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The Lady and the Little Fox Fur

The Lady and the Little Fox Fur
  • Author(s): Violette Leduc
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Novella
  • Era(s): 20th Century

An old woman lives alone in a tiny attic flat in Paris, counting out coffee beans every morning beneath the roar of the overhead metro. Starving, she spends her days walking around the city, each step a bid for...

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The Lady and the Unicorn

The Lady and the Unicorn
  • Author(s): Tracy Chevalier
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Romance
  • Era(s): Second half 15th century

Nicolas des Innocents has been commissioned by the Parisian nobleman Jean Le Viste to design a series of large tapestries for his great hall (in real life, the famous Lady and the Unicorn cycle, now in Paris’s Musee National...

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The Last Collection

The Last Collection
  • Author(s): Jeanne Mackin
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Late 1930s

Paris, 1938. Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli (‘Schiap’) are fighting for recognition as the most successful and influential fashion designer in France, and their rivalry is already legendary. They oppose each other at every turn, in both their politics...

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The Lavender Garden

The Lavender Garden
  • Author(s): Lucinda Riley
  • Location(s): Paris, The South of France (Le Midi)
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1990s, WW2

This is the same book as The Light Behind the Windows, Please see details under that listing.

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The Life of an Unknown Man

The Life of an Unknown Man
  • Author(s): Andrei Makine, Geoffrey Strachan (Translator)
  • Location(s): Paris, St Petersburg (Leningrad)
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Contemporary, World War 2

A deeply moving meditation on memory, history, love, and art by the author of “Dreams of My Russian Summers”. In “The Life of an Unknown Man”, Andreï Makine explores what truly matters in life through the prism of Russia’s...

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The Light of Paris

The Light of Paris
  • Author(s): Eleanor Brown
  • Location(s): Chicago, Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1990s looking back to 1920s

‘Soulfulness and emotional insight meet laugh-out-loud humour’ PAULA McLAIN, author of The Paris Wife Chicago, 1999. Madeleine is trapped – by her family’s expectations, by her controlling husband – in an unhappy marriage and a life she never wanted....

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The Little Bookshop On The Seine

The Little Bookshop On The Seine
  • Author(s): Rebecca Raisin
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

Bookshop owner Sarah Smith has been offered the opportunity to exchange bookshops with her new Parisian friend for 6 months! And saying yes is a no-brainer – after all, what kind of a romantic would turn down a trip...

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The Little French Bistro

The Little French Bistro
  • Author(s): Nina George
  • Location(s): Paris, Brittany
  • Genre(s): Fiction

Marianne is stuck in a loveless, unhappy marriage. After forty-one years, she has reached her limit, and one evening in Paris she decides to take action. Following a dramatic moment on the banks of the Seine, Marianne leaves her...

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The Little Perfume Shop Off The Champs-Élysées

The Little Perfume Shop Off The Champs-Élysées
  • Author(s): Rebecca Raisin
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

When Del leaves small town America to compete in a perfume competition in Paris, she thinks it is just the next step on her five-year-plan. It’s an exciting opportunity. What started out as just a dream for Del and...

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The Lost Girls Of Paris

The Lost Girls Of Paris
  • Author(s): Pam Jenoff
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Historical
  • Era(s): 1940s

1940s With the world at war, Eleanor Trigg leads a mysterious ring of female secret agents in London. Twelve of these women are sent to aid the resistance. They never return home. 1946 Passing through Grand Central Station, New...

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