Woman on Fire

By Lisa Barr,

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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, SOON TO BE A MOVIE PRODUCED BY AND STARRING SHARON STONE A BUZZFEED MUST-READ FOR 2022

A young journalist embroiled in an international art scandal centred around a Nazi-looted masterpiece, forcing the ultimate showdown between passion and possession, lovers and liars, history and truth.

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2 authors picked Woman on Fire as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

I could not put down Woman on Fire by Lisa Barr.

This book is a captivating tale of passion, history, and mystery. Set against the backdrop of 1940s Chicago and war-torn Europe, the novel follows the journey of a resilient journalist navigating love and espionage.

Barr's evocative prose and meticulous research transport readers to a bygone era, creating a rich tapestry of emotions. The intricate blend of romance and suspense ensures a thrilling reading experience perfectly suited for the transient nature of air travel.

As you glide through the clouds, let the pages of this book transport you to a…

This is a very sophisticated, fast-paced, and well-researched book about an international art scandal.

The characters were interesting and came alive on the page. I was convinced they were talking about a real work of art. The book was full of intrigue.

Nazi stolen art is my all-time favorite topic to read and write about. I really enjoyed it and found it one of the best fiction books on the subject.  

From Marilyn's list on World War Two and Nazi stolen art.

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