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A Gown of Thorns by Natalie Meg Evans. Published by Bookouture

Posted on: March 21, 2016

After scientist Shauna Vincent loses the job she should have been awarded, she decides to take some time off to regroup. She takes the job as an au pair to the grandchildren to an old family friend in the charming French village of Chemignac. Her duties leave her plenty of time to explore the grounds and rooms of the old French chateau where she’s staying and she discovers a locked room full of gorgeous vintage dresses. One of the dresses feels oddly….familiar. Could this have anything to do with the dream she had of lying in a field, watching World War II vintage airplane overhead? She wants to put together the pieces of the puzzle and hopes handsome local landowner, Laurent might be able to help her. Traveling between modern day (2003) and World War II, Evans evokes the splendor and tragedy of an earlier era

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