Hazel Gaynor

Three Words for Goodbye: A Novel

By Hazel Gaynor - By Heather Webb - Published 2021



Violet, too ill to travel in 1937, has organized a journey to Europe for granddaughters Clara and Maddy to deliver good-bye letters to the ...Read Review

When We Were Young & Brave (US/CAN) / The Bird in the Bamboo Cage (UK)

By Hazel Gaynor - Published 2020


This absorbing book about courage and fortitude transports the reader inside a Japanese internment camp during the World War II years. Elspeth is ...Read Review

Meet Me in Monaco: A Novel of Grace Kelly’s Royal Wedding

By Hazel Gaynor - By Heather Webb - Published 2019


At the Cannes Film Festival in 1955, Grace Kelly spends most of her time escaping the relentless paparazzi but isn’t good at it. ...Read Review

The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter

By Hazel Gaynor - Published 2018


Grace Darling loves life on Longstone Island, in Northumberland, England, where she helps her father with lighthouse duties at night and collects specimens ...Read Review

Last Christmas in Paris

By Hazel Gaynor - By Heather Webb - Published 2017


Few challenges are more daunting for two writers than attempting to take on a narrative told almost exclusively through an exchange of letters. ...Read Review

The Cottingley Secret

By Hazel Gaynor - Published 2017Published 2018


In 1917, nine-year-old Frances Griffiths and her mother arrive in Cottingley, Yorkshire, from South Africa, to stay with her aunt, uncle and cousin Elsie ...Read Review

The Girl from the Savoy

By Hazel Gaynor - Published 2016


Dolly Lane’s dream is to be someone, specifically a chorus girl in post-Great War London. Her move from being a maid at ...Read Review

Fall of Poppies: Stories of Love and the Great War

By Beatriz Williams - By Evangeline Holland - By Hazel Gaynor - By Heather Webb - By Jennifer Robson - By Jessica Brockmole - By Kate Kerrigan - By Lauren Willig - By Marci Jefferson - Published 2016


Short Stories

Survivors of the Great War (1914–1918) inhabit these stories of love and hope in the aftermath of carnage. Written by nine accomplished authors of ...Read Review

A Memory of Violets: A Novel of London’s Flower Sellers

By Hazel Gaynor - Published 2015


This lovely novel moves between London in 1912 and London in 1876 to tell the stories of two young women whose relationships with their sisters ...Read Review

The Girl Who Came Home

By Hazel Gaynor - Published 2014


Maggie Murphy is being taken to America to begin a new life with her aunt, and she is unsure about leaving her Irish ...Read Review