To Capture What We Cannot Keep, Beatrice Colin. Set against the construction of the Eiffel Tower, this novel charts the relationship between a young Scottish widow and a French engineer who, despite constraints of class and wealth, fall in love.
Summer reading: Love of a Frenchman and French food intertwine, making a delicious concoction of romance, indulgence and exploration. Francophile or not, you'll fall head over heels for the recipes, characters and imagery. By Elizabeth Bard.