Modern Fantasy · Review

Chocolat by Joanne Harris

Synopsis on Back Cover: When beautiful, unmarried Vianne Rocher sweeps into the pinched little French town of Lansquenet on the heels of the carnival and opens a gem of a chocolate shop across the square from the church, she begins to wreak havoc with the town’s Lenten vows. Her uncanny ability to perceive her customers’… Continue reading Chocolat by Joanne Harris

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Historical Fiction · Review · Young Adult

Belle Epoque by Elizabeth Ross

Synopsis from Overdrive: When Maude Pichon runs away from provincial Brittany to Paris, her romantic dreams vansih as quickly as her savings. Desperate for work, she answers an unusual ad. The Durandeau Agency provides its clients with a unique service – the beauty foil. Hire a plain friend and become instantly more attractive. Monsieur Durandeau… Continue reading Belle Epoque by Elizabeth Ross

Historical Fiction · Modern Fantasy · Review

The Crown Rose by Fiona Avery

The Crown Rose by Fiona Avery was published in 2005. I just finished reading it. Sorry about the spoilers. The cover jacket says: This is the story of Isabelle of France, born heir to the throne, and the mystery of one man who enters her life at several key moments, becoming her icon, her soul’s… Continue reading The Crown Rose by Fiona Avery