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Cathy Marie Buchanan


Cathy Marie Buchanan

New York Times bestseller and book club favourite Cathy Marie Buchanan is the author of three novels.

Her most recent is DAUGHTER OF BLACK LAKE. Her previous novel, THE PAINTED GIRLS, was a New York Times bestseller, a #1 national bestseller in Canada, and was named a best book of the year by NPR, Good Housekeeping and Goodreads. Her debut novel, THE DAY THE FALLS STOOD STILL, was a New York Times bestseller, a Barnes & Noble Recommends selection, and a Canada Reads Top 40 Essential Canadian Novels of the Decade. Her work has been translated into nine languages.

Buchanan holds a BSc (Honours Biochemistry) and an MBA from Western University, and recently became a certified yoga instructor. She lives in Toronto.

Cathy Marie Buchanan

Books by Cathy Marie Buchanan

by Cathy Marie Buchanan - Fiction, Historical Fiction

After their father's death, the two van Goethem sisters must find a way to support themselves and their alcoholic mother in 1878 Paris. Marie begins to train to enter the ballet and is soon modeling in the studio of Edgar Degas where she meets a wealthy patron of the ballet who offers her assistance that may have strings attached. Meanwhile, Antoinette must choose between hard labor and other more profitable jobs open to a young woman in Paris.