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The Last Night in London

Updated: Sep 10, 2021

By Karen White

A Riveting Novel of Friendships, Love, Secrets and Betrayal



London, 1939. Eva Harlow and her American best friend, Precious Dubose, are models for a major fashion house. When Eva falls in love with the wealthy Graham St. John, she can’t believe her luck. She’s getting everything she ever wanted. When the bombs start dropping over the United Kingdom Eva’s world begins to crumble. She slips into a mysterious web of intrigue, spies, and secrets.

London, 2019. American journalist Maddie Warner travels to London to interview Precious about her life as a model in pre-WWII London. Precious owns a tremendous collection of beautiful gowns from that time. Maddie finds herself drawn to both Precious and to Colin, her enigmatic surrogate nephew. As Maddie interviews Precious, she begins unraveling secrets from the past.


The Last Night in London is a riveting historical fiction novel of friendship, love and betrayal. Karen White’s beguiling writing keeps readers engaged with strong female characters, intriguing dialogue, and a multi-layered plot.

The two time-frames of the story, 1939 and 2019, are creatively intertwined. Readers will appreciate White’s finesse of the secrets and suspense throughout the book, This dramatic wartime story is simply impossible to put down.

White is a New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty-five novels. Her most recent standalone novels include Dreams of Falling (2018) and The Night the Lights Went Out (2017).

Thanks to Netgalley for an advance reading copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

Publisher Berkley

Published April 20, 2021

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