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The French war bride / Robin Wells.

By: Wells, Robin (Robin Rouse) [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Wells, Robin. Wedding tree: 2.Publisher: New York : Berkley, 2016Edition: Berkley trade paperback edition.Description: 470 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780425282441.Subject(s): War brides -- Fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France -- Fiction | France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction.DDC classification: 813/.6 Summary: "World War II Paris serves as the backdrop of a story of compassion, betrayal, and forgiveness from the national bestselling author of The Wedding Tree. "I never knew what he saw in you." At her assisted living center in Wedding Tree, Louisiana, ninety-three-year-old Amelie O'Connor is in the habit of leaving her door open for friends. One day she receives an unexpected visitor--Kat Thompson, the ex-fiancee of her late husband, Jack. Kat and Jack were high school sweethearts who planned to marry when Jack returned from France after World War II. But in a cruel twist of fate, their plans were irrevocably derailed when a desperate French girl overheard an American officer's confession in a Parisian church. Now Kat wants to know the truth behind a story that's haunted her whole life. Finding out how Amelie stole Jack's heart will--she thinks--finally bring her peace. As Amelie recalls the dark days of the Nazi occupation of Paris, The French War Bride reveals how history shapes the courses of our lives.for better or for worse. READERS GUIDE INSIDE"-- Provided by publisher.
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'I never knew what he saw in you.'

At her assisted living center in Wedding Tree, Louisiana, ninety-three-year-old Amelie O'Connor is in the habit of leaving her door open for friends. One day she receives an unexpected visitor-Kat Thompson, the ex-fiancee of her late husband, Jack.

Kat and Jack were high school sweethearts who planned to marry when Jack returned from France after World War II. But in a cruel twist of fate, their plans were irrevocably derailed when a desperate French girl overheard an American officer's confession in a Parisian church. . .

Now Kat wants to know the truth behind a story that's haunted her whole life. Finding out how Amelie stole Jack's heart will-she thinks-finally bring her peace. As Amelie recalls the dark days of the Nazi occupation of Paris, The French War Bride reveals how history shapes the courses of our lives . . . for better or for worse.

Readers guide inside

"World War II Paris serves as the backdrop of a story of compassion, betrayal, and forgiveness from the national bestselling author of The Wedding Tree. "I never knew what he saw in you." At her assisted living center in Wedding Tree, Louisiana, ninety-three-year-old Amelie O'Connor is in the habit of leaving her door open for friends. One day she receives an unexpected visitor--Kat Thompson, the ex-fiancee of her late husband, Jack. Kat and Jack were high school sweethearts who planned to marry when Jack returned from France after World War II. But in a cruel twist of fate, their plans were irrevocably derailed when a desperate French girl overheard an American officer's confession in a Parisian church. Now Kat wants to know the truth behind a story that's haunted her whole life. Finding out how Amelie stole Jack's heart will--she thinks--finally bring her peace. As Amelie recalls the dark days of the Nazi occupation of Paris, The French War Bride reveals how history shapes the courses of our lives.for better or for worse. READERS GUIDE INSIDE"-- Provided by publisher.

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