Gill Paul - JACKIE AND MARIA

Gill Paul - JACKIE AND MARIA

Gill discusses her latest novel Jackie and Maria, the reader who gave her the inspiration for this story, Jackie and her sister Lee’s complex relationship, the rivalry between Jackie and Maria, her year-round love of swimming, and more.


Gill discusses her latest novel Jackie and Maria, the reader who gave her the inspiration for this story, Jackie and her sister Lee’s complex relationship, the rivalry between Jackie and Maria, her year-round love of swimming, and more.

Jackie and Maria can be purchased at Murder by the Book. 

Gill’s 3 recommended reads are:

  1. 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World by Elif Shafak
  2. Coming Up For Air by Sarah Leipciger
  3. When We Were Young & Brave by Hazel Gaynor

If you enjoy reading historical fiction and want to listen to more episodes like this one, try Tori Whitaker, Judithe Little, Alex GeorgeFiona Davis, and Asha Lemmie.

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Gill Paul

Author

Gill Paul is the bestselling author of ten historical novels, many of them describing real women she thinks have been marginalized or misjudged by historians. Jackie and Maria looks at the way Jackie Kennedy’s and Maria Callas’s lives began to overlap as they became rivals for Aristotle Onassis, and her new novel The Collector’s Daughter, due out in September 2021, is about Lady Evelyn Herbert, a remarkable woman who was part of the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb. Gill lives in London with her partner, who is a light artist, and loves wild swimming year round.