Tuesday, February 9, 2016

I'll See You In Paris by Michelle Gable


What was the intrigue and what was the secret about the book Annie always wanted to read but never did? 

Why was her mother so evasive about that book​, The Missing Duchess,​ and who was the Duchess of Marlborough?

Why did she and her mother really go to London?

Would the book and their trip to London reveal secrets in Annie's life?

​We follow Annie in present day and Pru, Win, and The Duchess (Mrs. Spencer) in the not so distant past.

Annie meets a British citizen who knew The Duchess, Pru​, and Win.  Pru is the caregiver for the feisty Duchess. Win is the author who wrote the book about The Duchess who claims she really isn't a Duchess.  Getting the story for his book was difficult for Win because The Duchess kept her life under wraps.

Annie gets the low down about all three characters from a British citizen, Gus, and she also trespasses into the house The Duchess lived in.  


I enjoyed Annie's trips into the the house. I always love finding secrets and finding treasures from the past.

I enjoyed the back and forth in time and the "real time" story from Pru, The Duchess, and Win.

The characters in I'LL SEE YOU IN PARIS were quirky and fun.  I loved The Duchess...she was a character.  


I like this quote that was inside the book:

"Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom."  Marcel Proust

I'LL SEE YOU IN PARIS was very light and enjoyable with memorable characters and was well researched.   I love the cover and the revelations at the end.   

I do have to say the book was a bit confusing at times, but it is oh so good and so very creative. 

ENJOY!!  4/5

This book was given to me free of charge and without compensation by the publisher in return for an honest review.



17 comments:

  1. I just wanted to let you know that I nominated you for the Beautiful Blogger Award and you can check out the details here on my blog.

    Thanks for being a great blogger! ♥

    Marianne from Let's Read

    ReplyDelete
  2. Let me know what you think of the book if you read it.

    Thanks for stopping.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Replies
    1. It was a fun read.

      Thanks for stopping, Kathy.

      Delete
  4. You asked some good questions throughout this book. It certainly sounds intriguing.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. They were questions that had me curious. :)

      Thanks for stopping, Stefanie.

      Delete
  5. I, too, love the cover of this book. It sounds different and fun. :)
    @dino0726 from 
    FictionZeal - Impartial, Straightforward Fiction Book Reviews

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. It was different and fun.

      Thanks for stopping, Diane.

      Delete
  6. I'm wondering about the confusing part. But if you really liked it despite that I'd probably like it too :)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. It was a bit difficult to follow at first.

      I did like it a lot.

      Thanks for stopping, Mary.

      Delete
  7. I have seen this one around a little and have to say I am enticed by it, even if a little confusing at the beginning. Will certainly consider.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I think you will enjoy the book.

      Thanks for stopping, Kathryn.

      Delete
  8. Hmm. Sounds interesting. Great review. I'll have to check it out.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. It was good. I hope you like it if it seems like something you may read.

      Nice to see you visiting, William.

      Haven't talked in a while.

      Thanks for stopping.

      Delete
  9. I love this cover so much that I think it would be worth having on my shelves just for that!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. The cover is striking.

      The book was good too.

      Thanks for stopping, stacybuckeye.

      Delete