Beatriz Williams

Beatriz Williams is a New York Times and internationally bestselling author of historical fiction.

About Beatriz

In bookstores now

The Golden Hour

A brilliantly original epic of espionage and human courage inside the court of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor.

An instant New York Times bestseller

A Book of the Month Club selection for July

A Best of Summer pick by PopSugar, Amazon, Refinery29, Bookish, BookBub, Southern Living, Bloomberg, and more

“Original and fascinating. Lulu herself is an excellent creation, tough, smart, sexy, and ruthless… A fresh take on the WWII love story, with a narrator who practically demands Myrna Loy come back to life to play her in the movie.”
Kirkus (starred review)

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Now in paperback

The Summer Wives

A ravishing postwar fable of love, class, power, and redemption set among the inhabitants of a rarefied island off the New England coast.

An instant New York Times bestseller

Now in development for television with John Wells Productions, with the author to adapt

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On sale December 10

The Wicked Redhead

In this much-anticipated sequel to The Wicked City, the dazzling Ginger Kelly brings her mesmerizing voice and indomitable spirit to another Jazz Age tale of rumrunners, double crosses, and true love, spanning the Eastern seaboard from Florida to Long Island to Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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The Glass Ocean

In collaboration with Karen White and Lauren Willig

From the New York Times bestselling authors of The Forgotten Room comes a sumptuous historical mystery that links the lives of three women—two deep in the past, one in the present—to the doomed passenger liner, RMS Lusitania

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From "Cocoa Beach"

  • The world is so still and black, you can hear the groans of the alligators in the water below, the whispers of the night birds.

Book Clubs

Beatriz speaks frequently with book clubs around the world. If you’d like to schedule a Skype or telephone session with Beatriz for your meeting, please fill out the contact form on the Book Clubs page.

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July 14, 2018

“The Summer Wives,” now in bookstores


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