A beautifully crafted story breathes life into the cameo character from the classic novel A Tale of Two Cities.France, 1788It is the best of times.On a tranquil farm nestled in the French countryside, two orphaned cousins Ren e and Laurette have been raised under the caring guardianship of young mile Gagnon, the last of a once prosperous family No longer starving girls, Laurette and Ren e now spend days tending Gagnon s sheep, and nights in their cozy loft, whispering secrets and dreams in this time of waning innocence and peace.It is the worst of times.Paris groans with a restlessness that can no longer be contained within its city streets Hunger and hatred fuel her people Violence seeps into the ornate halls of Versailles Even Gagnon s table in the quiet village of Mouton Blanc bears witness to the rumbles of rebellion, where Marcel Moreau embodies its voice and heart.It is the story that has never been told.In one night, the best and worst of fate collide A chance encounter with a fashionable woman will bring Ren e s sewing skills to light and secure a place in the court of Queen Marie Antoinette An act of reckless passion will throw Laurette into the arms of the increasingly militant Marcel And Gagnon, steadfast in his faith in God and country, can only watch as those he loves march straight into the heart of the revolution. Best Read [ The Seamstress ] Author [ Allison Pittman ] – bluevapours.co.uk
Allison Pittman is the author of For Time and Eternity, Stealing Home, the Crossroads of Grace series, and her nonfiction debut, Saturdays With Stella A high school English teacher, she serves as director of the theater arts group at her church She is also the co president of a dynamic Christian writers group in the San Antonio, Texas area, where she makes her home with her husband and their three boys.
- 480 pages
- The Seamstress
- Allison Pittman
- 26 May 2018 Allison Pittman