Beneath a Scarlet Sky: A Novel (Unabridged)
by Mark Sullivan
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Soon to be a major television event from Pascal Pictures, starring Tom Holland. Based on the true story of a forgotten hero, the USA Today and #1 Amazon Charts bestseller Beneath a Scarlet Sky is the triumphant, epic tale of one young man’s incredible courage and resilience during one of history’s darkest hours. Pino Lella wants nothing to do with the war or the Nazis. He’s a normal Italian teenager - obsessed with music, food, and girls - but his days of innocence are numbered. When his family home in Milan is destroyed by Allied bombs, Pino joins an underground railroad helping Jews escape over the Alps, and falls for Anna, a beautiful widow six years his senior. In an attempt to protect him, Pino’s parents force him to enlist as a German soldier - a move they think will keep him out of combat. But after Pino is injured, he is recruited at the tender age of eighteen to become the personal driver for Adolf Hitler’s left hand in Italy, General Hans Leyers, one of the Third Reich’s most mysterious and powerful commanders. Now, with the opportunity to spy for the Allies inside the German High Command, Pino endures the horrors of the war and the Nazi occupation by fighting in secret, his courage bolstered by his love for Anna and for the life he dreams they will one day share. Fans of All the Light We Cannot See, The Nightingale, and Unbroken will enjoy this riveting saga of history, suspense, and love.
Best story EVER!!
Thrilling, exciting, heartfelt & alive. Took me to a time in my parents’ day. It is true courage, love of mankind, & a romantic love. I felt like I was right there. I was sitting on pins & needles at times, crying, laughing & totally in love with each character. Sit on the edge of your seat & listen to a great story. You will be moved by it too.
I loved this book, it had the perfect amount of action, adventure and romance. There was never a dull moment.
My heart race, delighted and broke with this
Totally a heart wrenching story... words are now adequate to express the happening if that dark time on earth.. this is a beautiful enduring light shone upon the darkness...I will read again!