The Room on Rue Amélie

The Room on Rue Am lie A moving and entrancing novel set in Paris during World War II about an American woman a dashing pilot and a young Jewish girl whose fates unexpectedly entwine perfect for the fans of Kristen Hannah

  • Title: The Room on Rue Amélie
  • Author: Kristin Harmel
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 101
  • Format: Paperback
  • A moving and entrancing novel set in Paris during World War II about an American woman, a dashing pilot, and a young Jewish girl whose fates unexpectedly entwine perfect for the fans of Kristen Hannah s The Nightingale and Martha Hall Kelly s Lilac Girls, this is an emotional, heart breaking, inspiring tribute to the strength of the human spirit and the enduring power of A moving and entrancing novel set in Paris during World War II about an American woman, a dashing pilot, and a young Jewish girl whose fates unexpectedly entwine perfect for the fans of Kristen Hannah s The Nightingale and Martha Hall Kelly s Lilac Girls, this is an emotional, heart breaking, inspiring tribute to the strength of the human spirit and the enduring power of love Mariah Stewart, New York Times bestselling author.When Ruby first marries the dashing Frenchman she meets in a coffee shop, she pictures a life strolling arm in arm along French boulevards, awash in the golden afternoon light But it s 1938, and war is looming on the horizon.Unfortunately, her marriage soon grows cold and bitter, her husband Marcel, distant and secretive all while the Germans flood into Paris, their sinister swastika flags waving in the breeze When Marcel is killed, Ruby discovers the secret he d been hiding he was a member of the French resistance and now she is determined to take his place.She becomes involved in hiding Allied soldiers including a charming RAF pilot who have landed in enemy territory But her skills are ultimately put to the test when she begins concealing her twelve year old Jewish neighbor, Charlotte, whose family was rounded up by the Gestapo Ruby and Charlotte become a little family, but as the German net grows tighter around Paris, and the Americans debate en

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    • Kristin Harmel

      Kristin Harmel is the international bestselling author of THE SWEETNESS OF FORGETTING, THE LIFE INTENDED, WHEN WE MEET AGAIN, and several other novels Her latest, THE ROOM ON RUE AMELIE, is out now from Gallery Books Simon Schuster A former reporter for PEOPLE magazine, Kristin has also freelanced for many other publications, including American Baby, Men s Health, Glamour, Woman s Day, Tra Kristin Harmel is the international bestselling author of THE SWEETNESS OF FORGETTING, THE LIFE INTENDED, WHEN WE MEET AGAIN, and several other novels Her latest, THE ROOM ON RUE AMELIE, is out now from Gallery Books Simon Schuster A former reporter for PEOPLE magazine, Kristin has also freelanced for many other publications, including American Baby, Men s Health, Glamour, Woman s Day, Travel Leisure, and.Kristin grew up in Peabody, Mass Worthington, Ohio and St Petersburg, Fla and she graduated with a degree in journalism with a minor in Spanish from the University of Florida After spending time living in Paris, she now lives in Orlando, Fla with her husband and young son



    624 thoughts on “The Room on Rue Amélie

    • 4.5 stars I adored this novel This was a touching and unforgettable WWII story revolving around Ruby Benoit, a brave young American newlywed woman, living in occupied Paris during wartime devastation and desperation The story is narrated through her perspective, along with a British RAF pilot and a neighboring Jewish teenage girl I enjoyed the way the story unfolded overlapping through their perspectives in alternating chapters.One of the things I most enjoyed about this novel was learning th 4. [...]


    • 4 stars to this historical drama of WWII, The Room on Rue Amelie I have enjoyed other books by Kristin Harmel, but The Room on Rue Amelie may just be my favorite from her Set in World War II, my favorite time period of which to read, the Epilogue of The Room on Rue Amelie set the intriguing stage, as it was not until the end of the book that I knew which loving elderly couple was portrayed.In 1939, Ruby falls in love with a Frenchman and moves to Paris, against her parents wishes because the p 4 [...]


    • I was lost in the awe so inspiring Lush Coulee with Lindsay and Jennifer reading The Room on Rue Amelie Not wanting to leave but to stay and savor this endearing story Kristen Hamel gave us much to discuss and I really enjoyed discussing our thoughts and insight to this story The Room on Rue Amelie is an easy, lighter dramatic WWII story of the sacrifices and bravery of the heroes who take a stand against injustice It was a nice change of pace for us and we really enjoyed the lighter, e I was lo [...]


    • Cliches abound You must forgive yourself Knowledge is power It s a mother s job to protect her child It s what s inside a person that counts Better safe than sorry I still believe in the goodness of mankind What matters is what s in your heart Your life depends on it At one point I wanted to place the back of my hand to my forehead with a dramatic sigh.To be fair, this was my fault I went into this thinking that it would be similar to The Nightingale Given what I do for a living, I Cliches aboun [...]


    • This is supposed to be historical fiction about the resistance in Paris during WWII, but in reality it s just a bad romance story using the above premise as a backdrop to tell the story There is very little character development, and all the characters are mostly stereotypes There is a young girl, Charlotte, who is wise beyond her years, and says things that no young teenager would ever say For me, it s as if The Nightingale and The Lilac Girls were mashed together into one bad novel, taking Thi [...]


    • 3.5 sad wartime story starsLife was ever so hard in Europe living during the war years When Ruby, a young American girl, meets and falls in love with Marcel, a young Frenchman, she doesn t realize the changes she will have in her life Moving to Paris with Marcel, she is excited to be in the city of lights However, war is looming and as the months pass, she and Marcel are embroiled in the beginnings of war.The marriage starts to fall apart as Marcel becomes and secretive, disappearin 3.5 sad wart [...]


    • Read this review and many at 5171 Miles Book Blog Many thanks to Gallery Books and Netgalley for the chance to read and review this novel.By now many of you may know how much I love World War II Historical Fiction There s something about this period in history I find incredibly captivating Each story is so immersive in the human experience, offering some form of tragedy I ve never before been able to imagine After having made my way through countless WWII novels, I still find myself du Re [...]


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