Historical nonfiction has never really been my genre of choice. I love fiction for its ability to keep my attention with a lively narrative arc and complex characters and for its way of transporting me to a different world. This book had all of those elements. And best of all, it’s true.
In “Stealing Secrets,” author H. Donald Winkler spent countless hours researching stories of women and girls who served as spies for either the Union or the Confederacy during the Civil War.