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The Lost Dresses of Italy by M. A.  Mclaughlin
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Feb 06, 2024 | ISBN 9781639105649

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Praise for The Lost Dresses:
“History, mystery, and fashion blend in this alluring novel.”
Kirkus Reviews

“Rich with details of two historical periods . . . a compelling tale of two women overcoming different forms of grief.”

The Lost Dresses of Italy is a compelling read, combining fashion, poetry, romance and a murder mystery, set in Juliet and Romeo’s evocative Verona.”
Historical Novels Review

“A wonderful journey that enlightens the reader with the rich history of one of the Victorian era’s most noted poets, Christina Rossetti.”
Feathered Quill

The Lost Dresses of Italy is a tense, slow-burn adventure.”
Fresh Fiction

“McLaughlin captures the essence of famed Victorian poet, Christina Rossetti and her family in this dual timeline mystery that is full of intrigue, fashion, art and passion all within the scenic backdrop of Italy. An enthralling historical mystery that will have you flipping the richly detailed pages late into the night!”
—Eliza Knight, USA Today and international bestselling author of Starring Adele Astaire

“M.A. McLaughlin’s The Lost Dresses delivers something for everyone. Intrigue, art, history, and romance, all set against the breathtaking backdrop of nineteenth-century Verona. A richly detailed and beautifully rendered trip through the senses.”
—Barbara Davis, bestselling author of The Keeper of Happy Endings and The Echo of Old Book 

“In an enchanting dual-framing between Victorian-era poet Christina Rossetti and Marianne, a 1940s textile expert, McLaughlin weaves an intricate tapestry of secrets and family losses among fabrics and a mysterious casket. As Marianne faces suspicion and the possibility of new love, she must unravel messages entrusted to her from the past. A delicious, curl-up-by-the-fire read.” 
—C.W. Gortner, international bestselling author of Mademoiselle Chanel

The Lost Dresses is a lyrical and moving novel that perfectly captures the tone of Christina Rossetti’s poetry and her life. M. A. McLaughlin weaves a beautiful story of love, loss, mystery and rediscovery that will move readers and keep them immersed in the characters’ lives and fates until the end.”
—Georgie Blalock, author of The Indiscreet Princess

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