[EPUB] ✼ The Orphan Collector ✿ Ellen Marie Wiseman – Paperless-kitchen.info

[EPUB] ✼ The Orphan Collector ✿ Ellen Marie Wiseman – Paperless-kitchen.info Ellen Marie Wiseman, Acclaimed Author Of What She Left Behind And The Life She Was Given, Weaves The Stories Of Two Very Different Women Into A Page Turning Novel As Suspenseful As It Is Poignant, Set Amid One Of History S Deadliest Pandemics In The Fall Of , Thirteen Year Old German Immigrant Pia Lange Longs To Be Far From Philadelphia S Overcrowded Streets And Slums, And From The Anti German Sentiment That Compelled Her Father To Enlist In The US Army, Hoping To Prove His Loyalty But An Even Urgent Threat Has Arrived Spanish Influenza Is Spreading Through The City Soon, Dead And Dying Are Everywhere With No Food At Home, Pia Must Venture Out In Search Of Supplies, Leaving Her Infant Twin Brothers Alone Since Her Baby Died Days Ago, Bernice Groves Has Been Lost In Grief And Bitterness If Doctors Hadn T Been So Busy Tending To Hordes Of Immigrants, Perhaps They Could Have Saved Her Son When Bernice Sees Pia Leaving Her Tenement Across The Way, She Is Buoyed By A Shocking, Life Altering Decision That Leads Her On A Sinister Mission To Transform The City S Orphans And Immigrant Children Into What She Feels Are True Americans As Pia Navigates The City S Somber Neighborhoods, She Cannot Know That Her Brothers Won T Be Home When She Returns And It Will Be A Long And Arduous Journey To Learn What Happened Even As Bernice Plots To Keep The Truth Hidden At Any Cost Only With Persistence, And The Courage To Face Her Own Shame And Fear, Will Pia Put The Pieces Together And Find The Strength To Risk Everything To See Justice At Last


10 thoughts on “The Orphan Collector

  1. Crumb Crumb says:

    FULL REVIEW NOW UP As I write this review, I m in awe In awe of this novel, of Ms Wiseman s writing, and of this story First, however, let me back up.It starts with a simple itch in the throat Suddenly you get a cough But it s not a regular cough, no It starts in the bottom of your belly and tears through your chest Suddenly your hacking Struggling for air The next thing you know, your skin is turning a bluish purple Then you are dead.I m referring to the deadly, catastrophic Spanish I F


  2. Ellen Wiseman Ellen Wiseman says:

    In the fall of 1918, thirteen year old German immigrant Pia Lange longs to be far from Philadelphia s overcrowded streets and slums, and from the anti German sentiment that compelled her father to enlist in the U.S Army, hoping to prove his loyalty But an evenurgent threat has arrived Spanish influenza is spreading through the city Soon, dead and dying are everywhere With no food at home, Pia must venture out in search of supplies, leaving her infant twin brothers alone .Since her In the fall o


  3. Ellen Wiseman Ellen Wiseman says:

    I can t wait for everyone to meet Pia Lange, a young immigrant living in the slums of Philadelphia who loses her mother during the deadly Spanish flu epidemic of 1918 and is left to take care of her twin baby brothers until her father returns from the war When they run out of supplies, Pia must leave her brothers alone to search the quarantined city for food, with no idea they will be gone when she returns


  4. Elizabeth of Silver& Elizabeth of Silver& says:

    FULL REVIEW WILL BE ON JULY 27.It s 1918, and the Spanish flu is running rampant.We meet thirteen year old Pia who is left caring for her infant twin brothers We also meet Bernice who poses as a helpful nurse.THE ORPHAN COLLECTOR is heart wrenching but will have you glued to the pages as well as have you wondering what evil deed the character Bernice will do next.A highly recommended book for book historical fiction and suspense fans 5 5 This book was given to me by the publisher via NetGalle FULL REVIEW WIL


  5. Melissa Melissa says:

    I am such a fan of Ellen Marie Wiseman s writing that I will read her books without even checking the synopses any I just know they ll be great This time around, I didn t check the synopsis before adding The Orphan Collector to my TBR pile, only to pick it up around the same time as the Coronavirus was starting to make its way around the US Talk about a timely read This is Ellen s best novel to date While we re complaining about being stuck at home with our kids for the next couple of m I am such a fan of Ellen Mar


  6. Teresa Teresa says:

    Riveting Story for Current TimesSet in pandemic stricken Philadelphia in 1918, The Orphan Collector is the story of Pia Lange, the daughter of German immigrants trying to Americanize themselves at a time when Germans were not welcome by many Her father is off fighting the war in Europe, her mother doing her best to hold the small family together in the city People are dying all over the city from the Spanish Flu and Pia s mother does not escape that fate With no family to turn to, thirteen ye Riveting Story for Current Ti


  7. Karen Kay Karen Kay says:

    I received this from Netgalley.com for a review In the fall of 1918, thirteen year old Pia Lange longs to be far from Philadelphia s overcrowded streets and slums, Spanish influenza is spreading through the city Soon, dead and dying are everywhere With no food at home, Pia must venture out in search of supplies, leaving her infant twin brothers alone Put this one on your TBR, it s a must read Showing the fears and mindsets of that era, this very readable story has interesting characters an I received this from Netgalley.com for


  8. Jenny Belk Jenny Belk says:

    As I expected another five star read I am a die hard fan of Ellen Marie Wiseman s books This one kept me up late reading and I didn t mind a bit The author s trademark for drama and suspense held me captive all the way to the last page With characters that tug at your heart and some who raise your blood pressure, this story tells the heartbreaking results of the Spanish flu that left parents with no children and thousands of children without parents or a home It is also a story of unconditi As I expected another five star read I am a d


  9. Sue Sue says:

    Readers can always depend on Ellen Marie Wiseman to bring them a emotional, well researched novel with characters so well written that they aren t soon forgotten Her newest book checks off all the boxes and her exquisite writing takes us to a time in history that will be new to many people.The year is 1918 and the people of Philadelphia are all crowded together to see the Liberty Loan Parade, where overwhelming crowds of over 200,000 are gathered in Center City to cheer their WWI veterans, buy Readers can always depend on Ellen Marie Wiseman


  10. Susan Peterson Susan Peterson says:

    Ellen Marie Wiseman has written a sensational, emotionally intense novel, combining the best of humanity with the worst, amidst a world war and a pandemic of staggering proportions.Pia is 13 when influenza strikes Philadelphia, loving and bright, and with an uncanny ability to detect sickness by sheer touch She is lonely and poor, but she is lit from within by sheer determination, bravery, and a resourcefulness beyond her years Bernice is a grieving mother, driven to do the unspeakable, poison Ellen Marie Wiseman has written a sensational, emotional


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