From the bestselling author of THE WEIRD SISTERS comes an enchanting tale of self-discovery that will strike a chord with anyone who has ever felt they+óe(tm)ve lost their way.
+óe~I adored The Light of Paris. It+óe(tm)s so lovely and big-hearted+óe(tm) JOJO MOYES
+óe~Soulfulness and emotional insight meet laugh-out-loud humour+óe(tm) PAULA McLAIN, author of The Paris Wife
Madeleine is trapped +óe" by her family+óe(tm)s expectations, by her controlling husband +óe" in an unhappy marriage and a life she never wanted. But when she finds a diary detailing her grandmother Margie+óe(tm)s trip to Jazz Age Paris, she meets a woman she never knew: a dreamer who defied her strict family and spent a summer living on her own, and falling for a charismatic artist.
When Madeleine+óe(tm)s marriage is threatened, she escapes to her hometown to stay with her disapproving mother. Shaken by the revelation of a family secret and inspired by her grandmother+óe(tm)s bravery, Madeleine creates her own summer of joy. In reconnecting with her love of painting and cultivating a new circle of friends, the chance of a new life emerges +óe" but will she be bold enough take it?