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The Dressmakers Gift From the bestselling author of The Beekeeper s Promise comes a gripping story of three young women faced with impossible choices How will history and their families judge them Paris, 1940 With the city occupied by the Nazis, three young seamstresses go about their normal lives as best they can But all three are hiding secrets War scarred Mireille is fighting with the Resistance Claire has been seduced by a German officer and Vivienne s involvement is something she can t reveal to either of them.Two generations later, Claire s English granddaughter Harriet arrives in Paris, rootless and adrift, desperate to find a connection with her past Living and working in the same building on the Rue Cardinale, she learns the truth about her grandmother and herself and unravels a family history that is darker andpainful than she ever imagined.In wartime, the three seamstresses face impossible choices when their secret activities put them in grave danger Brought together by loyalty, threatened by betrayal, can they survive history s darkest era without being torn apart Free Download The Dressmakers Gift Author Fiona Valpy For Kindle ePUB or eBook – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. 3.5 starsThis novel follows other modern historical fiction trends the modern day character, Harriet, finds an old photograph in box that shows her grandmother as a young lady with two other girls, and Harriet then makes it her goal to uncover the past of her familial history concerning her grandmother, Claire.The first chapter was very clich Harriet moves to Paris obtaining a job in the same building that her grandmother, Claire, worked in And, she settles in the same apartment that her gra 3.5 starsThis novel follows other modern historical fiction trends the modern day character, Harriet, finds an old photograph in box that shows her grandmother as a young lady with two other girls, and Harriet then makes it her goal to uncover the past of her familial history concerning her grandmother, Claire.The first chapter was very clich Harriet moves to Paris obtaining a job in the same building that her grandmother, Claire, worked in And, she settles in the same apartment that her grandmother lived in And, Harriet s roommate in that apartment happens to be the granddaught...

  2. A hauntingly beautiful story This book was completely immersive and really transports you back through time It s rare I read wartime stories that actually depict everything how it actually was rather than romanticizing everything Very down to earth book with relatable characters.

  3. Fantastic with one small noteFantastic book It was gripping and suspenseful, painful and emotional, uplifting and allegorical for the times My one note is that the story of the three seamstresses is set up to be revealed to Harriet through some letters I don t want to say any spoilers so I ll just say that it seems unlikely that the person writing the letters would have such in depth knowledge of events that took place without him her I loved the idea behind the letters but it was hard to be Fantastic with one small noteFantastic book It was gripping and suspenseful, painful and emotional, uplifting and allegorical for the times My one note is that the story of the three seamstresses is set up to be revealed to Harriet through some letters I don t want to say any spoilers so I ll just say that it s...

  4. Unique historical novelI liked the unique story and the historical references I wish the author had givenon Coco and her betrayal and morals Coco was a traitor and profited from her immoral lifestyle Deep, almost unbelievable, information in what life was like.What I didn t like was the rambling on and on, the musing over and over again Especially the end.With drastic editing this could even be a great movie The author just writes way too much I ended up skipping dozens of rambling p Unique historical novelI liked the unique story and the historical references I wish the author had givenon Coco and her betrayal and morals Coco was a traitor and profited from her immoral lifestyle Deep, almos...

  5. Another Kindle First Reader selection An enjoyable self discovery tale that flips between the present 2017 and the past 1940 44 in Paris Harriet is young and on a journey from the UK to make a life in haute couture in Paris, inspired by a photo she finds unexpectedly one day of three young women, one of whom she recognizes as her grandmother, outside a fashion establishment in Paris during WW II Having lost her mother to suicide at a young age and feeling disconnected from her father and Another Kindle First Reader selection An enjoyable self discovery tale that flips between the present 2017 and the past 1940 44 in Paris Harriet is young and on a journey from the UK to make a life in haute couture in Paris, inspired by a photo she finds unexpectedly one day of three young women, one of wh...

  6. This feels like a True Life StoryA wrench g, illuminating, terrifying,and life affirming story I wept, I stopped to catch my breath, I thought I might not be able to read it to the endand I am so glad I made it through This author is to be congratulated on telling an extraordinary story never hiding the details that we all need to know about the atrocities the Nazisin flicted and the deaths and horrors they perpetuated on the world As we face this all over the world as we speak, in 2019, w This feels like a True Life StoryA wrench g, illuminating, terrifying,and life affirming story I wept, I stopped to catch my breath, I thought I might not be able to read it to the endand I am so glad I made it through This author is to be congratulated on telling an extraordinary story never hiding the details that we all need to know about the atrocities the Nazisin flicted ...

  7. Excellent read Yet another WWII book, but from the point of view of three young seamstresses working in a Parisian high fashion studio during the occupation The story frame is the contemporary granddaughter trying to discover her grandmother s story as she negotiates her own debut in the fashion industry In addition to her personal issues and learning of her grandmother s traumatic past, the granddaughter reels from terrorist violence in Paris and Nice I was initially put off by the contempor Excellent read Yet another WWII book, but from the point of view of three young seamstresses working in a Parisian high fashion studio during the occupation The story frame is the contemporary granddaughter trying to discover her grandmother s story as she negotiates her own debut in the fashion industry In addition to her personal iss...

  8. Another gripping and fascinating book written by Fiona Valpy The book cleverly moves between WW2 and 2017 Harriet moves to Paris for a year s internship in a fashion house She had found an old photo of her French grandmother with two friends They had worked at same fashion house all those year s ago Harriet meets Simone and soon they are connected to each through the past.A mixture of fact and fiction, we discover what life is like for o these three women who are involved with the French res Another gripping and fascinating book written by Fiona Valpy The book cleverly moves between WW2 and 2017 Harriet moves to Paris for a year s internship in a fashion house She had found an old photo of her French grandmother with two friends They had worked at same fashion house all those year s ago Harriet meets Simone and soon they are connected to each through the past.A mixture of fact and fiction, we discover what life is like for o these three women who a...