Cady Drake has lived a difficult life, devoid of much human attachment, outside of her dear friend Maxine, who has just recently passed away. Cady's only other friend Olivia encourages Cady to travel to Paris and pursue a photography project involving carousels and to try and learn the story behind Gus, an antique carousel rabbit that belongs to Cady. Cady's journey through France leads her to an aging chateau and its curmudgeonly resident Fabrice Clement. As Cady's story develops, we also learn about how the carousel came to be at Chateau Clement and also about Fabrice's past.
I really enjoyed this book and it kept me coming back to read more. The descriptions of the carousel as well as the French countryside are so vivid that it truly created a picture in my mind. I felt all three narratives were equally compelling and I very much enjoyed this book. A solid four star read for me!
I received an ARC courtesy of Berkley Publishing Group through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.