Roses And Chocolates: A True Love Story in World War II

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Maria Johnsen, Aug 26, 2014 - Fiction - 236 pages

A Heartrending Love Story Amidst World War II

Prepare to embark on a journey through an extraordinary tale of love, courage, and redemption that will captivate readers until the very last page.

In the bustling streets of Berlin, a chance encounter between 22-year-old Hans and a spirited young waitress named Veronica sets the stage for an unforgettable love story. Drawn to her infectious humor and undeniable beauty, Hans finds himself inexorably drawn to Veronica, and their connection blossoms into a love that knows no bounds. She becomes everything he could ever desire—a kindred spirit, a beacon of hope in a tumultuous world.

But as the world plunges into the depths of conflict and chaos, their love story takes an agonizing turn. Hans, torn between duty and the love he holds dear, finds himself compelled to join the ranks of the SS, forcing him to break his promises to Veronica and their unborn child. Duty calls him to Poland, where he must fulfill his obligations to the Nazis, leaving behind everything he cherishes.

As war rages on, Veronica faces her own challenges, striving to survive in a world where danger lurks at every turn. Yet, her unwavering love for Hans serves as a guiding light, providing strength and solace amidst the darkness of uncertainty.

Separated by circumstances beyond their control, Hans and Veronica navigate the treacherous waters of World War II, their hearts intertwined across the vast expanse of war-torn Europe. Through letters and fleeting moments of connection, they cling to the hope that their love will endure the ultimate test of time.

Amidst the horrors of war, Hans is confronted with the true nature of his allegiance, and he must make a choice that will not only determine his own destiny but also shape the lives of those he holds dear. Can love transcend the barriers of war, or will it succumb to the unforgiving forces that threaten to tear them apart forever?

A True Love Story in World War II is a poignant and gripping tale that explores the indomitable power of love in the face of adversity. As Hans and Veronica's paths converge and diverge throughout the tumultuous landscape of war, their unwavering bond offers a glimmer of hope and a testament to the resilience of the human spirit.

Prepare to be swept away by a story that will leave you breathless, as the stakes rise and the characters' journeys intertwine in an unforgettable climax. This remarkable tale of love, fearlessness, and redemption will resonate with readers long after they've turned the final page.

 

Contents

Love at first Sight
9
Thinking Of Her
15
A War
18
Infatuation
20
The Heritage
22
Asking Her On A Date
26
On A Date
30
A Few Weeks Later After The First Date
39
A Secret Refuge
99
A Friends Visit
102
The Revealed Secret
107
Norway
118
At The Police Station
136
Blossoming Love
141
Rumours About Anna
152
Friendship
156

A Marriage Proposal
47
Going To Poland
50
The Departure
52
A Mission
55
The Concentration Camp in Poland
59
The Escape
67
The Dinner With Hitler
69
After The Explosion
75
The Unbearable Waiting Time
84
Bad News
87
Grief
91
Jews
95
Business In Berlin
165
Growing Up in Fosen
176
A few years later in Fosen
178
A Dream Comes True
180
Death Of A Husband
185
Standing As Tall As A Proud Lion
187
Father And Son
189
Roses And Chocolates
193
The Magnificent Wedding
196
About The Author
197
Copyright

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Maria Johnsen is a film and television writer, director and producer. She has published 43 fiction and nonfiction books which are on sale in bookstores and online. Some of her non-fiction books are academic and educational materials on post graduate level at universities in North America and Europe such as: “The Business of Filmmaking: Building a Business and Networking Strategies in the Movie Industry”, “The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Digital Marketing: The next big technological break”, “Blockchain in Digital Marketing: A New Paradigm of Trust”, “Multilingual Digital Marketing: Managing for Excellence in Online Marketing”,” Sales in The Age Of Intelligent Web”. Maria has also written books in German, French and Dutch Languages.

Maria runs Golden Way Media Films a production and development company in London, UK.

Maria Johnsen is also director and founder of Golden Way Media an award winning multilingual digital marketing company in Norway. In 2016, she was ranked #6 digital marketing influencer in the world by Onalytica Company who runs Influencer Relationship Management (IRM) solution in the UK and U.S.A. She was also ranked among top 100 global artificial intelligence A.I. and Fintech influencer by the same company.

Maria Johnsen holds a degree in political economy, Beauty Arts from Sorbonne University in Paris, BA in Information technology, BA in informatics, Master of Science degree in Computer Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Johnsen graduated from Royal Holloway University of London, where she received an M.A., in Film Production, with an emphasis in Writing, Directing and Producing Film and TV.

In 2019 Maria received The International Star Award for quality leadership, innovation and excellence. The convention was held in Geneva, Switzerland.

Maria wrote, directed and produced successful films which are streaming on Amazon Prime in North America, UK and Japan. Maria ‘s short films are streaming on the following platforms in Australia, Canada, Mexico ,New Zealand, United States, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala and Panama via Tubi , It is streaming in Brazil nationwide.

Platforms to watch this film are: Roku, Fire TV, Android, iOS, Comcast, Samsung, Vizio, Web, Android TV, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Apple TV, Cox, Tivo, Telstra, Hisense, Rogers, Echoshow, Enseo.

Maria Johnsen’s films are streaming in 175 countries.

Maria has written 11 commercially viable screenplays in the following genres: Science Fiction, Drama, Horror, Crime, Fantasy, Action Thriller and Biopic which are in –pre-production.

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