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    • The Paris Seamstress

    • By: Natasha Lester
    • Narrated by: Penelope Rawlins
    • Length: 14 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    1940: As the Germans advance upon Paris, young seamstress Estella Bissette is forced to flee everything she's ever known. She's bound for New York City with her signature gold dress, a few francs, and a dream: to make her mark on the world of fashion. Present day: Fabienne Bissette journeys to the Met's annual gala for an exhibit featuring the work of her grandmother - a legend of women's fashion design. But as Fabienne begins to learn more about her beloved grandmother's past, she uncovers a story of tragedy, heartbreak, and family secrets that will dramatically change her own life.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • This book would makes for a mindless read.

    • By I. Miller on 10-19-18

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Her Mother's Secret

    • By: Natasha Lester
    • Narrated by: Edwina Wren
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    England, 1918. Armistice Day should bring peace into Leonora's life. Rather than secretly making cosmetics in her father's chemist shop to sell to army nurses such as Joan, her adventurous Australian friend, Leo hopes to now display her wares openly. Instead, Spanish flu arrives in the village, claiming her father's life. Determined to start over, she boards a ship to New York City. On the way she meets debonair department store heir Everett Forsyth....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely captivating.

    • By Louise Guy on 04-17-17

    Regular price: $21.50

    • A Kiss from Mr. Fitzgerald

    • By: Natasha Lester
    • Narrated by: Kelly Burke
    • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 432
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 401
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 402

    It's 1922 in the Manhattan of gin, jazz and prosperity. Women wear makeup and hitched hemlines - and enjoy a new freedom to vote and work. Not so for Evelyn Lockhart, who is forbidden from pursuing her passion to become one of the first female doctors. Chasing her dream will mean turning her back on her family: her competitive sister, Viola; her conservative parents; and the childhood best friend she is expected to marry, Charlie.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Spoiled by the narrator

    • By Janet H. Maddox on 06-04-16

    Regular price: $21.50

    • The Paris Seamstress

    • By: Natasha Lester
    • Narrated by: Penelope Rawlins
    • Length: 14 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    1940: Parisian seamstress Estella Bissette is forced to flee France as the Germans advance. She is bound for Manhattan with a few francs, one suitcase, her sewing machine and a dream: to have her own atelier. 2015: Australian curator Fabienne Bissette journeys to the annual Met Gala for an exhibition of her beloved grandmother's work - one of the world's leading designers of ready-to-wear. But as Fabienne learns more about her grandmother's past, she uncovers a story of tragedy, heartbreak and secrets - and the sacrifices made for love.

    Regular price: $21.81

    • The Paris Seamstress

    • By: Natasha Lester
    • Narrated by: Anthea Greco
    • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    1940. Parisian seamstress Estella Bissette is forced to flee France as the Germans advance. She is bound for Manhattan with a few francs, one suitcase, her sewing machine and a dream: to have her own atelier. 2015. Australian curator Fabienne Bissette journeys to the annual Met Gala for an exhibition of her beloved grandmother's work - one of the world's leading designers of ready-to-wear. But as Fabienne learns more about her grandmother's past, she uncovers a story of tragedy, heartbreak and secrets - and the sacrifices made for love.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • twisting story of war and families

    • By Mary Jose on 06-06-18

    Regular price: $25.09