On Tour 04/03/23-05/10/23 “The Golden Doves” by Martha Hall Kelly

Release Date:
April 18, 2023

About The Book:

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.

Martha Hall Kelly has garnered acclaim for her stunning combination of empathy and research into the stories of women throughout history and for exploring the terrors of Ravensbrück. With The Golden Doves, she has crafted an unforgettable story about the fates of Nazi fugitives in the wake of World War II—and the unsung females spies who risked it all to bring them to justice.

About The Author:

Martha is a native New Englander who lives in Litchfield County Connecticut. She worked as an advertising copywriter for many years, and raised three wonderful children who are now mostly out of the nest. Her debut novel Lilac Girls, about Connecticut socialite Caroline Ferriday who championed a group of Ravensbruck Concentration Camp survivors known as The Rabbits who survived WWII Nazi experiments, was her first novel and an instant New York Times bestseller. The prequel to Lilac Girls, Lost Roses, was also an instant NYTimes bestseller. It features Caroline’s mother Eliza Ferriday and her fight to save a group of Russian women, former aristocrats who lost everything in the Russian Revolution. The Lost Roses paperback published March 3rd, 2020 and the third book in the series, a Civil War novel about Caroline’s great grandmother’s family, arrives spring 2021. You’ll find more info about both books on Martha’s website: www.marthahallkelly.com

 and on Pinterest

Social Media:

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Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/14160478.Martha_Hall_Kelly

Book Blurbs: 

“A compelling story that spans the horrors of World War II to the Cold War of the early 1950s . . . Readers will breathlessly follow Josie, who seeks justice against former Nazis, and Arlette, who is desperate to reunite with the son she thought lost forever. Martha Hall Kelly deftly illuminates little-known complexities of the post-war while painting a vivid portrait of the deep scars and trauma that Holocaust survivors carried. Readers will be equally captivated and educated by this original and thought-provoking book.”—Pam Jenoff, New York Times bestselling author of Code Name Sapphire

“Meticulously researched, breathtakingly told. Add this page-turner to the canon of female freedom fighters to whom we owe so much and who would go unrecognized were it not for authors like Kelly.”—Alka Joshi, New York Times bestselling author of The Henna Artist

Bloggers On Tour: 

April 3rd- Reading Late Into The Night https://instagram.com/reading.late.into.the.night

April 4th- Rozier Reads and Wine https://instagram.com/rozierreadsandwine

April 4th- Bookworm Mrschelle https://instagram.com/bookworm_mrschelle

April 5th- Reading With Remy https://instagram.com/readingwithremy

April 6th- Coffee Break Book Reviews https://instagram.com/coffee.break.book.reviews

April 8th- Infinite Readlist https://instagram.com/infinite.readlist

April 10th-Books Love And Understanding https://instagram.com/booksloveandunderstanding

April 11th- Bryant Park Books https://instagram.com/bryantparkbooks

April 12th- Lindas Book Obsession https://www.facebook.com/lindasbookobsession/ 

April 13th- Rachelle loves Books- https://instagram.com/rachellelovesbooks

April 17th- Bookish Heidi https://instagram.com/bookish.heidi

April 17th- Books And Beabulls https://instagram.com/books_and_beabulls

April 18th- ML Book Love https://instagram.com/mlbooklove

April 19th- Laura’s Next Chapter https://instagram.com/laurasnextchapter

April 20th- Nurse Bookie https://instagram.com/nurse_bookie

April 22nd- Carol Doscher https://instagram.com/carol_doscher_reader

April 25th- Gwendalyn Books https://instagram.com/gwendalyn_books_

April 27th- Jennifer Tar Heel Reader – http://www.jennifertarheelreader.com


April 27th- Subakka Bookstuff https://instagram.com/subakka.bookstuff

April 28th- Sarahs Bookish Reviews https://instagram.com/sarahs.bookish.reviews

May 1st- CMT Loves Wine and Books https://instagram.com/cmtloveswineandbooks

May 1st- Reading Is My Remedy https://instagram.com/reading_is_my_remedy

May 3rd – A Needle In my Bookstack https://instagram.com/aneedleinmybookstack

May 8th-The Book Club Mom https://instagram.com/thebookclubmom

May 9th- Eryn E Reads https://instagram.com/erynereads

May 10th- Books and Coffee MX https://instagram.com/booksandcoffeemx

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