The Crestfallen Rose merges the journey of a child born blind with that of two women whose lives are devastated in pre World War II Germany, into an exciting tale of love and death.
Samantha Talbot is born blind. Her mother Ally, searches for the cause. She finds a mysterious link to a pesticide, and Worldwide Chemical. No lawyer will touch her case, until a former District Attorney, David King, agrees to fight for she and Sam.
Decades before Samanthas birth Amalia Hecht and her uncle Karl perfect a miracle pesticide that is sought by the Gestapo. They pass it secretly to an American agent. Hunted by the police they flee Germany. Amalia befriends, Rachel Wisemann, a young girl, at the Swiss border.
Ally, Samantha, and David face Worldwide Chemical in Federal Court in Miami, their quest frustrated by an ambitious judge, unscrupulous lawyers, and a callous opponent. Deftly drawn protagonists, Ally, David, Amalia, and Rachel become one with the reader in a thrilling tale.
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