During the course of two wars brave people fight through the darkness to discover that where there is hope and courage there is also honor and love.
Living in Detroit during the Great Depression the Schmidt family struggles to maintain loyalty to their adopted country while being drawn into the seductive shadow of Nazi Germany. One by one they are at the center of a top-secret plot that could change the course of World War II.
Years later two young Vietnam veterans William O'Brien and Susan Johnson try to find love and build a family while they struggle with the traumas they both suffered in the war.
These stories lead the reader to Michigan Germany the battlefields of South Vietnam Texas Oklahoma and finally to Minnesota.
Michael B. Dardis
is a lifelong storyteller and world traveler who specializes in twentieth-century European history American history and military history. After graduating with degrees in history and geography Michael was awarded a Purple Heart and the US Army Commendation Medal for Valor for his service in the Vietnam War. When not writing fiction he is active in several commissions including the Committee on Foreign Relations Minnesota and the Minnesota Historical Society. He lives in Bloomington Minnesota with his wife Nancy. For more information visit his website at www.MichaelDardis.com.