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The Girl with the Hazel Eyes


Oprah Magazine calls it one of 16 Books by Caribbean Authors to add to your Reading List.

Yahoo! and In the Know named it as one of 10 Must-Read Caribbean Books.


Hearst LatinX featured it on their 2021 Caribbean Reading List.

Featured by the Barbara Bush Literary Foundation.

Silver Medallist.

“A perfect read. ‘The Girl with the Hazel Eyes’ is well-written and compelling. I give this novel 5/5 stars.” - Bekah’s Bookshelves.

A beautifully written historical coming-of-age tale that examines the bonds of womanhood, feminism and pre-independence life on a small island. 
Almost fifty years after Susan Taylor was exiled from Barbados for her famous whistle-blowing novel, ‘The Unspeakable Truth’, she contacts a young writer to pen her biography. 


Lia Davis has no choice but to stay and write Susan's biography, but after she starts to unravel the reclusive author's life she realizes that some things just don't add up. Susan has been hiding a massive secret for decades and Lia is determined to find out what it is. The Girl with the Hazel Eyes is an endearing novel that tugs at your heart with its examination of love, lies, and loyalty. 

The Girl with the Hazel Eyes

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