"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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In more exciting book news, I am thrilled to be able to announce a project I’ve been keeping secret for months! My wonderful friend and fabulous writer, Heather Webb (author of BECOMING JOSEPHINE and RODIN’S LOVER), and I are collaborating on a… Read more
I’m so excited to finally be able to share the wonderful news that I’ve signed a new book deal with HarperCollins in the US and the UK. My – as yet untitled new novel – is based on the true events of… Read more
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Hazel Gaynor is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of THE GIRL WHO CAME HOME and A MEMORY OF VIOLETS. She 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