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Bestselling Author to Give Virtual Talk at O.C. Library Oct. 25


Historical fiction writer Kate Quinn will discuss her newest release, “The Diamond Eye,” and other works in a virtual talk on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. at the Ocean City Free Public Library.

Quinn is the author of several New York Times bestsellers, including “The Alice Network,” “The Huntress,” and “The Rose Code.”

Quinn’s latest book, “The Diamond Eye,” offers an unforgettable World War II tale of a quiet bookworm who becomes history’s deadliest female sniper. It is based on a true story.

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 must forge herself from studious young woman to deadly sniper — a lethal hunter of Nazis known as Lady Death.

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 degree 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 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.

To register for Kate Quinn’s virtual talk, go to LSC | Watch | Ocean City Free Public Library Webinars and Online Events (libraryc.org)