Louise de Bettignies

The Top Secret New Book: Details At Last!

The Queen of Spies: Louise de Bettignies

For more than a year now, I’ve been working on a new book. Something very new, very different, and until now, very hush-hush. Until now I’ve kept the details under wraps–but as of today, the announcement is official. My new project will launch in summer 2017 at Morrow, with my fabulous new editor Amanda Bergeron at the helm.

Bestselling author of “Mistress of Rome,” Kate Quinn’s THE ALICE NETWORK, a novel taking place in 1915 and 1947, in which an unmarried and pregnant American launches a desperate search for a beloved cousin who vanished in Nazi-occupied France, and finds her only ally in a chain-smoking, battle-scarred old woman who belonged to the real life network of female spies led by Louise de Bettignies during the First World War and who remains haunted by a thirty year old betrayal.

This book was a departure for me, but I loved every minute of it. I loved the 20th century setting, I loved the intermeshing dual timelines, and above all I loved the real-life female spies whose story is so fascinating it begged to be told–google Louise de Bettignies and see for yourself!

I loved writing THE ALICE NETWORK, and I hope you love reading it next summer!

Trailer for THE ALICE NETWORK!