Step into the world of Victorian London, where the wealth and poverty exist side by side. William Morrow & Company. Full of twists and surprises, it leads the caring and determined young woman into unexpected places, including the depths of her own heart. Shaw’s home for Watercress and Flower Girls. But the search will not be easy.
A Memory of Violets: A Novel of London's Flower Sellers - For years, the home has cared for london’s flower girls—orphaned and crippled children living on the grimy streets and selling posies of violets and watercress to survive. Soon after she arrives, rosie, tilly discovers a diary written by an orphan named Florrie—a young Irish flower girl who died of a broken heart after she and her sister, were separated.
The author of the usa today and new york Times bestselling novel The Girl Who Came Home has once again created an unforgettable historical novel.
The Girl Who Came Home: A Novel of the Titanic P.S.William Morrow Paperbacks - The girl who came Home A Novel of the Titanic. For seventeen-year-old Maggie Murphy, the journey is bittersweet. Fourteen members of a small village set sail on RMS Titanic, hoping to find a better life in America. When her great nana maggie shares the painful secret she harbored for almost a lifetime about the Titanic, the revelation gives Grace new direction—and leads her and Maggie to unexpected reunions with those they thought lost long ago.
Adrift after the death of her father, Grace Butler struggles to decide what comes next. Though her future lies in an unknown new place, her heart remains in Ireland with Séamus, the sweetheart she left behind. When disaster strikes, Maggie is one of the lucky few passengers in steerage who survives. Waking up alone in a new york hospital, she vows never to speak of the terror and panic of that terrible night ever again.
The Girl Who Came Home: A Novel of the Titanic P.S. - Chicago, 1982. Inspired by true events, the new york times bestselling novel the Girl Who Came Home is the poignant story of a group of Irish emigrants aboard RMS Titanic—a seamless blend of fact and fiction that explores the tragedy's impact and its lasting repercussions on survivors and their descendants.
The Cottingley Secret: A NovelWilliam Morrow Paperbacks - But it is the discovery of an old photograph that leads her to realize how the fairy girls’ lives intertwine with hers, connecting past to present, and blurring her understanding of what is real and what is imagined. Frances and Elsie will hide their secret for many decades. But when one of the great novelists of the time, becomes convinced of the photographs’ authenticity, the girls become a national sensation, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, their discovery offering hope to those longing for something to believe in amid a world ravaged by war.
The cottingley secret tells the tale of two girls who somehow convince the world that magic exists. An artful weaving of old legends with new realities, new york times bestselling author of the dressmakerone of bookbub's most-anticipated Books of Summer 2017! The New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Came Home turns the clock back one hundred years to a time when two young girls from Cottingley, Yorkshire, this tale invites the reader to wonder: could it be true?” — Kate Alcott, convinced the world that they had done the impossible and photographed fairies in their garden.
The Cottingley Secret: A Novel - As she begins to understand why a nation once believed in fairies, can Olivia find a way to believe in herself? The girl who came Home A Novel of the Titanic. Now, in her newest novel, international bestseller Hazel Gaynor reimagines their story. 1917… it was inexplicable, impossible, frances griffiths and elsie Wright from Cottingley, England, claim to have photographed fairies at the bottom of the garden, but it had to be true—didn’t it? When two young cousins, their parents are astonished.
But frances longs for the truth to be told. One hundred years later… when olivia kavanagh finds an old manuscript in her late grandfather’s bookshop she becomes fascinated by the story it tells of two young girls who mystified the world.
The Girl from The Savoy: A NovelWilliam Morrow Paperbacks - Right now, she must exist on the fringes of power, wealth and glamor—she must remain invisible and unimportant. But her fortunes take an unexpected turn when she responds to a struggling songwriter’s advertisement for a ‘muse’ and finds herself thrust into London’s exhilarating theatre scene and into the lives of celebrated actress, Loretta May, and her brother, Perry.
William Morrow Co. Presenting a dazzling new historical novel … The Girl From The Savoy is as sparkling as champagne and as thrilling as the era itself. Sometimes life gives you cotton stockings. Sometimes it gives you a chanel gown …’dolly Lane is a dreamer; a downtrodden maid who longs to dance on the London stage, but her life has been fractured by the Great War.
The Girl from The Savoy: A Novel - . Memories of the soldier she loved, of secret shame and profound loss, by turns pull her back and spur her on to make a better life. When she finds employment as a chambermaid at london’s grandest hotel, The Savoy, Dolly takes a step closer to the glittering lives of the Bright Young Things who thrive on champagne, jazz and rebellion.
Loretta and perry may have the life Dolly aspires to, but they too are searching for something. Now, the girl from the savoy must make difficult choices: between two men; between two classes, at the precipice of the life she has and the one she longs for, between everything she knows and everything she dreams of.
A brighter future is tantalizingly close—but can a girl like Dolly ever truly leave her past behind? The girl who came Home A Novel of the Titanic.
The Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter: A NovelWilliam Morrow Paperbacks - I am just an ordinary young woman who did her duty. 1838: northumberland, England. From the new york times bestselling author of The Girl Who Came Home comes a historical novel inspired by true events, and the extraordinary female lighthouse keepers of the past two hundred years. They call me a heroine, but I am not deserving of such accolades.
She is to stay with harriet, a reclusive relative and assistant lighthouse keeper, until her baby is born. Just as george emmerson captures Grace with his brushes, she in turn captures his heart. 1938: newport, Rhode Island. As a deadly hurricane approaches, living a century apart, two women, will be linked forever by their instinctive acts of courage and love.
The Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter: A Novel - Nineteen-years-old and pregnant, Matilda Emmerson has been sent away from Ireland in disgrace. A discarded, half-finished portrait opens a window into Matilda’s family history. Longstone lighthouse on the Farne Islands has been Grace Darling’s home for all of her twenty-two years. William Morrow Co. When she and her father rescue shipwreck survivors in a furious storm, the subject of poems, Grace becomes celebrated throughout England, ballads, and plays.
The girl who came Home A Novel of the Titanic. But far more precious than her unsought fame is the friendship that develops between Grace and a visiting artist.
Last Christmas in Paris: A Novel of World War IWilliam Morrow Paperbacks - New york times bestselling author Hazel Gaynor has joined with Heather Webb to create this unforgettably romantic novel of the Great War. August 1914. With failing health, thomas returns to Paris—a cherished packet of letters in hand—determined to lay to rest the ghosts of his past. William Morrow Co. England is at war.
Can love flourish amid the horror of the First World War, or will fate intervene?Christmas 1968. But one final letter is waiting for him… The girl who came Home A Novel of the Titanic. As evie elliott watches her brother, will, thomas harding, and his best friend, she believes—as everyone does—that it will be over by Christmas, depart for the front, when the trio plan to celebrate the holiday among the romantic cafes of Paris.
Last Christmas in Paris: A Novel of World War I - But as history tells us, it all happened so differently… Evie and Thomas experience a very different war. Frustrated by life as a privileged young lady, evie longs to play a greater part in the conflict—but how?—and as Thomas struggles with the unimaginable realities of war he also faces personal battles back home where War Office regulations on press reporting cause trouble at his father’s newspaper business.
Through their letters, Evie and Thomas share their greatest hopes and fears—and grow ever fonder from afar.
Meet Me in Monaco: A Novel of Grace Kelly's Royal WeddingWilliam Morrow Paperbacks - Despite his guilt at being away from his daughter, he takes an assignment to cover the wedding of the century, sailing with Grace Kelly’s wedding party on the SS Constitution from New York. When struggling perfumer sophie duval shelters miss kelly in her boutique to fend off a persistent British press photographer, James Henderson, a bond is forged between the two women and sets in motion a chain of events that stretches across thirty years of friendship, love, and tragedy.
James henderson cannot forget his brief encounter with Sophie Duval. The girl who came Home A Novel of the Titanic. William Morrow Co. A fragrant french bonbon of a book: love, glamour, perfume, and paparazzi all circling around the wedding of the century. Kate quinn, new york times bestselling author of THE ALICE NETWORK and THE HUNTRESS.
Meet Me in Monaco: A Novel of Grace Kelly's Royal Wedding - Named one of popsugar’s best books to put in your beachbag this summer!set in the 1950s against the backdrop of Grace Kelly’s whirlwind romance and unforgettable wedding to Prince Rainier of Monaco, New York Times bestselling author Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb take the reader on an evocative sun-drenched journey along the Côte d’Azur in this page-turning novel of passion, fate and second chances.
. Movie stars and paparazzi flock to Cannes for the glamorous film festival, the biggest star of all, but Grace Kelly, wants only to escape from the flash-bulbs.
The Girls of EnnismoreKensington - Not even Ennismore can escape unscathed. Barely eight years old, Rosie joins the throng of servants preparing for the arrival of Queen Victoria. Engaging, atmospheric and packed with rich historical detail. Victoria is bound for a coming out season in Dublin, and Rosie must find a way to support her family.
I thoroughly enjoyed The Girls of Ennismore. Hazel gaynor, author of the girl from The Savoy The girl who came Home A Novel of the Titanic. Beautifully drawn, and with a truest Irish sense of place, full of rich historical detail, I was seduced from page one. Kate kerrigan, new york times bestselling author of Ellis Island“Two friends, born of vastly different worlds, dare to defy convention and the strict bindings of societal class in Falvey’s latest novel.
The Girls of Ennismore - The other servants resent Rosie's escape from the drudgery of life below stairs. Bright, strong-willed rosie finds herself caught between her own people and the rarefied air of Ennismore--especially as she grows closer to Victoria's older brother, Valentine. As they near womanhood, the girls' friendship is interrupted.
William Morrow Co. Though the children of the gentry seldom fraternize with locals, Lord Ennis arranges for Rosie to join in Victoria's school lessons. Kensington.
When I Was Yours: Absolutely heartbreaking World War 2 historical fictionBookouture - I loved this author’s writing and it was so realistic that I felt like I was actually there. She is thin as a string bean and her sleeve is ragged and damp – like she’s been chewing it. 1939. Can't wait to read more from the author now. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘I absolutely loved it. But like it or not, pearl is here to stay, and what with the rumours about what’s happening to children in mainland Europe, it might be the last safe place for her.
As pearl and vivi learn how to live together, they discover that they have a connection that runs more deeply than they could ever have guessed – from before Pearl was born, and deep into Vivienne’s past. Big ones, little ones. Perfect for fans of Orphan Train and Before We Were Yours. Readers absolutely love lizzie page: ‘Once in a while a book comes along that just burrows its way into the heart of me, that stirs my soul.
When I Was Yours: Absolutely heartbreaking World War 2 historical fiction - So many years, so many disappointments… vivi’s ability to feel love left her the day she learned the truth about her husband Edmund, and when she made the worst decision of her life and left her cherished sister to her fate. A perfect read and a perfect tribute to the wonderful women who did their duty as War Nurses.
Stardust book reviews ‘i couldn’t wait to get started on the book… oh my word, who was a nurse during the first world War and to read this book made me feel closer to her… The more I read, this was one hell of an emotive read… I was hooked from the moment I picked the book up… I had a great great Aunt, the more I wanted to read and the quicker the pages turned… I just wanted the book to continue.
Ginger book geek, 5 stars ‘an unputdownable book that had me reading under the covers, so keen was I to find out what happened next… fabulous.
Goodnight from London: A NovelWilliam Morrow Paperbacks - Kensington. From usa today bestselling author jennifer robson—author of moonlight over paris and Somewhere in France—comes a lush historical novel that tells the fascinating story of Ruby Sutton, an ambitious American journalist who moves to London in 1940 to report on the Second World War, and to start a new life an ocean away from her past.
In the summer of 1940, ambitious young american journalist Ruby Sutton gets her big break: the chance to report on the European war as a staff writer for Picture Weekly newsmagazine in London. But life in besieged Britain tests Ruby in ways she never imagined. Although most of ruby's new colleagues welcome her, a few resent her presence, not only as an American but also as a woman.
Goodnight from London: A Novel - Morrow. She is just beginning to find her feet, to feel at home in a country that is so familiar yet so foreign, when the bombs begin to fall. As the nightly horror of the Blitz stretches unbroken into weeks and months, Ruby must set aside her determination to remain an objective observer. When she loses everything but her life, and must depend upon the kindness of strangers, she learns for the first time the depth and measure of true friendship—and what it is to love a man who is burdened by secrets that aren’t his to share.
Goodnight from london, heartfelt, is a captivating, inspired in part by the wartime experiences of the author’s own grandmother, and historically immersive story that readers are sure to embrace. The girl who came Home A Novel of the Titanic.
What Once Was TrueCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - Everyone knows their place, but as war looms, both families find themselves drawn into the conflict and begin questioning everything that once was true. From the leafy grounds of an irish stately home, to the bombed out streets of London in the Blitz, allow yourself to be swept away once more in Jean Grainger’s latest bestselling historical saga.
Meanwhile, isabella and their three almost grown up girls, Dermot, the Murphy family, live and work on the estate and do their best to keep everything running smoothly. Social structure is vital. Following in the footsteps of maeve Binchy and Frank McCourt, Jean Grainger will go down as one of the great Irish novelists.
What Once Was True - Roberta kagan bestselling author of All My Love, Dietrich. Robinswood, Co Waterford, 1939. The once grand house is home to two very different families. Despite delusions of grandeur, lord and Lady Kenefick and their adult children, live a life of decayed opulence as the money needed to keep such a large house and grounds ever dwindles.
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