Fall of Poppies: Stories of Love and the Great War

Hazel Gaynor (Author) Beatriz Williams (Author)
& 4 more
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Product Details

Price
$15.99
Publisher
William Morrow & Company
Publish Date
November 15, 2018
Pages
368
Dimensions
5.3 X 8.0 X 1.2 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780062418548
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About the Author

Hazel Gaynor is an award-winning New York Times, USA Today and international bestselling author. Her 2014 debut The Girl Who Came Home won the 2015 RNA Historical Novel of the Year award, A Memory of Violets was a 2015 WHSmith Fresh Talent pick, The Girl from The Savoy was shortlisted for the 2017 Irish Book Awards, and The Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter was shortlisted for the 2019 HWA Gold Crown Award. Last Christmas in Paris (co-written with Heather Webb) won the 2018 Women's Fiction Writers Association Star Award. Their most recent collaboration is Meet Me in Monaco. Hazel's forthcoming historical novel, When We Were Young & Brave, set in China during WW2, will be published in North America in October 2020.

Hazel was selected by Library Journal as one of Ten Big Breakout Authors for 2015. Her work has been translated into fourteen languages to date. She is co-founder of creative writing events The Inspiration Project, and lives in Ireland with her husband and two children.

For more information, visit www.hazelgaynor.com

Beatriz Williams is the bestselling author of thirteen novels, including Her Last Flight, The Summer Wives, and The Golden Hour, as well as All the Ways We Said Goodbye, cowritten with Lauren Willig and Karen White. A native of Seattle, she graduated from Stanford University and earned an MBA in finance from Columbia University. She lives with her husband and four children near the Connecticut shore, where she divides her time between writing and laundry.

Kate Kerrigan is the author of three previous novels. She lives in Ireland with her husband and their two sons.

Lauren Willig is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of twenty novels, including The Summer Country, The Ashford Affair, and The English Wife, as well as the RITA Award-winning Pink Carnation series. An alumna of Yale University, she has a graduate degree in history from Harvard and a JD from Harvard Law School. She lives in New York City with her husband, kindergartner, toddler, and vast quantities of coffee.


Heather Webb is the award-winning and USA Today bestselling author of The Last Ship Home, The Phantom's Apprentice, Rodin's Lover, and Becoming Josephine. Heather is also a freelance editor, and teaches craft courses at a local college. Her novels have been translated into more than a dozen languages, worldwide. She lives in Connecticut with her family and one feisty rabbit.

MARCI JEFFERSON is the author of Girl on the Golden Coin. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University's Medical College as a Registered Nurse. She is a member of the Historical Novel Society. Jefferson lives in Indiana with her husband and children.

Reviews

Praise for Hazel Gaynor's A Memory of Violets: "Gaynor once again brings history to life. With intriguing characters and a deeply absorbing story, her latest is a fascinating examination of one city's rich history and the often forgotten people who lived in it."--Booklist
Praise for Beatriz Williams A Hundred Summers: "[A] fast-paced love story."--O, The Oprah Magazine
From Marci Jefferson's moody tale of a courageous young girl seeking to avenge her family's honor... to Hazel Gaynor's incandescent confluence of births and deaths...and including tales by Kate Kerrigan, Beatriz Williams, and Lauren Willig, this collection offers an atmospheric homage to one of history's most emotionally devastating episodes.--Booklist
"With so many established and beloved names included, this title will be easy to suggest to the existing fan base of a particular writer as well as anyone looking for historical fiction with elements of intrigue and romance."--Library Journal
Praise for Jennifer Robson's After the War is Over: "A glorious journey from grief to celebration. Once I started reading, I couldn't put this novel down. The story is engaging, memorable and beautifully imagined."--Jeanne Mackin, author of The Beautiful American
"You'll be drawn into this story of obsession and passion."-- on Heather Webb's Rodin's Lover --Cosmopolitan Magazine