LITTLE COMPTON — On Thursday, Nov. 18 at midday, Companions Village Retailer will likely be internet hosting their annual Fall Writer Luncheon at The Sakonnet Level Membership, 11 Bluff Head Ave., Little Compton. Tickets are $35 per particular person and can embrace lunch. We will likely be internet hosting creator 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 by the historical past of Britain’s WWII spy community and glamorous Nineteen Thirties Paris in an effort to grasp her previous, save her household, and declare her future.
One name may carry smash 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 distinct story.
In the hunt for solutions, Caroline flies to London to go looking her grandmother’s diaries and her aunt’s letters. In them she discovers the “Waite ladies” 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 Nineteen Thirties Paris—all amid the rumblings of warfare.
However historical past received’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 creator of Pricey Mr. Knightley, Lizzy and Jane, The Brontë Plot, A Portrait of Emily Value, The Austen Escape, and The Printed Letter Bookshop. All Katherine’s novels are up to date tales with a nod to the classics. Katherine holds a BA and MS from Northwestern College.