Or possibly – The reason I’ve never been able to find it
A long time ago I read a book by Joanne Harris called Chocolat. Thoroughly enjoyed it and noticed (on Goodreads) a few years later the author had written a sequel. Nope not in my library but I could always live in hope of finding it in a second hand bookshop or an op shop.
The Girl with No Shadow
by Joanne Harris (Goodreads Author)
The wind has always dictated Vianne Rocher’s every move, buffeting her from the French village of Lansquenet-sous-Tannes to the crowded streets of Paris. Cloaked in a new identity, that of widow Yanne Charbonneau, she opens a chocolaterie on a small Montmartre street, determined to still the wind at last and keep her daughters, Anouk and baby Rosette, safe.
Shaky Internet yesterday (thank you NBN linesmen) so I popped down to the library to use theirs – had a browse along the shelves and found this – The Lollipop Shoes by Joanne Harris which was put on the pile that came home with me.
The Lollipop Shoes
by Joanne Harris (Goodreads Author
What I’ve added is the Goodreads ‘book blurb’ for both books – notice anything familiar? It would appear the same book was published under two different titles. The first one (the one I’ve been hunting for) was the title in the US – the second one was the title in the rest of the world. It would have been a real fluke if I had found it here in Australia!
Anyway I’m pleased I found the book I’ve been looking for all this time……even if it was by chance – let’s just hope it lives up to its reviews and I enjoy it.😊