Review: The Edge of the Fall



From New York Times bestselling author Kate Williams, the new novel in The Storms of War trilogy finds young Celia de Witt embracing the Roaring Twenties in postwar London.

In the aftermath of the Great War, the De Witt family is struggling to piece together the shattered fragments of their lives.

Rudolf and his wife Verena, still reeling from the loss of their second son, don’t know how to function in the post-war world. Stoneythorpe Hall has become an empty shell with no servants to ensure its upkeep.

Celia, the de Witt’s youngest daughter, is still desperate to spread her wings and see more of the world. To escape Stoneythorpe and the painful secrets that lie there, she moves to London and embraces life and love in the Roaring Twenties.

Rating: 5 stars


The Edge of the Fall by Kate Williams is definitely a must read for all. For fans of Downtown Abby, this is indeed a read that you won’t want to miss. Readers are brought back in time to the Roaring Twenties. A dashing, exciting, and bold time for those living in the time period.

The Edge of the Fall will leave readers in suspense even when they have come to the end…wondering what really just happened. The exciting life and ways of the people in London are truly an entertaining read. Drama, action, and a sense of intrigue created on every page. Witnesses are saying that a man has pushed his wife over the edge of the fall…did he really or is it a way of going after an innocent man? Then there’s a woman being sent cruel things…A cat goes missing…only to turn up dead…the mystery of who and why will plague readers into continuing their search for the answers as they keep turning the pages. Suspenseful, well-written, and characters that are believable will keep readers coming back to this novel every time. A murderer might just be living near you the whole time…and you won’t know it until his plan for freeing himself and you happens. The Edge of the Fall is a thrilling adventure, that will leave readers guessing and feeling goosebumps form on this skin as they dive further into the story. The tale feels so real, that readers will have a hard time shaking reality from fiction. I enjoyed reading this new title by Kate Williams. Her talent shines throughout her historical novel. Overall, I highly recommend it to readers worldwide.

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