[Epub] ↠ The Light Over London Author Julia Kelly – Furosemidelasix.info

The Light Over London Reminiscent Of Martha Hall Kelly S Lilac Girls And Kristin Hannah S The Nightingale, This Sweeping, Entrancing Story Is A Must Read For Fans Of Remarkable Women Rising To Challenges They Could Never Have Predicted It S Always Been Easier For Cara Hargraves To Bury Herself In The Past Than Confront The Present, Which Is Why Working With A Gruff But Brilliant Antiques Dealer Is Perfect While Clearing Out An Estate, She Pries Open An Old Tin That Holds The Relics Of A Lost Relationship Among The Treasures, A World War II Era Diary And A Photograph Of A Young Woman In Uniform Eager To Find The Author Of The Hauntingly Beautiful, Unfinished Diary, Cara Digs Into This Soldier S Life, But Soon Realizes She May Not Have Been Ready For The Stark Reality Of Wartime London She Finds Within The Pages In 1941, Nineteen Year Old Louise Keene S Life Had Been Decided For Her She Ll Wait At Home In Her Cornish Village Until Her Wealthy Suitor Returns From War To Ask For Her Hand But When Louise Unexpectedly Meets Flight Lieutenant Paul Bolton, A Dashing RAF Pilot Stationed At A Local Base, Everything Changes And Changes Again When Paul S Unit Is Deployed Without Warning Desperate For A Larger Life, Louise Joins The Women S Branch Of The British Army In The Anti Aircraft Gun Unit As A Gunner Girl As Bombs Fall On London, She And The Other Gunner Girls Relish In Their Duties To Be Exact In Their Calculations, And Quick In Their Identification Of Enemy Planes During Air Raids The Only Thing That Gets Louise Through Those Dark, Bullet Filled Nights Is Knowing She And Paul Will Be Together When The War Is Over But When A Bundle Of Her Letters To Him Are Returned Unanswered, She Learns That Wartime Romance Can Have A Much Darker Side Illuminating The Story Of These Two Women Separated By Generations And Experience, Julia Kelly Transports Us To World War II London In This Heartbreakingly Beautiful Novel Through Forgotten Antique Treasures, Remembered Triumphs, And Fierce Family Ties.

10 thoughts on “The Light Over London

  1. says:

    Historical fiction is my favorite genre so I was interested in what this novel had to offer One of my pet peeves is publicists comparing one book to another The Lilac Girls was about Hitler s doctors horrible experiments on twins, and the award winning The Nightingale was about two sisters and their decisions about how they lived out the war, one at home and one in the French resistance The only thing this novel had in common with those is that

  2. says:

    The publisher recommends this book for those who liked The Nightingale or Lilac Girls, which is what drew me to it In truth, it struck me as romance than historic fiction That s not to say it s not enjoyable Just know what you re getting going into it Drawing on two parallel storylines, it tells of Cara, who works for an antique dealer and finds a diary from a WWII gunner girl We read about Louise as Cara reads her diary and determines to find out

  3. says:

    The Light Over London is a dual timeline story, in which Cara finds a WWII diary at one of the properties where she s working with her antiques dealer boss, and becomes invested in identifying its author and what happened to her Cara has buried herself in work to avoid dealing with the grief and pain in her life recently The diary gives her another outlet for distraction, and she tries to use its story to connect with her grandmother, Iris, who

  4. says:

    3.5 starsIn this book we meet two woman of two different time periods The first is Cara Hagraves, a young woman devastated from a current divorce who works with a antiques dealer classifying objects The other is Louise Keene, a young woman who is stifled by her overbearing parents and looks for a way to escape their confines She finds it by running away and then working as one of the ack ack girls during World War II Both girls are trying to find a place wh

  5. says:

    4.5 starsFair warning Tissues needed Positively touching, a sweet romantic slow burn sweep through two historical timelines Separate, yet intertwined are the walks of two woman from different backgrounds and times, who want to follow their hearts and are thrown devastating challenges their way Moving back into her hometown to restart her life after a painful divorce, Cara Hargraves works on estate inspections, appraisals and sales Her interest in all old things

  6. says:

    DNF at 20% More romance than history, just not what I was expecting A little too fluffy.

  7. says:

    3.75 stars rounded up to 4 A compelling dual narrative taking place in 2018 and during WWII that was Impossible to put down The Light Over London is probably what many of us WWII readers would refer to as historical lite , simply meaning it s a bit heavy on the relationships between people in the case of this book the gunner girls , families, and of course the romantic kind But it was just the type of story to start on a cold 50 celsius Saturday morning over m

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    Mystery writers like to be scared Romance novelists like to fall in love Comedic writers like to laugh Historical fiction novelists like to suffer They choose to write a story set in a time and place that the reader does not know first hand They must also develop a good storyline that keeps the readers interest.Light over London by Julia Kelly is a good historical novel She is a masterful storyteller with an attention to historic detail The story of two different women set

  9. says:

    Ah my favourite kind of story, that moves back and forth through the past and present time Superbly written In the present day, Cara is an antiques dealer, who is dealing with an estate of a recently deceased lady She finds an old diary in amongst her things It is a diary written in the WW2 era about a war time romance She is fascinated and begins to try to solve the mystery The story goes back in time as Cara reads the diary entries In the present time Cara is also trying to

  10. says:

    3.5 Stars While I enjoyed The Light Over London, I didn t love it like I hoped that I would, especially since I requested it because it is compared in the blurb to The Nightingale, which is one of my most favorite WWII historical fiction novels I ve made this complaint several times this year about books being marketed as either the wrong genre or indiscriminately compared to other books in the hopes that readers would pick them up because they were fans of those oth

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About the Author: Julia Kelly

Julia Kelly is the award winning author of books about ordinary women and their extraordinary stories In addition to writing, she s been an Emmy nominated producer, journalist, marketing professional, and for one summer a tea waitress Julia called Los Angeles, Iowa, and New York City home before settling in London Readers can visit JuliaKellyWrites.com to learn about all of her books and