Meet Me in Monaco

Meet Me in Monaco

Set in the 1950s against the backdrop of Grace Kelly?s whirlwind romance and glamourous wedding to Prince Rainier of Monaco, New York Times bestselling author Hazel Gaynor and 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 t Set in the 1950s against the backdrop of Grace Kelly?s whirlwind romance and glamourous wedding to Prince Rain...

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Title:Meet Me in Monaco
Author:Hazel Gaynor
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Genres:Historical
ISBN:0062885375
Edition Language:English
Format Type:ebook
Number of Pages:384 pages pages

Meet Me in Monaco Reviews

  • Michelle
    Apr 13, 2019
    The advanced copy fairy continues to treat me very well! Here are my thoughts about this fantastic book: Webb and Gaynor?s latest collaboration is a historical fiction home run. The duo brings to life a vivid, engaging heroine, a glorious Côte d'Azur setting, and the ultimate pri...
  • Sue
    Aug 29, 2019
    This beautiful new novel is based on Grace Kelley's wedding to Prince Rainier in 1956 in Monaco. Before she met the prince, she was Hollywood elite and followed everywhere by reporters and cameras. When she was in Cannes in 1955 for the Film Festival, she was introduced to Prince Ranie...
  • Tammy
    Jul 03, 2019
    When I heard the amazing writing team of Hazel and Heather had a new book AND it was set against the backdrop of the wedding of Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier, I knew I had to read it! Filled with glamour, history and romance, Meet Me in Monaco is a page turning must read! ...
  • Rebecca
    Feb 19, 2019
    A chance encounter between Hollywood starlet Grace Kelly, luxury fragrance perfumer Sophie, and celebrity photographer James forever alters all of their lives. Alternating between Sophie and James, the story begins in 1955 and includes tidbits from Grace's real-life romance with Prince...
  • Magdalena aka A Bookaholic Swede
    Mar 11, 2019
    Each year, paparazzi and movie stars travel to Cannes in droves for the celebrated film festival. Among the movie stars is Grace Kelly, who will soon become the wife of Prince Rainer of Monaco. Grace Kelly, however, just wants to be left alone and it's when she's trying to get away fro...
  • Erika Robuck
    Apr 01, 2019
    Like their wonderful collaboration LAST CHRISTMAS IN PARIS, Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb have again crafted a spellbinding historical romance. Set largely on the lush Cote d?Azur, MEET ME IN MONACO is a tale of first, missed, and second chances?of relatable women and men trying to...
  • Christy (TheReaderBee)
    Aug 18, 2019
    I very much enjoyed this book, and I now feel the need to watch every Grace Kelly movie that I can find. (I?ve never seen one of her movies!) Also, I listened to the audio for this book, and the narrators were wonderful! ...
  • Jamie
    Jul 06, 2019
    Oh, to be transported to Monaco during the days of Grace Kelly's courtship with Prince Ranier. Well, reading Meet Me in Monaco is the second best option! in May of 1955, we meet Sophie, a young parfumeur with a distinctive talent for creating beautiful, unique scents. On the run fr...
  • Christina (Confessions of a Book Addict)
    Jul 14, 2019
    James Henderson is a paparazzo for a tabloid magazine, but he likes to think himself as so much more than that as he as higher aspirations. It's the 1950s and his tabloid magazine assigns him to Cannes for the famous film festival. Not a bad gig, right? This year James, also known as J...
  • Kristen
    Feb 20, 2019
    i only just read last christmas in paris a couple months ago, so it was fresh in my mind when i got this one. i had high expectations. i struggled a bit in the first 30% but then it picks up. i was liking it but definitely not as much as the last christmas book, it just wasn't as r...
  • Diana
    Aug 31, 2019
    I loved everything about this book from it's whistful Hollywood Nostalgia to the delicious descriptions. A definite must-read for lovers of vintage Hollywood and romance ...
  • Milena
    Jul 22, 2019
    4.5 stars Meet Me in Monaco is a feast for the senses: the smells, the sights, the flavors of Provence. It will transport you the French Riviera which you will never want to leave. This is exactly the type of book I love to read. I adored the enchanting setting of South of France, I...
  • Patricia Sands
    Aug 12, 2019
    A fabulous read from start to finish. Kudos to the authors for their obvious research in the art of creating French "parfums" and the art of photography as well as the accurate details of the wonderful settings in the south of France.. The reader is easily transported back to the 1950'...
  • The Lit Bitch
    Jul 21, 2019
    As a little girl, I was obsessed with Grace Kelly. I was fascinated by her love story and in the end, her tragic death, and longed for the day that I too could become a real American princess. But as I got older I moved on from princess dreams to horses and didn?t look back. That ...
  • Rebecca
    Jul 31, 2019
    I have to admit - I know very little about Grace Kelly. I know she was an American movie star. I know she married the Prince of Monaco. And that was about it. I knew nothing about her background, her courtship, or her life after marriage. And to be honest - you won't learn TOO much abo...
  • Lisa
    Jul 13, 2019
    Thank you so much to Harper Collins Canada and William Morrow Books for sharing Meet Me in Monaco by Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb for review. Available July 23, this one should definitely be on the top of your wishlist!! Sophie and James are two of the most heartwarming characters ...
  • Bam
    Jul 17, 2019
    A chance encounter with actress Grace Kelly at Cannes during the international film festival in 1955 changes two lives forever. She dashes into the boutique parfumerie owned by Sophie Duval to avoid pursuit by an avid member of the paparazzi. Sophie directs her to her office where the ...
  • Stephanie (Stephanie's Novel Fiction)
    Jul 13, 2019
    I was in seventh heaven when I knew Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb were writing a book set in the French Riveria that was interwoven throughout with Grace Kelly's fairy tale romance to Prince Rainier of Monaco. The French Riviera, especially Provence and Côte d?Azur where the novel ...
  • Deborah Blanchard
    May 29, 2019
    As I sigh and take a deep breath, I wonder and think about this book."If's. Buts. Maybes. Memories and regrets. They are all carried in the stars." I love this quote from this beautiful book. A scent has the power to evoke a memory. Sophie Duval is a perfumer. She creates scents that c...
  • Laura G (lauralovestoread)
    Sep 02, 2019
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  • Cassidy (Cassidys.Bookshelf)
    Aug 11, 2019
    **4/5** Review to come. ...
  • Lisa
    Jun 10, 2019
    A delightfully sweet romance layered with historical fiction, life lessons, and difficult choices. ???? SUMMARY The beautiful actress Grace Kelly is visiting the Cannes Film Festival in May 1955 where she is relentlessly pursued by a British photographer. Kelly enters ...
  • Trish at Between My Lines
    Feb 28, 2019
    Full review coming soon. ...
  • Carol (Reading Ladies)
    Aug 28, 2019
    Set in the 1950s at the time Grace Kelly first meets Prince Rainier of Monaco, this romantic historical fiction story follows the imagined lives of a perfumer, Sophie Duval, and a British press photographer, James Henderson. As Sophie develops an exclusive perfume for Grace Kelly and J...
  • Rian *fire and books*
    Jun 01, 2019
    This was, until the last 34 pages, a perfect 5 star read. It?s still good, delightful, and beautifully written; but the ending, while ultimately sweet, initially left me bitter. ...
  • menna hafez
    Aug 13, 2019
    This is the first book to me by Hazel Gaynor. I really loved it so much and enjoyed the journey of Grace, Sophie and Jim but I don't love the end, why the author not making Sophie and Jim married early, why they wait all those years to meet, talk and then married. ...
  • Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader
    Jul 23, 2019
    THIS is the book I?ve been most anticipating this summer! ? ? ? ? ? Meet Me in Monaco is a story about the romance and wedding of famous Hollywood actress Grace Kelly to Prince Rainier. I knew next to nothing about Grace Kelly, other than she married a prince, so everyt...
  • Whitney
    Aug 24, 2019
    Overall: A light, fun, and intriguing romance set along the backdrop of Grace Kelly?s royal wedding. Perfect to enjoy on vacation with a nice glass of rose! 3.5/5 or 6.5/10 Summary: ?The idea of my life as a fairy tale is itself a fairy tale??Princess Grace of Monaco Th...
  • Booksandchinooks (Laurie)
    Jul 22, 2019
    Thank you so much to Harper Collins Canada for a free review copy of this book. I read and loved the last book this author duo wrote so I was very interested in this book. I was also definitely intrigued to read a book about Grace Kelly and her romance with Prince Rainier and then ther...
  • Literary Soirée
    Jul 22, 2019
    ? ? ? ? ? As soon as I heard about this sumptuous novel, I wanted to get my hands on it! Princess Grace! The Prince! Their wedding! And an entrancing connection between Sophie Duval, a perfumer who protects Grace from paparazzi in Cannes, and British photog James Hend...