William Morrow Paperbacks

The Forgotten Letters of Esther Durrant

By Kayte Nunn - Published 2020


This atmospheric dual-timeline novel tackles postpartum depression, the impossibilities of love, and the ways people harm when they mean to help. Shifting between 1951 ...Read Review

People Like Us

By Louise Fein - Published 2021


At one level this is a timeless story of star-crossed lovers.  A young couple defy the conventions of the adult world and are ...Read Review

The German Heiress (US) / Finding Clara (UK)

By Anika Scott - Published 2020



Nearly two years after the war, Clara Falkenberg, the daughter and surviving heir to her family’s ironworks factory, has taken on an ...Read Review

The Queen’s Secret: A Novel of England’s World War II Queen

By Karen Harper - Published 2020


Biographical Fiction

King George VI has only been on the throne for two years when war breaks out in Europe. He is about to be ...Read Review

Daughter of the Reich (US) / People Like Us (UK)

By Louise Fein - Published 2020


This story of star-crossed lovers in Leipzig, Germany during 1929-1939 begins with Hetty Heinrich as a child being rescued from drowning by her ...Read Review

The Library of Legends

By Janie Chang - Published 2020


In 1937, Japan attacked Nanking and other regions on China’s east coast. The Chinese government ordered students and faculty at some universities to ...Read Review

A Trace of Deceit: A Novel

By Karen Odden - Published 2019



A Trace of Deceit continues Karen Odden’s Victorian mystery series. The book follows Annabel Rowe, one of the few female students at ...Read Review

The Wicked Redhead (The Wicked City series)

By Beatriz Williams - Published 2019


The Wicked Redhead is the second book in the Wicked series (after The Wicked City), but it is not necessary to read them ...Read Review

The Clergyman’s Wife: A Pride & Prejudice Novel

By Molly Greeley - Published 2019


Three years after her pragmatic marriage to the Rev. Mr. Collins, the former Charlotte Lucas is settled at the parsonage at Hunsford, managing ...Read Review

Lies in White Dresses: A Novel

By Sofia Grant - Published 2019


In 1952, best friends Francie Meeker and Violet Carothers flee San Francisco for Nevada and “the Reno cure.” In the 1950s, this method was ...Read Review