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Maggie Finds Her Muse: A Novel (Paperback)
A sparkling romantic comedy starring a bestselling author who goes to Paris to overcome writer's block and rediscovers family, independence, and love along the way.
All Maggie Bliss needs to do is write. Forty-eight years old and newly single (again!), she ventures to Paris in a last-ditch effort to finish her manuscript. With a marvelous apartment at her fingertips and an elegant housekeeper to meet her every need, a finished book—and her dream of finally taking her career over the top—is surely within her grasp. After all, how could she find anything except inspiration in Paris, with its sophistication, food, and romance in the air?
But the clock is running out, and between her charming ex-husband arriving in France for vacation and a handsome Frenchman appearing one morning in her bathtub, Maggie’s previously undisturbed peace goes by the wayside. Charming and heartfelt, Dee Ernst's Maggie Finds Her Muse is a delightful and feel-good novel about finding love, confidence, and inspiration in all the best places.
About the Author
DEE ERNST grew up in Morristown, New Jersey, and attended Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia, where she majored in Journalism, thinking it would help her launch a writing career. She miscalculated, gave up writing entirely, and began a long career as a bookkeeper. Two husbands and two daughters later, Dee returned to the tri-state area—happily married—to begin her career as a writer with her debut novel, Maggie Finds Her Muse.
"A fun escape." --Kirkus Reviews
"Dynamic and appealing... This welcome getaway to the City of Light offers much satisfaction." --Publishers Weekly
"Amid the sparkling backdrop of Paris, a romance novelist with writer's block discovers the perfect complement to wine, cheese, and family — the inspirational magic of a dashing man. Maggie Finds Her Muse is a delightful, uplifting, page-turner of a novel." —Tracey Garvis Graves, New York Times bestselling author of The Girl He Used to Know
"An emotional, honest, and delicious ride with characters who feel like best friends. Dee Ernst delivers a wonderfully moving story. You'll love her characters and her warm, engaging style." —Shirley Jump, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author
"Maggie Finds Her Muse is just like the dream vacation to Paris it centers around... This book will make you want to catch the next plane to Paris, eat kouign amman and drink cafe crème, and tour the City of Light with the thoughtful, self-deprecating and delightful Maggie Bliss as your friend and guide." —Natalie Jenner, international bestselling author of The Jane Austen Society