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Renee Ryan

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in Atlantic Beach, FL, The United States



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Renee Ryan grew up in a small Florida beach town. Surfing didn’t work for her, but that didn’t keep her from watching others tackle the waves. To entertain herself during those countless hours of “laying-out”, she read many of the classics. It wasn’t until the summer between her sophomore and junior years at Florida State University that she read her first romance novel. Hooked from page one, she spent hours consuming one book after another while working on the best (and last!) tan of her life.

Two years later, armed with a degree in Economics and Religion, she explored various career opportunities, including stints at a Florida theme park, a modeling agency, and a cosmetic conglomerate. She went on to teach high school Economics, American

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1938 Salzburg Music Festival

I'm deep in research mode for my next WWII story and want to share what I've uncovered about an annual music festival in Salzburg, Austria. One of my three heroines is an Austrian opera singer who chooses to remain in her beloved homeland after Hitler annexes her country. She's based on a real woman who used her fame and notoriety to rescue dozens of Jews from persecution and death. (More on her i Read more of this blog post »
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"The Widows of Champagne. Lovers of WWII stories will not want miss this book. Set in the heart of champagne country three widows must protect their livelihood as well as their lives as the Nazis conquer France. Grandmere Josephine’s dementia gives he" Read more of this review »
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Renee Ryan is 25% done with The Widows of Champagne: For readers of Lilac Girls and The Lost Girls of Paris comes a captivating novel of resilience, as three generations of women battle to save their family’s vineyard during WWII.

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Gabrielle Leblanc Dupree is taking her family’s future into her hands. But when she joins the resistance, the coveted champagne isn’t the most dangerous secret her cellar must conceal…
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