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Mar 31, 2021

US cover reveal to be published by Ballantine Randomhouse in the US on July 31st 2021

Christy Lefteri Songbirds

Songbirds is a heart-breaking story for our times. 

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From the multi prize-winning author of The Beekeeper of Aleppo, Songbirds is inspired by the real-life disappearance of domestic workers in Cyprus, Christy Lefteri has crafted a poignant, deeply empathetic narrative of the human stories behind the headlines.

With infinite tenderness and skill, Songbirds offers a triumphant story of the fight for truth and justice, and of women reclaiming their lost voices. 

Christy’s previous novel The Beekeeper of Aleppo was Winner of The 2020 Aspen Words Literary Prize, Runner Up for The Dayton Literary Peace Prize and was recently awarded a Nielsen Bestseller Gold Award for UK sales of over 500,000


With Songbirds Christy has crafted a powerful, redemptive story of loss, of the triumph of the human spirit, and of the enduring love of a mother for her child.

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