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The golden hour [large print] / Beatriz Williams.

Williams, Beatriz, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library LP WILLIAMS 000153215 Large Print -- Fiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062912336
  • ISBN: 006291233X
  • Physical Description: 689 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First HarperLuxe edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Larger print"--Page 4 of cover.
Summary, etc.:
The Bahamas, 1941. Newly-widowed Leonora "Lulu" Randolph arrives in Nassau to investigate the Governor and his wife for a New York society magazine. After all, American readers have an insatiable appetite for news of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, that glamorous couple whose love affair nearly brought the British monarchy to its knees five years earlier. What more intriguing backdrop for their romance than a wartime Caribbean paradise, a colonial playground for kingpins of ill-gotten empires? Or so Lulu imagines. But as she infiltrates the Duke and Duchess's social circle, and the powerful cabal that controls the islands' political and financial affairs, she uncovers evidence that beneath the glister of Wallis and Edward's marriage lies an ugly--and even treasonous--reality. In fact, Windsor-era Nassau seethes with spies, financial swindles, and racial tension, and in the middle of it all stands Benedict Thorpe: a scientist of tremendous charm and murky national loyalties. Inevitably, the willful and wounded Lulu falls in love. Then Nassau's wealthiest man is murdered in one of the most notorious cases of the century, and the resulting coverup reeks of royal privilege. Benedict Thorpe disappears without a trace, and Lulu embarks on a journey to London and beyond to unpick Thorpe's complicated family history: a fateful love affair, a wartime tragedy, and a mother from whom all joy is stolen.
Subject: Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972 > Fiction.
Windsor, Wallis Warfield, Duchess of, 1896-1986 > Fiction.
Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972.
Windsor, Wallis Warfield, Duchess of, 1896-1986.
Reporters and reporting > Fiction.
Women journalists > Fiction.
Murder > Fiction.
Missing persons > Fiction.
Missing persons.
Murder.
Reporters and reporting.
Women journalists.
Nassau (Bahamas) > History > 20th century.
Bahamas > Nassau.
Genre: Large type books.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Fiction.
Historical fiction.
History.
Historical fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.