Secrets of a Charmed Life

The author of A Bridge Across the Ocean and The Last Year of the War journeys from the present day to World War II England, as two sisters are separated by the chaos of wartime... Current day, Oxford, England. Young American scholar Kendra Van Zant, eager to pursue her vision of a perfect life, interviews Isabel McFarland just when the elderly woman is ready to give up secrets about the war that she has kept for decades...beginning with who she really is. What Kendra receives from Isabel is both a gift and a burden—one that will test her convictions and her heart. 1940s, England. As Hitler wages an unprecedented war against London’s civilian population, hundreds of thousands of children are evacuated to foster homes in the rural countryside. But even as fifteen-year-old Emmy Downtree and her much younger sister Julia find refuge in a charming Cotswold cottage, Emmy’s burning ambition to return to the city and apprentice with a fashion designer pits her against Julia’s profound need for her sister’s presence. Acting at cross purposes just as the Luftwaffe rains down its terrible destruction, the sisters are cruelly separated, and their lives are transformed...

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  • Author : Susan Meissner
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 416 pages
  • ISBN : 1101625554
  • Rating : 4/5 from 25 reviews
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Secrets of a Charmed Life

Secrets of a Charmed Life
  • Author : Susan Meissner
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 03 February 2015
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The author of A Bridge Across the Ocean and The Last Year of the War journeys from the present day to World War II England, as two sisters are separated by the chaos of wartime... Current day, Oxford, England. Young American scholar Kendra Van Zant, eager to pursue her vision of a perfect life, interviews Isabel McFarland just when the elderly woman is ready to give up secrets about the war that she has kept for decades...beginning with who

Secrets of a Charmed Life

Secrets of a Charmed Life
  • Author : Susan Meissner
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 03 December 2021
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An elderly Oxford woman reminisces about her childhood during World War II, during which she was evacuated from London during the Blitz and was separated from her sister. Includes reader's guide. By the author of A Fall of Marigolds. Original.

A Bridge Across the Ocean

A Bridge Across the Ocean
  • Author : Susan Meissner
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 14 March 2017
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Wartime intrigue spans the lives of three women—past and present—in this emotional novel from the acclaimed author of The Last Year of the War. February, 1946. World War Two is over, but the recovery from the most intimate of its horrors has only just begun for Annaliese Lange, a German ballerina desperate to escape her past, and Simone Deveraux, the wronged daughter of a French Résistance spy. Now the two women are joining hundreds of other European war

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As Bright as Heaven
  • Author : Susan Meissner
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 06 February 2018
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From the acclaimed author of The Last Year of the War comes a novel set during the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918, telling the story of a family reborn through loss and love. In 1918, Philadelphia was a city teeming with promise. Even as its young men went off to fight in the Great War, there were opportunities for a fresh start on its cobblestone streets. Into this bustling town, came Pauline Bright and her husband, filled with hope that they could

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Stars Over Sunset Boulevard
  • Author : Susan Meissner
  • Publisher : Berkley
  • Release : 03 December 2021
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In this novel from the acclaimed author of A Bridge Across the Ocean and The Last Year of the War, two women working in Hollywood during its Golden Age discover the joy and heartbreak of true friendship. Los Angeles, Present Day. When an iconic hat worn by Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind ends up in Christine McAllister's vintage clothing boutique by mistake, her efforts to return it to its owner take her on a journey more enchanting than

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Living a Charmed Life
  • Author : Victoria Moran
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 23 June 2009
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“Living a Charmed Life is real, inspiring, uplifting, and guaranteed to lift your spirits and inspire your life—no matter what is going on!” — Christiane Northrup, MD, author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom “Victoria Moran’s words of wisdom, inspiration and magic are a soothing balm for anyone who is sad, dissatisfied or simply in need of upliftment.” — Arielle Ford, author of The Soulmate Secret The international bestseller Creating A Charmed Life introduced Victoria Moran’s effervescent vision. Now, Living

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  • Author : Susan Meissner
  • Publisher : WaterBrook Press
  • Release : 10 July 2012
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Lauren breaks from family tradition and accepts a job from Abigail Boyles to transcribe a diary written by Marcy Boyles, allegedly killed during the Salem witch trials, but finds herself affected by the diary more than she expected.

The Last Year of the War

The Last Year of the War
  • Author : Susan Meissner
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 19 March 2019
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From the acclaimed author of Secrets of a Charmed Life and As Bright as Heaven comes a novel about a German American teenager whose life changes forever when her immigrant family is sent to an internment camp during World War II. In 1943, Elise Sontag is a typical American teenager from Iowa—aware of the war but distanced from its reach. Then her father, a legal U.S. resident for nearly two decades, is suddenly arrested on suspicion of being a

A Fall of Marigolds

A Fall of Marigolds
  • Author : Susan Meissner
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 04 February 2014
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A beautiful scarf connects two women touched by tragedy in this compelling, emotional novel from the author of As Bright as Heaven and The Last Year of the War. September 1911. On Ellis Island in New York Harbor, nurse Clara Wood cannot face returning to Manhattan, where the man she loved fell to his death in the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire. Then, while caring for a fevered immigrant whose own loss mirrors hers, she becomes intrigued by a name embroidered onto the

The Nature of Fragile Things

The Nature of Fragile Things
  • Author : Susan Meissner
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 02 February 2021
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April 18, 1906: A massive earthquake rocks San Francisco just before daybreak, igniting a devouring inferno. Lives are lost, lives are shattered, but some rise from the ashes forever changed. Sophie Whalen is a young Irish immigrant so desperate to get out of a New York tenement that she answers a mail-order bride ad and agrees to marry a man she knows nothing about. San Francisco widower Martin Hocking proves to be as aloof as he is mesmerizingly handsome. Sophie quickly develops

Secrets of a Charmed Life: A Novel By Susan Meissner | Conversation Starters

Secrets of a Charmed Life: A Novel By Susan Meissner | Conversation Starters
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Secrets of a Charmed Life: A Novel by Susan Meissner | Conversation Starters A Brief Look Inside: A 7-year-old desperately wants to keep her sister and does what she thinks is right. A 15-year-old is determined to take responsibility for her growth and development and does what she thinks is right. A mother, father, sister, and brother all do what they think is right; and one fateful night, the sky explodes and a blitz of bombings that lasts for weeks begins.

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Charmed Life
  • Author : Diana Wynne Jones
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release : 03 December 2021
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Glorious new rejacket of a Diana Wynne Jones classic award-winning favourite, featuring Chrestomanci - now a book with extra bits! Everybody says that Gwendolyn Chant is a gifted witch with astonishing powers, so it suits her enormously when she is taken to live in Chrestomanci Castle. Her brother Eric (better known as Cat) is not so keen, for he has no talent for magic at all. However, life with the great enchanter is not what either of them expects and

A Charmed Life

A Charmed Life
  • Author : Mary McCarthy
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release : 06 August 2013
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A writer’s life is upended by her destructive ex-husband in this intensely personal novel by the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of The Group. Former actress and budding playwright Martha Sinnott longs to recapture the “charmed life” she abandoned when she divorced her first husband. So she returns to her beloved New England artists’ colony with her second husband—and discovers that little has changed. The same people make up the same tightly knit society. Nevertheless, her eagerly anticipated

The Secrets of Lake Road

The Secrets of Lake Road
  • Author : Karen Katchur
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release : 04 August 2015
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A haunting story about the destructive power of secrets, Karen Katchur's The Secrets of Lake Road is an accomplished and gripping suspenseful women's fiction debut Jo has been hiding the truth about her role in her high school boyfriend's drowning for sixteen years. Every summer, she drops her children off with her mother at the lakeside community where she spent summers growing up, but cannot bear to stay herself; everything about the lake reminds her of the guilt she feels.

Conversations on Secrets of a Charmed Life: a Novel by Susan Meissner

Conversations on Secrets of a Charmed Life: a Novel by Susan Meissner
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  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 17 December 2016
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