Author: Jennifer Robson

Divider

#TLCBookTours: The Gown

January 17, 2019 Uncategorized 15 ★★★★★

#TLCBookTours: The GownTitle: The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding
Author: Jennifer Robson
Source: TLC Book Tours
|Goodreads
Rating:five-stars

I’ve loved both of the previous books of Jennifer Robson’s that I’ve read (Somewhere in France and Moonlight Over Paris), so I jumped at the chance to review her latest novel. Set in post-WWII Britain, the story focuses on two women who helped embroider Queen Elizabeth II’s wedding gown. In a secondary story, we also follow the granddaughter of on one of these women as she discovers more about her grandmother. In the historical setting, Ann Hughes and Miriam Dassin face the challenges of daily life with rationing and cold winters. Simultaneously, both most figure out how to build  lives for themselves. Miriam struggles with her past suffering during in occupied France, while Ann must decide how to react to tragic events in her own life. Read more »

Divider

Futuristic Friday Review and Giveaway: Moonlight Over Paris

January 26, 2016 Historical Fiction 13 ★★★★★

Futuristic Friday Review and Giveaway: Moonlight Over ParisTitle: Moonlight over Paris
Author: Jennifer Robson
Links: Bookshop (affiliate link) |Goodreads
Rating:five-stars

Summary: Fantastic historical details and relationship building made this an outstanding read.

After a near fatal illness, Lady Helena Montagu-Douglas-Parr is determined to get over the public snubs that followed her abandonment by her fiance and to truly live. She decides to move to Paris to live with her unconventional aunt, where she can be more independent and pursue her passion for art. Once there, her harsh art teacher and her attraction to an entirely unsuitable American newspaperman, Sam, will force her to decide whether she wants the conventional life her family sees for her and whether she’s brave enough to pursue a life she loves. Read more »

Divider