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The Golden Hour by Beatriz Williams
Historical fiction

The Golden Hour

Early Release
This is an early release that's only available to our members—the rest of the world has to wait 'til next month to read it.
Repeat Author
Beatriz Williams is back at Book of the Month – other BOTMs include The Summer Wives.

by Beatriz Williams

Quick take

Lifestyles of the rich and famous—during WWII.

Good to know

  • Romance

  • 400+ pages

  • Nonlinear timeline

  • Real-life characters

Why I love it

It takes a truly gifted novelist to seamlessly weave together what appear to be separate storylines into one fantastic tale, and lucky for me, and you, and book-lovers everywhere, Beatriz Williams (author of previous BOTM selection, The Summer Wives) is that kind of writer. Her talent for creating dovetailed stories—stories that beckon and badger me to keep reading to see where and how and why the...

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The Bahamas, 1941. Newly-widowed Leonora “Lulu” Randolph arrives in Nassau to investigate the Governor and his wife for a New York society magazine. 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. What more intriguing backdrop for their r...

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    June 2019