Historical Fiction Panel

The Secret Stealers: A Novel
(Lake Union Publishing, 2021)
Anna Cavanaugh is a restless young widow and brilliant French teacher at a private school in Washington, DC. Everything changes when she’s recruited into the Office of Strategic Services by a family friend and legendary WWI hero Major General William Donovan. Healey is the author of three historical fiction novels.


Churchill’s Secret Messenger
(Kensington Publishing, 2021)
Incorporating many real historical events and people from WWII, this enthralling novel follows Rose Teasdale, a young British woman recruited from Churchill’s typing pool to become an undercover spy in Nazi-occupied France. Hlad is the bestselling author of The Long Flight Home.


Those Who Are Saved
(G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2021)

In 1940, Vera Voloskenova seizes on an opportunity to send her daughter Lucie to safety and spare her the horrors of the Nazi internment camp. When she and her husband are unexpectedly given an opportunity to flee to America, she cannot reach Lucie in time. Landau’s previous novel, The Empire of the Senses, was a 2015 National Jewish Book Award finalist.

Generously underwritten by Kate and Jonathan Goldstein

Moderated by Ellen Comisar

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Tuesday, Nov 09 2021


7:30 PM



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