A French Girl in New York (The
French Girl series #1)
by Anna Adams
Release Date: 12/21/12
Summary from Goodreads:
Laurent is a spirited 16 year- old orphan who grew up in a small, provincial
town in the North of France with a passion for piano and a beautiful voice. One
day in Paris, she is discovered by an American music producer who takes her to
New York to live with him and his close-knit family while producing her first
album, with help from teen pop star, Matt. Maude will dive into a new
fascinating world discovering New York City, music, family, love and the truth
about her past.
Now hurry!” the makeup artist cried out. “You’re up in two minutes.
mess up your makeup again!”
keeping her hands away from her recently rouged cheeks, and Matt
behind the curtain and listened to the host’s cheerful voice, announcing
gentlemen, we have a new artist with us tonight. She’s spent her last
New York working on her first album. Her first single has been released and is
whispered, tugging her sleeve.
looked back at him, smiling.
to tell you . . . to let you know that you can always count on me.”
Maude smiled gratefully.
take your breath away, her music is amazing . . . ”
serious. Our friendship has had its ups and downs, but I don’t want it to be
you’re with Thomas Bradfield. As long as you’re happy, I’m happy.”
puzzled. “What? Thomas Bradfield—”
applause for Maude Laurent!” the host cried.
cue! Go!” Matt urged.
reluctantly turned away from Matt and hurried on stage.
lights blinded her as she entered the stage and faced the cheering crowd.
restrain her impulse to shield her eyes and continued steadily towards the dark
on it earlier but then, she hadn’t felt nervous. Her hands hadn’t been
her voice hadn’t been shaky.
piano stool and looked towards the crowd.