THE HUNTRESS is the story about
Nina Markova, an female Russian bomber pilot that has joined forces
with Ian Graham an English journalist to hunt down a deadly Nazi
murderess known as the Huntress. The Huntress managed to get away
after several heinous deeds and both Nina and Ian have personal
reasons for hunting her down. But how will they find someone they
don't even know the name of or have a picture of? Meanwhile in
Boston, Jordan McBride is getting to know the woman her father is
planning to marry, a German widow who seems to be the perfect
woman for Jordan's father, but there is something with her that makes
The very first book I read by Kate Quinn was the great THE ALICE NETWORK and I've been
looking forward to reading THE
HUNTRESS for some time now. And let me tell you, this book is
good really, really good. In my opinion, is it even better than THE ALICE NETWORK . There is just
something really compelling with this story that made me so engrossed
that I could hardly put it away. For one thing, it's a really thick book,
and I'm actually not a big fan of books that are over 500 pages. Unless
the author knows how to write a story that works all the way to the end.
Kate Quinn knows definitely how to write a story that works all the way.
There are three different storylines interwoven and all of them are
equally interesting to follow. I also, want to add that Nina Markova is
one of the best female characters I've ever read about. She's tough and
deadly and she drives poor Ian mad, which is hilarious to read about
amides all darkness.
THE HUNTRESS is the perfect
book if you want to read and engrossing book about the hunt for an
elusive Nazi killer.
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
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
fiancée, 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.