Once Night Falls




      Once Night Falls
A harrowing historical novel of the extraordinary acts of ordinary people in Nazi occupied Italy Italy, 1943 Luca Benedetto has joined the partisans in their fight against the German troops ravaging the shores of his town on Lake Como While risking his life to free his country, Luca is also struggling to protect Sarah, his Jewish lover who s hiding in a mountain cabin As the violent Nazi occupation intensifies, Luca and Sarah fear for than their own lives.In the heart of their village, their mothers have also found themselves vulnerable to the encroaching Nazis But Luca s mother, undeterred, is devising her own revenge on the occupiers With Mussolini deposed and Allied armies fighting their way up the peninsula, the fate of Italy hangs in the balance, and the people of Lake Como must decide how much they re prepared to sacrifice for family, friends, and the country they love.The most trying of times will create the most unexpected heroes and incredible acts of courage in this stirring narrative as seen through the eyes of those devastated by war torn Italy. Free Read eBook Once Night Falls Author Roland Merullo – heartforum.co.uk

ROLAND MERULLO is the acclaimed author of twelve previous books, including Revere Beach Boulevard, In Revere in Those Days, A Little Love Story, Golfing with God, Breakfast with Buddha, Lunch with Buddha and American Savior Merullo has won numerous prizes, including the Massachusetts Book Award for both fiction and nonfiction He lives in Massachusetts with his wife and two children.


      Once Night Falls
 By Roland Merullo IBN :  Format : Kindle Edition – heartforum.co.uk
  • Kindle Edition
  • 359 pages
  • Once Night Falls
  • Roland Merullo
  • 10 January 2017

10 thoughts on “ Once Night Falls

  1. Paige says:

    Why did pain exist Why did evil exist Why had God allowed men like Hitler and Mussolini to come to powerBeginning with the reprisal killings at Piazzale Loreto, the story goes through Italy s political and militaristic transitions during Mussolini s dethronement by the king starting with Mussolini s banishment hiding at La Maddalena It has graphic moments and incorporates a fair amount of...

  2. Bonnye Reed says:

    First Reads November 2019

  3. Mary F says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Yeesh, another one from Lake Union I hope Merullo hasintegrity with regard to the various cultures involved and the authentic who what why how remain intact inthan a few areas The fear he ll stray just for sake of hit and entertainment would exist even if I didn t recall that some time ago Merullo mentioned being inspired to write this novel because of Beneath A Scarlet Sky aka Beneath Contempt It may have been a review of Beneath come to think of it Can t remember This r Yeesh, another one from Lake Union I hope Merullo hasintegrity with regard to the various cultures involved and the authentic who what why how remain intact inthan a few areas The fear he ll stray just for sake of hit and entertai...

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