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Moonlight Over Paris by Jennifer Robson

Publication Date: January 19, 2016 William Morrow Paperback, eBook & AudioBook; 352 Pages Genre: Historical Fiction Add to GR Button     READ AN EXCERPT. An aristocratic young woman leaves the sheltered world of London to find adventure, passion, and independence in 1920s Paris in this mesmerizing story from the USA Today and internationally bestselling author of Somewhere in France and After the War is Over. Spring, 1924 Recovering from a broken wartime engagement and a serious illness that left her near death, Lady Helena Montagu-Douglas-Parr vows that for once she will live life on her own terms. Breaking free from the stifling social constraints of the aristocratic society in which she was raised, she travels to France to stay with her free-spirited aunt. For one year, she will simply be Miss Parr. She will explore the picturesque streets of Paris, meet people who know nothing of her past—and pursue her dream of becoming an artist. A few years after the Great War’s end, the City of Light is a bohemian paradise teeming with actors, painters, writers, and a lively coterie of American expatriates who welcome Helena into their romantic and exciting circle. Among them is Sam Howard, an irascible and infuriatingly honest correspondent for the Chicago Tribune. Dangerously attractive and deeply scarred by the horror and carnage of the war, Sam is unlike any man she has ever encountered. He calls her Ellie, sees her as no one has before, and offers her a glimpse of a future that is both irresistible and impossible. As Paris rises phoenix-like from the ashes of the Great War, so too does Helena. Though she’s shed her old self, she’s still uncertain of what she will become and where she belongs. But is she strong enough to completely let go of the past and follow her heart, no matter where it leads her? Artfully capturing the Lost Generation and their enchanting city, Moonlight Over Paris is the spellbinding story of one young woman’s journey to find herself, and claim the life—and love—she truly wants.

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Praise

“Returns with mastery once more to the World War I era…. This is a moving and memorable book.” — Pam Jenoff, bestselling author of The Winter Guest
“Meticulously researched and richly detailed, Moonlight Over Paris paints an enchanting picture... The elegance of Robson’s prose flows through every page, sweeping the reader from London’s aristocracy to the Parisian art scene and beyond... a heartwarming love story that left me aching for a journey back in time.” — Kristina McMorris, New York Times bestselling author of The Edge of Lost
“The vibrant whirl of the Paris art community is the ideal setting for this novel of healing and growth. Robson’s lovely prose allows the reader to savor the atmosphere of the Lost Generation, as well as the personal struggles of her characters.” — RT Book Reviews
“Robson is a master of evoking atmospheric detail that transports readers back in time and place. I loved every page!” — Renee Rosen, author of White Collar Girl
“Robson gives the concept of self-discovery amid the enchanting streets of Paris a fresh spin in Moonlight Over Paris. Delightful and romantic, readers will devour Robson’s latest work.” — Heather Webb, author of Rodin's Lover

About the Author03_Jennifer Robson

Jennifer Robson first learned about the Great War from her father, acclaimed historian Stuart Robson, and later served as an official guide at the Canadian National War Memorial at Vimy Ridge, France. A former copy editor, she holds a doctorate in British economic and social history from the University of Oxford. She lives in Toronto, Canada, with her husband and young children. For more information visit Jennifer Robson's website. You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Goodreads.

Blog Tour Schedule

Monday, February 29 Review at With Her Nose Stuck In A Book
Tuesday, March 1 Review at History From a Woman's Perspective

Thursday, March 3 Review at Svetlana's Reads and Views
Monday, March 7 Review at Book Nerd
Wednesday, March 9 Review at Ageless Pages Reviews
Friday, March 11 Review at Bookish
Monday, March 14 Review at Jorie Loves a Story
Wednesday, March 16 Review at Reading Is My SuperPower
Friday, March 18 Review at She is Too Fond of Books
Review at Worth Getting in Bed For
Monday, March 21 Review at I'm Shelf-ish
Wednesday, March 23 Review at CelticLady's Reviews
Thursday, March 24 Review at Creating Herstory
Friday, March 25 Review at A Holland Reads
Review at New Horizon Reviews 04_Moonlight Over Paris_Blog Tour Banner_FINAL

Comments

Sandee said…
Sounds like a fabulous read. I would like this book very much. I've read a few that you've suggested and they have been all very good reads.

Have a fabulous day and weekend. ☺

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