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Kelly introduced us to American philanthropist Caroline Ferriday in her bestselling Lilac Girls. In Sunflower Sisters, she tells the story of Ferriday's ancestor, Georgeanna Woolsey, a Union nurse during the Civil War.
In this sequel to The Silence of the Girls, Booker Prize-winning author Barker continues her feminist retelling of Homer's Iliad from the perspective of the captured Trojan women.
This Cold War-era spy thriller was inspired by the shocking true story of England's Cambridge spy ring.
Set in Britain during World War II, this first entry in a new mystery series features Electra McDonnell, a young Londoner who uses her unique skills as a safecracker to help the British war effort.