Fall of Poppies: Stories of Love and the Great War


Fall of Poppies: Stories of Love and the Great War On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh monthNovember ,After four long, dark years of fighting, the Great War ends at last, and the world is forever changed For soldiers, loved ones, and survivors, the years ahead stretch with new promise, even as their hearts are marked by all those who have been lostAs families come back together, lovers reunite, and strangers take solace in each other, everyone has a story to tellIn this moving, unforgettable collection, nine top historical fiction authors share stories of love, strength, and renewal as hope takes root in a fall of poppiesFeaturing Jessica BrockmoleHazel GaynorEvangeline HollandMarci JeffersonKate KerriganJennifer RobsonHeather WebbBeatriz WilliamsLauren Willig



10 thoughts on “Fall of Poppies: Stories of Love and the Great War

  1. says:

    3.75 stars World War I anthology featuring some of today s most brilliant historical romance fiction writers with nine original short stories to share If I had to pick my FAVORITE story, it would most likely be the beautiful and heartwrenching final installment of the collection, Hush by Hazel Gaynor.


  2. says:

    4.5 Stars A young Belgian patriot discovers the German patient she begrudgingly cares for isn t at all what he seems Wartime lovers reunite decades later to discover they were kept apart by misunderstandings A young Red Cross volunteer finds first love with a disfigured soldier only to be cruelly separated from him A dancer struggles to survive and imagi


  3. says:

    Find this and other reviews at are a handful of authors I truly love reading and when I get an email from one asking me to review their work Well, it s not a question of if I ll review it so much as when I can fit it into my schedule It doesn t happen often, but this is how I came to possess an ARC edition of Fall of Poppies I d been eyeing the anthology sin


  4. says:

    I m a huge fan of all things World War I and I loved this anthology by some of my favorite writers, all set in the immediate aftermath of the war This real and heartbreaking kaleidoscope of stories of men and women trying to reconstruct their lives provides an unforgettable picture of an imortant moment in history.


  5. says:

    Overall rating 3.66 so rounded up to 4 starsMy rating is obtained by giving each of the short stories their own rating and dividing by 9 number of works included in the collection My overall impression This was an easy book to read since there are natural stopping points throughout While I m not a huge fan of short stories I do like them when we ll written There wer


  6. says:

    I received this book for free through the Reading Room s giveaways.Like most short story collections, I liked some storiesthan others.The Daughter of Belgium I thought this was a solid first story It wasn t super romantic but it got me excited for the rest of the book.The Record Set Right I liked this story but I was so confused at first I had a hard time figuring out h


  7. says:

    In honor of the 100th anniversary of the end of the first World War, I wanted to remind my readers of this book Nine amazing historical fiction writers contributed to this beautiful collection of short stories about the end of World War I Find out why I give this book a full five stars in my review here In honor of the 100th anniversary of the end of the first World War, I


  8. says:

    I didn t really know how to review or rate a book that is a collection of short stories by different authors So I rated each story, wrote a few notes about each one, then averaged my rating The average came to 2.7777 so I just rounded up and settled on 3 stars.I received this book in a First Reads Giveaway I was not family or with any of these authors, but I plan on looking int


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    RATING 3.5 STARS2016 William Morrow Paperbacks HarperCollins Review Not on Blog Nine historical fiction writers get together and put out an anthology of love stories set in World War I Each story is a standalone from each other and other than the theme are not connected For me, some stories were a bit stronger than others writing and interesting wise While almost every author is on


  10. says:

    November 11, 1918 marked the end of WWI Known as Armistice Day, weapons were put down signaling the end of the fighting In this collection of short stories, nine authors provide their take on love in the midst of war as the fighting ends.So this was quite a nice collection of short stories All dealing with love and war, though not all romatic in essence, this book explores the differen


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About the Author: Heather Webb

Heather Webb is the USA Today Bestselling and award winning author of 6 historical novels set in France She s also an avid traveler, foodie, and history nerd.A littleabout her books In 2017, LAST CHRISTMAS IN PARIS won the Women s Fiction Writers Association award, and in 2019, MEET ME IN MONACO was shortlisted for both the RNA award in the UK and also the Digital Book World Fiction prize Up and coming, Heather has a solo novel set in 20th century U.S coming soon, as well as her third collaboration with her beloved writing partner, Hazel Gaynor, as yet to be titled publishing in 2021 from HarperCollins.When not writing, Heather flexes her foodie skills, geeks out on pop culture and history, or looks for excuses to head to the other side of the world, especially her beloved France She loves to chitchat on Twitter with new reader friends or writers msheatherwebb or via her Facebook page Stop on by Heather s review policy on Goodreads is to only rate books that she enjoys She believes there s enough negativity in the world and would rather share the positive with her reader friends The negative she lets swirl down the drain of her bath tub.


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