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Meet Me in Monaco Set in the 1950s against the backdrop of Grace Kelly s whirlwind romance and glamourous wedding to Prince Rainier of Monaco, New York Times bestselling author Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb take the reader on an evocative sun drenched journey along the C te d Azur in this page turning novel of passion, fate, and second chances.Movie stars and paparazzi flock to Cannes for the glamorous film festival, but Grace Kelly, the biggest star of all, wants only to escape from the flash bulbs When struggling perfumer Sophie Duval shelters Miss Kelly in her boutique, fending off a persistent British press photographer, James Henderson, a bond is forged between the two women and sets in motion a chain of events that stretches across thirty years of friendship, love, and tragedy.James Henderson cannot forget his brief encounter with Sophie Duval Despite his guilt at being away from his daughter, he takes an assignment to cover the wedding of the century, sailing with Grace Kelly s wedding party on the SS Constitution from New York In Monaco, as wedding fever soars and passions and tempers escalate, James and Sophie like Princess Grace must ultimately decide what they are prepared to give up for love. Best Read [ Meet Me in Monaco ] Author [ Hazel Gaynor ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. A delightfully sweet romance layered with historical fiction, life lessons, and difficult choices SUMMARYThe beautiful actress Grace Kelly is visiting the Cannes Film Festival in May 1955 where she is relentlessly pursued by a British photographer Kelly enters a perfume shop where she is tucked away in an office by the shop s owner, Sophie Duval just as the pursuing photographer enters the shop Because of this act of kindness the two women form a bond that lasts a lifetime.Sophie, a stru A delightfully sweet romance layered with historical fiction, life lessons, and difficult choices SUMMARYThe beautiful actress Grace Kelly is visiting the Cannes Film Festival in May 1955 where she is relentlessly pursued by a British photographer Kelly enters a perfume shop where she is tucked away in an office by the shop s owner, Sophie Duval just as the pursuing photographer enters the shop Because of this act of kindness the two women form a bond that lasts a lifetime.Sophie, a struggling perfumer, confronts the photographer, James Henderson and sends him on his way, but before he leaves he snaps a quick photo of the shop owner In the days and weeks that follow, James can t seem to forget his encounter with Sophia He sends her a copy of the photo After dealing with the death of a good friend, James is given the coveted assignment to cov...

  2. Like their wonderful collaboration LAST CHRISTMAS IN PARIS, Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb have again crafted a spellbinding historical romance Set largely on the lush Cote d Azur, MEET ME IN MONACO is a tale of first, missed, and second chances of relatable women and men trying to make good lives for themselves in spite of difficult circumstances It is a fairy tale set in post war Europe, with an enchanting, fascinating fairy godmother Grace Kelly.This novel about parfumeur, Sophie Duval, has Like their wonderful collaboration LAST CHRISTMAS IN PARIS, Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb have again crafted a spellbinding historical romance Set largely on the lush Cote d Azur, MEET ME IN MONACO is a tale of first, missed, and second chances of relatable women and men trying to make good lives for themselves in spite of difficult circumstances It is a fairy tale set in post war Europe, with an enchanting, fascinating fairy godmother Grace Kelly.This novel about parfumeur, Sophie Duval, has a clever arrangement, with Part One Head Notes first impressions , Part Two Heart Notes falling in love , and Part Three Base Notes denouvement Like a flower unfurling, a closed off Sophie begins to open herself to life and love The quiet, gentle creation process she uses in crafting the perfect scent for t...

  3. The advanced copy fairy continues to treat me very well Here are my thoughts about this fantastic book Webb and Gaynor s latest collaboration is a historical fiction home run The duo brings to life a vivid, engaging her...

  4. This was, until the last 34 pages, a perfect 5 star read It s still good, delightful, and beautifully written but the ending, while ultimately sweet, initially left me bitter.

  5. Full review coming soon.

  6. As I sigh and take a deep breath, I wonder and think about this book If s Buts Maybes Memories and regrets They are all carried in the stars I love this quote from this beautiful book A scent has the power to evoke a memory Sophie Duval is a perfumer She creates scents that can hold memories This book is a richly woven tapestry of love and memories It is interlaced with Grace Kelly s story of becoming a Princess and is an integral part of Sophie and James story Sophie and James are As I sigh and take a deep breath, I wonder and think about this book If s Buts Maybes Memories and regrets They are all carried in the stars I love this quote from this beautiful book A scent has the power to evoke a memory Sophie Duval is a perfumer She creates scents that can hold memories This book is a richly woven tapestry of love and memories It is interlaced with Grace Kelly s story of becoming a Princess and is an integral part of Sophie and James story Sophie and James are the main characters in this book This story is told in their alternating voices I came to love them both so much I was absorbed by this story from the very beginning I could see the fields of flowers, I could smell their exquisite scents I was there in France I felt a part of the story I felt the swell of emotions, from happiness to sadness This is an absolutely exquisite read Filled with beautiful prose, it will capture your heart I could go on and on about how incredible this book is You really mus...

  7. A floating, balmy romantic read that takes place primarily in the Cote d Azure of France The backdrop is a chance meeting of Hollywood star Grace Kelly, perfumer Sophie Duval, and Jim Henderson the photographer she was trying to avoid From the Cannes Film Festival 1955, the epic wedding of Grace Kelly to Prince Rainier, through the next 20 years, these lives would be intertwined A love story of coming of age and second chances.Thanks to William Morrow Paperbacks and Goodreads for the ARC ed A floating, balmy romantic read that takes place primarily in the Cote d Azure of France The backdrop is a chance meeting of Hollywood star Grace Kelly, perfumer Sophie Duval, and Jim Henderson the photographer she was trying to avoid From the Cannes Film Festival 1955, the epic wedding of Grace Kelly to Prince Rainier, through the next 20 years, these lives would be intertwined A love story of coming of age and second chances.Thanks to William Morrow Paperbacks ...

  8. Set in the 1950s against the backdrop of Grace Kelly s whirlwind romance and unforgettable wedding to Prince Rainier of Monaco, New York Times bestselling author Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb take the reader on an evocative sun drenched journey along the C te d Azur in this page turning novel of passion, fate and second chancesThere is so much to love about this book Fabulous setting, interesting characters, and a story of second chances we can all root for Totally enjoyed each page, could Set in the 1950s against the backdrop of Grace Kelly s whirlwind romance and unforgettable wedding to Prince Rainier of Monaco, New York Times bestselling author Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb take the reader on an evocative sun drenched journey along the C te d Azur in this page turning novel of passion, fate and second chancesThere is so much to love about this book Fabulous setting, interesting characters, and a story of second chances we can all root for Totally enjoyed ea...

  9. The Cannes Film Festival of 1955, was the site of the momentous meeting of the international film star, Grace Kelly, and Prince Rainier III of Monaco A short year later, on April 19, 1956, the two were married in a Catholic ceremony at St Nicholas Cathedral, in front of 600 guests and the world stage of television The well known love story between a movie star and the world s most eligible bachelor is well documented in print and documentaries This iconic royal wedding is the backdrop for The Cannes Film Festival of 1955, was the site of the momentous meeting of the international film star, Grace Kelly, and Prince Rainier III of Monaco A short year later, on April 19, 1956, the two were married in a Catholic ceremony at St Nicholas Cathedral, in front of 600 guests and the world stage of television The well known love story between a movie star and the world s most eligible bachelor is well documented in print and documentaries This iconic royal wedding is the backdrop for Meet Me in Monaco the superbly co authored novel of Heather Webb and Hazel Gaynor.The stars of the novel are Sophie Duval, the daughter of a parfumeur in Grasse, France, and the sometimes lucky English photographer, James Henderson Sophie s alcoholic maman, her unbelievably wealthy boyfriend.Lucien, shop assistant Natalie, and of course, Grace Kelly, all have a role in the making or breaking of Sophie s perfume factory in Grasse, and her boutique in Cannes The fragrant descriptions of the laven...

  10. I ve always been a fan of Grace Kelly and was very excited to get an early copy of this book Although only about a small period of Grace Kelly s life butabout two others who met because of her It s their story that s so good The whole book grabbed my attention It was so good, making me wish for

  11. This is the kind of novel you devour in a day It s so beautiful, unpredictable, and luscious, and I lost myself in the scents and scenery of southern France and Monaco This is the story of Sophie, a perfumer trying to keep her business alive in Provence in the 1950s, as well as the story of James Henderson, a British newspaper photographer coming to terms with post WWII life The two meet in the hoopla surrounding the wedding of Grace Kelly to Prince Rainier of Monaco Sophie is commissioned t This is the kind of novel you devour in a day It s so beautiful, unpredictable, and luscious, and I lost myself in the scents and scenery of southern France and Monaco This is the story of Sophie, a perfumer trying to keep her business alive in Provence in the 1950s, as well as the story of James Henderson, a British newspaper photographer coming to terms with post WWII life The two meet in the hoopla surrounding the wedding of Grace Kelly to Prince Rainier of Monaco Sophie is commissioned to make a signature scent for the wedding, and James is given access to photograph the future princess.The descriptions are stunning and I loved how the ...

  12. I just finished reading an ARC of Meet Me In Monaco by Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb, courtesy of Goodreads Giveaway I started reading this book under the impression it was Historical Fiction, but soon realized although it takes place in Monaco in the mid 1950 s, technically fitting into the genre, it is definitely a love story.Also to my surprise, this is not the story of Grace Kelly meeting her prince Grace is present the story opens with her sliding into a perfume shop to avoid a persiste I just finished reading an ARC of Meet Me In Monaco by Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb, courtesy of Goodreads Giveaway I started reading this book under the impression it was Historical Fiction, but soon realized although it takes place in Monaco in the mid 1950 s, technically fitting into the genre, it is definitely a love story.Also to my surprise, this is not the story of Grace Kelly meeting her prince Grace is present the story opens with h...

  13. full review to come can t decide on stars yet.i was liking this, nowhere near as much as Last Christmas in Paris A Novel of World War I, but liking it well enough but one thing was annoying me and i wasn t terribly happy with it, but then that one thing happens i knew something like that was going to happen, but then it was like the book came to a fork in the road and i expected it to go left but it went right not happy jan ugh it s made me cranky, i tell you.so, right now, i am cranky full review to come can t decide on stars yet.i was liking this, nowhere near as much as Last Christmas in Paris A Novel of World War I, but liking it well enough but one thing was annoying me and i wasn t terribly happy with it, but then that one thing happens i knew something like that was going to happen, but then it was like the book came to a fork in the road and i expected it to go left but it went right not happy jan ugh it s made me cranky, i tell you.so, right now, i am cranky, maybe the...

  14. I received an advance copy of this book All opinions are my own.

  15. As I dry my tears, I am ready to jet off to the Cote d Azur I want to drown myself in the scents and sunshine But you don t need to spend a fortune on a vacation to the French Riviera, Meet Me in Monaco will take you there within its pages.I have long been a Grace Kelly fan and I adored the way Heather Webb and Hazel Gaynor wove her story into that of Sophie and James The story enfolds with a serendipitous meeting of Grace and Sophie at Sophie s perfumerie, where Grace ends up hiding from new As I dry my tears, I am ready to jet off to the Cote d Azur I want to drown myself in the scents and sunshine But you don t need to spend a fortune on a vacation to the French Riviera, Meet Me in Monaco will take you there within its pages.I have long been a Grace Kelly fan and I adored the way Heather Webb and Hazel Gaynor wove her story into that of Sophie and James The story enfolds with a serendipitous meeting of Grace and Sophie at Sophie s perfumerie, where Grace ends up hiding from news photographer James flashbulbs James is quite taken...