The Gold­en Doves

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September 1, 2021

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 — a pulse-pound­ing nov­el inspired by true events from The New York Times best­selling author of Lilac Girls. Amer­i­can Josie Ander­son and Parisian Arlette LaRue are thrilled to be work­ing in the French resis­tance, steal­ing so many Nazi secrets that they become known as the Gold­en Doves, renowned across France and hunt­ed by the Gestapo. Their courage will cost them every­thing. When they are final­ly arrest­ed and tak­en to the Ravens­brück con­cen­tra­tion camp, along with their loved ones, a reclu­sive Nazi doc­tor does unspeak­able things to Josie’s moth­er, a cel­e­brat­ed Jew­ish singer who joined her daugh­ter in Paris when the world seemed bright. And Arlette’s son is stolen from her, nev­er to be seen again. A decade lat­er the Doves fall head­long into a dan­ger­ous dual mis­sion: Josie is work­ing for U.S. Army Intel­li­gence and accepts an assign­ment to hunt down the infa­mous doc­tor, while a mys­te­ri­ous man tells Arlette he may have found her son. The Gold­en Doves embark on a quest across Europe and ulti­mate­ly to French Guiana, dis­cov­er­ing a web of ter­ri­ble secrets, and must put them­selves in grave dan­ger to final­ly secure jus­tice and pro­tect the ones they love.

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