Dimensions: 464 pages, 3.68 × 2.5 × 0.59 in
Published: January 28, 2014
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0399157646
ISBN - 13: 9780399157646
About the Book
When twentysomething Wall Street analyst Kate Wilson attracts the notice of a legendary, handsome British billionaire, her answer to his pursuit is beyond imagining. Their story may have begun not in the 21st century but in France during World War I.
Read from the Book
I knew it was a dream, a nightmare, but still I couldn’t break free into consciousness. I kicked upward toward the surface, thrusting with all my might, until my lungs burst with a scream that wouldn’t release. Someone called to me: distant, urgent. And then I emerged, sweating, with Julian’s arms around me and his voice murmuring in my ear. “Sweetheart, wake up. Kate, it’s all right.” I turned blindly into his chest. “You’re here,” I said, between heaving gasps of air. “You’re still here.” “Of course I’m here. Shh. Of course I’m here.” He held me against his body, enfolding me with himself, and gradually the panic died down. I concentrated on breathing slowly, on grasping at the solid physical details around me, anchoring me to reality: the sheets, the faint glow from the nightlight, the cool air entering my nose. Julian’s skin pressed into mine. “Better?” he asked, after a minute. “Yes,” I said. A low chuckle rumbled from his throat. “Your first nightmare already. Is it all so very dreadful?” I snorted into his chest. “Terrible. A severe case of endorphin overload. I may not live through the night.” “Rubbish,” he said. “ My endorphins are jolly well singing in my ears, and I’m not moaning on about it.” “Oh, I don’t know.” I snaked my hand along his side and administered a sharp t
From the Publisher
A passionate, sweeping novel of a love that transcends
When twenty-something Wall Street analyst Kate Wilson attracts
the notice of the legendary Julian Laurence at a business meeting,
no one's more surprised than she is. Julian's relentless energy and
his extraordinary intellect electrify her, but she's baffled by his
sudden interest. Why would this handsome British
billionaire-Manhattan's most eligible bachelor-pursue a pretty but
bookish young banker who hasn't had a boyfriend since
The answer is beyond imagining . . . at least at first. Kate
and Julian's story may have begun not in the moneyed world of
twenty-first-century Manhattan but in France during World War I,
when a mysterious American woman emerged from the shadows of the
Western Front to save the life of Captain Julian Laurence Ashford,
a celebrated war poet and infantry officer.
Now, in modern-day New York, Kate and Julian must protect
themselves from the secrets of the past, and trust in a true love
that transcends time and space.
About the Author
Beatriz Williams lives with her
husband and children in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Overseas is her first novel.
"History meets romance meets suspense! Compelling, original
and wildly romantic, Beatriz Williams' prose is stunning and the
plot edge-of-your-seat gripping. OVERSEAS is an absolute triumph-I
loved every page."
-Tilly Bagshawe, New York Times-bestselling author of