Houghton Mifflin: Grave Mercy (#1), Dark Triumph (#2), and Mortal Heart (#3) (His Fair Assassin Trilogy) by Robin Lafevers

Refined Reads Book Club – July Pick

The Widow Nash

This month, we're reading The Widow Nash by Jamie Harrison and meeting up to discuss the book on July 27, 6:30pm at our U District store.

When Dulcy Remfrey receives a phone call, she knows it's nothing good. The year is 1904 and phone calls are rare—urgent. Her eccentric father, Walter, has returned from a business trip without the profits from his endeavor and seemingly without his mind. When he dies, she's left with an unbearable future. Disappearing from the train bringing her father's body home, she starts anew in a small Montana town as Mrs. Nash—a wealthy young widow unburdened by family. But Dulcy's old life won't release her so easily. It isn't long before Victor, Walter's business partner and Dulcy's violent ex-fiancé, is on her trail.

This latest work from mystery writer Jamie Harrison is a sharply written first foray into historical fiction. Blending the charm of early 20th-century society with ribald realities and tangible detail, she lends a fresh immediacy to the past. Vivid characterizations and witty turns of phrase throughout will keep readers on their toes and wondering what will happen next.

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Refined Reads is our book club in partnership with KOMO's Seattle Refined. Each month we introduce you to one amazing, discussion-worthy book. Read along with us through weekly check-ins with page goals and exclusive content. You'll also get the chance to participate in on-camera discussions for the show! Monthly Refined Reads book discussions will rotate among different University Book Store locations around the Puget Sound.

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