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Kate Quinn
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The Huntress

Kate Quinn


9780008326173

Harper Collins


Fiction & Literature;
Second World War fiction


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560 pages

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On the icy edge of Soviet Russia, bold and reckless Nina Markova joins the infamous Night Witches - an all-female bomber regiment - wreaking havoc on Hitler's eastern front. But when she is downed behind enemy lines and thrown across the path of a lethal Nazi murderess known as the Huntress, Nina must use all her wits to survive.

British war correspondent Ian Graham has witnessed the horrors of war from Omaha Beach to the Nuremburg Trials. He abandons journalism after the war to become a Nazi hunter, yet one target eludes him: the Huntress. Fierce, disciplined Ian must join forces with reckless, cocksure Nina, the only witness to escape the Huntress alive.

In post-war Boston, seventeen-year-old Jordan McBride is delighted when her long-widowed father brings home a fiancee. But Jordan grows increasingly disquieted by the soft-spoken German widow who seems to be hiding something. Delving into her new stepmother's past, Jordan slowly realizes that a Nazi killer may be hiding in plain sight.

Shining a light on a shadowy corner of history, The Huntress is an epic, sweeping Second World War novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network.

By:   Kate Quinn
Imprint:   Harper Collins
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 153mm,  Spine: 42mm
Weight:   660g
ISBN:   9780008326173
ISBN 10:   0008326177
Pages:   560
Publication Date:   February 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Kate Quinn is a native of southern California. She attended Boston University, where she earned a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Classical Voice. A lifelong history buff, she has written four novels in the Empress of Rome Saga, and two books in the Italian Renaissance detailing the early years of the infamous Borgia clan. All have been translated into multiple languages. She and her husband now live in Maryland with two black dogs named Caesar and Calpurnia.


`If you enjoyed The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris, read The Huntress by Kate Quinn' Kristin Hannah, Washington Post `A riveting tale that combines both the gripping saga of war with the suspense of a thrilling chase... An utter triumph!' Pam Jenoff, New York Times bestselling author of The Orphan's Tale `Immersive and suspenseful...packs a real historical punch. Through her research into the infamous Night Witches and the work of the Nazi hunters, and with unconventional, smart and courageous female characters, Kate Quinn brings a fascinating side of WW2 brilliantly to life.' Hazel Gaynor, bestselling author of The Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter `Prepare to be spellbound! The Huntress masterfully draws you in and doesn't let you go.' Susan Meissner, bestselling author of As Bright as Heaven `A gripping and elegant historical mystery not to be missed' Bookbub `A great choice for historical fiction fans, particularly of World War II-set novels, mystery readers, or anyone seeking well-crafted stories in which good triumphs over evil' Library Journal (starred review) `An impressive historical novel sure to harness WWII-fiction fans' attention...portraying three touching, unpredictable love stories; the suspenseful quest for justice; and the courage involved in confronting one's greatest fears.' Booklist (starred review) `Kate Quinn has created nothing less than a masterpiece of historical fiction' Jennifer Robson, bestselling author of Goodnight from London `Well-researched and vivid segments are interspersed detailing Nina's backstory... a fierce yet vulnerable antecedent to Lisbeth Salander.' Kirkus Reviews `Quinn delivers a suspenseful WWII tale of murder and revenge. This exciting thriller vividly reveals how people face adversity and sacrifice while chasing justice and retribution.' Publishers Weekly

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