Books by Kate Quinn

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The Diamond Eye

The Diamond Eye is an excellent fictionalized retelling of the life of the legendary Lyudmila Mikhailovna Pavlichenko (called Mila in the book). Lyundmila was an infamously deadly Soviet sniper (incidentally, born in Kiyv) who is credited with killing over 300 Nazis during World War II. She was so g ...

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The Lion and the Rose

The Lion and the Rose is not a book I would ordinarily pick up, seeing as I’m not a huge fan of plots involving mistresses, and this is the story of a Pope’s mistress. However, being heartily sick of novels with titles containing words such as “ravishing,” “temptress,” and “scandalous, ...