The Paris Deception is a thrilling, often heartbreaking story of smuggled art and incredible female bravery set in Nazi-occupied Paris and the beautiful champagne country. The characters are deftly portrayed and the attention to detail makes this a fascinating and gripping read
A tense and thrilling tale of wartime art thefts, the bond of friendship and lost loves . . . The two women at the center of the story have the kind of heart, courage and compassion that makes you cheer for them and worry for them in equal measure. You won't be able to turn the pages fast enough
The Paris Deception is an engrossing tale filled with art, intrigue, and champagne. Turnbull has gifted readers with a complex heroine they can't help cheering for in the end
The Paris Deception is a moving and intimate look at two sisters-in-lawwhose friendship has fractured as the Second World War exacts its catastrophic moral, physical and emotional toll . . . Another thought-provoking, impressively researched and richly realized work from one of Canada's best historical fiction authors.
The Paris Deception deceives, intrigues, and enthrals
The Paris Deception is gripping, dramatic and packed with fascinating detail about the intricacies of art restoration and the theft of great paintings during WW2 . . . an involving read about love, trust and heart-stopping bravery.
An impressive and meticulously researched reworking of one of the greatest scandals in art history, Bryn Turnbull's novel and her cast of engaging characters had me gripped from beginning to end.
The Paris Deception immerses readers in the oppressive atmosphere of Occupied Paris, as two courageous women scheme to save masterpieces . . . Bryn Turnbull is a natural storyteller and her prose sparkles with all the fizz of vintage champagne. A tour de force!
Turnbull effectively combines fascinating background on winemaking and art restoration and forgery with plenty of wartime suspense . . . This will be a page-turning delight for anyone who loves tale of women in the resistance, especially Kristin Hannah's The Nightingale