He saw her beauty, even in the half-light, she could tell, but he looked past it. Either that, or he was smart enough to see that she wanted to offer more to the world than a pretty face.
-Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah is a New York Times Bestselling Author from California. The Nightingale is her most recent novel, and regards rural and city life in France with a WW2 backdrop. My favourite aspect of this novel is the emphasis it places on female strength. Read my review here.