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Paris Time Capsule Audiobook

Paris Time Capsule

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Publisher's Summary

New York - based photographer Cat Jordan is ready to begin a new life with her successful, button-down boyfriend. But when she learns that she's inherited the estate of a complete stranger - a woman named Isabelle de Florian - her life is turned upside down.

Cat arrives in Paris to find that she is now the owner of a perfectly preserved Belle Époque apartment in the ninth arrondissement, and that the Frenchwoman's family knew nothing about this secret estate. Amid these strange developments, Cat is left with burning questions: Who was Isabelle de Florian? And why did she leave the inheritance to Cat instead of her own family?

As Cat travels France in search of answers, she feels her grasp on her New York life starting to slip. With long-buried secrets coming to light and an attraction to Isabelle de Florian's grandson growing too intense to ignore, Cat will have to decide what to let go of, and what to claim as her own.

©2015 Ella Carey (P)2015 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

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    Robin 10-22-15
    Robin 10-22-15

    Photo is of my portuguese water dog, Sheila!

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    "Just average"

    I know i am in the minority here, but I was not impressed with this book. The beginning and ending were fairly good, but everything in between slow moving. Okay to pass the time.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    NorCalGirlDiver NorCal, CA United States 01-07-17
    NorCalGirlDiver NorCal, CA United States 01-07-17
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    "wonderful"

    the imagination that the author used to flesh out the story of the abandoned Paris apartment was captivating.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Amy 12-12-16
    Amy 12-12-16
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    "INteresting storyline"
    Would you try another book from Ella Carey and/or Emily Sutton-Smith?

    Probably, I wouldn't pursue this author. She didn't develop the character "Cat" at all, supposedly the male character was in love with her immediately, yet she seemed more like an insecure child than an interesting adult.


    What did you like best about this story?

    I liked the facts about the secret apartment, and the twist in the story via the author.


    What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

    I didn't like the childlike voice of the reader.


    Any additional comments?

    I wouldn't recommend this book because of the main character, "Cat." She is not interesting. Charitable, kind, slightly unbelievably so, but not interesting.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Ann S. Hudson 11-11-16
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    "Psychological mystery that appealed to me because everyone has had to accept the past and try to figure out the best choice for"

    Narrated beautifully. It makes me want to go back to Paris. I liked the characters and there is not ugly words anywhere.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Stay at home Mom Georgia 10-14-16
    Stay at home Mom Georgia 10-14-16
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    "Great Story"

    Fantastic story of old Paris, WW2, friendships, modern day NY, modern day decisions & WW2 decisions that affect lifetimes for all those who survived. Must read if you like back stories of WW2 survivors & how they cope with existing through rough times.

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    J. Cross 03-29-17
    J. Cross 03-29-17 Member Since 2014
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    "Enjoyed and recommended"
    What did you love best about Paris Time Capsule?

    The story was great and knowing that parts of it are factual events made it that much better. I loved how Ella Carey wrote a beautiful story that could explain the true events. This book felt like an old Cary Grant or Kathryn Hepburn movie. It is Smart, sensual, and funny!


    What about Emily Sutton-Smith’s performance did you like?

    The narrator was very good, especially with the French accents.


    Any additional comments?

    I recommended this book via email to my friends. That was a first!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Ellen Zelda 03-16-17
    Ellen Zelda 03-16-17 Member Since 2017

    Ellen Zelda

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    "Just interesting enough to finish."

    If I hadn't been cleaning out closets and able to carry around a Bluetooth speaker, I wouldn't have had the patience to finish this book. It rambled and often was so slow to make a point that I forgot what I was listening for once it got there. After I got 3/4 of the way through it, however, I became curious to see how the author worked out the loose threads to arrive at a somewhat cohesive and logical ending - which it did. This was a bargain book, so I was a bit more tolerant that I might have been for a full credit book.

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    Amazon Customer 03-07-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Great read"

    This book was so refreshing. Such a unique story, so much thought went into this beautiful tale. Great read for a lover of any genre.

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    Shayley 10-25-16
    Shayley 10-25-16
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    "Loved it!!"

    I LOVED the story line! Even though you wouldn't quite call it a mystery, I loved all the characters and the story. And I would DIE if they wrote a second one about Kat and her new love, and what she does with the apartment. Just overall great story, sad it had to end.

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    Brittany Wenning 10-12-16 Member Since 2015
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    "a great read!"

    This book was simply charming. o only wish there was a third book to intertwine the two stories.

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    2/24/17
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    "excellent listen"

    this book has kept me awake. it's a great story with some great twists. The fact that it is based on some real life mystery makes it even more intriguing.

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  • PJ
    9/26/16
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    "thoroughly enjoyable"

    great and entrancing story that takes you back to a magic time and era in Paris

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  • MARLENE
    STANMORE, United Kingdom
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    "PARIS TIME CAPSULE"

    Excellent story, about a young woman who inherits a fortune. The story has so many surprising twists and turns of events. a very good read. I thoroughly enjoyed it.

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    Carnforth, United Kingdom
    10/11/15
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    "Not what I hoped"

    Thought this story of the untouched apartment sounded interesting unfortunately it played a very poor second to a romance that would not be out of place in a mills and boon novel.

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