The Summer Wives


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$19.99  $18.59
William Morrow & Company
Publish Date
5.3 X 7.9 X 1.1 inches | 0.6 pounds

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About the Author

Beatriz Williams is the bestselling author of over a dozen novels, including The Beach at Summerly, Our Woman in Moscow, and The Summer Wives, as well as four other novels 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.


"Engrossing and gripping, you will finish this book in one sitting."--St. Louis Post Dispatch
"The Summer Wives is a compulsively readable story that will make you swear you can smell the salt air."--Popsugar
"This book is what the term "beach read" was made for."--Buzzfeed
"Romance, class issues, dark secrets, and murder--it's all here in this deliciously rich novel."--Bustle
"[A] satisfying simmer of a read."--USA Today
"Williams has crafted a kaleidoscope of a novel - a mystery, a romance, and an utterly beguiling examination of the cost of secrets . . . The Summer Wives is a startling portrait of the courage it requires to make your own second chances."--Entertainment Weekly
"The Summer Wives by Beatriz Williams will give you the full order. It takes place on an exclusive island off Long Island Sound. Think: cocktails, sailing, croquet. A woman who visits as a teen falls in love with a local...who is later accused of murdering her stepfather. Intrigue, served."--SKIMM Reads
"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
"Longtime Williams fans, readers of historical fiction and mysteries, and anyone seeking engaging plot twists will find satisfaction in these pages."--Booklist
"With just the right touch of bitters, Williams mixes a satisfyingly tempestuous--and eminently beachworthy--[follow-up] to her beloved Schuyler Sisters series."--Kirkus (starred review)
"Another hot book for summer from the prolific Williams... A romantic, multilayered tale." --Philadelphia Inquirer