‘If you enjoyed The Tattooist of Auschwitz, read The Huntress by Kate Quinn’ The Washington Post
‘Fascinating, brilliantly written, enthralling – just phenomenal’ Jill Mansell
*From the bestselling author of The Alice Network*
On the icy edge of Soviet Russia, bold and reckless Nina Markova joins the infamous Night Witches – an all-female bomber regiment. But when she is downed behind enemy lines, Nina must use all her wits to survive her encounter with a lethal Nazi murderess known as the Huntress.
British war correspondent Ian Graham abandons journalism to become a Nazi hunter, yet one target eludes him: the Huntress. And Nina Markova is the only witness to escape her alive.
In post-war Boston, seventeen-year-old Jordan McBride is increasingly disquieted by the soft-spoken German widow who becomes her new stepmother. Delving into her past, Jordan slowly realizes that a Nazi killer may be hiding in plain sight.
Shining a light on a shadowy corner of history, The Huntress is an epic, sweeping Second World War novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network.
‘If you enjoyed The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris, read The Huntress by Kate Quinn’ Kristin Hannah, Washington Post
‘Richly evocative and totally gripping’ Sunday Times
‘A riveting tale that combines both the gripping saga of war with the suspense of a thrilling chase… An utter triumph!’ Pam Jenoff, New York Times bestselling author of The Orphan’s Tale
‘Immersive and suspenseful…packs a real historical punch . . . Kate Quinn brings a fascinating side of WW2 brilliantly to life.’ Hazel Gaynor, bestselling author of The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter
‘Prepare to be spellbound! The Huntress masterfully draws you in and doesn’t let you go.’ Susan Meissner, bestselling author of As Bright as Heaven
‘A gripping and elegant historical mystery not to be missed’ Bookbub
‘A great choice for historical fiction fans, particularly of World War II–set novels, mystery readers, or anyone seeking well-crafted stories in which good triumphs over evil’ Library Journal (starred review)
‘An impressive historical novel sure to harness WWII-fiction fans' attention…portraying three touching, unpredictable love stories; the suspenseful quest for justice; and the courage involved in confronting one's greatest fears.’ Booklist (starred review)
‘Kate Quinn has created nothing less than a masterpiece of historical fiction’ Jennifer Robson, bestselling author of Goodnight from London
‘Well-researched and vivid segments are interspersed detailing Nina's backstory… a fierce yet vulnerable antecedent to Lisbeth Salander.’ Kirkus Reviews
‘Quinn delivers a suspenseful WWII tale of murder and revenge. This exciting thriller vividly reveals how people face adversity and sacrifice while chasing justice and retribution.’ Publishers Weekly
Quinn (The Alice Network) delivers a suspenseful WWII tale of murder and revenge. During the last days of the war in Poland and Austria, a female Nazi known as the Huntress commits unspeakable war crimes and then vanishes into the maelstrom of postwar chaos. A trio of Nazi hunters an Englishman, an American, and a female Russian bomber pilot who is the only person alive who can identify the Huntress embark on a search for the Huntress. Each is obsessed with the Huntress for different reasons. Several years later, in Boston, teenager Jordan McBride welcomes a pretty Austrian woman into her family as her new stepmother, but she soon becomes suspicious of the woman's background, then finally confronts her. Meanwhile, the Nazi hunters' investigation leads them to Boston, with one member vowing to kill the Huntress. They learn the Huntress's real name, and subtle clues bring them to Jordan's family, resulting in a tense climactic showdown. Though it's longer than it needs to be, this exciting thriller vividly reveals how people face adversity and sacrifice while chasing justice and retribution.