Williams, Beatriz

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PREMIUM

The Golden Hour

Lulu and Elfriede's stories are built piece by piece, and while the plotting is a bit of a slow burn, Williams's deft hand with characterization and emotionally connective storytelling pays off for readers in big ways. Recommended. [See Prepub Alert, 1/23/19.]
PREMIUM

The Golden Hour

Lulu and Elfriede’s stories are built piece by piece, and while the plotting is a bit of a slow burn, Williams’s deft hand with characterization and emotionally connective storytelling pays off for readers in big ways. Recommended. [See Prepub Alert, 1/23/19.]
PREMIUM

The Glass Ocean

Admired in historical and women's fiction circles, these best-selling authors create an absorbing tale interlaced with espionage, secrets, romance, and historic detail. Both witty and urbane despite the ultimate tragedy, this is a beautifully rendered retrospective. For all historical fiction devotees. [See Prepub Alert, 4/9/18.]
PREMIUM

The Glass Ocean

Admired in historical and women's fiction circles, these best-selling authors create an absorbing tale interlaced with espionage, secrets, romance, and historic detail. Both witty and urbane despite the ultimate tragedy, this is a beautifully rendered retrospective. For all historical fiction devotees. [See Prepub Alert, 4/9/18.]
PREMIUM

The Summer Wives

Longtime Williams fans, readers of historical fiction and mysteries, and anyone seeking engaging plot twists will find satisfaction in these pages. [See Prepub Alert, 1/22/18; library marketing.]
PREMIUM

Cocoa Beach

The historical details will draw fans of PBS Masterpiece period dramas; it's also a great choice for readers wanting a book long enough to be taken on vacation but easy enough to read that it can be enjoyed in short bursts of concentration. [See Prepub Alert, 1/16/17.]
PREMIUM

The Wicked City

A smart suggestion for fans of strong female characters, historical fiction, and family sagas. [See Prepub Alert, 8/1/16.]
PREMIUM

Along the Infinite Sea

Will appeal to Williams's fans and those interested in historical fiction, the 1960s, pre-World War II, mystery, romance, and suspense fiction. ["The swift pacing and emotional twists and turns…will leave readers guessing up to the final pages": LJ 9/1/15 review of the Putnam hc.]
PREMIUM

Along the Infinite Sea

With spunky characters full of grace and grit, best-selling Williams's latest is the third stand-alone novel featuring a Schuyler sister (Tiny Little Thing). The swift pacing and emotional twists and turns of the plot will leave readers guessing up to the final pages. Recommended for readers who enjoyed the atmosphere and characters of Jess Walter's Beautiful Ruins. [See Prepub Alert, 5/17/15.]

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