More praise for The Diamond Eye Recommend it to all lovers of smart historical fiction Booklist Exciting . . . historical fiction fans will be riveted Publishers Weekly Readers looking for a new and unique viewpoint of World War II with a mystery to solve and a light touch of romance will dive deep into this story Library Journal A fascinating read . . . if youre a fan of 20th-century history then look no further Altrincham Today A remarkable story filled with heart, intrigue [and] breathtaking drama Allison Pataki The most well-known sniper youve never heard of . . . Quinn weaves humanity and emotional depth through the narrative Sarah Penner Lyudmila Pavlichenkos journey from history student and mother to sniper and national hero is beautifully rendered . . . utterly absorbing Natasha Lester Kate Quinn takes expert aim at one of historys forgotten heroines to bring us a story that will pull you in from the very first sentence Alix Rickloff Kate Quinn is a master at crafting and intoxicating, well-balanced blend of immersive period details and deft character work a remarkable combination of immersive wartime storytelling, rich detailing and wonderful pacing BookPage Kate Quinn is an excellent storyteller Dont miss this timely story about the immense power, strength and resilience of a Ukranian woman! BookReporter.com
Kate Quinn is a native of southern California. She attended Boston University, where she earned a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Classical Voice. A lifelong history buff, she has written four novels in the Empress of Rome Saga, and two books in the Italian Renaissance detailing the early years of the infamous Borgia clan. All have been translated into multiple languages. She and her husband now live in Maryland with two black dogs named Caesar and Calpurnia.