Silent Lies is a story of a boy born into poverty, who uses his amazing ability with languages to build a brilliant new life for himself. It is brimming with fascinating details about life among the rich and scandalous in the period between the two World Wars.
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Leo Hoffman is not who he seems to be. Born into poverty, Leo is adopted by a wealthy Jewish family in Budapest, only to have his dazzling new life destroyed by WWI and its aftermath. He reinvents himself as circumstances demand, eventually fleeing to Shanghai, and taking with him a diamond necklace that will prove to be his salvation--or his death warrant. When the Japanese invade in ’37, Leo must confront his past, in order to save his family from the unintended consequences of his many silent lies.
Inspired by true stories from the author’s family and based on actual historical events, "Silent Lies" brings a vanished world to life, while addressing issues that continue to resonate with readers in the 21rst century.From the Author:
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