The Three Lives of Alix St Pierre

Natasha Lester

A compelling and lavish novel from the NYT bestselling author about a young woman striving to forget her part in the war by building life anew as the publicist at the just-launching House of Dior in Paris

1943. After spearheading several successful advertising campaigns in New York, PR wizard Alix St Pierre comes to the attention of the US government and finds herself recruited into a fledgling intelligence organisation.
Enlisted as a spy, Alix is sent to Europe where she is tasked with getting close to a Nazi who might be willing to help the Allied forces – but there’s also the chance he might be a double agent.
1946. Following the war, Alix moves to Paris to run the Service de la Presse for the yet-to-be-launched House of Christian Dior. But when a figure from the war reappears and threatens to destroy her future, Alix realises that only she can right the wrongs of the past and bring him to justice.
The Three Lives of Alix St Pierre is a thrilling, sumptuous work of historical fiction told in three timelines: before, during and after WWII. This completely immersive story takes readers from the dangerous, intrigue-filled rooms in Switzerland where elites of both sides mingled and schemed during the war, to the glamorous halls of the House of Dior in the golden age of French fashion and journalism.

Lester's densely plotted new novel that leaves you almost as breathless as its colourful tapestry of lead characters'

- The Australian Women's Weekly (Guaranteed Great Read)

The novel kept me up at night, turning the pages faster and faster'

- Janet Skeslien Charles, author of The Paris Library

Gripping from the first page, a compelling story of mystery and intrigue, and I couldn't put it down ... I loved the sumptuous French settings, the gorgeous art and fashions and fascinating true story of the Nazi theft of French artworks'

- Tania Blanchard, author of The Girl from Munich

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Natasha Lester

Natasha Lester is the international bestselling author of A Kiss from Mr Fitzgerald, Her Mother’s Secret, The Paris Seamstress, The French Photographer, The Paris Secret and The Riviera House, and a former marketing executive for L’Oreal. Her novels have been translated into many different languages and are published all around the world.

When she’s not writing, she loves collecting vintage fashion, practising the art of fashion illustration and reading about history. Natasha is a sought-after public speaker and lives with her husband and three children in Perth, Western Australia.
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The Three Lives of Alix St Pierre
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