Madeline Martin is the New York Times and International bestselling author of WWII historical fiction as well as historical romance that spans from medieval castles to Regency ballrooms. She lives in sunny Florida with her amazing fiancé, two sweet daughters and one very spoiled cat.
About The Keeper of Hidden Books
Based on true events with Warsaw's public librarians in their efforts to salvage books from Nazi destruction, The Keeper of Hidden Books is about one woman's determination to save others and preserve culture using any means necessary, including subterfuge, a secret book club, and a clandestine library - offering hope through literature in the darkest of times.
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“Madeline Martin immerses us in the expertly rendered and fascinating worlds of Lisbon and Lyon during the war as we follow the stories of two brave women who are willing to risk everything for the cause of freedom. Uplifting, inspiring and suspenseful, this is one to savour!"
–Natasha Lester, New York Times bestselling author of The Riviera House
“This story blew me away. Readers will be on the edge of their seats as they are transported to 1940s Portugal and France with Madeline Martin's vivid and inspiring characters. The Librarian Spy is a brilliant tale of resistance, courage and ultimately hope."
–Kelly Rimmer, New York Times Bestselling Author of The Warsaw Orphan
“Madeline Martin is a fantastic author, and this beautiful, heartbreaking tale of two young women who risk everything as they use the power of words to fight back against the Nazis will have you glued to your chair. THE LIBRARIAN SPY is a stunning tour de force of historical fiction."
“The Last Bookshop in London is an irresistible tale which showcases the transformative power of literacy, reminding us of the hope and sanctuary our neighborhood bookstores offer during the perilous trials of war and unrest.”
—Kim Michele Richardson, author of The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek
“The wartime ambience in both Lisbon and Lyon and the thoroughly fascinating story of the IDC will please all lovers of WWII espionage."
“During times of crisis, who can deny the comfort of books and reading? Deftly written, and testament to survival in a challenging time, this book is a soothing and reassuring read."