Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Can't-Wait Wednesday: The Huntress

Can't-Wait Wednesday is hosted by Tressa at Wishful Endings and helps us spotlight upcoming releases we're eagerly anticipating!

The Huntress
Kate Quinn
Expected publication date: February 26, 2019
From the author of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling novel, The Alice Network, comes another fascinating historical novel about a battle-haunted English journalist and a Russian female bomber pilot who join forces to track the Huntress, a Nazi war criminal gone to ground in America.

In the aftermath of war, the hunter becomes the hunted…

Bold, reckless Nina Markova grows up on the icy edge of Soviet Russia, dreaming of flight and fearing nothing. When the tide of war sweeps over her homeland, she gambles everything to join the infamous Night Witches, an all-female night 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 Nuremberg 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 brazen, cocksure Nina, the only witness to escape the Huntress alive. But a shared secret could derail their mission, unless Ian and Nina force themselves to confront it.

Seventeen-year-old Jordan McBride grows up in post WWII Boston, determined despite family opposition to become a photographer. At first delighted when her long-widowed father brings home a fiancĂ©e, Jordan grows increasingly disquieted by the soft-spoken German widow who seems to be hiding something. Armed only with her camera and her wits, Jordan delves into her new stepmother’s past and slowly realizes there are mysteries buried deep in her family. But Jordan’s search for the truth may threaten all she holds dear. - from Goodreads
Kate Quinn spoke a bit about this book at the Morristown Festival of Books, and her enthusiasm about it made me want to read it even more! I actually won a copy from Goodreads Giveaways, so I'm excited to read it soon!

28 comments:

  1. I am so looking forward to your review! This is a book with such a promising blurb I hope it as good as it looks!

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  2. That's awesome that you got to hear about the book straight from the author. It always makes me look at it in a different way, because their enthusiasm and love is normally conveyed for the work.

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    1. I know, she was so excited to tell the crowd about it, it was awesome!

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  3. This book sounds fantastic! I love it when author's are so excited about their books that it radiates from them. I hope that you love it. I can't wait to find out what you think. :)

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  4. I haven't read a Kate Quinn book in years, but this one sounds good! I hope you love it!

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  5. My mom and I are actually both super excited for this one. I haven't read The Alice Network yet, but my mom's enthusiasm for it makes me really want to read this one, too! I hope you enjoy it!

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  6. This has been making it rounds on Booktube so I'm guessing it will be quite popular.

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  7. I want to check this out. I am fascinated by the WWII era.... thanks for putting this on my radar.

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  8. Congratulations on winning a copy of this one! I hope you get to enjoy it because it sounds amazing.

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  9. Wow! This sounds great! I look forward to your thoughts on it!

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  10. Wow this sounds amazing, and I don't think I've ever read a Nazi hunting story but the idea fascinates me.

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  11. I have this one coming up soon, Angela, and cannot wait! I hope we both love it!

    Jennifer Tar Heel Reader

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  12. This is on my TBR list and I totally hope you enjoy it! It's cool that you got to see her in Morristown.

    Mary

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  13. Congrats on winning a copy of this book! I loved her last book The Alice Network so I'm really excited to read this one when it comes out as well.

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  14. I still need to read The Alice Network but this one sounds good too. Hope you enjoy it!

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