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TitleThe Huntress
AuthorKate Quinn
ISBN0062740377
ImprintKate Quinn Ltd
Rating
Sales rank4.5
FormatPaperback
Pages560

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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 and fearless, Nina Markova always dreamed of flying 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 When she is stranded behind enemy lines, Nina becomes the prey of a lethal Nazi murderess known as the Huntress, and only Nina s bravery and cunning will keep her alive.Transformed by the horrors he witnessed from Omaha Beach to the Nuremberg Trials, British war correspondent Ian Graham has become a Nazi hunter Yet one target eludes him a vicious predator known as the Huntress To find her, the fierce, disciplined investigator joins forces with the only witness to escape the Huntress alive the brazen, cocksure Nina 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 When her long widowed father unexpectedly comes homes with a new fianc e, Jordan is thrilled But there is something disconcerting about the soft spoken German widow Certain that danger is lurking, Jordan begins to delve into her new stepmother s past only to discover that there are mysteries buried deep in her family secrets that may threaten all Jordan holds dear.In this immersive, heart wrenching story, Kate Quinn illuminates the consequences of war on individual lives, and the price we pay to seek justice and truth.

Reviews

Dorie - Traveling Sister :)

The Huntress By Kate Quinn

By the author of The Alice Network This was going to be a 4 star read until the ending, wow that bumped it up to 5 stars The authors notes at the end of the book are just as interesting to read as the book Knowing that much of the book is based on actual events and real people made the book come ali... (Sign in to see more)


Lindsay - Traveling Sister

The Huntress By Kate Quinn

2 stars I simply couldn t connect with this book.This novel revolves around a Russian female bomber pilot and a British war reporter who work together as Nazi hunters Their main goal is to track down The Huntress a notorious Nazi war criminal who is said to have taken on a new identity living in the... (Sign in to see more)


Mary Beth *Traveling Sister*

The Huntress By Kate Quinn

4.5 stars rounded up Ian, Tony, and Nina join forces to track the Huntress Nina was a Russian Bomber Pilot The Huntress was a Nazi War criminal In the aftermath of the war Hunter becomes the hunted Nina gambled everything to join the Night Witches, which is an all female night bomber regiment wrecki... (Sign in to see more)


Angela M

The Huntress By Kate Quinn

I wanted to read this because I really enjoyed The Alice Network by Kate Quinn I loved reading about the women of a spy network, who played important and dangerous roles in WWI that I had never heard about These women were not in my history textbooks In this novel, Quinn has given us another story o... (Sign in to see more)


Diane S ☔

The Huntress By Kate Quinn

I had such a hard time with this novel, kept putting it down, picking it back up, finally finished with mixed feelings What I liked All the parts that pertain to Nina, she was by far my favorite character.Reading about the Russian women and their piloting adventures.The amount of research that went ... (Sign in to see more)


Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader

The Huntress By Kate Quinn

This is my first book from Kate Quinn, and it definitely will not be my last Nina Markova Wait until you meet her She is born in Soviet Russia, and she s fearless When World War II is looming and about to knock on her front door, she joins the Night Witches, a group of all female bombers Nina is sho... (Sign in to see more)


Tammy

The Huntress By Kate Quinn

The most engrossing portion of this novel centers on Nina who is one of the Soviet Night Witches during WWII The Night Witches is a moniker for the 588th Night Bomber Regiment consisting of all female members Since their planes only held two bombs, these night flyers flew than eight missions per ni... (Sign in to see more)


Holly B

The Huntress By Kate Quinn

This was my first novel by this author and I can see why she is a popular author The research she did is evident and she included a very detailed account of the Night Witches , an all female group of pilots who flew for Russia The bomber pilot is Nina Markova , she teams up with Ian who is a journal... (Sign in to see more)


Sue

The Huntress By Kate Quinn

Warning before you start this book, you need to clear your calendar and turn your phone off You will not want to be interrupted until you get to the end This book has it all fantastic characters that you care about, a plot that will keep the tension high, some laughter and even tears.This book take... (Sign in to see more)


Erin

The Huntress By Kate Quinn

Author Interview this and other reviews at you ever picked up a book and known before even cracking it open that you re going to love it That at some point, you re going to fall through the pages of the text and be lost in the imagination of truly gifted storyteller That s how I feel every time I ac... (Sign in to see more)


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