The washington postfrom the author of the new york times and usa today bestselling novel, comes another fascinating historical novel about a battle-haunted English journalist and a Russian female bomber pilot who join forces to track the Huntress, THE ALICE NETWORK, a Nazi war criminal gone to ground in America.
The Huntress: A Novel #ad - In the aftermath of war, the hunter becomes the hunted…Bold and fearless, Nina Markova always dreamed of flying. But a shared secret could derail their mission unless Ian and Nina force themselves to confront it. Growing up in post-war Boston, seventeen-year-old Jordan McBride is determined to become a photographer.
Yet one target eludes him: a vicious predator known as the Huntress. But there is something disconcerting about the soft-spoken German widow. To find her, the fierce, disciplined investigator joins forces with the only witness to escape the Huntress alive: the brazen, cocksure Nina. When the nazis attack the soviet union, she risks everything to join the legendary Night Witches, an all-female night bomber regiment wreaking havoc on the invading Germans.
The Alice Network: A NovelWilliam Morrow Paperbacks #ad - She's also nursing a desperate hope that her beloved cousin Rose, who disappeared in Nazi-occupied France during the war, might still be alive. Featuring an exclusive excerpt from kate quinn's next incredible historical novel, liz and lisa, goodreads, the huntress new york times & usa today bestseller#1 globe and mail historical fiction bestsellerone of npr's best books of the year!one of bookbub's biggest historical fiction Books of the Year!Reese Witherspoon Book Club Summer Reading Pick!The Girly Book Club Book of the Year!A Summer Book Pick from Good Housekeeping, and BookBub In an enthralling new historical novel from national bestselling author Kate Quinn, Parade, Library Journal, two women—a female spy recruited to the real-life Alice Network in France during World War I and an unconventional American socialite searching for her cousin in 1947—are brought together in a mesmerizing story of courage and redemption.
Thirty years later, haunted by the betrayal that ultimately tore apart the Alice Network, Eve spends her days drunk and secluded in her crumbling London house. So when charlie's parents banish her to europe to have her "little problem" taken care of, Charlie breaks free and heads to London, determined to find out what happened to the cousin she loves like a sister.
The Alice Network: A Novel #ad - 1915. Quinn knocks it out of the park with this spectacular book!”—Stephanie Dray, New York Times bestselling author of America's First Daughter. A year into the great war, eve gardiner burns to join the fight against the Germans and unexpectedly gets her chance when she's recruited to work as a spy. Sent into enemy-occupied france, she's trained by the mesmerizing Lili, the "Queen of Spies", who manages a vast network of secret agents right under the enemy's nose.
The Serpent and the Pearl The Borgia Chronicles series Book 1Berkley #ad - A pope lies dying and the throne of God is left vacant, a prize awarded only to the most virtuous—or the most ruthless. The borgia family begins its legendary rise, chronicled by an innocent girl who finds herself drawn into their dangerous web…Vivacious Giulia Farnese has floor-length golden hair and the world at her feet: beauty, wealth, and a handsome young husband.
But as corruption thickens in the Vatican and the enemies begin to circle, Giulia and her friends will need all their wits to survive in the world of the Borgias. A gripping novel about history’s most infamous family—The Borgias—and an innocent girl pulled into their treacherous rise to power, from the USA Today bestselling author of The Alice Network.
The Serpent and the Pearl The Borgia Chronicles series Book 1 #ad - Rome, 1492. But she is stunned to discover that her glittering marriage is a sham, and she is to be given as a concubine to the ruthless, sensualist, charismatic Cardinal Borgia: Spaniard, candidate for Pope—who is passionately in love with her. Two trusted companions will follow her into the Pope's shadowy harem: Leonello, a cynical bodyguard bent on bloody revenge against a mysterious killer, and Carmelina, a fiery cook with a past full of secrets.
The holy city is drenched with blood and teeming with secrets.
Mistress of Rome The Empress of Rome Book 1Berkley #ad - But in the end, the life of rome’s most powerful man lies in the hands of one woman: the Emperor’s mistress. As she struggles for success and independence, her nightingale voice attracts a dangerous new admirer: the Emperor himself. But the passions of an all-powerful man come with a heavy price, and Thea finds herself fighting for both her soul and her destiny.
Many have tried to destroy the Emperor: a vengeful gladiator, a tormented soldier, an upright senator, a Vestal Virgin. So gripping, your hands are glued to the book, and so vivid it burns itself into your mind’s eye and stays with you long after you turn the final page. Diana gabaldon, #1 new york times bestselling author First-century Rome: One young woman will hold the fate of an empire in her hands.
Mistress of Rome The Empress of Rome Book 1 #ad - Thea, a captive from judaea, is a clever and determined survivor hiding behind a slave’s docile mask. The first in an unforgettable historical saga from the New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network and The Huntress. But when thea wins the love of rome’s newest and most savage gladiator and dares to dream of a better life, the jealous Lepida tears the lovers apart and casts Thea out.
Rome offers many ways for the resourceful to survive, and Thea remakes herself as a singer for the Eternal ’City’s glittering aristocrats. Purchased as a toy for the spoiled heiress Lepida Pollia, Thea evades her mistress’s spite and hones a secret passion for music.
The Lost Girls of Paris: A NovelPark Row #ad - Unable to resist her own curiosity, Grace opens the suitcase, where she discovers a dozen photographs—each of a different woman. Setting out to learn the truth behind the women in the photographs, whose daring mission overseas reveals a remarkable story of friendship, Grace finds herself drawn to a young mother turned agent named Marie, valor and betrayal.
Vividly rendered and inspired by true events, new york times bestselling author Pam Jenoff shines a light on the incredible heroics of the brave women of the war and weaves a mesmerizing tale of courage, sisterhood and the great strength of women to survive in the hardest of circumstances. A cosmopolitan best book club book, and glamour best of 2019“an intriguing mystery and a captivating heroine make The Lost Girls of Paris a read to savor!” —Kate Quinn, PopSugar Must-Read, New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network .
The Lost Girls of Paris: A Novel #ad - In a moment of impulse, Grace takes the photographs and quickly leaves the station. Grace soon learns that the suitcase belonged to a woman named Eleanor Trigg, leader of a network of female secret agents who were deployed out of London during the war. Twelve of these women were sent to Occupied Europe as couriers and radio operators to aid the resistance, but they never returned home, their fates a mystery.
A new york times bestseller“fraught with danger, and meticulously researched, filled with mystery, The Lost Girls of Paris is a fascinating tale of the hidden women who helped to win the war. Lisa wingate, new york times bestselling author of before we were YoursFrom the author of the runaway bestseller The Orphan’s Tale comes a remarkable story of friendship and courage centered around three women and a ring of female secret agents during World War II.
1946, manhattanone morning while passing through Grand Central Terminal on her way to work, Grace Healey finds an abandoned suitcase tucked beneath a bench.
Lady of the Eternal City The Empress of Rome Book 4Berkley #ad - Empress and emperor, father and son will spin in a deadly dance of passion, conspiracy, betrayal, and war. From the new york times and usa today bestselling author of The Alice Network and The Huntress comes a historical saga about obsession, betrayal, and destiny. Sabina may be empress of Rome, but she still stands poised on a knife’s edge.
But ultimately, the fate of rome lies with an untried girl, a spirited redhead who may just be the next Lady of the Eternal City. She must keep the peace between two deadly enemies: her husband Hadrian, Rome’s brilliant and sinister Emperor; and battered warrior Vix, her first love. But sabina is guardian of a deadly secret: Vix’s beautiful son Antinous has become the Emperor’s latest obsession.
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69. A fast-paced historical novel about two women with the power to sway an empire, from the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Alice Network and The Huntress. In the end, though, there can only be one Emperor. And one Empress. She lives to one day see her loyal husband as Emperor. Everything will change—especially the lives of two sisters with a very personal stake in the outcome.
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Ribbons of Scarlet: A Novel of the French Revolution's WomenWilliam Morrow Paperbacks #ad - Emboldened to fight the injustices of king louis xVI, fruit-seller Louise Audu, Sophie aims to prove that an educated populace can govern itself--but one of her students, is hungrier for bread and vengeance than learning. With justice corrupted by revenge, all the women must make impossible choices to survive--unless unlikely heroine and courtesan's daughter Emilie de Sainte-Amaranthe can sway the man who controls France's fate: the fearsome Robespierre.
. When the bastille falls and louise leads a women's march to Versailles, the monarchy is forced to bend, but not without a fight. The king's pious sister princess elisabeth takes a stand to defend her brother, and restore the old order, spirit her family to safety, even at the risk of her head. But when fanatics use the newspapers to twist the revolution's ideals into a new tyranny, even the women who toppled the monarchy are threatened by the guillotine.
Ribbons of Scarlet: A Novel of the French Revolution's Women #ad - Putting her faith in the pen, brilliant political wife Manon Roland tries to write a way out of France's blood-soaked Reign of Terror while pike-bearing Pauline Leon and steely Charlotte Corday embrace violence as the only way to save the nation. A breathtaking epic novel illuminating the hopes, and destinies of princesses and peasants, harlots and wives, desires, fanatics and philosophers--seven unforgettable women whose paths cross during one of the most tumultuous and transformative events in history: the French Revolution.
Ribbons of scarlet is a timely story of the power of women to start a revolution--and change the world. In late eighteenth-century France, women do not have a place in politics. But as the tide of revolution rises, women from gilded salons to the streets of Paris decide otherwise--upending a world order that has long oppressed them.
The Lion and the Rose The Borgia Chronicles series Book 2Berkley #ad - But as the shadows of murder and corruption rise through the Vatican, they must learn who to trust when every face wears a mask…. Caught in the deadly world of the renaissance’s most notorious family, Giulia, Leonello, and Carmelina must decide if they will flee the dangerous dream of power. The holy city of rome is still under Alexander’s thrall, but enemies of the Borgias are starting to circle.
But after narrowly escaping a sinister captor, she realizes that the danger she faces is far from over—and now, it threatens from within. From the new york times bestselling author of the alice network and the huntress comes the continuing saga of the ruthless Borgia family that holds all of Rome in its grasp, and the three outsiders thrust into their twisted web of blood and deceit… As the cherished concubine of the Borgia Pope Alexander VI, Giulia Farnese has Rome at her feet.
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Empress of the Seven Hills The Empress of Rome Book 3Berkley #ad - But others are already maneuvering in the shadows. A tale of love, power and intrigue from the usa today bestselling author of The Alice Network Powerful, and expanding ever farther into the untamed world, prosperous, the Roman Empire has reached its peak under the rule of the beloved Emperor Trajan.
Brash and headstrong, Vix is a celebrated ex-gladiator returned to Rome to make his fortune. Trajan's ambitious Empress has her own plans for Sabina. The sinuous, elusive Sabina is a senator's daughter who craves adventure. But neither he nor his reign can last forever. . Sometimes lovers, sometimes enemies, Vix and Sabina are united by their devotion to Trajan.
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The Giver of Stars: A NovelPamela Dorman Books #ad - 1 new york times bestsellera reese witherspoon x hello sunshine book club pick“i’ve been a huge Jojo Moyes fan. So when a call goes out for a team of women to deliver books as part of Eleanor Roosevelt’s new traveling library, Alice signs on enthusiastically. The leader, a smart-talking, and soon Alice's greatest ally, is Margery, self-sufficient woman who's never asked a man's permission for anything.
Funny, it is destined to become a modern classic--a richly rewarding novel of women’s friendship, heartbreaking, of true love, enthralling, and of what happens when we reach beyond our grasp for the great beyond. Soon to be a major motion picture! They will be joined by three other singular women who become known as the Packhorse Librarians of Kentucky.
The Giver of Stars: A Novel #ad - What happens to them--and to the men they love--becomes an unforgettable drama of loyalty, justice, humanity and passion. These heroic women refuse to be cowed by men or by convention. And though they face all kinds of dangers in a landscape that is at times breathtakingly beautiful, they’re committed to their job: bringing books to people who have never had any, at others brutal, arming them with facts that will change their lives.
Based on a true story rooted in America’s past, The Giver of Stars is unparalleled in its scope and epic in its storytelling. It’s such a great narrative about personal strength and really captures how books bring communities together. Reese witherspoonfrom the author of me before You, set in Depression-era America, a breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their remarkable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyond.