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Kristin Harmel ✓ 4 ReadWhat a story It s both Complex Yet Simple And Embodies yet simple and embodies feelings ideas and fears of eople and how they vary in extreme situations in this case WWII You may be thinking another WWII book let me assure you there are thousands of WWII stories that are all very different and worth telling Kristin Harmel tells one of them here ProtectionDuring great adversity we are reminded of what the essentials are for human beings and what are great luxuries The Nazi s were obsessed with ensuring they received all the luxuries even so far as to remove aintings from museums and galleries Here we see this greed and selfishness shown in their desire for good champagne And this in turn offers our characters including one with Jewish connections rotection of sorts The roblem with Les Ténébreuses - Tome I - La Fin d'un monde protection during an adverse time like this is the enemy is notlaying fair And so of course the Nazi s take advantage of their advantageous Karneval, Vol. 4 position by demanding threatening and belittling our characters Spoiled ProductsOne of the most interestingieces of The Winemaker s Wife is that our characters making the wine can choose to make it sub The Hiding Place par They know how to tweak it to make it amazing and how to spoil it just a little We see them scheme along with fellow champagne makers to trick the Nazi s into thinking they are receiving the bestroduct whilst reserving the actual best roduct for the future It s dangerous but clever How It s MadeMaking champagne or wine is such an interesting rocess I loved learning about it throughout this story With a bit less detail Kristin Harmel takes us though the rocess of making wine much like Lisa See did in The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane What s cool about learning about creation or farming The Elephants Journey processes like this via fiction is that it s far less boring at least to me than reading a non fiction novel You also get to see the impact things like weather harvest delays machinery breaking etc has directly on therocess and eople involved The Winemaker s Wife is the next best thing to actually going out and making champagne in France yourself Lust and SexIf you ever wanted to encounter a love suarerectangle this is your book Harmel gives our characters lusts for one another that make their lives a lot complex than they
*needed to be *to be an already complex time That said it is what ultimately allows for our grand finale to be so stunning Don t be surprised that there is a lot of sleeping around in this story Sc. The author of the engrossing international bestseller The Room on Rue Amélie returns with a moving story set amid the champagne vineyards of northern France during the darkest days of World War II erfect for fans of Kristin Hannah’s The NightingaleChampagne 1940 Inès has just married Michel the owner of storied champagne house Maison Chauveau when the Germans invade As the danger mounts Michel turns his. Enes are all written tastefully this is not smut and not really even romance it s just a art of the story that affects eople s interactions and motivations OverallI really enjoyed The Winemaker s Wife Harmel brings us a WWII story that is unlike any other I ve read The scheming between characters even those who are working together is brilliant and the complexities of scamming the Nazi s are well explained While not my favourite WWII fiction this novel deserves to be on a shelf Nazi s are well explained While not my favourite WWII fiction this novel deserves to be on a shelf most other recent WWII fiction If you enjoy these types of stories about eople StoryBranding: Creating Stand-Out Brands Through The Power of Story persevering and surviving in war times then you won t be disappointed Please note I received an eARC of this book from theublisher via NetGalley This is an honest and unbiased review 3 champagne starsThis is a well researched historical fiction tale set in the champagne region of France mostly during WWII I truly enjoyed learning about the It's A Wonderfully Sexy Life process of maintaining a vineyard therocess for making champagne and a bit about what the inhabitants of this region did as Lignin Biodegradation part of the French resistanceThe three women in this book Celine Ines and Liv mostly didn t capture my sympathy until the end of the book They didn t feel fleshed out and I struggled to understand why they acted in certain ways I just didn t connect to them in the way I do with a book that I love There are elements of intrigue secrets and deception all woven into this oneI really liked The Room on Rue Amelie by this author so I will definitely read her next book I wish I would have liked this one Thank you to NetGalley Kristin Harmel and GalleryPocket Books for a copy of the book to read Rating 35 stars rounded down to 3 starsThis is a dual timeline book mainly focusing on northern France during WWII There are some contemporary chapters interwoven which helpedropel the storyline I m giving the book 35 stars rounded down to 3 stars This book s genre is Historical Fiction For me there were not enough historical details about the French Resistance in the Champagne region of France during the war Informative beautiful and tragicThe Winemaker s Wife is a stirring immersive story set in France during the early 1940s as well resent Day That Is Told Primarily From Three that is told rimarily from three erspectives In s Chauveau a young wife who after feeling neglected and misunderstood naively makes choices that have far reaching life changing conseuences C line Laurent the half Jewish wife of Chauveau. Back on his marriage to begin hiding munitions for the Résistance Inès fears they’ll be exposed but for Céline half Jewish wife of Chauveau’s chef de cave the risk is even greater rumors abound of Jews being shipped east to an unspeakable fateWhen Céline recklessly follows her heart in one desperate bid for happiness and Inès makes a dangerous mistake with a Nazi collaborator they risk the lives of
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*of the advancing *the advancing except when deep within the vineyard caves where she finds solace Hope Contentment And Love And contentment and love and Kent a recently divorced American who journeys to France at the reuest of her grandmother only to uncover a family history that s littered with secrets betrayals and sacrificesThe rose is receptive vivid and sincere The characters are courageous vulnerable and resilient And the Schilder's Struggle for the Unity of the Church plot is a heartrending tale that gives us a uniue view into the struggles sacrifices horrors and bravery of those who lived and survived in the Champagne region during this heinous time in historyThe Winemaker s Wife is ultimately a story about life love loss deception determinationerseverance resistance efforts intricacies of winemaking and the importance of forgiveness It s A (kinda) Country Christmas pensive moving and thoroughly absorbing and a fantastic choice for historical fiction fans and book clubs everywhereThank you to Simon Schuster Canada forroviding me with a copy in exchange for an honest review France wine WWII resent day and love all of this wrapped into one amazing difficult to ut down readWe meet Inez Celine Michel Thor Liv and Liv s French grandmother Edith as the story moves back and forth in timeWe find out about the lives of the winemakers during the war and a secret that grandmother has kept for many years as well as a connection that the vineyards a restaurant and the characters have to both time eriods and to their livesGrandmother Edith was my favorite charactermysterious and stubborn all rolled into oneLiv was likable as wellInez Celine Michel and Thor were interesting and their wine tunnels were fascinatingWe learn of the war the resistance the French eople involved in the resistance and how the danger of making one simple mistake could alter the safety of many National Geographic Kids Almanac 2020 people THE WINEMAKER S WIFE is another marvelous intriguing read about the resiliency and determination of the Frencheople and the entire European opulationThose of us who were not living during this time do not have any idea of the horrors and hardships endured by the European eople Ms Harmel weaved a beautiful tale filled with authentic characters and a story line that kept me turning the Why Is It Always About You?: The Seven Deadly Sins of Narcissism pages to learn as well as cry with the charactersAbsolutely LOVED this book Do not miss reading this book 55This book was given to me as an ARC by theublisher via Net Galley in exchange for an honest review. Hose they love and the champagne house that ties them togetherNew York 2019 Liv Kent has just lost everything when her eccentric French grandmother shows up unannounced insisting on a trip to France But the older woman has an ulterior motive and a tragic decades old story to share When Gods and fighting men: the story of the Tuatha de Danaan and of the Fianna of Ireland, arranged and put into English by Lady Gregory past andresent finally collide Liv finds herself on a road to salvation that leads right to the caves of the Maison Chauvea.