Score: 4.5
From 375 Ratings

The Secret Life of Violet Grant


  • Author: Beatriz Williams
  • Release Date : 2014-05-27
  • Genre: Historical
  • File Size: 2793383 Bytes


A story of love and intrigue that travels from Kennedy-era Manhattan to World War I Europe from the New York Times bestselling author of Her Last Flight and The Golden Hour.Fresh from college, irrepressible Vivian Schuyler defies her wealthy Fifth Avenue family to work at cutthroat Metropolitan magazine. But this is 1964, and the editor dismisses her…until a parcel lands on Vivian’s Greenwich Village doorstep that starts a journey into the life of an aunt she never knew, who might give her just the story she’s been waiting for. In 1912, Violet Schuyler Grant moved to Europe to study physics, and made a disastrous marriage to a philandering fellow scientist. As the continent edges closer to the brink of war, a charismatic British army capta...

Score: 4
From 406 Ratings

The Summer Wives


  • Author: Beatriz Williams
  • Release Date : 2018-07-10
  • Genre: Historical
  • File Size: 1932118 Bytes


“The Summer Wives is an exquisitely rendered novel that tackles two of my favorite topics: love and money. The glorious setting and drama are enriched by Williams’s signature vintage touch. It’s at the top of my picks for the beach this summer.”—Elin Hilderbrand, author of The Perfect Couple New York Times bestselling author Beatriz Williams brings us the blockbuster novel of the season—an electrifying postwar fable of love, class, power, and redemption set among the inhabitants of an island off the New England coast . . .In the summer of 1951, Miranda Schuyler arrives on elite, secretive Winthrop Island as a schoolgirl from the margins of high society, still reeling from the loss of her father in the Second World War. When her beaut...

The Secret Life of Violet Grant
Score: 3.5
From 42 Ratings

The Secret Life of Violet Grant


  • Author : Beatriz Williams
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-05-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101596562


The Secret Life of Violet Grant Book Description :

A story of love and intrigue that travels from Kennedy-era Manhattan to World War I Europe from the New York Times bestselling author of The Summer Wives. Fresh from college, irrepressible Vivian Schuyler defies her wealthy Fifth Avenue family to work at cutthroat Metropolitan magazine. But this is 1964, and the editor dismisses her…until a parcel lands on Vivian’s Greenwich Village doorstep that starts a journey into the life of an aunt she never knew, who might give her just the story she’s been waiting for. In 1912, Violet Schuyler Grant moved to Europe to study physics, and made a disastrous marriage to a philandering fellow scientist. As the continent edges closer to the brink of war, a charismatic British army captain enters her life, dra...

A Hundred Summers
Score: 4
From 36 Ratings

A Hundred Summers


  • Author : Beatriz Williams
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2013-05-30
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101596517


A Hundred Summers Book Description :

As the 1938 hurricane approaches Rhode Island, another storm brews in this New York Times bestseller from the author of The Summer Wives. Lily Dane has returned to Seaview, Rhode Island, where her family has summered for generations. It’s an escape not only from New York’s social scene but from a heartbreak that still haunts her. Here, among the seaside community that has embraced her since childhood, she finds comfort in the familiar rituals of summer. But this summer is different. Budgie and Nick Greenwald—Lily’s former best friend and former fiancé—have arrived, too, and Seaview’s elite are abuzz. Under Budgie’s glamorous influence, Lily is seduced into a complicated web of renewed friendship and dangerous longing. As a cataclysmic ...

Tiny Little Thing

Tiny Little Thing


  • Author : Beatriz Williams
  • Publisher : Berkley
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780425278864


Tiny Little Thing Book Description :

Christina "Tiny" Hardcastle, the wife of a politician with aspirations to national office, struggles to keep up her perfect life despite the unwelcome arrival of her unpredictable sister, Pepper, and an incriminating photograph....

Along the Infinite Sea
Score: 4
From 13 Ratings

Along the Infinite Sea


  • Author : Beatriz Williams
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2015-11-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780698164970


Along the Infinite Sea Book Description :

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Summer Wives comes another riveting novel of the Schuyler sisters—where the epic story of star-crossed lovers in pre-war Europe collides with a woman on the run in the swinging '60s... In the autumn of 1966, Pepper Schuyler's problems are in a class of their own. To find a way to take care of herself and the baby she carries—the result of an affair with a married, legendary politician—she fixes up a beautiful and rare vintage Mercedes and sells it at auction. But the car's new owner, the glamorous Annabelle Dommerich, has her own secrets: a Nazi husband, a Jewish lover, a flight from Europe, and a love so profound it transcends decades. As the many threads of Annabelle's life before the Second W...

Overseas
Score: 3.5
From 53 Ratings

Overseas


  • Author : Beatriz Williams
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-05-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101584903


Overseas Book Description :

FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A HUNDRED SUMMERS AND THE SECRET LIFE OF VIOLET GRANT Amiens, France, 1916: Captain Julian Ashford, a British officer in the trenches of the Western Front, is waylaid in the town square by Kate, a beautiful young American. Julian’s never seen her before, but she has information about the reconnaissance mission he’s about to embark on. 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. 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...the enchanting woman who emerged from the shadows of the ...

The Liar   s Girl
Score: 3.5
From 10 Ratings

The Liar s Girl


  • Author : Catherine Ryan Howard
  • Publisher : Blackstone Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-02-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781538441015


The Liar s Girl Book Description :

2019 Edgar Award nominee for Best Novel Will Hurley was an attractive, charming, and impressive student at Dublin’s elite St. John’s College—and Ireland’s most prolific serial killer. Having stalked his five young victims, he drowned them in the muddy waters of the Grand Canal. Sentenced to life imprisonment when he was just nineteen, Will is locked away in the city’s Central Psychiatric Hospital. Freshman Alison Smith moved to the Big Smoke to enroll in St. John’s and soon fell hard for Will Hurley. Her world bloomed ... and then imploded when Liz, her best friend, became the latest victim of the Canal Killer—and the Canal Killer turned out to be the boy who’d been sleeping in her bed. Alison fled to the Netherlands and, in ten years...

A Certain Age
Score: 4
From 21 Ratings

A Certain Age


  • Author : Beatriz Williams
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2016-06-28
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062404978


A Certain Age Book Description :

The bestselling author of A Hundred Summers brings the Roaring Twenties brilliantly to life in this enchanting and compulsively readable tale of intrigue, romance, and scandal in New York Society, brimming with lush atmosphere, striking characters, and irresistible charm. As the freedom of the Jazz Age transforms New York City, the iridescent Mrs. Theresa Marshall of Fifth Avenue and Southampton, Long Island, has done the unthinkable: she’s fallen in love with her young paramour, Captain Octavian Rofrano, a handsome aviator and hero of the Great War. An intense and deeply honorable man, Octavian is devoted to the beautiful socialite of a certain age and wants to marry her. While times are changing and she does adore the Boy, divorce for a woman of ...

The Forgotten Room
Score: 4
From 19 Ratings

The Forgotten Room


  • Author : Karen White
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2016-01-19
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780698191013


The Forgotten Room Book Description :

New York Times bestselling authors Karen White, Beatriz Williams, and Lauren Willig present a masterful collaboration—a rich, multigenerational novel of love and loss that spans half a century.... 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, driven in...

Three Ways to Disappear
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Three Ways to Disappear


  • Author : Katy Yocom
  • Publisher : Ashland Creek Press
  • Release Date : 2019-07-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781618220844


Three Ways to Disappear Book Description :

Leaving behind a nomadic and dangerous career as a journalist, Sarah DeVaughan returns to India, the country of her childhood and a place of unspeakable family tragedy, to help preserve the endangered Bengal tigers. Meanwhile, at home in Kentucky, her sister, Quinn-also deeply scarred by the past and herself a keeper of secrets-tries to support her sister, even as she fears that India will be Sarah's undoing. As Sarah faces challenges in her new job-made complicated by complex local politics and a forbidden love-Quinn copes with their mother's refusal to talk about the past, her son's life-threatening illness, and her own increasingly troubled marriage. When Sarah asks Quinn to join her in India, Quinn realizes that the only way to overcome the past ...

The Summer Wives
Score: 3.5
From 22 Ratings

The Summer Wives


  • Author : Beatriz Williams
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2018-07-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062660367


The Summer Wives Book Description :

“The Summer Wives is an exquisitely rendered novel that tackles two of my favorite topics: love and money. The glorious setting and drama are enriched by Williams’s signature vintage touch. It’s at the top of my picks for the beach this summer.” —Elin Hilderbrand, author of The Perfect Couple New York Times bestselling author Beatriz Williams brings us the blockbuster novel of the season—an electrifying postwar fable of love, class, power, and redemption set among the inhabitants of an island off the New England coast . . . In the summer of 1951, Miranda Schuyler arrives on elite, secretive Winthrop Island as a schoolgirl from the margins of high society, still reeling from the loss of her father in the Second World War. When her beautifu...