The Glittering Hour


      The Glittering Hour
An unforgettable historical about true love found and lost and the secrets we keep from one another from an award winning author Selina Lennox is a Bright Young Thing Her life is a whirl of parties and drinking, pursued by the press and staying on just the right side of scandal, all while running from the life her parents would choose for her.Lawrence Weston is a penniless painter who stumbles into Selina s orbit one night and can never let her go even while knowing someone of her stature could never end up with someone of his Except Selina falls hard for Lawrence, envisioning a life of true happiness But when tragedy strikes, Selina finds herself choosing what s safe over what s right.Spanning two decades and a seismic shift in British history as World War II approaches, Iona Grey s The Glittering Hour is an epic novel of passion, heartache and loss. Free Download eBook The Glittering Hour author Iona Grey – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Iona Grey has a degree in English Literature and Language from Manchester University, an obsession with history and an enduring fascination with the lives of women in the twentieth century She lives in the rural North West of England with her husband and three daughters She is the award winning author of Letters to the Lost, and her new book The Glittering Hour is on sale October 17 2019 UK and December 10, 2019 US She tweets iona_grey and is on instagram as ionagreyhttps read.macmillan.com lp the gli

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  • Hardcover
  • 480 pages
  • The Glittering Hour
  • Iona Grey
  • English
  • 16 December 2018
  • 1250066794

10 thoughts on “ The Glittering Hour

  1. says:

    Any book that can make me cry like that is deserving of a solid 5 stars I will start by saying that the synopsis of this novel didn t attract or stand out to me However, when I received this book in the mail from the publisher, I simply had a good feeling about it and when my Traveling Sister Brenda suggested starting it right away, I dove right in Wow these characters really got to me In fact, I have to admit, I have a huge book crush on Lawrence one of the main characters He had me Any book that can make me cry like that is deserving of a solid 5 stars I will start by saying that the synopsis of this novel didn t attract or stand out to me However, when I received this book in the mail from the publisher, I simply had a good feeling about it and when my Traveling Sister Brenda suggested star...

  2. says:

    3.5 starsHe had no place in her world, amongst her people, and nodid she belong in his Love, Secrets, Tragedy, Choices, Love Lost, LongingSelina Lennox grew up in luxury She was at the hottest parties and events Staying out late, partying and enjoying her life Lawrence Weston was a poor photographer and painter who has a chance meeting with Selina That chance meeting was all it took to change their lives forever.The beginning was an extremely slow burn for me If it weren t for 3.5 starsHe had no place in her world, amongst her people, and nodid she belong in his Love, Secrets, Tragedy, Choices, Love Lost, LongingSelina Lennox grew up in luxury She was at the hottest parties and events Staying out late, partying and enjoying her life Lawrence Weston was a poor photographer and painter who has a chance meeting with Selina T...

  3. says:

    I normally compose my reviews right after finishing a book but after finishing The Glittering Hour I had to wait I had to compose myself first So with tears still in my eyes, I would like to share how deeply this book moved me First of all, it completely transports the reader to both timelines in 1925 when we meet free spirited Selina and then in 1936 when we meet her daughter Alice Both timelines are equally interesting and engaging The life of Selina and her fellow Bright Young Things I normally compose my reviews right after finishing a book but after finishing The Glittering Hour I had to wait I had to compose myself first So with tears still in my eyes, I would like to share how deeply this book moved me First of all, it completely transports...

  4. says:

    4.5 starsWhen I was first asked to join the blog tour for Iona Grey s latest novel The Glittering Hour , I was a little apprehensive at first, as I had never heard of this author before and of course hadn t read her debut novel Letters to the Lost , which came out back in 2015 After reading the summary for the book though and seeing that it fell into one of my favorite genres historical fiction , I decided to take a chance with this one and see where it would take me Looking back now after 4.5 starsWhen I was first asked to join the blog tour for Iona Grey s latest novel The Glittering Hour , I was a little apprehensive at first, as I had never heard of this author before and of course hadn t read her debut novel Letters to the Lost , which came out back in 2015 After reading the summary for the book though and seeing that it fell into one of my favorite genres historical fiction , I decided to take a chance with this one and see where it would take me Looking back now after having finished the book, I am tremendously glad that I did so, as this turned out to be an excellent read one in which not only the story continues to stay with me, but also the characters, almost all of whom I can t stop thinking about This was one of those books where the beautiful writing drew me in from the first page and I found it difficult to stop reading once I had started With a duel timeline alternating between 1925 and 1936, the crux of the story centers around an unlike...

  5. says:

    Pass the tissues, please.The Glittering Hour is immersed in the fraility and in the strength of human nature Once you start turning pages here, you are going to be caught up in life plans that are dashed and life plans that follow their timeless fate.Iona Grey introduces us to Selina Lennox who is wrapped in the party life of the 1920 s where silver trays of champagne and filmy female costumes float across the well carpeted floors of upscale homes Selina s life is taken over by one Pass the tissues, please.The Glittering Hour is immersed in the fraility and in the strength of human nature Once you start turning pages here, you are going to be caught up in life plans that are dashed and life plans that follow their timeless fate.Iona Grey introduces us to Selina Lennox who is wrapped in the party life of the 1920 s where silver trays of champagne and filmy female costumes float across the well carpeted fl...

  6. says:

    The Glittering Hour, is a story with a dual timeline, it flows seamlessly between 1925 and 1936 In 1925 the war is over, Selina is a member of the Bright Young People she spends her time going to parties, staying up late, drinking way too much, going on silly treasure hunts with her friends and she s footloose and fancy free Really, Selina is very insecure due to her strict upbringing, her mother is a stern, cold, distant woman and she finds her youngest daughter rather flighty Selina The Glittering Hour, is a story with a dual timeline, it flows seamlessly between 1925 and 1936 In 1925 the war is over, Selina is a member of the Bright Young People she spends her time going to parties, staying up late, drinking way too much, going on silly treasure hunts with her friends and she s footloose and fancy free Really, Selina is very insecure due to her strict upbringing, her mother is a stern, cold, distant woman and she finds her youngest daughter rather flighty Selina misses her brother How...

  7. says:

    3.5 A lovely book tinged with sadness A story about a big love and secrets told in two parts I especially enjoyed the time period and tone of the book.The story is about Selina Lennox, who was a young socialite in England She marries in 1926 to a man that her family deems to be acceptable and gives birth to a daughter, Alice The story begins in 1936 as Selina accompanies her husband on a business trip to Burma She has to leave her daughter in the care of her up to do family As she knows it 3.5 A lovely book tinged with sadness A story about a big love and secrets told in two parts I especially enjoyed the time period and tone of the book.The story is about Selina Lennox, who was a young socialite in England She marries in 1926 to a man that her family deems to be acceptable and gives birth to a daughter, Alice The story begins in 1936 as Selina accompanies her husband on a business trip to Burma She has to leave her daughter in the care of her up to do family As...

  8. says:

    The Glittering Hour is a beautifully written, tragic love story set in England in 1920 30s Selina Lennox comes from a privileged, noble family, she spends her days and nights partying with her wealthy friends Lawrence Weston is a struggling photographer, who supplements his income by painting portraits Their lives are vastly different, they move in different circles, but one night their paths unexpectedly collide and change both Se...

  9. says:

    Mesmerizing, enthralling, and incredibly moving The Glittering Houris set in London and the English countryside during 1925, as well as 1936, and is told from two different perspectives Selina, a young woman in her prime who often finds herself and her friends gracing the pages of the gossip rags for their outrageous behaviour and antics, and Alice Carew, Selina s nine year old daughter who after being relegated to her grandparents country home while her parents are abroad embarks on a treasure Mesmerizing, enthralling, and incredibly moving The Glittering Hour is set in London and the English countryside during 1925, as well as 1936, and is told from two different perspectives Selina, a young woman in her prime who often finds herself and her friends gracing the pages of the gossip rags for their outrageous behaviour and antics, and Alice Carew, Selina s nine year old daughter who after being relegated to her grandpare...

  10. says:

    I have been eagerly awaiting the release of this new novel for four years, after devouring Iona Grey s brilliant, award winning debut novel Letters to the Lost I was very excited at being chosen to review this novel which totally blew me away and exceeded all of my expectations.This new novel is set in the intervening years between the two world wars and mainly at the family country house Blackwood or in London It Girl Selina Lennox is living the high life of swigging champagne, dancing I have been eagerly awaiting the release of this new novel for four years, after devouring Iona Grey s brilliant, award winning debut novel Letters to the Lost I was very excited at being chosen to review this novel which totally blew me away and exceeded all of my expectations.This new novel is set in the intervening years between the two world wars and mainly at the family country house Blackwood or in London It Girl Selina Lennox ...

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