Escape to  Provence
Paperback - 248pp - approx 40 illustrations & photographs ISBN 978-0-9558321-0-9
Published 2008 & Re-printed 2009
Available on Kindle e-books 2011

Escape to Provence is the true story of two remarkable women who, with style and energy, in the tremulous peace between two world wars, carved out new lives for themselves in a village in the South of France.
Opio and Chateauneuf villages in the Alpes-Maritimes
Opio and Chateauneuf villages in the Alpes-Maritimes
MAUREEN EMERSON
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Escape to Provence by Maureen Emerson
Riviera Dreaming
Due to be published in 2018

'Riviera Dreaming', Maureen's new book in progress, is the factual biography of Barry Dierks, 'the American architect of the Riviera' who build or remodelled around 70 of the most stunning villas on the coast of the South of France in the first half of the 20th century. The story tells of the life of Barry, his partner in business and life, the Englishman Colonel Eric Sawyer, and their wonderful villas and gardens. Above all, it describes the intimate lives of some of those fascinating people American, British and French, who had the privilege of commissioning and living in these villas. In 1940,  as virtually all the expatriates in the south fled France, Barry and Eric stayed on and their charmed lives changed dramatically."



Living and Loving on the Riviera by Maureen Emerson
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Courage by Maureen Emerson
Courage
Kindle e-book - 24pages  File Size: 454 KB
Published January 2014

Courage is the true story of two young Americans from Philadelphia, brother and sister, who went to France before the United States entered the Great War in 1917. They went for different reasons, one to fight with the British Army on the Somme and the other to engage in dangerous aid work on the Western Front. The outcome for each was very different.