The Little French Bridal Shop

Jennifer Dupee
AUD $29.99
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Full of heart and filled with messy, intriguing characters in a riveting story about family, life and relationships.

'Charming, unpredictable, and wise.' Marjan Kamali, author of The Stationery Shop

When Larisa Pearl returns to her small seaside home town to manage her beloved great aunt's estate, she's an emotional mess. Larisa has just lost her job and her boyfriend and she's struggling to cope with her mother's failing health. But as she walks past the bridal shop window, a beautiful ivory satin wedding gown catches her eye...

Now, to the delight of everyone in town, Larisa is planning her wedding. She's bought the dress, made floral arrangements and set the date. The only thing she doesn't have is the groom. How did this happen? All she did was try on a dress and let her fantasy take flight.

Lost in a web of her own lies, Larisa must first face some difficult truths, including her mother's fragile future, before she can embrace her family, straighten out her life and open her heart to finding love.

'...a compelling debut that explores grief, love, and finding yourself.' Booklist

'Crisply written...strung through with the hope that life's hard times don't last forever.' Library Journal

Author bio:

Jennifer Dupee grew up on the North Shore of Boston and is a graduate of Brown University, where she received her honors in Creative Writing. She is an active member of the Grub Street writing community in Boston and has published in The Feminist Press. She was a semi-finalist for the 2016 James Jones First Novel Competition and a semi-finalist for the 2016 Faulkner-Wisdom competition. Jennifer lives just outside of Boston with her family. She is currently at work on her next novel.

Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781760879129
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Imprint: Allen & Unwin
Pub Date: July 2021
Page Extent: 304
Format: Paperback - C format

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