The Alice network: a novel

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New York Times and USA Today Bestseller

An NPR's Best Book of the Year 

A Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick!

The 2017 Girly Book Club Book of the Year!

A Summer Book Pick from Good Housekeeping, Parade, Library Journal, Goodreads, Liz and Lisa, and BookBub

In this enthralling novel from New York Times bestselling author Kate Quinn, two women&;a female spy recruited to the real-life Alice Network in France during World War I and an unconventional American socialite searching for her cousin in 1947&;are brought together in a mesmerizing story of courage and redemption.

1947. In the chaotic aftermath of World War II, American college girl Charlie St. Clair is pregnant, unmarried, and on the verge of being thrown out of her very proper family. She's also nursing a desperate hope that her beloved cousin Rose, who disappeared in Nazi-occupied France during the war, might still be alive. So when Charlie's parents banish her to Europe to have her "little problem" taken care of, Charlie breaks free and heads to London, determined to find out what happened to the cousin she loves like a sister.

1915. A year into the Great War, Eve Gardiner burns to join the fight against the Germans and unexpectedly gets her chance when she's recruited to work as a spy. Sent into enemy-occupied France, she's trained by the mesmerizing Lili, the "Queen of Spies", who manages a vast network of secret agents right under the enemy's nose.

Thirty years later, haunted by the betrayal that ultimately tore apart the Alice Network, Eve spends her days drunk and secluded in her crumbling London house. Until a young American barges in uttering a name Eve hasn't heard in decades, and launches them both on a mission to find the truth...no matter where it leads.

&;Both funny and heartbreaking, this epic journey of two courageous women is an unforgettable tale of little-known wartime glory and sacrifice. Quinn knocks it out of the park with this spectacular book!&;&;Stephanie Dray, New York Times bestselling author of America's First Daughter

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FICTION -- War & Military
FICTION / Historical
FICTION / War & Military
Fiction
Historical -- FICTION
Historical Fiction
Historical fiction
Literature
Spy stories
Thriller
Underground movements, War
War & Military -- FICTION
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Women spies
Women spies -- England -- Fiction
World War (1914-1918)
World War, 1914-1918 -- Underground movements -- Fiction
title_displayThe Alice network
title_fullThe Alice Network A Novel
The Alice Network A Novel [electronic resource] Quinn, Kate.
The Alice Network [electronic resource] / Kate Quinn
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The Alice network / Kate Quinn
The Alice network : a novel / Kate Quinn
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Women spies
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