Were you captivated by Constance Sayers’s enchanting debut, A WITCH IN TIME, earlier this year? Then you’re in for a treat as Connie is back with an equally bewitching novel that is sure to sweep you away. Her new novel, THE LADIES OF THE SECRET CIRCUS, is a magical tale of family secrets, sacrifice, and lost love spanning from Jazz Age Paris to modern-day America.
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Paris, 1925: To enter the Secret Circus is to enter a world of wonder–a world where women weave illusions of magnificent beasts, carousels take you back in time, and trapeze artists float across the sky. Bound to her family’s circus, it’s the only world Cecile Cabot knows until she meets a charismatic young painter and embarks on a passionate affair that could cost her everything.
Virginia, 2004: Lara Barnes is on top of the world, but when her fiancé disappears on their wedding day every plan she has for the future comes crashing down. Desperate, Lara’s search for answers unexpectedly lead to her great-grandmother’s journals.
Swept into a story of a dark circus and ill-fated love, secrets about Lara’s family history come to light and reveal a curse that has been claiming payment from the women in her family for generations. A curse that might be tied to her fiancé’s mysterious fate.