The Dress in the Window
On Sale: July 25, 2017
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Historical | Women's Fiction Historical
A perfect debut novel is like a perfect dress—it’s a
“must have” and when you “try it on” it fits perfectly.
In this richly patterned story of sisterhood, ambition,
and reinvention Sofia Grant has created a story just
right for fans of Vintage and The Dress Shop of Dreams.
World War II has ended and American women are shedding
their old clothes for the gorgeous new styles. Voluminous
layers of taffeta and tulle, wasp waists, and beautiful
color—all so welcome after years of sensible styles and
Jeanne Brink and her sister Peggy both had to weather
every tragedy the war had to offer—Peggy now a widowed
mother, Jeanne without the fiancé she’d counted on, both
living with Peggy’s mother-in-law in a grim mill town.
But despite their grey pasts they long for a bright
future—Jeanne by creating stunning dresses for her
clients with the help of her sister Peggy’s brilliant
Together, they combine forces to create amazing fashions
and a more prosperous life than they’d ever dreamed of
before the war. But sisterly love can sometimes turn into
sibling jealousy. Always playing second fiddle to her
sister, Peggy yearns to make her own mark. But as they
soon discover, the future is never without its surprises,
ones that have the potential to make—or break—their
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