Reviews for Overseas


“Williams’s pacing is excellent: as one question is answered, another arises … At heart, this is a delicious story about the ultimate romantic fantasy: love that…triumphs over time and common sense.” — Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

“Outstanding… With a complicated romance, intriguing suspense, a dashing hero, a feisty heroine, and a fantastic but plausible time-travel explanation, this book will hit the mark for readers wanting something exceptional for their summer reading.” — Library Journal (Starred Review)

“[Overseas] rates as one of the best romantic novels I’ve read… Williams is an impressive storyteller, and the novel compels with its absorbing dual-period mystery and memorable dialogue, which moves from witty to achingly beautiful… I’ll be first in line for whatever she writes next.” — Historical Novel Society (Editors’ Choice)

Overseas is an irresistible combination of romance, history, and imaginative storytelling. Set against the tumultuous backdrop of World War I and the glittering lights of today’s New York financial world, Beatriz Williams creates a memorable story of a timeless love … I can’t wait to see what she does next!” — Karen White, New York Times bestselling author of The Beach Trees

“Beatriz Williams makes a sensational debut! … Overseas is a heady blend of wit, charm, and romantic sizzle, all wrapped around a tantalizing mystery that will constantly surprise and delight readers.” — Anne Fortier, New York Times bestselling author of Juliet

“History meets romance meets suspense! Compelling, original and wildly romantic, Beatriz Williams’ prose is stunning and the plot edge-of-your-seat gripping. Overseas is an absolute triumph—I loved every page.” — Tilly Bagshawe, New York Times bestselling author of Adored

Overseas is one of those addictive stories that grabs you and doesn’t let go. Beatriz Williams has an amazing storytelling talent … I wanted to crawl into the book and stay there.” — Lauren Willig, New York Times bestselling author of the Pink Carnation series

Overseas is a classic tale of old-fashioned guy meets modern girl, a dramatic love story that centers on a lucky couple with unusual bonds that defy space and time. This is a light, melodramatic read with a good deal of romance and swooning that holds great feminine appeal for dedicated readers of romance.”— Book Reporter

“In this suspenseful romance, Wall Street analyst Kate Wilson meets Julian Lawrence at work and soon discovers he’s truly an old soul.”
People Magazine (Best Beach Reads)

“One-stop shopping for fans of mysteries, romance, historical fiction and time travel. Williams’s genre mash-up will hook you from page one.” — Ladies’ Home Journal

“A full-throated love story… [W]ith her gift for humor, snappy dialogue and swooning romance, there’s plenty to enjoy and the promise of more enjoyable escapism to come.” — Kirkus Reviews

Oveseas is written with a magical depth that kept me utterly glued to the page. It is sexy and heart-wrenching, and it was impossible to put down until I devoured every last breathtaking word. Bravo, Ms. Williams. You are about to become immortal.” — Darynda Jones, New York Times bestselling author of First Grave on the Right