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The Only Woman in the Room: A Novel
The Only Woman in the Room: A Novel
The Only Woman in the Room: A Novel
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The Only Woman in the Room: A Novel

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Bestselling author Marie Benedict reveals the story of a brilliant woman scientist only remembered for her beauty.

Her beauty almost certainly saved her from the rising Nazi party and led to marriage with an Austrian arms dealer. Underestimated in everything else, she overheard the Third Reich's plans while at her husband's side and understood more than anyone would guess. She devised a plan to flee in disguise from their castle, and the whirlwind escape landed her in Hollywood. She became Hedy Lamarr, screen star.

But she kept a secret more shocking than her heritage or her marriage: she was a scientist. And she had an idea that might help the country fight the Nazis and revolutionize modern communication...if anyone would listen to her.

A powerful book based on the incredible true story of the glamour icon and scientist, The Only Woman in the Room is a masterpiece that celebrates the many women in science that history has overlooked.

Other Bestselling Historical Fiction from Marie Benedict:

The Mystery of Mrs. Christie

Lady Clementine

Carnegie's Maid

The Other Einstein

Release dateJan 8, 2019
The Only Woman in the Room: A Novel

Marie Benedict

Marie Benedict is a New York Times– and USA Today–bestselling author of historical fiction, including The Mystery of Mrs. Christie, The Only Woman in the Room, Carnegie’s Maid, and The Other Einstein. With Victoria Christopher Murray, Benedict co-wrote the Good Morning America Book Club Pick and New York Times bestseller, The Personal Librarian, and The First Ladies, also a New York Times bestseller. Writing as Heather Terrell, she has also published the novels The Chrysalis, The Map Thief, and Brigid of Kildare. Benedict lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with her family.  

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