No work of mine has so completely rolled together my passions—the history, untold stories and style of the 1940s, hardboiled fiction, strong women of grit and adaptability, and the impacts of conflict on everyday people—as this novel, ‘The War Widow.’
Author: Tara Moss
Tara Moss is the internationally bestselling author of 13 books. Her latest is the internationally bestselling historical thriller The War Widow, publishing on December 29th in the U.S. Moss is also a documentary host, speaker and outspoken advocate for human rights, and has been a UNICEF Australia Goodwill Ambassador since 2007. Through her page Tara and Wolfie—named for her walking stick—she brings advocacy and visibility to disability issues. In 2015 Moss received an Edna Ryan Award for her significant contribution to feminist debate, speaking out for women and children and inspiring others to challenge the status quo, and in 2017 she was recognised as one of the Global Top 50 Diversity Figures in Public Life, for using her position in public life to make a positive impact in diversity. Visit her at taramoss.com.
Seven Indomitable Women of World War II
From Jane Vialle—such an expert at coding that the Nazis couldn’t uncover her secrets—to Nancy Wake—who killed a Nazi with her bare bands—there are so many extraordinary women of the WWII era who we have not heard enough about. These women rejected the entrenched prejudices of gender, race, disability and religion, to achieve incredible feats.