A Paris Apartment: A Novel

A Paris Apartment: A Novel Author Michelle Gable
ISBN-10 1250156939
ISBN-13 9781250156938
Year 2017-04-18
Pages 400
Language English
Publisher St. Martin’s Griffin
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THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER Bienvenue Paris When April Vogt s boss tells her about an apartment in the ninth arrondissement that has been discovered after being shuttered for the past seventy years the Sotheby s continental furniture specialist does not hear the words dust or rats or decrepit She hears Paris She hears escape Once in France April quickly learns the apartment is not merely some rich hoarder s repository Beneath the cobwebs and stale perfumed air is a goldmine and not because of the actual gold or painted ostrich eggs or mounted rhinoceros horns or bronze bathtub First there s a portrait by one of the masters of the Belle Epoque Giovanni Boldini And then there are letters and journals written by the very woman in the painting Marthe deFlorian These documentsreveal that she was more than a renowned courtesan with enviable decolletage Suddenly April s quest is no longer about the bureaux plats and Louis style armchairs that will fetch millions at auction It s about discovering the story behind this charismatic woman It s about discovering two women actually With the help of a salty and annoyingly sexy Parisian solicitor and the courtesan s private diaries April tries to uncover the manysecrets buried in the apartment As she digs into Marthe s life April can t help but take a deeper look into her own Having left behind in the States a cheating husband a family crisis about to erupt and a career she s been using as the crutch to simply get by she feels compelled to sort out her own life too When thethings she left bubbling back home begin to boil over and Parisian delicacies beyond flaky ptisseries tempt her better judgment April knows that both she and Marthe deserve happy finales Whether accompanied by croissants or champagne this delectable debut novel depicts the Paris of the BelleEpoque and the present day with vibrant and stunning allure Based on historical events MichelleGable s A Paris Apartment will entertain and inspire as readers embrace the struggles and successes of two very unforgettable women

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A Paris Apartment

A Paris Apartment Author Michelle Gable
ISBN-10 9781466849624
Release 2014-04-22
Pages 384

A Paris Apartment

A Paris Apartment Author Michelle Gable
ISBN-10 1250156939
Release 2017-04-18
Pages 400

A Paris Apartment

A Paris Apartment Author Michelle Gable
ISBN-10 1250156939
Release 2017-04-18
Pages 400

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The Book of Summer Author Michelle Gable
ISBN-10 9781466880955
Release 2017-05-09
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