"An inspirational tale ..."
– Huffington Post Impact, A Memory of Violets
"Readers will enjoy this lovely, heartfelt story (four stars)"
– Romantic Times, The Girl Who Came Home
"... intriguing characters and a deeply absorbing story ..."
– Booklist, A Memory of Violets
"...a story that is rich in human drama."
– New York Journal of Books, The Girl Who Came Home
"...brings to life the heart and soul of the people caught up in this disaster..."
– Fresh Fiction, The Girl Who Came Home
"Named as one of Ten Big Breakout Authors for 2015"
– Library Journal
"a riveting novel ... made the third-class passengers come alive for me in a way no other account has ever done"
– USA Today, The Girl Who Came Home
"A phenomenal book that is a must read!"
– examiner.com, The Girl Who Came Home
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I’m a little late sharing this, but I was absolutely thrilled to be included in this list of ten Kildare women making waves in the world for International Women’s Day. All the women on this list have worked so hard… Read more
Happy New Year, everyone! I’m so excited to start a new year of books by sharing the gorgeous cover for the US edition of my next novel THE COTTINGLEY SECRET. I couldn’t be happier and hope you love it as… Read more
I also guest blog for Writing.ie
Hazel Gaynor is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of THE GIRL WHO CAME HOME and A MEMORY OF VIOLETS. Her latest novel THE GIRL FROM THE SAVOY hit the Irish Times and Globe & Mail Canada bestsellers. Hazel was selected by US Library Journal as one of ‘Ten Big Breakout Authors’ for 2015 and received the 2015 RNA Historical Romantic Novel of the Year award for THE GIRL WHO CAME HOME. As features writer for national Irish writing website writing.ie she has interviewed Philippa Gregory, Sebastian Faulks, Kate Mosse and Cheryl Strayed, among others. Hazel lives in Ireland with her husband and two children.Read more