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The Chateau de Doux Reves is a thirteenth-century castle in the Loire Valley of France, witnesses the past to present through three time-periods:
In 1789 when lost love and deep regret during the French Revolution.
In 1944 when a hidden chapel served as a rendezvous for the French Resistance Efforts in World War II.
Present day, Ellie heads to the Loire Valley to uncover the palace’s secrets before they’re silenced by her grandmother Lady Vi’s onset of Alzheimer’s
Ellie Carver arrives at her grandmother’s bedside expecting to find her silently slipping away. Instead, each piece her grandmother tells unlocks the history and also unlocks a part where Ellie came from and who she is becoming.
Ellie heads to France’s Loire Valley in hopes that she can unearth its secrets before they are silenced forever.
|Title: The Lost Castle|
By: Kristy Cambron
Number of Pages: 368
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
|Publication Date: 2018|
Weight: 12 ounces
Stock No: WW095460
Bridging the past and present in three time periodsthe French Revolution, World War II, and present dayThe Lost Castle is an enchanting, interwoven story of three resilient women connected by a storybook castle that stands witness to their lives.
1789: Aveline Saint-Moreau is a wealthy and beautiful young aristocrat preparing for her betrothal to the Duc et Vivays heir Philippe, but the French Revolution looms as the Bastille is stormed in Paris.
1944: Viola Hart is a Resistance fighter in France during World War II, desperately trying to root out the evil taking hold in her country as the Nazis occupy France.
Present day: Ellie Carver is in a race against time to deliver a decades-overdue message as her grandmother fades into the shadows of Alzheimers. Embarking on a journey to Frances Loire Valley, Ellie can only hope to unearth the secrets of the mysterious castle before time silences them forever.
As Ellies journey unfolds, so too do the journeys of the two other women, each of their stories woven together through their connection with the forgotten French castlea castle that plays a part in saving each one of them.
With tales of loves won and lost, battles waged in the hearts of men, and a legacy of faith spanning generations, The Lost Castle is a sweeping story of three strong women making history.
Praise for The Lost Castle:
"Spanning the French Revolution, World War II and today, Cambron masterfully carries us into each period with all the romance and danger of the best fairy tale." Katherine Reay
"Its been a long time since Ive been so thoroughly engrossed in a novel . . . The Lost Castle kept me spellbound!" Tamera Alexander
KRISTY CAMBRON is an award-winning author of historical fiction, including her bestselling debut The Butterfly and the Violin, and an author of nonfiction, including the Verse Mapping Series Bibles and Bible studies. Kristy's work has been named to Publishers Weekly Religion & Spirituality TOP 10, Library Journal Reviews Best Books, RT Reviewers Choice Awards, received 2015 & 2017 INSPY Award nominations, and has been featured at CBN, Lifeway Women, Jesus Calling, Country Woman Magazine, MICI Magazine, Faithwire, Declare, (in)Courage, and Bible Gateway. She holds a degree in Art History/Research Writing and lives in Indiana with her husband and three sons, where she can probably be bribed with a peppermint mocha latte and a good read. You can connect with her at: kristycambron.com and versemapping.com. Instagram: @kristycambron; Twitter: @KCambronAuthor; Facebook: @KCambronAuthor; and Pinterest: Kristy Cambron.
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