The Wicked Redhead: A Wicked City Novel The Wicked City series Book 2 #ad - But as ginger and ella track down their separate quarries with increasing desperation, the mysteries consuming them take on unsettling echoes of each other, and both women will require all their strength and ingenuity to outwit a conspiracy spanning decades. . Marshall is reinstated to the agency with suspicious haste and put to work patrolling for rumrunners on the high seas, from which he promptly disappears.
But paradise is short-lived. Ella dommerich has finally settled into her new life in Greenwich Village, inside the same apartment where a certain redheaded flapper lived long ago. And continues to make her presence known.
The Wicked City: A Novel The Wicked City series Book 1William Morrow #ad - Back in the roaring twenties, the basement was home to one of the city’s most notorious speakeasies. In 1924, geneva “gin” kelly, a quick-witted flapper from the hills of western Maryland, is a regular at this Village hideaway. Her charismatic musician neighbor, hector, when a symphony of mysterious noise strikes up—laughter, jazz piano, clinking glasses, warns her to stay out of the basement after midnight, the occasional bloodcurdling scream—even though the space has been empty for decades.
In the first book of a breathtaking new trilogy by bestselling author Beatriz Williams, two generations of women are brought together inside a Greenwich Village apartment —a flapper hiding an extraordinary past, and a modern-day Manattanite forced to start her life anew. When she discovers her banker husband has been harboring a secret life, Ella Gilbert escapes her SoHo loft for a studio in Greenwich Village.
The Wicked City: A Novel The Wicked City series Book 1 #ad - Caught up in a raid, duke kelly, gin lands in the office of Prohibition enforcement agent Oliver Anson, who persuades her to help him catch her stepfather, one of the biggest bootleggers in Appalachia. But gin is nobody’s fool. She strikes a risky bargain with the taciturn, and their alliance rattles Manhattan society to its foundations, straight-arrow Revenue agent, exposing secrets that shock even this free-spirited redhead.
As ella unravels the strange history of her new building—and the family thread that connects her to Geneva Kelly—she senses the Jazz Age spirit of her exuberant predecessor invading her own shy nature, in ways that will transform her existence in the wicked city. .
All the Ways We Said Goodbye: A Novel of the Ritz ParisWilliam Morrow #ad - As war breaks out, aurelie becomes trapped on the wrong side of the front with her father, Comte Sigismund de Courcelles. When the germans move into their family’s ancestral estate, Aurelie discovers she knows the German Major’s aide de camp, using it as their headquarters, Maximilian Von Sternburg.
She and the dashing young officer first met during Aurelie’s debutante days in Paris. But as daisy is drawn ever deeper into legrand’s underground network, committing increasingly audacious acts of resistance for the sake of the country—and the man—she holds dear, she uncovers a devastating secret.
All the Ways We Said Goodbye: A Novel of the Ritz Paris #ad - . One that will force her to commit the ultimate betrayal, and to confront at last the shocking circumstances of her own family history. France, 1964. At first reluctant to put herself and her family at risk to assist her grandmother’s Resistance efforts, Daisy agrees to act as a courier for a skilled English forger known only as Legrand, who creates identity papers for Resistance members and Jewish refugees.
. The widow. Curious to know more about the enigmatic la fleur, Babs joins Drew in his search, a journey of discovery that that takes them to Paris and the Ritz—and to unexpected places of the heart.
OverseasBerkley #ad - Experience a love that transcends time in this sensation debut novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Summer Wives and Her Last Flight. Amiens, france, a british officer in the trenches of the Western Front, is waylaid in the town square by Kate, 1916: Captain Julian Ashford, a beautiful young American.
Who is she? and why did she track him down in amiens? New York, 2007: A young Wall Street analyst, Kate Wilson learned to rely on logic and cynicism. Julian’s never seen her before, but she has information about the reconnaissance mission he’s about to embark on. So why does she fall so desperately in love with Julian Laurence, a billionaire with a mysterious past? What she doesn’t know is that he has been waiting for her.
Overseas #ad - . The enchanting woman who emerged from the shadows of the Great War to save his life.
Cocoa Beach: A NovelWilliam Morrow #ad - As the war rages, virginia falls into a passionate affair with the dashing Captain Simon Fitzwilliam, only to discover that his past has its own dark secrets—secrets that will damage their eventual marriage and propel her back across the Atlantic to the sister and father she left behind. Five years later, in the early days of prohibition, the newly widowed Virginia Fitzwilliam arrives in the tropical boomtown of Cocoa Beach, Florida, to settle her husband’s estate.
But virginia senses a predatory presence lurking beneath the irresistible, hedonistic surface of this coastal oasis. While an ambulance driver for the Red Cross, she meets a charismatic British army surgeon whose persistent charm opens her heart to the possibility of love. Despite the evidence, virginia does not believe Simon perished in the fire that destroyed the seaside home he built for her and their young daughter.
The new york times bestselling author of a certain age transports readers to sunny Florida in this lush and enthralling historical novel—an enchanting blend of love, betrayal, suspense, and redemption set among the rumrunners and scoundrels of Prohibition-era Cocoa Beach. Burdened by a dark family secret, Virginia Fortescue flees her oppressive home in New York City for the battlefields of World War I France.
Cocoa Beach: A Novel #ad - . Separated from her husband since the early days of their marriage, the headstrong Virginia plans to uncover the truth, for the sake of the daughter Simon never met. Simon’s brother and sister welcome her with open arms and introduce her to a dazzling new world of citrus groves, white beaches, bootleggers, and Prohibition agents.
Her Last Flight: A NovelWilliam Morrow #ad - Obsessed with sam’s fate, janey has tracked down irene Lindquist, whom she believes might actually be the legendary Irene Foster, the owner of a local island-hopping airline, Mallory’s onetime student and flying partner. The duel between the two women takes a heartstopping turn. The beloved author returns with a remarkable novel of both raw suspense and lyric beauty— the story of a lost pilot and a wartime photographer that will leave its mark on your soul.
In 1947, photographer and war correspondent janey everett arrives at a remote surfing village on the Hawaiian island of Kauai to research a planned biography of forgotten aviation pioneer Sam Mallory, who joined the loyalist forces in the Spanish Civil War and never returned. Lindquist denies any connection to Foster.
Her Last Flight: A Novel #ad - Foster’s disappearance during a round-the-world flight in 1937 remains one of the world’s greatest unsolved mysteries. At first, the flinty Mrs. To whom does mallory rightfully belong? Can we ever come to terms with the loss of those we love, and the lives we might have lived? But janey informs her that the wreck of sam mallory’s airplane has recently been discovered in a Spanish desert, and piece by piece, to her complicated, passionate relationship with Mallory, the details of Foster’s extraordinary life emerge: from the beginnings of her flying career in Southern California, to the collapse of her marriage to her aggressive career manager, the publishing scion George Morrow.
As irene spins her tale to its searing conclusion, Janey’s past gathers its own power.
The Forgotten RoomBerkley #ad - New york times bestselling authors karen white, and Lauren Willig present a masterful collaboration—a rich, Beatriz Williams, multigenerational novel of love and loss that spans half a century. But are kate and cooper ready for the secrets that will be revealed in the Forgotten Room? READERS GUIDE INCLUDED.
1945: when critically wounded captain Cooper Ravenel is brought to a private hospital on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, young Dr. Kate schuyler is drawn into a complex mystery that connects three generations of women in her family to a single extraordinary room in a Gilded Age mansion. Who is the woman in captain ravenel’s miniature portrait who looks so much like kate? and why is she wearing the ruby pendant handed down to Kate by her mother? In their pursuit of answers, they find themselves drawn into the turbulent stories of Olive Van Alan, and Lucy Young, driven in the Gilded Age from riches to rags, who hired out as a servant in the very house her father designed, who in the Jazz Age came from Brooklyn to Manhattan seeking the father she had never known.
The Golden Hour: A NovelWilliam Morrow #ad - And the rise and fall of a legendary royal couple. Then nassau’s wealthiest man is murdered in one of the most notorious cases of the century, and the resulting coverup reeks of royal privilege. In fact, and racial tension, windsor-era nassau seethes with spies, financial swindles, and in the middle of it all stands Benedict Thorpe: a scientist of tremendous charm and murky national loyalties.
Beatriz williams, the new york times bestselling author of the summer wives, a haven of spies, traitors, is back with another hot summer read; a dazzling epic of World War II in which a beautiful young “society reporter” is sent to the Bahamas, and the infamous Duke and Duchess of Windsor. Newly-widowed leonora “lulu” randolph arrives in the Bahamas to investigate the Governor and his wife for a New York society magazine.
Inevitably, the willful and wounded Lulu falls in love. But as she infiltrates the duke and duchess’s social circle, and the powerful cabal that controls the islands’ political and financial affairs, she uncovers evidence that beneath the glister of Wallis and Edward’s marriage lies an ugly—and even treasonous—reality.
The Golden Hour: A Novel #ad - The bahamas, 1941. Benedict thorpe disappears without a trace, a wartime tragedy, and Lulu embarks on a journey to London and beyond to unpick Thorpe’s complicated family history: a fateful love affair, and a mother from whom all joy is stolen. The stories of two unforgettable women thread together in this extraordinary epic of espionage, sacrifice, human love, and human courage, set against a shocking true crime .
After all, american readers have an insatiable appetite for news of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, that glamorous couple whose love affair nearly brought the British monarchy to its knees five years earlier.
A Certain Age: A NovelWilliam Morrow #ad - The bestselling author of a hundred summers brings the Roaring Twenties brilliantly to life in this enchanting and compulsively readable tale of intrigue, brimming with lush atmosphere, and scandal in New York Society, romance, striking characters, and irresistible charm. As the freedom of the Jazz Age transforms New York City, the iridescent Mrs.
. As the love triangle of theresa, and sophie progresses, it transforms into a saga of divided loyalties, Octavian, dangerous revelations, and surprising twists that will lead to a shocking transgression . While times are changing and she does adore the boy, divorce for a woman of Theresa’s wealth and social standing is out of the question, and there is no need; she has an understanding with Sylvo, her generous and well-respected philanderer husband.
But their relationship subtly shifts when her bachelor brother, Ox, decides to tie the knot with the sweet younger daughter of a newly wealthy inventor. And eventually force Theresa to make a bittersweet choice. Full of the glamour, wit and delicious twists that are the hallmarks of beatriz williams’ fiction and alternating between Sophie’s spirited voice and Theresa’s vibrant timbre, A Certain Age is a beguiling reinterpretation of Richard Strauss’s comic opera Der Rosenkavalier, set against the sweeping decadence of Gatsby’s New York.
A Certain Age: A Novel #ad - Engaging a longstanding family tradition, presenting the family’s diamond rose ring to Ox’s intended, Theresa enlists the Boy to act as her brother’s cavalier, Miss Sophie Fortescue—and to check into the background of the little-known Fortescue family. An intense and deeply honorable man, Octavian is devoted to the beautiful socialite of a certain age and wants to marry her.
The Lions of Fifth Avenue: A NovelDutton #ad - But the job quickly becomes a nightmare when rare manuscripts, notes, and books for the exhibit Sadie's running begin disappearing from the library's famous Berg Collection. But when valuable books are stolen back at the library, threatening the home and institution she loves, she's forced to confront her shifting priorities head on.
. Determined to save both the exhibit and her career, the typically risk-adverse Sadie teams up with a private security expert to uncover the culprit. In nationally bestselling author fiona davis's latest historical novel, a series of book thefts roils the iconic New York Public Library, leaving two generations of strong-willed women to pick up the pieces.
The Lions of Fifth Avenue: A Novel #ad - But headstrong, and when she takes a leap of faith and applies to the Columbia Journalism School, passionate Laura wants more, her world is cracked wide open. However, things unexpectedly become personal when the investigation leads Sadie to some unwelcome truths about her own family heritage—truths that shed new light on the biggest tragedy in the library's history.
It's 1913, allowing their family to live in an apartment within the grand building, Laura Lyons couldn't ask for more out of life—her husband is the superintendent of the New York Public Library, and on the surface, and they are blessed with two children. Eighty years later, the famous essayist laura lyons, in 1993, Sadie Donovan struggles with the legacy of her grandmother, especially after she's wrangled her dream job as a curator at the New York Public Library.
And may just lose everything in the process. Soon, laura finds herself questioning her traditional role as wife and mother.