The Woman Before Wallis by Bryn Turnbull Review

If you're a fan of British royalty, this historical fiction novel is perfect for you. The story follows Thelma Furness, the woman who was in love with Edward Prince of Wales before the famous Wallis Simpson.


Thelma's twin sister is Gloria Vanderbilt and their bond is really fun to read. I was really invested and interested in Gloria's storyline. I would love a spin off of her story and how she joined the Vanderbilt family.


Thelma is such a strong woman so I connected with her right away.


This book jumps around to various periods, but I didn't find it confusing. The scandal and drama keeps you engage though out the book.


You won't regret adding this to your TBR, especially if you're a fan of The Crown! I have already sent my copy to my sister-in-law, I know she'll love it too.


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