Historical Spotlight (2/22/22)

This historical spotlight features a fast-paced reimagining of what happened during Agatha Christie’s 11-day disappearance, from an affair to murder + a deep dive into the history of real-life heiresses and what it meant for women of the time to be surrounded by fortune, gossip, and scandal.

THE CHRISTIE AFFAIR BY NINA DE GRAMONT

2 starred reviews, an Indie Next pick, and a LibraryReads pick!

“A reimagining of Agatha Christie’s famous 11-day disappearance, adding a murder mystery worthy of the dame herself…Devilishly clever, elegantly composed and structured—simply splendid.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“With its superb writing, strong characterizations, and wonderfully imaginative plot, this is a must-read for fans of romance, history, or mystery.”–Booklist, starred review

HEIRESSES: THE LIVES OF THE MILLION DOLLAR BABIES BY LAURA THOMPSON

“Skillfully evoking disparate social milieus and generational divides, Thompson packs the narrative full of juicy gossip without resorting to caricature. Readers will be enthralled.”–Publishers Weekly

THE CHRISTIE AFFAIR by Nina de Gramont; 9781250274618; available now.
HEIRESSES: The Lives of the Million Dollar Babies by Laura Thompson; 9781250202734; available now.

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