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Top voices in historical fiction deliver an unforgettable collection of short stories set in the aftermath of World War I—featuring bestselling authors such as Hazel Gaynor, Jennifer Robson, Beatriz Williams, and Lauren Willig and edited by Heather Webb.

On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month...

November 11, 1918. After four long, dark years of fighting, the Great War ends at last, and the world is forever changed. For soldiers, loved ones, and survivors the years ahead stretch with new promise, even as their hearts are marked by all those who have been lost.

As families come back together, lovers reunite, and strangers take solace in each other, everyone has a story to tell.

In this moving anthology, nine authors share stories of love, strength, and renewal as hope takes root in a fall of poppies.

Featuring:

Jessica Brockmole

Hazel Gaynor

Evangeline Holland

Marci Jefferson

Kate Kerrigan

Jennifer Robson

Beatriz Williams

Lauren Willig

Heather Webb 

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Critical Praise

Praise for Jennifer Robson’s After the War is Over: “A glorious journey from grief to celebration. Once I started reading, I couldn’t put this novel down. The story is engaging, memorable and beautifully imagined.” —Jeanne Mackin, author of The Beautiful American

Praise for Hazel Gaynor’s A Memory of Violets: “Gaynor once again brings history to life. With intriguing characters and a deeply absorbing story, her latest is a fascinating examination of one city’s rich history and the often forgotten people who lived in it.” —Booklist

Praise for Beatriz Williams A Hundred Summers: “[A] fast-paced love story.” —O, The Oprah Magazine

“You’ll be drawn into this story of obsession and passion.”-- on Heather Webb’s Rodin’s Lover —Cosmopolitan Magazine

From Marci Jefferson’s moody tale of a courageous young girl seeking to avenge her family’s honor... to Hazel Gaynor’s incandescent confluence of births and deaths...and including tales by Kate Kerrigan, Beatriz Williams, and Lauren Willig, this collection offers an atmospheric homage to one of history’s most emotionally devastating episodes. —Booklist

“With so many established and beloved names included, this title will be easy to suggest to the existing fan base of a particular writer as well as anyone looking for historical fiction with elements of intrigue and romance.” —Library Journal

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062418548
  • ISBN 10: 0062418548
  • Imprint: William Morrow Paperbacks
  • On Sale: 03/01/2016
  • Pages: 368
  • List Price: 18.50 CAD
  • BISAC1: FICTION / Historical
  • BISAC2: FICTION / Anthologies (multiple authors)
  • BISAC3: FICTION / War & Military

Fall of Poppies by Heather Webb, Hazel Gaynor, Beatriz Williams, Jennifer Robson, Jessica Brockmole, Kate Kerrigan, Evangeline Holland, Lauren Willig, Marci Jefferson

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