Martha Hall Kelly is an American author of historical fiction novels. She writes the Caroline Ferriday series. Martha grew up in Massachusetts. Prior to becoming a novelist, she had a career as an advertising copywriter. She raised her three children while researching and writing Lilac Girls. Martha now splits her time between Connecticut and New York City.

Martha Hall Kelly made her debut as a published author Lilac Girls. Below is a list of Martha Hall Kelly’s books in order of when they were originally released:

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Publication Order of Caroline Ferriday / Lilac Girls Books

Lilac Girls / The Lilac Girls of Ravensbrück (2016)Description / Buy at
Lost Roses (2019)Description / Buy at
Sunflower Sisters (2021)Description / Buy at

Chronological Order of Caroline Ferriday / Lilac Girls Books

Lost Roses(2019)Description / Buy at
Lilac Girls / The Lilac Girls of Ravensbrück(2016)Description / Buy at
Sunflower Sisters(2021)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Golden Doves (2023)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Point In Time Collection Books

Alison's Conviction (By: Thomas Keneally) (2022)Description / Buy at
Ash Wednesday (By: Paula McLain) (2022)Description / Buy at
We Are Bone and Earth (By: Esi Edugyan) (2022)Description / Buy at
Naomi's Gift (2022)Description / Buy at
A Wild Rose (By: Fiona Davis) (2022)Description / Buy at
Landing (By: Olivia Hawker) (2022)Description / Buy at
Mother Swamp (By: Jesmyn Ward) (2022)Description / Buy at

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Martha Hall Kelly Synopsis: Lilac Girls is the first Caroline Ferriday novel by Martha Hall Kelly. New York socialite Caroline Ferriday has her hands full with her post at the French consulate and a new love on the horizon. But everything changes when Hitler’s army invades Poland in September 1939 – and then heads for France. An ocean away from Caroline, Kasia Kuzmerick, a Polish teenager, senses her carefree youth disappearing as she is drawn deeper into her role as courier for the underground resistance movement. In a tense atmosphere of watchful eyes and suspecting neighbors, one false move can have dire consequences. For the ambitious young German doctor, Herta Oberheuser, an ad for a government medical position seems her ticket out of a desolate life. Once hired, though, she finds herself trapped in a male-dominated realm of Nazi secrets and power. The lives of these three women are set on a collision course when the unthinkable happens and Kasia is sent to Ravensbrück, the notorious Nazi concentration camp for women. Their stories cross continents – from New York to Paris, Germany, and Poland – as Caroline and Kasia strive to bring justice to those whom history has forgotten.

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2 Responses to “Order of Martha Hall Kelly Books”

  1. Mariellen Ehredt: 3 years ago

    Do you recommend reading the 3 Fereday books by publication date or chronological order?


    • Graeme: 3 years ago

      Personally, I would read them in publication order.


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