Coco Chanel Saved My Life by Danielle F. White, a pseudonym for Italian author Daniela Farnese is the 1st novel in her Chanel trilogy of chick-lit fashionista dramedy with f/m romantic elements, free for a limited time courtesy of Head of Zeus’ Aria imprint for digital first publications by newer and translated authors.
This was originally published in 2015 by Italian publisher Newton Compton as Via Chanel N˚5, and is translated by Thomas de Camillis. The series is set in Milan, Italy, and stars a fashionista who takes inspiration from the iconic French designer to help her through assorted life crises in style.
This beginning sees her arriving in Milan to join her boyfriend, only to discover he has left her for another woman, and decides to carry on with life in Italy anyway, throwing herself into the chic Milanese social scene with a stylish vengeance.
Offered in the UK only, at Amazon.
Free for a limited time @ Amazon (offered in the UK only, when I spot-checked, YMMV for your own country)
The story of the little black dress that mended a broken heart. Perfect for fans of Sophie Kinsella.
Rebecca is thirty-three years old, has a wardrobe full of tweed trouser suits and a boundless passion for the splendid Coco Chanel.
She is romantic, dreamy, and madly in love with Niccolò, whom she is about to join in Milan. On arrival, Niccolò confesses to have fallen in love with another woman.
After spending several days confined in her flat, Rebecca plunges herself into the intense Milanese social life with the stylishness of her heroine.
Will Rebecca remain an eternal Mademoiselle, like the ageless Coco? Or does destiny have an unexpected surprise in store for her?