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The First Emma by Camille Di Maio is a Wonderful Historical Fiction Novel Set in Texas
Mabel finds herself in a dead end job is actively looking for new stars Desperately, she answers an ad for a personal secretary. She up & travels halfway across the country for this new opportunity. She lands in San Antonio, TX of all places.
Her job as a secretary is really transcribing a memoir. Emma has led quite a life. As she works closely with Emma to put her memories & ideas on paper, their lives become intertwined. Over time, Mabel becomes part of the family.
As Mabel is putting the memoir together, she is racing against time. Emma’s memory is fading. This makes Mabel anxious about getting it all down. Quickly, she begins to seek out answers from other family members. Truly, Emma’s story is incredible.
The First Emma is a really well written dual timeline novel featuring strong female chancres. As I turn the pages, I’m captivated & enthralled in Emma’s journey. I highly recommend this story.
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