Hazel Gaynor, author of The Girl From the Savoy, on tour June 2016

Posted By on June 3, 2016

The Girl From the Savoy coverAbout The Girl From the Savoy

• Paperback: 448 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks (June 7, 2016)

“Once begun, I dare you to put it down.”—Kathleen Tessaro, New York Times bestselling author of Rare Objects

London, 1923: Welcome to The Savoy hotel, a glittering jewel in London’s social scene, where the lives of the rich, the famous, and the infamous intertwine.

Here, amid the cocktails and the jazz, two women with very different pasts try to forget the devastation of the Great War and forge a new life in a city where those who dare to dream can have it all.

Dolly Lane is The Savoy’s newest chambermaid, her prospects limited by a life in service. But her proximity to the dazzling hotel guests fuels her dreams—to take the London stage by storm, to wear couture gowns, to be applauded by gallery girls and admired by critics . . . to be a star, just like her idol, Loretta May.

The daughter of an earl, Loretta has rebelliously turned her back on the carefully ordered life expected of a woman at the top of society’s elite. She will love who she wants, and live as she likes. Outwardly, her star burns bright, but Loretta holds a dark secret. She alone knows that her star cannot burn forever.

When an unusual turn of events leads Dolly’s and Loretta’s lives to collide, they must both learn to let go of their pasts in order to hold on to what they most desire.

“As sweet as a love song, as energetic as a tap dance, and full of dazzling details.”—Jeanne Mackin, author of The Beautiful American

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Hazel GaynorAbout Hazel Gaynor

Hazel Gaynor’s 2014 debut novel The Girl Who Came Home—A Novel of the Titanicwas a New York Times and USA Today bestseller. A Memory of Violets is her second novel.

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, Cheryl Strayed, Rachel Joyce and Jo Baker, among others.

Hazel was the recipient of the 2012 Cecil Day Lewis award for Emerging Writers and was selected by Library Journal as one of Ten Big Breakout Authors for 2015. She appeared as a guest speaker at the Romantic Novelists’ Association and Historical Novel Society annual conferences in 2014.

Originally from Yorkshire, England, Hazel now lives in Ireland with her husband and two children.

Find out more about Hazel at her website, and connect with her on Facebook and Twitter.

Tour Stops

Tuesday, June 7th: BookNAround

Wednesday, June 8th: Jenn’s Bookshelves

Thursday, June 9th: bookchickdi

Friday, June 10th: A Bookish Affair

Monday, June 13th: A Chick Who Reads

Tuesday, June 14th: 100 Pages a Day…Stephanie’s Book Reviews

Wednesday, June 15th: Savvy Verse & Wit

Thursday, June 16th: Back Porchervations

Monday, June 20th: Dreams, Etc.

Tuesday, June 21st: No More Grumpy Bookseller

Wednesday, June 22nd: 5 Minutes For Books

Thursday, June 23rd: Kahakai Kitchen


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