The Glittering Hour A Novel by Iona Grey – An unforgettable historical about true love found and lost and the secrets we keep from one another from an award-winning author
Selina Lennox is a Bright Young Thing. Her life is a whirl of parties and drinking, pursued by the press and staying on just the right side of scandal, all while running from the life her parents would choose for her.
Lawrence Weston is a penniless painter who stumbles into Selina’s orbit one night and can never let her go even while knowing someone of her stature could never end up with someone of his. Except Selina falls hard for Lawrence, envisioning a life of true happiness. But when tragedy strikes, Selina finds herself choosing what’s safe over what’s right.
Spanning two decades and a seismic shift in British history as World War II approaches, Iona Grey’s The Glittering Hour is an epic novel of passion, heartache and loss.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books (December 10, 2019)
Genre: Historical Romance
About the author: (from goodreads.com) Iona Grey has a degree in English Literature and Language from Manchester University, an obsession with history and an enduring fascination with the lives of women in the twentieth century. She lives in the rural North West of England with her husband and three daughters. She is the award-winning author of Letters to the Lost, and her new book The Glittering Hour.
Review of The Glittering Hour
The Glittering Hour A Novel by Iona Grey is a beautifully written historical romance that is set in England during the 1920’s-30’s. A classic read that pulls you in and sweeps you away to another time. A story of star-crossed lovers that are determined to find a way to be together. The Glittering Hour is a roller coaster of emotions that is sure to stay with you long after reading. A lovely story for readers who love historical romances.*I received a complimentary copy in exchange for an honest and unbiased review.*