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    45 stars One thing was sure This was not the fairy tale she had been looking for Life dealt Cady Drake a rough handOrphaned nearly at birth she bounced from foster home to foster home throughout her childhood each time growing and jaded Cady was a bad seed through and throughthat is until she met Maxine a wonderfully grumpy old women deter

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    NOW AVAILABLE ”But no one else pays attention to the uiet carver who fills the halls of the château with the scent of freshly sawn wood and the scrip scrape tink tink of her work her passion her joy”Cady Drake has nev

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    I received an ARC of this book for free from the publisher Berkley Books in exchange for an honest review This was such a charming and uaint storyThe book started off a bit slow It took a while for the story to actually take shape and for the historical parts to start making sense the book has dual storylines one

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    When I finished this book I was left feeling underwhelmed I guess I was hoping for something given it had elements that I normally love in stories such as a socially awkward main character and a decades old mystery taking place in Eu

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    GIVEAWAY FOR THIS BOOK ON MY BLOG AT THIS LINK wouldn’t want to go to Paris and photograph carousels? Cady was excited to head to Paris when she received the assignment especially since her interest in carousels had begun when sh

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    I am drawn to stories that take place in France so when I saw The Lost Carousel of Provence I knew I needed to read it plus the cover is beautiful I am a fan of one of Juliet Blackwell’s earlier books The Paris Key and this book is just as good I was also intrigued by the subject matter – the carousels of France and the focus on a particular historic master carver named Gustave Bayol The mystery is entertaining and intriguing

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    Intriguing atmospheric and upliftingThe Lost Carousel of Provence is an alluring tale predominantly set in the majestic southeastern region of France during the early 1900s as well as present day and is told from three different perspectives Maelle an independent hardworking young woman struggling to showcase her talents and prove her worth in a male dominated environment Fabrice a lonely elderly man who has sacrificed endured and lived a

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    45 stars ✨ Thank you to Berkeley Publishing for sending me an ARC in exchange for an honest review Some books you just know that you’re g

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    Still reeling from the death of her dear friend and the woman who took her in when the world wanted to forget her Cady Dra

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    I almost didn't reuest this book but I am glad I did I found I got so involved in the storyline I couldn't put it down instead read far into the night I had problems reading the parts of the Nazis occupation of France I felt that Ms Blackwell did an outstanding job of blending the three time periods so the story flew togetherCady Drake is recovering from the death of her mentor and agrees to accept a job in Paris of ph

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summary á PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¹ Juliet Blackwell

E château and its antiue carousel she longs to explore the relic's shadowy origins beyond the small scope of her freelance assignment As Cady digs deeper into the past unearthing century old photographs of the Clement carousel and its creators she might be the one person who can bring the past to light and reunite a family torn apa. Still reeling from the death of her dear friend and the woman who took her in when the world wanted to forget her Cady Drake is at a loss at what to do with her life She feels lost and alone A good friend of hers suggests she take a trip maybe to Paris to get a new perspective Her friend suggests taking her camera and photographing some pictures maybe for a coffee table book An idea forms in Cady s head one that not only feels right but will change her life For as long as she can remember Cady has been fascinated by carousels It started when she was an orphan and continued through to the present There s something magical about them a gateway to the past and a window to the future Once in Paris she starts taking some amazing pictures of carousels While researching she stumbles across the mystery of the Chateau Clement and its legendary carousel As she tries to unravel the mystery and the Clement family history she encounters a handsome Parisian man who offers to help her He stirs feelings long buried in her Cady s instinct is to run when things get emotional but the she s around Chateau Clement and its recluse inhabitant the she senses she s home Is this where she belongs or will everyone abandon her like so many have over the years Never in my life have I read a book that reminds me of my time in Paris with such clarity as this one Not only did it transport me back in time through various time periods but it touched me deeply From the parts where we learn about the female sculptor in the early 1900 s to the resistant movement against the Nazis in World War II to present day Chateau Clement is alive and casting a spell on the characters and the reader at the same time It wasn t so much reading as experiencing the highs and lows of life Friendship betrayal greed classism art and love all play a part in this story Heart breaking at times The Lost Carousel of Provence will steal your breath away A must read and the best book I ve had the pleasure to read in 2018 Disclaimer I received an ARC from Berkley Publishing Group via Netgalley in the hopes I d review it My Rating 5 starsReviewed by Mrs NThis review first appeared

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An artist lost to history a family abandoned to its secrets and the woman whose search for meaning unearths it all in a sweeping and expressive story from the New York Times bestselling author of Letters from Paris Long lonely years have passed for the crumbling Château Clement nestled well beyond the rolling lavender fields and po. I received an ARC of this book for free from the publisher Berkley Books in exchange for an honest review This was such a charming and uaint storyThe book started off a bit slow It took a while for the story to actually take shape and for the historical parts to start making sense the book has dual storylines one historical and the other contemporary But once the main character Cady went to France the story really took off and from there it was magnifiueI loved the way the author described France particularly the small village Cady visited and the chateau she stayed at From the scenery to the food to the carousel she made it sound so enchanting and beautiful I wish I was actually there I also loved the little nods to the Bay Area The author is from the San Francisco Bay Area like me and the main character is from Oakland Anytime Cady would mention something about Oakland I d always think to myself yup that s so true As for the characters I loved them all especially Fabrice the owner of the chateau He was such a mystery and I enjoyed unraveling his past Overall this is the perfect historical fiction and contemporary read for anyone who wants to spend time in a chateau in the French countryside The Black Ice Score (Parker, unearths it all in a sweeping and expressive story from the New York Times bestselling author of Letters from Paris Long lonely years have passed for the crumbling Château Clement nestled well beyond the rolling lavender fields and po. I received an ARC of this book for free from the publisher Berkley Books in exchange for an honest review This was such a charming and The Black Painting uaint storyThe book started off a bit slow It took a while for the story to actually take shape and for the historical parts to start making sense the book has dual storylines one historical and the other contemporary But once the main character Cady went to France the story really took off and from there it was magnifiueI loved the way the author described France particularly the small village Cady visited and the chateau she stayed at From the scenery to the food to the carousel she made it sound so enchanting and beautiful I wish I was actually there I also loved the little nods to the Bay Area The author is from the San Francisco Bay Area like me and the main character is from Oakland Anytime Cady would mention something about Oakland I d always think to myself yup that s so true As for the characters I loved them all especially Fabrice the owner of the chateau He was such a mystery and I enjoyed Fire and Desire unraveling his past Overall this is the perfect historical fiction and contemporary read for anyone who wants to spend time in a chateau in the French countryside

summary á PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¹ Juliet Blackwell

Pular tourist attractions of Provence Once a bustling and dignified ancestral estate now all that remains is the château's gruff elderly owner and the softly whispered secrets of generations buried and forgotten But time has a way of exposing history's dark stains and when American photographer Cady Drake finds herself drawn to th. I am drawn to stories that take place in France so when I saw The Lost Carousel of Provence I knew I needed to read it plus the cover is beautiful I am a fan of one of Juliet Blackwell s earlier books The Paris Key and this book is just as good I was also intrigued by the subject matter the carousels of France and the focus on a particular historic master carver named Gustave Bayol The mystery is entertaining and intriguing I knew very little about carousel making and Blackwell provides just enough detail to educate the reader without going overboard with details that one might not need or want to learnDual timeline stories usually result in one story line that is appealing than the other While both times and stories were interesting I definitely liked the present day tale about Cady Drake and her pursuit of the origins of her wooden rabbit carousel piece allegedly carved by Bayol the best Her search for community and an understanding of her past was endearing and at times my heart broke for her I really enjoyed The Lost Carousel of Provence and wish I was headed to Paris soon to tour the city and see and ride the many beautiful historic carousels that still exist there today Listen to my podcast at for fun author interviews For book reviews check out my Instagram account