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David R. Gillham

Biography

David R. Gillham

David R. Gillham is the New York Times bestselling author of CITY OF WOMEN. He studied screenwriting at the University of Southern California before transitioning into fiction. After moving to New York City, Gillham spent more than a decade in the book business and now lives with his family in Western Massachusetts. In writing his second novel, ANNELIES, he spent six years researching Anne Frank and her world, immersing himself in the available material and traveling to important landmarks of her life.

Books by David R. Gillham

by David R. Gillham - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Anne Frank is a cultural icon whose diary painted a vivid picture of the Holocaust and made her an image of humanity in one of history’s darkest moments. But she was also a person --- a precocious young girl with a rich inner life and tremendous skill as a writer. In ANNELIES, David R. Gillham explores with breathtaking empathy the woman --- and the writer --- she might have become.

by David R. Gillham - Fiction, Historical Fiction

At the height of the Second World War, Berlin has essentially become a city of women. While her husband fights on the Eastern Front, Sigrid Schröder goes to work every day and dutifully cares for her meddling mother-in-law. Her tedious existence is turned upside down when she finds herself hiding a mother and her two young daughters, and she must make terrifying choices that could cost her everything.