of freedom.
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