Chocolate Rabbit by Petra Sabine Manning
Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. ISBN 978-0-8059-7817-9
Nikki Fisher was born Monika Groebel in East Germany after WW II. She was a child of privilege but even this did not guarantee a happy life. Chocolate Rabbit, by Petra Sabine Manning and published by Dorrance Publishing, is the story of how Monika became Nikki. It is a story filled with history, culture, politics, ethics and love.
Monika and her parents escaped to West Germany. One day her father disappeared. Then her mother died . Now an orphan she was adopted by an American family who took her to their home in Chicago. An opportunity to work as a translator takes her back to Europe. Once there, she reconnected and confronted her past. Unanswered questions were finally answered but her quest placed her life in grave danger.
This is an exciting book . The characters are vividly brought to life and they are central to this intriguing story. The power of this book is that it is captivating and holds the interest of the reader.
I received a complimentary copy of Chocolate Rabbit as a member of the Dorrance Publishing Book Review Team and I give this review of my own free will.