Genre: Historical Fiction
Length: 368 pages
Audiobook Length: 10 hours
First Published: 2023
1942. Hannah Martel has narrowly escaped Nazi Germany after her fiancé was killed in a pogrom. When her ship bound for America is turned away at port, she has nowhere to go but to her cousin Lily, who lives with her family in Brussels. Fearful for her life, Hannah is desperate to get out of occupied Europe. But with no safe way to leave, she must return to the dangerous underground work she thought she had left behind.
Seeking help, Hannah joins the Sapphire Line, a secret resistance network led by a mysterious woman named Micheline and her enigmatic brother Matteo. But when a grave mistake causes Lily’s family to be arrested and slated for deportation to Auschwitz, Hannah finds herself torn between her loyalties. How much is Hannah willing to sacrifice to save the people she loves? Inspired by incredible true stories of courage and sacrifice, Code Name Sapphire is a powerful novel about love, family and the unshakable resilience of women in even the hardest of times.
About Pam Jenoff
Pam Jenoff is a labor and employment attorney in Philadephia. Before becoming an attorney, she worked as Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Army and in the State Department in the U.S. consulate in Krakow, Poland. Her works as an author include The Lost Girls of Paris, Code Name Sapphire, The Kommandant’s Girl, The Orphan’s Tale, and The Winter’s Guest. Visit the author’s website →