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Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb, "Meet Me in Monaco: A Novel of Grace Kelly's Royal Wedding," Interviewed by Robin Kall

Set in the 1950s against the backdrop of Grace Kelly’s whirlwind romance and unforgettable wedding to Prince Rainier of Monaco, New York Times bestselling author Hazel Gaynor and author Heather Webb take the reader on an evocative sun-drenched journey along the Côte d’Azur in this page-turning novel of passion, fate and second chances...

Movie stars and paparazzi flock to Cannes for the glamorous film festival, but Grace Kelly, the biggest star of all, wants only to escape from the flash-bulbs.

When struggling perfumer Sophie Duval shelters Miss Kelly in her boutique to fend off a persistent British press photographer, James Henderson, a bond is forged between the two women and sets in motion a chain of events that stretches across thirty years of friendship, love, and tragedy.

James Henderson cannot forget his brief encounter with Sophie Duval.

Despite his guilt at being away from his daughter, he takes an assignment to cover the wedding of the century, sailing with Grace Kelly’s wedding party on the SS Constitution from New York. In Monaco, as wedding fever soars and passions and tempers escalate, James and Sophie—like Princess Grace—must ultimately decide what they are prepared to give up for love.

Hazel Gaynor is the New York Times, USA Today, and Irish Times bestselling author of six historical novels including The Girl Who Came Home and, most recently, The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter. She was the recipient of the 2015 Romantic Novelists Association Historical Novel of the Year award, shortlisted for the 2017 Irish Book Awards, and recipient of the 2018 Women's Fiction Writers Association STAR award. She lives in County Kildare, Ireland with her husband and children.

Heather Webb is the internationally bestselling and award-winning author of six historical novels set in France, including Becoming Josephine, Rodin’s Lover, Last Christmas in Paris, and the upcoming Ribbons of Scarlet which will be published in October 2019. She was the recipient of the 2018 Women's Fiction Writers Association STAR award. She lives in New England with her children and husband. 

Hazel and Heather’s third co-written novel, Advice for Lady Adventurers, a coming-of-age tale inspired by Nellie Bly's famous round-the-world race will be published in 2021.  

Robin Kall has been connecting readers and writers for almost 20 years. From her can’t miss author events and monthly reading series to her weekly “ish” podcast and active Facebook pages, Robin will tell you what to read.

She can either be found with a book in her hands or with her beloved corgi, Benny Irving, in her lap.

 

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If you're unable to attend the event and would like a signed copy of Meet Me In Monaco, please purchase the "Signed" version below.

Event Date: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
RJ Julia Booksellers
768 Boston Post Road
Madison, CT 06443
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$16.99
ISBN: 9780062885364
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - July 23rd, 2019