USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR: Although this is Marty’s debut historical novel, she is a veteran writer having published over ten cozy mysteries, becoming a USA Today bestselling author.
HEARTWARMING HEROINE: Rosalie Wright will capture readers’ hearts with her spunky, determined spirit as she rises the ranks and tackles a male-dominated profession.
MARKET HOTSPOT: World War II may be long over, but readers continue to flock to historical novels set around this intriguing time period. With the continued success of authors like Kate Quinn, Susan Elia MacNeal, and Jacqueline Winspear, we believe readers will find a new favorite in Marty Wingate’s fresh novel and heroine.
ALCOVE PRESS INAUGURAL LIST: As one of the first titles to be published under the Alcove Press imprint, Glamour Girls will receive extra marketing and publicity support tied to launching the list.
Praise for Glamour Girls:
“[Wingate’s] command of WWII history and the uncelebrated roles of women is exemplary, and the emotional resonance makes this a deeply fulfilling read.”
—Booklist, starred review
“The author manages to depict Rosalie’s friendships with fellow Attagirls and RAF pilots in a manner that is both realistic and touching.”
“Glamour Girls is a heart-warming story of family, friendship, and romance…I highly recommend this for anyone looking for a new and unique perspective of WWII fiction.”
—Girly Book Club
“A winner [featuring] a smart, strong female lead.”
—Red Carpet Crash
“Tender and fierce, the book is always well-written and captures the spirit of the time.”
—Manhattan Book Review
“A fascinating, well-researched look at the ATA and the “glamour girls” who helped win the war.” —Historical Novel Society
“Glamour Girls feels so real it’s like reading a personal diary of the brave women who were unsung heroes of WWII. Marty Wingate has managed to get the feel for wartime Britain spot on. Well done!”
—Rhys Bowen, New York Times bestselling author
“Fans of strong women defying the odds will love Wingate’s novel of Englishwoman Rosalie Wright’s struggle to become pilot during World War II—there’s friendship, romance, adventure, and wonderful attention to period detail.“
—Susan Elia MacNeal, New York Times bestselling author of the Maggie Hope series
”Marty Wingate delivers it all in Glamour Girls—wartime love, heartbreaking losses, endearing characters, fascinating period detail.“
—Candace Robb, author of the Owen Archer historical mysteries
“Glamour Girls will take you on a fascinating journey into the lives of female pilots in WWII Britain. Blending female friendship with romance and loss, this is vivid and heartfelt read!”
—Sara Ackerman, USA Today bestselling author of Red Sky Over Hawaii
”A wonderful, heart-warming tale of the women of the ATA. Be prepared to fall in love with some very special characters, and experience adventure, heartbreak and love with them… I thoroughly enjoyed this novel.”
—Soraya M. Lane, Amazon Charts bestselling author of Wives of War