The Golden Hour


      The Golden Hour
The New York Times bestselling author of The Summer Wives and A Certain Age creates a dazzling epic of World War II era Nassau a hotbed of spies, traitors, and the most infamous couple of the age, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor.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 intriguing backdrop for their romance than a wartime Caribbean paradise, a colonial playground for kingpins of ill gotten empires Or so Lulu imagines 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 In fact, Windsor era Nassau seethes with spies, financial swindles, and racial tension, and in the middle of it all stands Benedict Thorpe a scientist of tremendous charm and murky national loyalties Inevitably, the willful and wounded Lulu falls in love.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 Benedict Thorpe disappears without a trace, and Lulu embarks on a journey to London and beyond to unpick Thorpe s complicated family history a fateful love affair, a wartime tragedy, 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 and the rise and fall of a legendary royal couple. New Read The Golden Hour [ Author ] Beatriz Williams [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

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  • Hardcover
  • 480 pages
  • The Golden Hour
  • Beatriz Williams
  • English
  • 02 June 2018
  • 0062834754

10 thoughts on “ The Golden Hour

  1. says:

    Williams always writes solid commercial historical fiction and this is not an exception It s a bit slow to start and I became weary of Believe me and Let me tell you but mercifully those particular repetitions tapered off Consisting of two timelines, one during WWI and the other during WWII, the period details are rich I preferred Elfriede s story to Lulu s although one hinges upon the other Be aware that while the Bahami...

  2. says:

    4.5 Stars The Golden Hour is my first Beatriz Williams read and it will not be my last I ve always been interested in her books, but for some reason or another I never took the plunge until now The draw for me was the Duke and Duchess of Windsor being cast, along with the setting of the Bahamas during WWII I m hesitant to pick up a traditional WWII book these days I ve read so many and this took the topic that I love, but gave it a new spin I couldn t wait to pick it back up again and 4.5 St...

  3. says:

    3.5 starsI had read and enjoyed a book by this author awhile back and when I saw the gorgeous cover for this one, I immediately put it on my to be read list without even bothering to look at the synopsis When I started reading this historical fiction book I was excited to learn Wallis Simpson and her husband, the former king of England who gave up the throne, were going to be a characters in the story I read a biography on her not that long ago and they are both fascinating people although not 3.5 starsI had read and enjoyed a book by this author awhile back and when I saw the gorgeous cover for this one, I immediately put it on my to be read list without even bothering to look at the synopsis When I started reading this historical fiction book I was excited to learn Wallis Simpson and her husband, the former king of England who gave up the throne, were going to be a characters in the story I read a biography on her not that long ago and they are both fascinating people although not so much in a good way.The story is told by using alternating timelines and with different characters Obviously theyou read, theyou see how everything is tied in to one another The Duke and Duchess of Windsor live in the Bahamas back in the 1940s as he has...

  4. says:

    Wish I could give this a stellar review I really, honestly do I simply could not get into this writer s voice, and the way she tried so very hard to beintimate with the reader than was appropriate for this story It was just not...

  5. says:

    4.5 stars Leonora Lulu Randolph, a newly widowed and newly minted reporter for an American magazine, arrives in June 1941 to Nassau to write about the latest gossip of the Bahamian governor and his wife, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor On the plane she meets a mysterious Englishman, Benedict Thorpe She ingratiates herself into Wallis and Edward s social circle and enters into a mutual arrangement with the Duchess and her New York publisher to write the Lady of Nassau column Clever and 4.5 stars Leonora Lulu Randolph, a newly widowed and newly minted reporter for an American magazine, arrives in June 1941 to Nassau to write about the latest gossip of the Bahamian governor and his wife, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor On the plane she meets a mysterious Englishman, Benedict Thorpe She ingratiates herself into Wallis and Edward s social circle and en...

  6. says:

    Why I love itby Susan MeissnerIt 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 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 characters will collide is unparalleled, which is why her newest, The Golden Hour, shimmers like the sun.I adore a story Why I love itby Susan MeissnerIt 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 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 characters will collide is unparalleled, which is why her newest, The Golden Hour, shimmers like the sun.I adore a story that brims with deliciously delivered and sensory rich settings like those in this book the Bahamas, Germany, England, and Scotland Plus, the little known details of Wallis Simpson and her abdicated king whom fans of The Crown will remember thoroughly intrigued me Best of all is Williams s cast of compelling, uniquely voiced characters Lulu, Benedict, Elfriede, and Wilfred just to name a few They will satisfy, surprise, and...

  7. says:

    DID IT AGAIN Oh how I adore this author, her gorgeous writing, compulsively readable plots, stunning covers, and I wondered, Can she do it again Indeed she can and she did with THE GOLDEN HOUR, set inventively in Nassau, WWII intrigue swirling round the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, multilayered plot lines also weaving in the War to End All Wars Plus this stunning publisher s note, best I ve ever read, whose writer must write his or her own novel HOTBED OF SPIES The New York Times DID IT AGAIN Oh how I adore this author, her gorgeous writing, compulsively readable plots, stunning covers, and I wondered, Can she do it again Indeed she can and she did with THE GOLDEN HOUR, set inventively in Nassau, WWII intrigue swirling round the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, multilayered plot lines also weaving in the War to End All Wars Plus this stunning publisher s note, best I ve ever read, whose writer must write his or her own novel HOTBED OF SPIES The New York Times bestselling author of The Summer Wives and A Certain Age creates a dazz...

  8. says:

    3.5 starsI received this book for free in exchange for an honest review This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my reviewWas yours ever hit No Not a scratch I suppose even bombs have a sense of irony Not really, I say That s just human illusion We imagine there s an order to things, because it s too awful to consider the randomness of fateThe Golden Hour is historical fiction that mainly follows two women decades apart while slowly but surely weaving their 3.5 starsI received this book for free in exchange for an honest review This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my reviewWas yours ever hit No Not a scratch I suppose even bombs have a sense of irony Not really, I say That s just human illusion We imagine there s an order to things, because it s too awful to consider the randomness of fateThe Golden Hour is historical fiction that mainly follows two women decades apart while slowly but surely weaving their stories together We first meet Elfriede in a Swiss clinic where she was sent after she can t feel anything for her newborn and talks about a darkness that dwells in her Today we would call it postpartum depression but in the early 1900s, no one quite knows what to do with her There she meets an Englishm...

  9. says:

    The Golden Hour is our favourite novel from Beatriz and one of our most favourite read of the Year, she is really professional and an amazing writer, the way that she crafts the different times is fascinating and the topics elaborated within the book will keep you in suspense throughout the story Beatriz is really the present Queen of Historical Fiction, she can merge such a mindful plot with intriguing characters and bring us masterpieces, I ve loved al...

  10. says:

    I received a free e copy of The Golden Hour by Beatriz Williams from NetGalley for my honest review.This is the first book I have ever read by Beatriz Williams, and I was not disappointed.This book follows two women, decades apart,and then slowly their stories come together Elfriede is sent to a Swiss clinic because she is struggling with a darkness in her sole after the birth o...

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