The Woman with Two Shadows: A Novel of WWII


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$16.99  $15.80
Sourcebooks Landmark
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5.5 X 8.1 X 1.1 inches | 0.8 pounds
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About the Author

Sarah James was given a sous vide unit in 2014 and quickly fell in love with the technique. Encouraged by early success, it quickly became her go-to method for simple, weekday evening meals. She's spent years learning about the science behind it and having fun recreating her favorite recipes sous vide. Sarah has published hundreds of online tutorials covering everything from cooking and sewing to laser cutters and wearable electronics. She blogs at


A Gone Girl-style thriller about a World War II-era woman desperately trying to figure out what happened to her twin sister after she disappears from a military base in entertaining read. -- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

For a debut author, The Woman with Two Shadows provides a little bit of everything: romance, suspense, and history, along with human emotions, failings, and soul searching. Author Sarah James is someone to be watched. -- New York Journal of Books

The best WWII novel I have read in quite a long while. It proves an exceptionally refreshing read in a saturated market. I unreservedly recommend this book to all readers who enjoy complex and realistic characterization, as well as to the many lovers of WWII fiction. -- Historical Novel Society

Debut historical novelist James centers this mysterious tale on the true story of the Oak Ridge military site... Her expertly crafted plot, which alternates between Lillian and Eleanor's backstory and their present, will leave readers wanting more of her expertly researched historical saga. -- Booklist

Utterly fascinating and meticulously researched, The Woman with Two Shadows is a riveting tale about a town and its people that officially never existed and the secrecy behind one of the Manhattan Project's top-secret cities responsible for creating the atom bomb used on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. James's debut is beautifully written and captivating! -- Kim Michele Richardson, New York Times bestselling author of The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek and The Book Woman's Daughter

The Woman with Two Shadows is a twisting, atmospheric page-turner. Sarah James's debut, which is set against a part of America's World War II history long shrouded in secret, feels fresh and new, filled with complex characters and plenty of intrigue. You won't be able to put this one down! -- Julia Kelly, international bestselling author of The Last Dance of the Debutante