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Online Author Talk With Kate Quinn

"The Diamond Eye"

2022-10-25 18:00:00 2022-10-25 19:00:00 America/Chicago Online Author Talk With Kate Quinn As part of our new Online Author Series, enjoy a captivating conversation with historical fiction writer Kate Quinn as she discusses her newest release, "The Diamond Eye" and her other works. Quinn is the author of several New York Times bestsellers, including "The Alice Network," "The Huntress" and "The Rose Code." Adults. Register to get a link. A recording will be available for later viewing. Live online event -

Tuesday, October 25
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-10-25 18:00:00 2022-10-25 19:00:00 America/Chicago Online Author Talk With Kate Quinn As part of our new Online Author Series, enjoy a captivating conversation with historical fiction writer Kate Quinn as she discusses her newest release, "The Diamond Eye" and her other works. Quinn is the author of several New York Times bestsellers, including "The Alice Network," "The Huntress" and "The Rose Code." Adults. Register to get a link. A recording will be available for later viewing. Live online event -

As part of our new Online Author Series, enjoy a captivating conversation with historical fiction writer Kate Quinn as she discusses her newest release, "The Diamond Eye" and her other works. Quinn is the author of several New York Times bestsellers, including "The Alice Network," "The Huntress" and "The Rose Code." Adults. Register to get a link. A recording will be available for later viewing.

As part of our new Online Author Series, enjoy a captivating conversation with historical fiction writer Kate Quinn as she discusses her newest release, "The Diamond Eye" and her other works. "The Diamond Eye" offers an unforgettable World War II tale of a quiet bookworm who becomes history’s deadliest female sniper.

In 1937, in the snowbound city of Kiev (now known as Kyiv), wry and bookish history student Mila Pavlichenko organizes her life around her library job and her young son, but Hitler's invasion of Ukraine and Russia sends her on a different path. Given a rifle and sent to join the fight, Mila transforms herself from studious young woman to deadly sniper, a lethal hunter of Nazis known as Lady Death. When news of her three-hundredth kill makes her a national heroine, Mila finds herself torn from the bloody battlefields of the eastern front and sent to America on a goodwill tour.

Still reeling from war wounds and devastated by loss, Mila finds herself isolated and lonely in the glittering world of Washington, D.C. until an unexpected friendship with First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and an even more unexpected connection with a silent fellow sniper offer the possibility of happiness. But when an old enemy from Mila's past joins forces with a deadly new foe lurking in the shadows, Lady Death finds herself battling her own demons, and enemy bullets, in the deadliest duel of her life.

Based on a true story, "The Diamond Eye" is a haunting novel of heroism born of desperation, of a woman and mother who became a soldier and who found her place in the world that changed the course of history forever.

About the Author: Kate Quinn is a New York Times bestselling author of historical fiction. She is a native of Southern California, and she attended Boston University, where she earned bachelor's and master's degrees in classical voice. A lifelong history buff, she has written four novels in the Empress of Rome Saga and two books set in the Italian Renaissance before turning to the 20th century with "The Alice Network," "The Huntress" and "The Rose Code." She and her husband now live in Seattle with their rescue dogs.

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This event is part of DBRL's Online Author Series, supported by David Lile honorarium funds. A recording will also be available for later viewing on the author series site.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Featured | Books & Authors |

TAGS: | Online Author Series | Book Discussion |

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