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The Only Woman in the Room

Sneak Peek: An Early Look at an Upcoming Book

The Only Woman in the Room

Hedy Kiesler is lucky. Her beauty leads to a starring role in a controversial film and marriage to a powerful Austrian arms dealer, allowing her to evade Nazi persecution despite her Jewish heritage. But Hedy is also intelligent. At lavish Vienna dinner parties, she overhears the Third Reich's plans. One night in 1937, desperate to escape her controlling husband and the rise of the Nazis, she disguises herself and flees her husband's castle. She lands in Hollywood, where she becomes Hedy Lamarr, screen star. But Hedy is keeping a secret even more shocking than her Jewish heritage: she is a scientist. She has an idea that might help the country and that might ease her guilt for escaping alone --- if anyone will listen to her.

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The Only Woman in the Room
by Marie Benedict

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THE ONLY WOMAN IN THE ROOM
and Share Your Comments on It

Our latest Sneak Peek Feature spotlights THE ONLY WOMAN IN THE ROOM by Marie Benedict, a powerful novel based on the incredible true story of Hedy Lamarr, the glamour icon and scientist whose groundbreaking invention revolutionized modern communication. The book doesn’t release until January 15th, but we have 35 advance copies to give away to readers who can commit to previewing it and sharing their comments on it by Wednesday, December 12th. To enter, please fill out this form by Thursday, October 18th at noon ET.

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For our Sneak Peek program, your commitment to participate is critical, so please only enter this contest if you truly will have time to read THE ONLY WOMAN IN THE ROOM and give us your feedback by the December 12th deadline.

More about THE ONLY WOMAN IN THE ROOM:
Hedy Kiesler is lucky. Her beauty leads to a starring role in a controversial film and marriage to a powerful Austrian arms dealer, allowing her to evade Nazi persecution despite her Jewish heritage. But Hedy is also intelligent. At lavish Vienna dinner parties, she overhears the Third Reich's plans. One night in 1937, desperate to escape her controlling husband and the rise of the Nazis, she disguises herself and flees her husband's castle.

She lands in Hollywood, where she becomes Hedy Lamarr, screen star. But Hedy is keeping a secret even more shocking than her Jewish heritage: she is a scientist. She has an idea that might help the country and that might ease her guilt for escaping alone --- if anyone will listen to her.

A powerful novel based on the incredible true story of the glamour icon and scientist whose groundbreaking invention revolutionized modern communication, THE ONLY WOMAN IN THE ROOM is a masterpiece.