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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

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The Lost Carousel of Provence

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. 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 she was a child and found Gus Gus was a carved carousel rabbit with a secret Cady found hidden inside Gus when he accidentally broke open The hidden secret had a story of its own and turned into a mystery that haunted Cady to solveCady was used to mysteries and secrets since her childhood was spent in the foster system She was moved from one foster home to another with no parents to be found When she met Maxine and found Gus though they seemed to give her some stability and interest in antiuesTHE LOST CAROUSEL OF PARIS follows Cady back and forth from her childhood to present day with the history behind the carousel rabbit marvelously added in as wellI enjoyed the history of European carousels and learning about a famous carousel maker Monsieur Gustave Bayol and his company in Angers FranceTHE LOST CAROUSEL OF PARIS allows the reader to get a free trip to Paris and to experience the beautiful landscape and people of Southern France both present day and pastThis book will appeal to those who enjoy France antiues warm hearted characters the Provencal countryside chateaus and European history during WWIIA charming heart warming read The characters were lovely and the story line was creative uplifting and positive France carousels lovable characters and a marvelous story line LOVED the bookENJOY if you read itI know you will 55 This book was given to me free as an ARC All opinions are my own

summary The Lost Carousel of Provence

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. 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 life weighed down by deception regret and unreuited love And Cady an intelligent independent young woman who endeavours to photograph all the lost carousels of France and uncover all the stories and secrets that surround themThe prose is expressive and elouent The characters are scarred complex and authentic And the plot is a sweeping saga filled with familial drama introspection love loss life family friendship community mystiue heartbreak romance secrets passion loyalty as well as a little insight into the designing and building of some of the most famous merry go rounds of all timeOverall The Lost Carousel of Provence is an informative romantic mysterious tale that is a well written exceptionally researched beautiful picture postcard of the history landmarks culture culinary fare and lost art forms of a country Blackwell obviously loves and knows wellThank you to NetGalley especially Berkley Publishing Group for providing me with a copy in exchange for an honest review


10 thoughts on “The Lost Carousel of Provence

  1. says:

    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 determined to turn that bad seed into something new It was then in the junk shop during reading lessons and

  2. says:

    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 never really known how a family operates; she’s never really had one Having been raised in a long string of foster homes she never knew the feeling of belonging She is socially awkward but she does has a friend Olive who is

  3. says:

    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 a

  4. says:

    When I finished this book I was left feeling underwhelmed I guess I was hoping for something given it had elements that I no

  5. says:

    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 she was a child and found Gus Gus was a carved carousel rabbit with a secret Cady found hidden inside Gus when he accidentally broke open The hidden secret had a story of its own and turned int

  6. says:

    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

  7. says:

    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

  8. says:

    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 going to love even before reading a single page This was one of those books for me Cady has just lost Maxine who was like a mother to her at a loss for what to do her friend Olivia suggests going to France At first Cady is hesitant until she happens to find an old photograph inside

  9. says:

    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 came

  10. says:

    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 photographing the carou

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