LITTLE COMPTON — On Thursday, Nov. 18 at midday, Companions Village Retailer might be internet hosting their annual Fall Creator Luncheon at The Sakonnet Level Membership, 11 Bluff Head Ave., Little Compton. Tickets are $35 per individual and can embody lunch. We might be internet hosting writer Katherine Reay, in celebration of her newest ebook “The London Home”.
Name the shop at 508-636–2572 or electronic mail [email protected] to buy your ticket!
An uncovered household secret units one girl on the journey of a lifetime via the historical past of Britain’s WWII spy community and glamorous Thirties Paris in an effort to grasp her previous, save her household, and declare her future.
One name might deliver spoil to her household title.
Caroline Payne thinks it’s simply one other day at work when she receives a name from Mat Hammond, a doctoral candidate, who has uncovered a darkish and scandalous household secret: her British great-aunt defected to the Nazis to marry her German lover.
The letters inform a unique story.
In the hunt for solutions, Caroline flies to London to look her grandmother’s diaries and her aunt’s letters. In them she discovers the “Waite women” and a time of peace and luxurious within the interwar years that’s past something she ever imagined. However the buoyant tone rapidly adjustments because the sisters get older, fall in love with the identical man, and one leaves dwelling to hitch the glamorous artwork scene of Thirties Paris—all amid the rumblings of warfare.
However historical past gained’t let its secrets and techniques go so simply.
The extra Caroline learns, the extra questions she has. Collectively Caroline and Mat work to dig out solutions, uncovering tales of spies and love, of household rifts, and of 1 fateful night in 1941. Will the reality they uncover heal the decades-old household wounds, or will they tear the household even additional aside?
Katherine Reay is the nationwide bestselling and award-winning writer of Pricey Mr. Knightley, Lizzy and Jane, The Brontë Plot, A Portrait of Emily Worth, The Austen Escape, and The Printed Letter Bookshop. All Katherine’s novels are modern tales with a nod to the classics. Katherine holds a BA and MS from Northwestern College.