Jennifer's new book, Monet's Shadows, is out soon.
Claude Monet's spirit continues to cast its shadow over his famed house and garden in this sequel to Monet's Angels.
It is 1937. Isabelle Goldstein, a beautiful young American, arrives in Normandy's Giverny, determined to discover her mother's secret. Monet's stepdaughter Blanche feels threatened by these consequences of a past when her special relationship with her stepfather was undermined. She will do anything to prevent the Goldstein secret coming to light, knowing it will destroy several lives.
Old passions are revived until finally Blanche is reconciled to her ill-fated love affair. Expat American artist Robert triumphs in protecting Isabelle from romantic disaster, when he tried and failed Judith, her mother.
As the shadow of World War II lengthens, life becomes one of survival. The Normandy countryside is bombed to wasteland and Robert and his Jewish friend, David, come under Nazi threat. Blanche, struggling to preserve her beloved house, dins solace in her garden.
In Monet's shadows, the water lilies' peace and harmony prevail over the destruction of war and Blanche rediscovers her life's true meaning.