The Paper Girl of Paris

01 June 2020 | By Jordyn Taylor | Filed in: 20th century.

Now n nSixteen year old Alice is spending the summer in Paris, but she isn t there for pastries and walks along the Seine When her grandmother passed away two months ago, she left Alice an apartment in France that no one knew existed An apartment that has been locked for than seventy years n nA

Exile Music

01 June 2020 | By Jennifer Steil | Filed in: 20th century.

Based on an unexplored slice of World War II history, Exile Music is the captivating story of a young Jewish girl whose family flees refined and urbane Vienna for safe harbor in the mountains of Bolivia n nAs a young girl growing up in Vienna in the 1930s, Orly has an idyllic childhood filled with mus

The Last Bathing Beauty

01 June 2020 | By Amy Sue Nathan | Filed in: 20th century.

n A former beauty queen faces the secrets of her past for herself and the sake of her family s future in a heartfelt novel about fate, choices, and second chances nEverything seemed possible in the summer of 1951 Back then Betty Stern was an eighteen year old knockout working at her grandparents

The Paris Hours

01 June 2020 | By Alex George | Filed in: 20th century.

One day in the City of Lights One night in search of lost time n nParis between the wars teems with artists, writers, and musicians, a glittering crucible of genius But amidst the dazzling creativity of the city s most famous citizens, four regular people are each searching for something they ve l

The Price of Paradise

01 June 2020 | By Susana López Rubio | Filed in: 20th century.

In a city as corrupt as it was luxurious, those who dared to dream were bound to pay the price n nHavana, Cuba, 1947 Young Patricio flees impoverished Spain and steps into the sultry island paradise of Havana with only the clothes on his back and half baked dreams of a better life Blessed with good

In a Field of Blue

01 June 2020 | By Gemma Liviero | Filed in: 20th century.

From the bestselling author of The Road Beyond Ruin comes a novel about a family torn apart by grief and secrets, then pulled back together by hope in the wake of World War I n nEngland 1922 It s been four years since Rudy s brother Edgar went missing in war torn France Still deep in mourning and g

All the Ways We Said Goodbye

01 June 2020 | By Beatriz Williams | Filed in: 20th century.

The New York Times bestselling authors of The Glass Ocean and The Forgotten Room return with a glorious historical adventure that moves from the dark days of two World Wars to the turbulent years of the 1960s, in which three women with bruised hearts find refuge at Paris legendary Ritz hotel.The he

The Girl in the Letter

01 June 2020 | By Emily Gunnis | Filed in: 20th century.

A heartbreaking letter A girl locked away A mystery to be solved n n1956 When Ivy Jenkins falls pregnant she is sent in disgrace to St Margaret s, a dark, brooding house for unmarried mothers Her baby is adopted against her will Ivy will never leave n nPresent day Samantha Harper is a journalist

My Name is Eva

01 June 2020 | By Suzanne Goldring | Filed in: 20th century.

You can pay a terrible price for keeping a promise Evelyn Taylor Clarke sits in her chair at Forest Lawns Care Home in the heart of the English countryside, surrounded by residents with minds not as sharp as hers It would be easy to dismiss Evelyn as a muddled old woman, but her lipstick is appli

Lady Clementine

01 June 2020 | By Marie Benedict | Filed in: 20th century.

New from Marie Benedict, the New York Times bestselling author of The Only Woman in the Room An incredible novel that focuses on one of the people who had the most influence during World War I and World War II Clementine Churchill n nIn 1909, Clementine Churchill steps off a train with her new hus

Three Hours in Paris

01 June 2020 | By Cara Black | Filed in: 20th century.

In June of 1940, when Paris fell to the Nazis, Hitler spent a total of three hours in the City of Light abruptly leaving, never to return To this day, no one knows why The New York Times bestselling author of the Aim e Leduc investigations reimagines history in her masterful, pulse pounding spy th

The Girls with No Names

01 June 2020 | By Serena Burdick | Filed in: 20th century.

The Girls with No Names pulls readers into the gilded age of New York City in the 1910s, when suffragettes marched in the street, unions fought for better work conditions and girls were confined to the House of Mercy for daring to break the rules n nNot far from Luella and Effie Tildon s large famil

The Secret Messenger

01 June 2020 | By Mandy Robotham | Filed in: 20th century.

The highly awaited new novel from the internationally bestselling author of The German Midwife also published as A Woman of War.Venice, 1943The world is at war, and Stella Jilani is leading a double life By day she works in the lion s den as a typist for the Reich by night, she risks her life as

To Wake the Giant: A Novel of Pearl Harbor

01 June 2020 | By Jeff Shaara | Filed in: 20th century.

The New York Times bestselling master of military historical fiction tells the story of Pearl Harbor as only he can in the first novel of a gripping new series set in World War II s Pacific theater In 1941, President Franklin D Roosevelt watches uneasily as the world heads rapidly down a dangerous

Spy

01 June 2020 | By Danielle Steel | Filed in: 20th century.

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A young woman is caught up in a dangerous double life on behalf of her country during World War II in Danielle Steel s thrilling new novel n nAt eighteen, Alexandra Wickham is presented to King George V and Queen Mary in an exquisite white lace and satin dress her mother h