The Dress Thief

  • by Natalie Meg Evans
  • Narrated by Anna Bentinck
  • 15 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Alix Gower has a dream: to join the ranks of Coco Chanel to become a designer in the high-stakes world of Parisian haute couture.
But Alix also has a secret: She supports her family by stealing designs to create bootlegs for the foreign market. A hidden sketchbook and two minutes inside Hermès is all she needs to create a perfect replica, to be whisked off to production in New York. Then Alix is given her big break - a chance to finally realize her dream in one of the most prominent Parisian fashion houses - but at the price of copying the breakthrough Spring Collection. Knowing this could be her only opportunity, Alix accepts the arrangement. But when a mystery from her past resurfaces and a chance meeting has her falling into the arms of a handsome English war reporter, Alix learns that the slightest misstep - or misplaced trust - could be all it takes for her life to begin falling apart at the seams.


What the Critics Say

"A truly accomplished and delicious debut novel." (Laurie Graham)
"A delicious treat of a novel. I loved the setting in 1930s Paris - a place of intrigue, exquisite silk frocks, and dangerous secrets. And I was utterly charmed by the story's delectable heroine, as she struggled to make her mark in this seductive but perilous world." (Margaret Leroy, author of The Collaborator)
"A fascinating evocation of a great fashion house and the knife-edge the designers live on. Natalie Meg Evans is a born storyteller." (Sara Craven, best-selling writer of romance)


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Would you listen to The Dress Thief again? Why?

Yes, really enjoyed The Dress Thief lots of twists and turns

What about Anna Bentinck’s performance did you like?

She used different voices, very good.

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The Dress Thief

My first time with this author and I'll certainly take another book.
Great story with a great ending.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-06-2014
  • Publisher: Quercus