Passing Love

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Grand Central Publishing, Jan 25, 2012 - Fiction - 320 pages
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Nicole-Marie Handy has loved all things French since she was a child. After the death of her best friend, determined to get out of her rut, she goes to Paris, leaving behind a marriage proposal. While there, Nicole chances upon an old photo of her father-lovingly inscribed, in his hand, to a woman Nicole has never heard of. What starts as a vacation quickly becomes an investigation into his relationship to this mystery woman.

Moving back and forth in time between the sparkling Paris of today and the jazz-fueled city filled with expatriates in the 1950s, Passing Love is the story of two women dealing with lost love, secrets, and betrayal...and how the City of Light may hold all of the answers.

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User Review  - gildaclone - LibraryThing

Nicole-Marie Handy has a lifelong love of all things French, bu tat 56, had never been there. She is living a day by day mostly boring existence and having an affair with a married man who is a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tea58 - LibraryThing

This is a superb novel about life in the paradise called Paris, France. However, it's not just about Jazz, poetry readings, walks in the park or eating fine meals. It's also about real life. The ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Jacqueline E. Luckett is the author of Searching for Tina Turner. A San Francisco Bay Area native, she lives in Oakland, California. For more information, and to read her blog, you can visit

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