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Paul A. Myers

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Paul A. Myers lives in Corona del Mar, California and is the author of the historical novels "A Farewell in Paris," "Paris 1935: Destiny’s Crossroads," "Paris 1934: Victory in Retreat," and "Vienna 1934: Betrayal at the Ballplatz" and the maritime history "North to California: The Spanish Voyages of Discovery 1533-1603." And a well-reviewed satire of contemporary finance "Greek Bonds and French Ladies."


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A Farewell in Paris
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Paris 1934: Victory in Retreat
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Greek Bonds and French Ladies
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Vienna 1934: Betrayal at th...
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Paris 1935: Destiny's Cross...
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Betrayal in Europe: Paris 1938
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North to California: The Sp...
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Betrayal in Europe: Paris 1938

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Paris 1935: Destiny's Crossroads (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: In Depression-era France, the widowed Marcelle Lambert works on the staff of Premier Pierre Laval when she meets American diplomat Dexter Jones while on business at the foreign ministry where Premier Laval doubles as foreign minister. A series of dates at political and literary events ripens into romance against a backdrop of historical events: the French government attempts to contain the Ethiopian crisis at the League of Nations while countering the Nazi threat to remilitarize the German Rhineland.
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“A beautiful white silk scarf was around her neck, tucked below the fur collar. Her lips were well painted into a bright red cupid’s bow. Cute as hell I always told myself, with a tinge of regret. She had a steady girlfriend.”
Paul A. Myers, A Farewell in Paris

“She murmured, “I love the imagery of Sappho, the warm summer air across the velvety darkness, the lover between love’s thighs.” She stayed quiet a moment. “But it takes a man’s kiss to put the fire to the metaphor.”
Paul A. Myers, A Farewell in Paris

“Out of the corner of his eye, he saw another woman sitting over in a wing chair, a pleasantly attractive lady wearing the tasteful clothes of a senior redactrice, or senior civil servant, the stylish black skirt, the dark stockings, the black pumps, and the starched white linen blouse of her caste. The dark hair was swept up in a chignon, elegant and functional, dark eyes glistened as she smiled at him in a professional manner. He could see that she was a woman who met men in a highly assured way—serene, and expert at creating a proper distance.”
Paul A. Myers, Paris 1935: Destiny's Crossroads

“A beautiful white silk scarf was around her neck, tucked below the fur collar. Her lips were well painted into a bright red cupid’s bow. Cute as hell I always told myself, with a tinge of regret. She had a steady girlfriend.”
Paul A. Myers, A Farewell in Paris

“She murmured, “I love the imagery of Sappho, the warm summer air across the velvety darkness, the lover between love’s thighs.” She stayed quiet a moment. “But it takes a man’s kiss to put the fire to the metaphor.”
Paul A. Myers, A Farewell in Paris

“Out of the corner of his eye, he saw another woman sitting over in a wing chair, a pleasantly attractive lady wearing the tasteful clothes of a senior redactrice, or senior civil servant, the stylish black skirt, the dark stockings, the black pumps, and the starched white linen blouse of her caste. The dark hair was swept up in a chignon, elegant and functional, dark eyes glistened as she smiled at him in a professional manner. He could see that she was a woman who met men in a highly assured way—serene, and expert at creating a proper distance.”
Paul A. Myers, Paris 1935: Destiny's Crossroads

“Sandrine opened her eyes to the soft gray light of early dawn. Recollections of sensual pleasure seemed to caress her body, bringing a smile to her lips. She lay back in the pillow and listened to the breathing of Philippe beside her. She lingered in the memory of the previous night, a memory that was like a warm and tender embrace, an evening of small intimate harmonies. As it should be.”
Paul A. Myers, Paris 1934: Victory in Retreat

“Then she stood on tiptoe and kissed him sweetly on the lips, “I promise you a love affair with a sun-bathed Austrian princess beyond anything you imagine—in love, in beauty, in intensity. A love that will power you to the end of our time together. You are going to be a fortunate man, Geoffrey Ashbrook.”
Paul A. Myers, Vienna 1934: Betrayal at the Ballplatz

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Maureen Mullis Hello Paul. Thank you for adding this fellow author to your circle of friends. I'm looking forward to reading your reviews/recommendations. Happy reading!


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