April 15, 2021
The Beautiful Strangers by Camille Di Maio
Genre/Categories/Settings: Historical Fiction, Women’s Fiction, San Diego, Romance
In 2020, I decided to systematically revisit my older review posts and update them. On Thursdays, I’ll be re-sharing a few of these great reads. Today, I’m re-sharing a review of The Beautiful Strangers by Camille Di Maio.
I’m linking up today with Davida @ The Chocolate Lady’s Book Review Blog for #throwbackthursday.
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The legendary Hotel Del Coronado off the coast of San Diego, California is the picturesque and glamorous setting for this story of a ghost, movie stars, mystery, chasing a dream, and romance.
Picture of the Hotel Del Coronado from their website
In 1958, Kate Morton, a teenager living in San Francisco, seizes her chance to escape from the demands of working in her family’s struggling restaurant to impulsively travel alone to Coronado in response to her ailing grandfather’s plea to find “the beautiful stranger” and to also search for a job at the hotel which will enable her to dream of a new life. A few surprises await her: the true identity of the beautiful stranger, a family mystery, celebrity encounters, and romance.
Continue here for my full review of The Beautiful Strangers ….
Have you read The Beautiful Strangers or is it on your TBR?
Sounds like a good one, I love San Diego!
This sounds like a fun interesting read about a hotel I’ve never heard of 😅
It is a good read!
It’s a fun story!
That’s funny, i thought it said the author was kate Morton. I saw one of her books in an old today
Ooh, I love the Hotel Del Coronado! It’s such a beautiful place — I can see how it would make a fantastic setting for a historical novel. I’ll have to check this out!
I hope you enjoy it! 🙌
A hotel sounds like a great setting for a historical fiction novel.
Especially since I’ve been there! I could vividly picture it all!
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