For readers ofLilac GirlsandThe Nightingalecomes an internationally bestselling World War II novel that spans generations, crosses oceans, and proves just how much two young women are willing to sacrifice for love and family.
1940: As the Germans advance upon Paris, young seamstress Estella Bissette is forced to flee everything she's ever known. She's bound for New York City with her signature gold dress, a few francs, and a dream: to make her mark on the world of fashion.
Present day: Fabienne Bissette journeys to the Met's annual gala for an exhibit featuring the work of her ailing grandmother - a legend of women's fashion design. But as Fabienne begins to learn more about her beloved grandmother's past, she uncovers a story of tragedy, heartbreak and family secrets that will dramatically change her own life.
I lovedThe Nightingaleby Kristin Hannah and I have a feeling that I'm going to love this dual timeline World War II novel based in war-torn France and present day. --Debbie Macomber
This rich, memorable novel unfolds beautifully from start to finish. --Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
Fascinating and impeccably researched. --Gill Paul, author ofThe Secret Wife
A fantastically engrossing story. I love it. --Kelly Rimmer,USA Todaybestselling author
Gorgeously rich and romantic. --Kate Forsyth, author ofBitter Greens
Intrigue, heartbreak... I cannot tell you how much I loved this book. --Rachel Burton, author ofThe Things We Need to Say
If you're looking for a swoon-worthy romance, thenThe Paris Seamstressis for you. Natasha Lester's novel features not one but two love stories, spanning continentslӇ