The Swiss Courier, by Tricia Goyer & Mike Yorkey, is a spell-binding, page-turning historical novel set in Switzerland during World War II. After an attempt on Hitler’s life, the Gestapo steps up efforts to elimate possible enemies. In their search, they zero in on a German scientist who is working on the atomic bomb for Germany. What follows is a story of the fate of the the scientist and those that risk their lives to get him out of the country before the Gestapo can get to him.
This book was FANTABULOUS! When I picked it up, I was really not in the mood for fiction, especially fiction that made me think! It was not long before this book sucked me in and I went from reluctantly reading it to picking it up and ignoring my family (luckily, I read fast :D).
I loved this book and recommend it to everyone! There’s a bit of romance for the ladies and war, heroes & espionage for the guys. You could even give this books to teens! It’s well-written and avoids the graphic descriptions of the atrocities of war while whetting the appetite to learn more.
About the Authors
Tricia Goyer is the author of several books, including Night Song and Dawn of a Thousand Nights, both past winners of the ACFW’s Book of the Year Award for Long Historical Romance. Goyer lives with her family in Montana. To find out more visit her website: http://www.triciagoyer.com
Mike Yorkey is the author or coauthor of dozens of books, including the bestselling Every Man’s Battle series. Married to a Swiss native, Yorkey lived in Switzerland for 18 months. He and his family currently reside in California.To find out more visit his website: http://www.MikeYorkey.com
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This book was provided for review by LitFuse Publicity.