The Grace Kelly Dress by Brenda Janowitz audiobook

The Grace Kelly Dress: A Novel

By Brenda Janowitz
Read by Cassandra Campbell

Harlequin Audio, Graydon House 9781525804663
9.34 Hours Unabridged
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“Exactly the type of book I love: charming, smart, and brimming with heart.” —EMILY GIFFIN, #1 New York Times bestselling author of All We Ever Wanted One dress. Three generations of women. A lifetime of love. In Paris, 1958, Grace Kelly’s royal wedding dress is still all the rage in fashion circles. Rose, a seamstress at a famous atelier, has just been entrusted with sewing another gown in its image. An orphan, she needs her job to survive. But when Rose finds herself in love with the bride’s handsome brother, she must decide what matters most: love or security. Sixty years later, Rocky is thrilled to be marrying the love of her life. He truly is her perfect fit. But there’s just one problem: her family’s heirloom wedding dress isn’t. Rocky knows this admission will break her mother’s heart. What she doesn’t know is why her mother is so set on the dress—or about the shocking secret that changed her mother’s life decades before, as she prepared to wear the dress herself. As the wedding day approaches, the mother-daughter pair will finally confront long-buried heartaches, and it might just be the dress that brings them closer than ever. Life-affirming, heartwarming and timeless, Brenda Janowitz’s The Grace Kelly Dress is about the importance of tradition, new and old, and the power of a dress to fulfill even the most impossible of dreams.

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Summary

Summary

“Exactly the type of book I love: charming, smart, and brimming with heart.”

—EMILY GIFFIN, #1
New York Times bestselling author of All We Ever Wanted

One dress. Three generations of women. A lifetime of love.


In Paris, 1958, Grace Kelly’s royal wedding dress is still all the rage in fashion circles. Rose, a seamstress at a famous atelier, has just been entrusted with sewing another gown in its image. An orphan, she needs her job to survive. But when Rose finds herself in love with the bride’s handsome brother, she must decide what matters most: love or security.

Sixty years later, Rocky is thrilled to be marrying the love of her life. He truly is her perfect fit. But there’s just one problem: her family’s heirloom wedding dress isn’t. Rocky knows this admission will break her mother’s heart. What she doesn’t know is why her mother is so set on the dress—or about the shocking secret that changed her mother’s life decades before, as she prepared to wear the dress herself. As the wedding day approaches, the mother-daughter pair will finally confront long-buried heartaches, and it might just be the dress that brings them closer than ever.

Life-affirming, heartwarming and timeless, Brenda Janowitz’s The Grace Kelly Dress is about the importance of tradition, new and old, and the power of a dress to fulfill even the most impossible of dreams.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A poignant and delicious novel about how a dress can define a family, and how family can lovingly reinvent itself.” Laura Dave, author of Eight Hundred Grapes
“Brenda Janowitz seams together a delicate and beautiful story of family, love, fate, and yes, fashion. I loved it!” Jamie Brenner, author of Drawing Home
“Exactly the type of book I love: charming, smart, and brimming with heart.” Emily Giffin, #1 New York Times bestselling author
“This beautiful and poignant novel makes us ponder what invisible threads unite us and what textures will always be our own. A truly wonderful read!” Alyson Richman, internationally bestselling author
“Just like the multi-generational wedding dress of the title: elegant, layered, and utterly original.” Fiona Davis, author of The Chelsea Girls
“You won’t be able to put down this story of three generations of women and the fit-for-a-princess dress that binds them. This is Brenda’s best book yet!” Emily Giffin, #1 New York Times bestselling author
“Brenda Janowitz writes with extraordinary humor and heart. This is a book that has to be added to your nightstand immediately.” Jane Green, author of The Friends We Keep
“Brenda Janowitz’s gift is understanding and revealing the nuances of complicated families, of love embraced, love lost, and love reclaimed. A seamless intergenerational modern-day fairy tale.” Mary Kay Andrews, New York Times bestselling author
“A charming, heartfelt novel about three generations of women who are connected by the gorgeous gown that each wears on her wedding day. Fast paced and entertaining from beginning to end.” Kristin Hannah, #1 New York Times bestselling author

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Author

Author Bio: Brenda Janowitz

Author Bio: Brenda Janowitz

Brenda Janowitz is the author of several novels, including The Dinner Party and Recipe for a Happy Life. She is the books correspondent for PopSugar. Brenda’s work has also appeared in the New York Times, USA Today, the Washington Post, Salon, Redbook, and the New York Post. She lives in New York.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Women
Runtime: 9.34
Audience: Adult
Language: English