I was offered the chance to post an excerpt of Last Christmas in Paris and even though I haven’t read it, yet (I can’t wait!) the excerpt made me want to read more. Pretty much anything set during WWI is going to get my attention! Before you read, here’s a little bit about the […]
Author: Hazel Gaynor
Hazel was chosen by US Library Journal as one of Ten Big Breakout Authors for 2015 and was the recipient of the 2012 Cecil Day Lewis award for Emerging Writers. Hazel writes a popular guest blog ‘Carry on Writing’ for national Irish writing website writing.ie and contributes regular feature articles for the site, interviewing authors such as Philippa Gregory, Sebastian Faulks and Cheryl Strayed among others. Originally from East Yorkshire, England, Hazel now lives in Ireland with her husband and two children.
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A Memory Of Violets takes place in two time periods, the late 19th century and the early 20th century. Our main character is Tilly, a young woman who is leaving her home town for reasons we don’t immediately know and in 1912, the jobs a single woman of a certain class can have are somewhat […]