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Wallis Simpson, one of my favorite Lilac Girls characters

By July 26, 2014July 26th, 20232 Comments

I’m not crazy about using well-known public figures in novels, but since Caroline Ferriday and Wallis Simpson knew each other I had to include her, especially since an important scene revolves around a true incident with Wallis. Have to say it was fun bringing her to life–such an interesting person.

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 Wallis at The April in Paris Ball, below.

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With Elsa Maxwell, below–gossip columnist and professional hostess.

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Such a thoughtful gift.images-11Homebodies and pugs
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2 Comments

  • Madeline Jordan says:

    Totally enjoyed your presentation in Dallas on Monday. You talked about how Ravensbruck changed you. Have you read “The Hiding Place” by Corrie Ten Boom? She was also a prisoner at Ravensbruck. Some of the many things that book taught me to appreciate were hot water, soap, clean sheets and towels, etc. How much I take for granted!
    Looking forward to your next book.

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