Mistress Mine's Readers Reviews

Angel Grace Dallas rated Mistress Mine 5 stars !

« I finished reading Mistress Mine by Gabrielle Dubois. I rate this book 5 stars/5 stars. The characters, the place, clothes, the plot development, everything is so eloquent and beautifully written. I wish I could read the original one in French. I really had fun learning more a lot about French culture and history !
Highly recommend this to everyone who are a fan of Jane Austen, Emily and Charlotte Bronte’s works !
The book is no doubt beautiful. There’s a 100% chance of rereading Mistress Mine very soon !! That’s how much I love it ! »

@angel_lenrop from Insatgram


Louise is a loveable character, she wants to experience the world, but us very stubborn, strong willed, impulsive and out spoken! (a typical teenager).
Louise lives a lonely life on her fathers farming estate, he has never acknowledged his daughters existence and would rather drink and live in his study! After her fathers death it is left upto Louise to run the estate. Luckily with the help of Joseph and the farm labourers, who listen to a 16yr old girl, the farm runs smoothly.
But Louise wants more so she travels to Paris to find her brother Georges. This is where she she meets Karl Meyer and is introduced to the Parisian elite including dress designer Colin Walsh...her life is so different to that back home. Louise travels back and forth to the farm over the next few years, but this isn't what she wants.
Louise completes the sale of her farm which leaves her a very wealthy and independent young lady.
Louise meets Artist Clovis Bolivar...where she agrees to sail with Clovis to Tahiti. Here Louise spends her time sun bathing learning to swim, cook but also to pose for Clovis, but his exotic paintings of Louise draw the attention of the Parisian art world and so Clovis and Louise once again set sail back to Paris. Unfortunately things don't go to plan on the voyage…
I loved the way the story was written giving you insight to the fashion and etiquette of the 1800's and how the author gave you the history of each character as they were introduced into the story.
I found it so easy to be pulled into the story and the characters lives.
The translation was fantastic and didn't lose any of the natural flow if the story.
Can't wait for your next translated book Gabrielle Dubois.


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This book made me happy and surpassed my expectations !
By Mary, a reader.

« While the cover is visually stunning, what's inside of this book is even better. The story is lush and atmospheric. Louise St Quentin, the main character, is charming and adventurous. She's strong natured and thick-skinned. Louise is fiercely independent but desperately in need of the proper companion. Having been rejected from birth by a distant father and absent brother, Louise is weary about men and their objectives. However, like most girls that lack a positive male role model in their life, Louise tends to fall under the spell of older men who promise security. Louise lacks a mother's love and support. Louise doesn't fully understand what's expected of a proper young lady. Her father shuns her, disregarding his moral obligations to his daughter, and Louise becomes a self governed free spirit in life and love. With little connection to her family's land, Louise St Quentin embarks on adventures in Paris, living life lavishly kept. From there, she returns home for a brief period to settle business matters that will leave her independently wealthy. Louise meets artist Clovis Bolivar, becomes his muse, and agrees to sail with him to the Polynesian islands. (…) This book makes me happy and surpassed my expectations.
(…) Mistress Mine has earned its place as one of my favorite reads of 2016. Louise was easy to relate to. Although beautiful, she was far from perfect. Enjoyed her spontaneity. (…) The scenery is well described and the story flows effortlessly. My only complaint? Dubois is a French author. Her books are treasured & enjoyed by the French speaking community. Dubois has authored several books. However, this is the only book of Dubois translated into English. (…) Gorgeous book. Beautiful story.
Generous author.
Note: Gabrielle Dubois will donate two euros to UNICEF for every book purchased between December 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017.
Get your copy now ! »

Read Mary’s entire review on :
https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1786036563
and on :
https://www.amazon.com/Mistress-Mine-Louise-Saint-Quentin-1/dp/1530834325/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1480855735&sr=1-1&keywords=gabrielle+dubois


@lunareads on Instagram

" Can't wait to dive into this great classic novel of all time... I'm ready to finish it this week... (fascinating read) must read this classic 💖
You're an exceptional talented writer Ms. Gabrielle... Your story have great significance in the modern classic novel... Mistress Mine should be all over the world... & should turn to movie 😍 "

 


MISTRESS MINE by Gabrielle Dubois
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Mistress Mine, the tough life and the strong character.

Louise had a tough life from the very beginning. Her mother died whilst giving birth to her and because of this her father not only didn’t want to look at her but she wasn’t even allowed to live in her own home, and so she was raised by their housekeeper. Her brother eventually left, so later on when their father died she was expected to take care of their business. Thanks to her strong character not only she manages but makes it even more successful. Yet this wasn’t enough for Louise, she wanted to live and discover other places, and so she travels to Paris. Many men were captivated by her beauty, she even attracts the famous opera composer Karl Meyer. Karl was giving her a very extravagant life, but Louise wasn’t content with being just a mistress and so she embarks on a new journey... Being a classics/literature lover I am always skeptic about new books, but I was intrigued by Mistress Mine because it is set during the 19th century and I’ve read that its author was just as fond of those times. This is very obvious in her book, you can tell she did a lot of research by the descriptions of the dresses, the art, the music and how people lived. I am surprised by how much I liked it. It’s almost 400 pages but it’s a fast page-turner and I didn’t want it to end. I know Gabrielle is working on the next in series but this has a good enough ending to keep you happy until the next...

 

 

 

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la_lettrice_jolie 26 days ago Wow! 😍This is an esquisite picture and a captivating post! I'm a classic/literature lover too, but this sounds so good 😊💝

 

 

 

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bookreveries 26 days ago @la_lettrice_jolie Then I am sure you will like it just as much 😊Thank you 😘

 

 

 

 

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bookreveries 26 days ago @ellenrauthor It's such a lovely read Ellen, you become fond of the main characters :)

 

 

 

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bookreveries 26 days ago @ellenrauthor And Thank you 😊

 

 

 

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mimilly.sweetdonkey 26 days ago I loved Mistress Mine by @gabrielleduboisthestoryteller too! 💖I fell in love with some characters. Please I want to read more from Gabrielle Dubois. Cute post @bookreveries 💝

 

 

 

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bookreveries 26 days ago @mimilly.sweetdonkey Yes it's a very lovely read. Thank you :)

 

 


Customer Reviews

 

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Five Stars 18 May 2016
A really good read - adventure, love and a great heroine!

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Claudia Ingread
May 01, 2016 Claudia Ingread rated it it was amazing
A really good read - love and adventure and a simply endearing heroine!!!
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