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Ellen Marie Wiseman

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Ellen Marie Wiseman's debut novel, The Plum Tree, was released by Kensington Publishing on December 25th, 2012. Set in Nazi Germany, The Plum Tree is an epic story of human resilience and enduring hope that follows a young German woman through WWII as she struggles to survive poverty and Allied bombs, finds the courage to outwit SS officers, and risks everything trying to save the love of her life, a Jewish man. Find Ellen on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?i... or like The Plum Tree at: www.facebook.com/ThePlumTreeNovel Fan Page: www.Facebook.com/EllenMarieWisemanAuthor





If you’re a soon-to-be published author, you’re probably a little nervous about presentations and book clubs. Okay, maybe you’re terrified. (I was!) Among a million other things, you might be wondering…

Do real authors worry that someone will ask a question they can’t answer? Do real authors make sure they're wearing socks with no holes in them in case they’re asked to take off their shoes in so... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.93 · 12,860 ratings · 1,805 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
What She Left Behind
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 8,380 ratings — published 2013 — 10 editions
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The Plum Tree
4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 4,479 ratings — published 2012 — 13 editions
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Coal River
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — expected publication 2015 — 3 editions
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"Read this book! It's an honest portrayal of motherhood and family, touching without verging into the melodramatic, and so much fun to read. Once I started I could not put it down until I found out what happened to Ella, Paige, Annie, and Zach.
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"Just a perfect book. It is beautifully written and wonderfully plotted. The characters are very real and the story moves at a rapid pace. "
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"Loved. This. Book.

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I read this novel shortly after the hardcover released and fell in love with the story and the characters. My heart was broken and pieced back together by the situation Halverson explores in THE UNDERSIDE OF..." Read more of this review »
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“I want you to understand something. War makes perpetrators of some, criminals of others, and victims of everyone. Just because a soldier is in the battle, doesn't mean that he believes in the war.”
Ellen Marie Wiseman, The Plum Tree

“When we're together," he whispered, "we'll only see each other, not the ugliness around us.”
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“Heimat. The word mean home in German, the place where one was born. But the term also conveys a subtler nuance, a certain tenderness. One's Heimat is not merely a matter of geography; it is where one's heart lies. ”
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“I want you to understand something. War makes perpetrators of some, criminals of others, and victims of everyone. Just because a soldier is in the battle, doesn't mean that he believes in the war.”
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“I know now that the most genuine happiness is kept afloat by an underlying sorrow.”
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message 6: by Mary

Mary McCoy-Dressel Hi, Ellen,

Thank you for the friendship. Nice to see you here, too.

Mary~


message 5: by Ellen

Ellen Wiseman Melissa wrote: "Thanks for the friendship, Ellen. I can't wait to read THE PLUM TREE!"

Thank you! I hope you'll let me know what you think! :)


message 4: by Ellen

Ellen Wiseman Thank you!! I hope you'll let me know what you think!


message 2: by Ellen

Ellen Wiseman You're welcome! I'm still finding my way around here so thanks for the request!


message 1: by Jill

Jill Thanks Ellen Marie for accepting!


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