Recommended Books Set In France That Go Beyond The Rom-Com

I was asked by Shepherd Book Discovery to propose a book theme with five recommended books.

The Books I Picked & Why

A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II By Sonia Purnell

Why this book?

How is it that I never heard of Virginia Hall! Do heroines like her even exist anymore? That’s what kept going through my mind as I read this creative nonfiction novel about a courageous American spy who operated in France during the Nazi occupation. What a woman! With barely any training and almost no command of French, she succeeded in building a resistance network despite her debilitating physical disability – not to mention having to prove her worth to men unused to taking orders from a woman!

Read my full list for Books set in France that go beyond the Rom-Com.

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