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Grand Central: Original Stories of Postwar Love and Reunion
Setting: New York
Berkley, July 01, 2014
ISBN-10: 0425272028 ISBN-13: 9780425272022

A war bride awaits the arrival of her GI husband at the platform…
A Holocaust survivor works at the Oyster Bar, where a customer reminds him of his late mother…
A Hollywood hopeful anticipates her first screen test and a chance at stardom in the Kissing Room…


On any particular day, thousands upon thousands of people pass through New York City’s Grand Central Terminal, through the whispering gallery, beneath the ceiling of stars, and past the information booth and its beckoning four-faced clock, to whatever destination is calling them. It is a place where people come to say hello and good-bye. And each person has a story to tell.

Now, ten bestselling authors inspired by this iconic landmark have created their own stories, set on the same day, just after the end of World War II, in a time of hope, uncertainty, change, and renewal….

Featuring stories from

Karen White
New York Times bestselling author of After the Rain

Melanie Benjamin
New York Times bestselling author of The Aviator’s Wife

Jenna Blum
New York Times bestselling author of Those Who Save Us

Amanda Hodgkinson
New York Times bestselling author of 22 Britannia Road

Pam Jenoff
bestselling author of The Ambassador’s Daughter

Sarah Jio
New York Times bestselling author of Blackberry Winter

Sarah McCoy
bestselling author of The Baker’s Daughter

Kristina McMorris,
New York Times bestselling author of Bridge of Scarlet Leaves

Alyson Richman
bestselling author of The Lost Wife

Erika Robuck
critically acclaimed author of Hemingway’s Girl

With an Introduction by
Kristin Hannah, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Home Front

Read Reviews

"Emotionally moving, evocative in their descriptions, each piece sticks with the reader, giving a pulse on the postwar world. This anthology will be gobbled up by armchair historians, women’s fiction fans, and those who enjoy a moving love story."
—Library Journal

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