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Scent of Triumph When French Perfumer Danielle Bretancourt Steps Aboard A Luxury Ocean Liner, Leaving Her Son Behind In Poland With His Grandmother, She Has No Idea That Her Life Is About To Change Forever The Year Is 1939, And The Declaration Of War On The European Continent Soon Threatens Her Beloved Family, Scattered Across Many Countries Traveling Through London And Paris Into Occupied Poland, Danielle Searches Desperately For Her The Remains Of Her Family, Relying On The Strength And Support Of Jonathan Newell Grey, A Young Captain Finally, She Is Forced To Gather The Fragments Of Her Impoverished Family And Flee To America There She Vows To Begin Life Anew, In 1940s Los Angeles.There, Through Determination And Talent, She Rises High From Meager Jobs In Her Quest For Success As A Perfumer And Fashion Designer To Hollywood Elite Set Between Privileged Lifestyles And Gritty Realities, Scent Of Triumph By Commanding Newcomer Jan Moran Is One Woman S Story Of Courage, Spirit, And Resilience.

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  1. says:

    I was excited to read this book, however, my excitement diminished fairly quickly I enjoyed reading of Danielle s perfume lineage, her exceptional olfactory gift, her amazing intuition I was taken with Sofia, her strength, her courage Her presence was short lived but powerful and affecting Reading of Nicky and his plight was emotional The ravages of war clearly depicted The narrative was too dramatic for my taste and all predictable Multiple subplots served as a distraction, most left fra I was excited to read this book, however, my excitement diminished fairly quickly I enjoyed reading of Danielle s perfume lineage, her exceptional olfactory gift, her amazing intuition I was taken with Sofia, her strength, her courage Her presence was short lived but powerful and affecting Reading of Nicky and his plight was emotional The ravages of war clearly depicted The narrative was too dramat...


  2. says:

    Hope everyone enjoys reading Scent of Triumph as much as I enjoyed writing it Would love to hear from everyone let me know what you think


  3. says:

    DNF around 62%I really tried my best to finish this book But I just couldn t find anything that I liked with it, neither the characters or the story worked for me It was very predictable In the end, I jumped to the end and read it to see if it would end as I thought it would And, I was right.One thing that bothered me while I read this book was how superficial the story felt and the lack of depth to the characters This is a story that takes place during WW2, but even when horrible things ha DNF around 62%I really tried my best to finish this book But I just couldn t find anything that I liked with it, neither the characters or the story worked for me It was very predictable In the end, I jumped to the end and read it to see if it would end as I thought it would And, I was right.One thing that bothered me while I read this book was how superficial the story felt and the lack of depth to the characters This is a story that takes place dur...


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    Find this and other reviews at don t know where to begin with Jan Moran s Scent of Triumph The book made an unmistakable impression, it left me speechless and I find myself at a loss in describing my experience with it Moran s style and tone grated my nerves from the start The language she employs struck me as repetitive and the story is positively saturated with purple prose I make a point of ignoring the odd hiccup in spelling and grammar, but Mor Find this and other reviews at don t know where to begin with Jan Moran s Scent of Triumph The book made an unmistakable impression, it left me speechless and I find myself at a loss in describing my experience with it Moran s style and tone grated my nerves from the start The language she employs struck me as repetitive and the story is positively saturated with purple prose I make a point of ignoring the odd hiccup in spelling and grammar, but Moran struggles with neither This is a technique and one that didn t hold much appeal for this particular reader The book is character heavy which might have worked, if any of the cast had struck my fancy Unfortunately, I felt the lot underdeveloped, wooden and clich d Danielle Bretancourt and Jonathan Newell Grey lacked charisma and depth...


  5. says:

    I love war time romances like with a passion It has been a long time since I ve read a book in one sitting..like a LONG TIME.This book took me by complete surprise at how compelling it was I was addicted from the very beginning and literally could not put it down until I finished it I don t know what it is about forbidden romances that just gets me but there just is The chemistry between Danielle and Jon was electric I loved their love story..tragic, genuine, and tender.I loved Jon, he com I love war time romances like with a passion It has been a long time since I ve read a book in one sitting..like a LONG TIME.This book took me by complete surprise at how compelling it was I was addicted from the ...


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    One word to describe the book divine Such a pleasurable few days I spent lost in this fictional world The plot is deeply moving and feels very realistically hauntingly so when it comes to events related to loss and the war There s good pace, and plenty of suspense to keep you wanting to turn the pages I was quite caught up in the story, to the point that I was tearful on several occasions And such a marvellous ending I felt enormously empathetic towards Danielle, the protagonist She s m One word to describe the book divine Such a pleasurable few days I spent lost in this fictional world The plot is deeply moving and feels very realistically hauntingly so when it comes to events related to loss and the war There s good pace, and plenty of suspense to keep you wanting to turn the pages I was quite caught up in the story, to the point that I was tearful on several occasions And such a marvellous ending I felt enormously empathetic towards Danielle, the protagonist She s mature, courageous, hard working, sensible and fiercely independent all qualities that make her easy to like This is not a heroine bowed down by adversity, but one who turns it to her advantage I was especially drawn to her relationships with people as a mother and daughter, and as a wife There s a compelling realism in these relationships that stands out in the writing When a main character is so human full of unrealised passions, doing...


  7. says:

    This historical fiction novel is set in the first days of WWII DanielleBretancourt Von Hoffman is traveling from New York to England with herhusband Max She is pregnant with their second child Max is a German bydescent, and his family is living in Poland Danielle is a perfumer with thegift of perfect scent Her family has produced perfumes for hundreds ofyears she i...


  8. says:

    Once in a while, I m lucky enough to receive a book that surprises me, that blows me out of the water and drives crazy with a love closer to addiction than mere enjoyment This is not that book I am indeed grateful to have received a copy through a Goodreads giveaway, but not nearly so grateful as I would have been, if the book had been a smidgen less overdone. forof my insanely snarky reviews, visit my TumblogIn large part, whether you enjoy a book or not comes downOnce in a while, I m lucky enough to receive a book that surprises me, that blows me out of the water and drives crazy with a love closer to addiction than mere enjoyment This is not that book I am indeed grateful to have received a copy through a Goodreads giveaway, but not nearly so grateful as I would have been, if the book had been a smidgen less overdone. forof my insanely snarky reviews, visit my TumblogIn large part, whether you enjoy a book or not comes down to personal taste, and my tastes are quite distant from those of Moran, or indeed, of Danielle Bretancourt While she stands at a worktable and handles her essential oils, she is at her best musing on the origins and histories of various scents, their effects on human perception, and so forth But for the vast majority of the book, she is cast not as a perfumer but as an indomitable victim, the spy, and the love addict All of these figures will be familiar to the average reader of romance novels, but they re not what...


  9. says:

    This book review, as well as many , can also be found on my blog, The Baking Bookworm thebakingbookworm.blogspot.ca.Note My sincere thanks to Briarcliffe Press and NetGalley for providing me with a complimentary e book copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.Author Jan MoranType e bookGenre Historical Fiction WWII Source NetGalleyPublisher Briarcliffe PressPublication Date December 7, 2012First Line Danielle Bretancourt von Hoffman braced herself against the gleaming m This book review, as well as many , can also be found on my...


  10. says:

    Era WWIIHeroine Danielle BretancourtHero Jonathan Newell GreySpecial areas of research Perfume creation, Orphan charities, fashion, Hollywood of 1940 s Scent of Triumph opens with fear and longing Traveling home via ocean liner to Europe after a business trip to the United States, Danielle and her husband Max are shocked by the news of the Nazi grab for power Danielle worries desperately for their son Nick, who had been left behind in the care of his grandmother, and with good cause Mor Era WWIIHeroine Danielle BretancourtHero Jonathan Newell GreySpecial areas of research Perfume creation, Orphan charities, fashion, Hollywood of 1940...

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