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Today marks the beginning of spring. The daffodils are in bloom, the lambs are being born and soon the clocks will change. Spring is all about new beginnings and four fantastic new stories will spring from Lume Books this season! This includes a phenomenal Holocaust memoir, an anthology of short stories from some of our best crime and thriller writers, an uplifting true story of a group of American soldiers and a fast-paced naval thriller. 

Maybe You Will Survive

by Aron Goldfarb and Graham Diamond

Paperback coming Monday 20th April, pre-order here.

This special 75th anniversary edition of our bestselling Holocaust memoir tells the incredible true story of fifteen-year-old Aron Goldfarb’s escape from the Holocaust in Nazi-occupied Poland. Together with his brother, Aron was able to escape from imprisonment in Pionki labour camp and they both survived hidden in underground bunkers until the end of the war, right under the noses of the SS officers hunting them down.

For your chance to win a brand new paperback copy before publication, we’re still running giveaways! US and Canadian readers can enter here. UK and Ireland readers, click here.

Given in Evidence: A Lume Crime Anthology

Coming Friday 1st May

We’re excited to be publishing a collection of crime and thriller short stories from some of our most talented authors in the genre. The anthology will feature ten twisting, page-turning stories ranging from cosy whodunnits to gritty action thrillers. With something for every crime and thriller fan, there will be new work from:

Roger A. Price, Charlie Cochrane, D. J. Harrison, A. A. Chaudhuri, J. M. Hewitt, Leo McNeir, Rob Parker, E. R. Fallon, Thomas Laird and Euan B. Pollock.

West Point ’41: The Class That Went to War and Shaped America

by Anne Kazel-Wilcox and PJ Wilcox with Lt. Gen. Edward L. Rowley

Coming Monday 25th May

The inspiring true story of the West Point class of ’41, which graduated into combat leadership in World War II and went on to shape policy in Korea during the Cold War, and in Vietnam. This is an uplifting story of ordinary young men in extraordinary times, in extraordinary places, who graduated directly into the teeth of battle and displayed unwavering leadership, honour, duty and determination.

Never Too Old for a Pierhead Jump

by David Black

Coming Friday 29th May – and available to pre-order here!

The latest book in the popular Harry Gilmour series. The year is 1944, and Lieutenant Harry Gilmour is recovering in Beirut from an ill-fated British campaign to seize the Greek Islands. His new command is a submarine navigating the treacherous waters of the Malay Archipelago, attempting to survive against an Imperial Japanese Navy growing in anti-submarine expertise. As the war in the Far East grinds to an explosive conclusion Gilmour faces a mission to deliver the Royal Navy’s most spectacular success of the war.

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