I received one new book last week called, What She Knew by Gilly MacMillan, courtesy of Wm Morrow.
Rachel Jenner is walking in Bristol park when her 8 yr. old son, Ben, when he asks if he can run ahead. It's an ordinary request on an ordinary Sunday, and Rachel has no reason to worry- until Ben vanishes.
After battling a bout of scarlet fever, which nearly took her life, Helena is determined to live her life. She goes to Paris to stay with her Aunt Agnes and attend an art school. Paris in the 1920's is very artistic and romantic.
I found this to be an easy read of a young woman who wants to gain her independence and falling in love with Sam in the meantime. I also liked the description of the restaurants and cuisine, which made it even better.
World War 11 has ended and the soldiers are coming home. After years of folling her crop worker father, motherless Claire Flanagan is also coming home. If she can keep her father in one place long enough, she plans to follow her dreams to Hollywood. Until she meets Benjamin.
One New book in my mailbox last week, but a good time to catch-up. What goodies did you get?
Moonlight Over Paris by Jennifer Robson
Jennifer Robson takes readers to 1920's Paris in an enthralling new historical novel that tells the riveting story of an English lady who trades in her staid aristocratic life for the mesmerizing salons and the heady world of the lost generation.
Margaret Halloway is having trouble concentrating after she escapes a horrific pile-up in London, when someone pulls her to safety. Having flashbacks that remiond her of her childhood causes her to try and find the person who came to her aid.
This intense mystery keeps you wondering what went on in her past and who the stranger was that saved her life. The story kept me motivated even up to the very end, when things came to light as to whom her rescurer was the saved her from a firery death.