About Beatriz

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

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In bookstores now

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)

Buy The Golden Hour

  • Williams’ particular gift as a writer is peeling back the pages of history to breathe life into the interior lives of women — how they lived, loved, and lost within the expectations and limitations of their time.

    — Entertainment Weekly

Now in paperback

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

About "The Summer Wives"

On sale December 10

Coming soon

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.

About "The Wicked Redhead"

On sale January 14th

Coming soon

In the latest novel from the beloved writing team of Lauren Willig, Karen White, and Beatriz Williams, the fates of three extraordinary women intersect across the First World War, the Second World War, and the 1960s, as each finds refuge at the legendary Ritz Paris.

About "All The Ways We Said Goodbye"

Now in paperback

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

About "The Glass Ocean"



    The Wicked Redhead book talk

    Mystic, CT

    Join me in conversation with Deborah Goodrich Royce, author of Finding Mrs. Ford.


      The Wicked Redhead Book Talk

      Arlington, VA

      Join me to celebrate the launch of the long-awaited sequel to The Wicked City.


        The Wicked Redhead Book Talk

        Woodstock, GA

        Join me in conversation with my talented friend and writing collaborator, Karen White, as we celebrate the launch of the long-awaited sequel to The Wicked City.

        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


        My husband first pointed out Fishers Island to me. We were newlyweds, visiting his parents...

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