Irma Joubert, author of THE CROOKED PATH, on tour October/November 2017

Posted By on September 6, 2017

About The Crooked Path

  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Thomas Nelson (November 7, 2017)

From the bestselling author of The Girl From the Train, comes another compelling coming of age story of delayed love, loss, and reconciliation in WWII-era South Africa.

Lettie has always felt different from and overshadowed by the women around her– this friend is richer, that friend is more beautiful, those friends are closer. Still, she doesn’t let this hold her back. She works hard to apply her mind, trying to compensate for her perceived lack of beauty with diligent academic work and a successful career as a doctor. She learns to treasure her friendships, but she still wonders if any man will ever return her interest.

Marco’s experiences in the second world war have robbed him of love and health. When winters in his native Italy prove dangerous to his health even after the war has ended, he moves to South Africa to be with his brother, husband to one of Lettie’s best friends. Marco is Lettie’s first patient, and their relationship grows as she aids him on the road back to restored health.

In the company of beloved characters from The Child of the River, Marco and Lettie find a happiness that neither of them thought possible. With that joy comes pain and loss, but Lettie learns that life—while perhaps a crooked path—is always a journey worth taking.


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About Irma Joubert

International bestselling author Irma Joubert was a history teacher for 35 years before she began writing. Her stories are known for their deep insight into personal relationships and rich historical detail. She’s the author of eight novels and a regular fixture on bestseller lists in The Netherlands and in her native South Africa. She is the winner of the 2010 ATKV Prize for Romance Novels.

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Irma Joubert’s TLC Book Tours TOUR STOPS:

Monday, October 23rd: Read-Love-Blog – spotlight

Thursday, October 26th: From the TBR Pile – spotlight

Friday, October 27th: Dwell in Possibility

Monday, October 30th: Fiction Aficionado

Tuesday, October 31st: View from the Birdhouse

Wednesday, November 1st: OMG Reads – spotlight

Thursday, November 2nd: Reviews from the Heart

Friday, November 3rd: Savvy Verse & Wit

Friday, November 3rd: A Chick Who Reads

Monday, November 6th: Diary of a Stay at Home Mom

Tuesday, November 7th: Write Read Life

Wednesday, November 8th: Jathan & Heather

Thursday, November 9th: Read Eat Repeat

Friday, November 10th: Black ‘n Gold Girl’s Book Spot

Monday, November 13th: Katy’s Library blog and Instagram

Tuesday, November 14th: Just One More Chapter

Wednesday, November 15th: Books & Bindings

Thursday, November 16th: Cheryl’s Book Nook

Friday, November 17th: Bloggin’ ‘Bout Books

Monday, November 20th: Suzy Approved

Tuesday, November 21st: Splashes of Joy

Wednesday, November 22nd: The Sketchy Reader and @thesketchyreader

Friday, December 1st: The Overweight Bookshelf


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