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Martha Hall Kelly
New York Times Bestselling Author

Martha Hall Kelly
New York Times Bestselling Author

The Golden Doves

Two former female spies, bound together by their past, risk everything to hunt down an infamous Nazi doctor in the aftermath of World War II—an extraordinary novel inspired by true events from the New York Times bestselling author of Lilac Girls.

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A propulsive narrative that keeps the pages turning... [A] triumph!

Lisa Scottoline, NYT Bestselling author of Eternal

Compelling...Readers will be equally captivated and educated by this original and thought-provoking book.

Pam Jenoff, NYT Bestselling author of Code Name Sapphire

Meticulously researched, breathtakingly told.

Alka Joshi, NYT Bestselling author of The Henna Artist

The Golden Doves will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Kristin Harmel, NYT Bestselling author of The Forest of Vanishing Stars

A must-read for all readers who love history.

Adriana Trigiani

A thrilling and wild journey you won't soon forget.

Patti Callahan Henry
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Lilac Girls

Based on a true story of a New York socialite who championed a group of concentration camp survivors known as the Rabbits, this acclaimed debut novel reveals a story of love, redemption, and terrible secrets that were hidden for decades.

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Lost Roses hardcover book

Lost Roses

This sweeping new novel, set a generation earlier and also inspired by true events, features Caroline’s mother, Eliza, and follows three equally indomitable women from St. Petersburg to Paris under the shadow of World War I.

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Sunflower Sisters hardcover book

Sunflower Sisters

Now, in Sunflower Sisters, Kelly tells the story of her ancestor Georgeanna Woolsey, a Union nurse who joins the war effort during the Civil War, and how her calling leads her to cross paths with Jemma, a young enslaved girl who is sold off and conscripted into the army, and Anne-May Wilson, a southern plantation mistress whose husband enlists.

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About the Author

Martha Hall Kelly is an author and native New Englander, still pinching herself since her debut novel Lilac Girls, became a New York Times bestseller the week it was published in April 2016. Following Lilac Girls, she wrote two prequel novels, Lost Roses (April 2019) and Sunflower Sisters (March 2021).

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For Book Clubs

There’s so much for book clubs to talk about with Lilac Girls, Lost Roses, and Sunflower Sisters. We’ve got you covered with Discussion Questions, Menu Ideas, Illustrated Maps, and more. Add some visual and historical inspiration to your next book club meeting.

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