[ BOOKS ] ✸ Dreamland Author Nancy Bilyeau – Vejega.info

[ BOOKS ] ✸ Dreamland  Author Nancy Bilyeau – Vejega.info The Year Is When Twenty Year Old Heiress Peggy Batternberg Is Invited To Spend The Summer In America S PlaygroundThe Invitation To The Luxurious Oriental Hotel A Mile From Coney Island Is Unwelcome Despite Hailing From One Of America S Richest Families, Peggy Would Much Rather Spend The Summer Working At The Moonrise Bookstore Than Keeping Up Appearances With New York City Socialites And Her Snobbish, Controlling FamilyBut Soon It Transpires That The Hedonism Of Nearby Coney Island Affords Peggy The Freedom She Has Been Yearning For, And It S Not Long Before She Finds Herself In Love With A Troubled Pier Side Artist Of Humble Means, Whom The Batternberg Patriarchs Would Surely Disapprove Of Disapprove They May, But Hidden Behind Their Pomposity Lurks A Web Of Deceit, Betrayal And Deadly Secrets And As Bodies Begin To Mount Up Amidst The Sweltering Clamour Of Coney Island, It Seems The Powerful Batternbergs Can Get Away With Anything Even MurderExtravagant, Intoxicating And Thumping With Suspense, Bestselling Nancy Bilyeau S Magnificent Dreamland Is A Story Of Corruption, Class And Dangerous Obsession

10 thoughts on “Dreamland

  1. Maureen Maureen says:

    Peggy Batternberg is a member of one of the wealthiest families in America, but she doesn t behave in the manner expected of her position in life this is 1911, a time when privileged and wealthy young women had to maintain an air of respectability, and were told what they could and couldn t do, especially by their menfolk.When Peggy is invited ordered to spend the summer with the rest of the Batternberg family at the luxurious Oriental Hotel near Coney Island she s not at all impressed S

  2. Debra Debra says:

    Coney Island America s playground It s 1911 and American Heiress, Peggy Battenberg has been requested told your better come or else to spend the summer at the Oriental Hotel with the rest of her family She would rather continue working at the Moonrise bookstore, but appearances are everything and she and her family must keep up appearances There she meets and falls for Stefan, a pier side artist in Dreamland Amusement Park who her family would never approve of With him she feels a sense of

  3. Lilith Black Lilith Black says:

    Actual rating 3.5 E ARC provided by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review My opinions are my own and are not affected in any way PROS Night Circus vibes Even if this is a mystery book and Night Circus is a fantasy one, and they don t have anything in common, the first chapters, plus some other parts, reminded me of precisely that one book After finishing reading Dreamland, I have read some other reviews to see if anyone had this feeling, and it turns out I am the sin

  4. Nancy Bilyeau Nancy Bilyeau says:

    In researching and writing this novel, I deeply immersed myself in a dazzling New York City of over a century ago and created characters that months later I can t seem to get out of my head I hope my readers enjoy this novel of suspense Here is my post for my author blog on how I got the idea for the book

  5. Linda Linda says:

    If Paris is France, then Coney Island, between June and September, is the world George C Tilyou, 1886 Nancy Bilyeau presents a rip roarin stroll on the boardwalk on Coney Island in 1911 She adds lustre tinged with darkness as Brooklyn becomes a showcase for in your face class distinction, jutting prime real estate, upscale grand hotels overlooking the highjinks of people at play, the paralyzing fear of European anarchists, and America perched on the brink of war.Peggy Batternberg views life from an

  6. Rose Rose says:

    I have just finished reading Dreamland By Nancy Bilyeau The story is a historical fiction mystery that takes place in 1911 in Coney Island, with the main character being an American Heiress, Peggy BattenbergThis to me was both very interesting and enjoyable the era and place make for a great read The clothing, decor, and intrigue set up for a book that kept me interested from start to finish Thank you to NeGalley, Nancy Bilyeau, and Endeavour Media

  7. Moonkiszt Moonkiszt says:

    DreamlandGlued to my screen I was lured in with a girl working at a bookstore Moonrise Bookstore who could resist that name I followed the breadcrumbs willingly and even when the plot seemed to turn a corner, and I spoke the murderer s name out loud so I would have the smug satisfaction of saying I d called it before halfway through, there was no loosening my grip on that kindle I stayed to the very, very end Breathless and all This was a roller coaster read The characters fit their parts and the setting

  8. Crumb Crumb says:

    Beautifully told and Moving.Review to Follow

  9. Sara Sara says:

    Okay, yes, I have to be honest I requested this ARC because it was love at first sight. This cover made my cursor stop in its track and after reading the synopsis, I clicked on the button Request.Wow This was a fun ride full of suspense And I loved it Frankly, I loved Peggy the most She was such an interesting character strong, independent with a fierce and loyal heart I enjoyed reading about her rebellious nature an heiress who rejects social norms in order to live her life to the fullest Peggy is someo

  10. Michele Koop Michele Koop says:

    I love all of Nancy Bilyeau s books, and yet, this is my favorite She captures 1911 Coney Island and Dreamland so vividly that I could taste the hotdogs and the cotton candy and feel like I m right in the middle of the action in this lively, crazy amusement park When Peggy, the rebellious 20 year old protagonist from a wealthy Manhattan family reminiscent of the real life Guggenheims, is forced into spending the summer with her family in a luxurious hotel near Coney Island, she escapes to the forbidden Dreamland o

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