A Postcard from Paris (Paperback)Alex Brown (author)
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Annie Lovell is keen to put the spark back into her life and when her elderly neighbour inherits an abandoned Parisian apartment she goes to Paris to discover more. Her curiosity takes an unexpected turn on discovering a bundle of secret diaries hidden within the walls, detailing the life of a young English woman, Beatrice Crawford, who volunteered in 1916 to nurse the soldiers in the fields of France.
Captivated by the romantic City of Light, Annie realises first appearances are not always as they seem. Following Beatrice's journey from the Great War, through the Roaring Twenties and to a very different life in WWII Paris, Annie must piece together the events from the past, if she is to fulfil the legacy that Beatrice left for her to find...
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 280 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 27 mm
Praise for Alex Brown:
'A glamorous and moving portrayal of love, war and friendship.' Carmel Harrington
'I adored it' Milly Johnson
'A really lovely read' Sarah Morgan
'Very lovely' Jill Mansell.
'An intriguing and heart-warming story you will love' Katie Fforde
'Warm and cosy' Lucy Diamond
'Poignant and moving, the cleverly entwined stories kept me turning the pages.' Trisha Ashley
'Alex Brown at her very best - charming, witty, heartwarming and full of absorbing characters' Carmel Harrington
'A lovely, warm-hearted and compassionate tale' LoveReading
'This was genuinely one of the most special books I've read this year.' Bookish Escapes
A lovely book to curl up and unwind with, as sweet and charming as home made apple pie' Milly Johnson
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“Wonderful!! Brings the inspiration of adventure to your life!”
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