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The French Photographer : This Summer Go To Paris, Brave The War, And Fall In Love

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From the INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING author of The Paris Seamstress comes a story of courage, family and forgiveness from New York to war-torn Europe.

Perfect for fans of Kate Furnivall, Lucinda Riley, Kate Morton and Gill Paul

'Divine'
GILL PAUL, bestselling author of The Secret Wife

'An emotional and sweeping tale'
CHANEL CLEETON, bestselling author of Next Year in Havana

'A splendid, breathtaking novel, full of mystery and passion...a must read!'
JEANNE MACKIN, author of The Last Collection

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1942
When Jessica May's successful modelling career is abruptly cut short, Vogue send her to war-torn Paris to cover the conflict as a correspondent. She's courageous and a fast-learner, but of course the military men make her life as difficult as possible.

Three friendships change that: journalist Martha Gellhorn encourages Jess to bend the rules; paratrooper Dan Hallworth shows her how to take pictures and write stories that matter; and a little girl, Victorine, who shows Jess how to open hear heart.

2005
Australian curator D'Arcy Hallworth arrives at a beautiful French chateau to manage a famous collection of photographs. What begins as just another job becomes far more disquieting as D'Arcy uncovers the true identity of the mysterious French photographer...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 126 x 198mm
  • Sphere
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0751573094
  • 9780751573091
  • 66,376

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Mystery and romance are expertly combined into one emotionally charged, unforgettable story. * Publishers Weekly * A beautiful story in every way. -- The Lady * on The Paris Seamstress * A gorgeously rich and romantic novel about young women finding their way in the world. -- Kate Forsyth * on The Paris Seamstress * Intrigue, heartbreak and, ultimately not one, but two heart stopping love stories. I cannot tell you how much I loved this book and I cannot recommend it enough. -- Rachel Burton * on The Paris Seamstress * This rich, memorable novel unfolds beautifully from start to finish. -- Publishers Weekly * on The Paris Seamstress * A fantastically engrossing story. I loved it. -- Kelly Rimmer * on The Paris Seamstress * A fascinating and impeccably researched evocation of the New York fashion world during World War Two... and some divine-sounding dresses! -- Gill Paul * on The Paris Seamstress * Historical fiction at its best * Who Weekly (Australia) * An intensely powerful, beautiful, emotional and moving story that was so hard to put down... I don't think I am going to forget this story for a long time to come' * Historical Romance Reviews * [A] splendid, breathtaking novel, full of mystery and passion...a must read! -- Jeanne Mackin * author of The Last Collection * An emotional and sweeping tale set against the backdrop of World War II...Rich detail, compelling characters, and an interwoven dual timeline make this an engrossing read for historical fiction fans -- Chanel Cleeton * USA Today bestselling author of Next Year in Havana * Lester has often been compared to author Kate Morton but with this novel, Lester's fourth, she has come into her own... What Lester does brilliantly is mingle fiction with fact * The Daily Telegraph (Sydney) *
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About Natasha Lester

Natasha Lester worked as a marketing executive for L'Oreal, managing the Maybelline brand, before returning to university to study creative writing. She completed a Master of Creative Arts and has written several novels including A Kiss From Mr Fitzgerald, Her Mother's Secret and The Paris Seamstress. Her sixth novel, The French Photographer, will be published in April 2019.

In her spare time Natasha loves to teach writing, is a sought after public speaker and can often be found playing dress-up with her three children. She lives in Perth.

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