Born in France to an American mother and a Canadian father, author Michele Phoenix brings a decidedly international flavor to the proceedings with her fascinating debut, Tangled Ashes. The story of a man who arrives in Lamorlaye, France, to begin a massive renovation of a Renaissance-era castle, Marshall Becker ends up getting way more than he bargained for when he stumbles across a connection to dark World War II history that not even many of the locals know.

“I fell in love with Lamorlaye’s château when I was a child growing up in the small town just north of Paris,” Michele remembers. “As I began to research the town’s history for Tangled Ashes, I learned Lamorlaye had a sordid World War II past. As a result, the castle became merely the backdrop of a modern tale of mystery and healing anchored in a Nazi past.”

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About The Author

Born in France to an American mother and a Canadian father, Michèle Phoenix is an international writer with multicultural sensitivities. She currently works for Global Outreach Mission as an advocate for “third culture kids,” and educates stateside churches and missions organizations about the special needs of this people group.