Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Can't Wait Wednesday: The Diamond Eye

Can't Wait Wednesday is hosted by Wishful Endings and helps us spotlight upcoming releases we're eagerly anticipating! 

The Diamond Eye by Kate Quinn

Pub. Date: March 29, 2022

Goodreads says, "In the snowbound city of Kiev, wry and bookish history student Mila Pavlichenko organizes her life around her library job and her young son--but Hitler's invasion of Russia sends her on a different path. Given a rifle and sent to join the fight, Mila must forge herself from studious girl to deadly sniper--a lethal hunter of Nazis known as Lady Death. When news of her three hundredth kill makes her a national heroine, Mila finds herself torn from the bloody battlefields of the eastern front and sent to America on a goodwill tour.  Still reeling from war wounds and devastated by loss, Mila finds herself isolated and lonely in the glittering world of Washington, DC--until an unexpected friendship with First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and an even more unexpected connection with a silent fellow sniper offer the possibility of happiness. But when an old enemy from Mila's past joins forces with a deadly new foe lurking in the shadows, Lady Death finds herself battling her own demons and enemy bullets in the deadliest duel of her life. Based on a true story, The Diamond Eye is a haunting novel of heroism born of desperation, of a mother who became a soldier, of a woman who found her place in the world and changed the course of history forever.


From the author of The Rose Code comes another promising historical novel. This one sounds good and I love that it's based on a true story. What do you guys think?


  1. I still have to read The Rose Code, but this one sounds just as good!

    1. Doesn't it? The Rose Code was good. I hope you get to read it soon! Thanks for dropping by, Angela!

  2. I hope you enjoy this one when you get a chance to read it.


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