Book Reviews And Interviews

The Lost Girl by Carol Drinkwater

Written by on June 23, 2017 in Book Reviews And Interviews
The Lost Girl by Carol Drinkwater

We talk to actress and author Carol Drinkwater about her book THE LOST GIRL (June 2017)… I am frequently asked where the inspiration for one of my books came from. The answer is that it is very difficult to pin down that unattainable breath of something, that whispered thought that grabs you and begins to […]

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Uncorked by Paul Shore

Written by on May 29, 2017 in Book Reviews And Interviews
Uncorked by Paul Shore

Sometimes little twists of fate can evolve into tornadoes, changing us both as a person as well as our perspective on life… In his early thirties, Canadian Paul Shore’s technological work took him on a short business trip to the south of France. The experience rekindled his love for this amazing country. So, when the opportunity […]

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A Day With Claude Monet In Giverny

A Day With Claude Monet In Giverny

“His intellect never flags, he is eager to see and express everything. For Monet, there are too many subjects – there is beauty in everything that exists. All of it should be painted. Life is too short to try and set limits on its variety of sights and infinity of sensations.” Gustave Geoffrey, 1922 A […]

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A Château for Sale by Carrie Parker

Written by on May 1, 2017 in Book Reviews And Interviews
A Château for Sale by Carrie Parker

A Château for Sale by Carrie Parker: This really exciting romantic thriller is set between beautiful rural Kent and the majestic Château de St Geniès-Lafontaine in the south of France, and I found it compelling reading. The key characters are the gentle Kate, and her husband Alastair, who live in a lovely cottage in Kent which they have […]

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Amboise in the Loire Valley | Home of Leonardo da Vinci

Written by on April 19, 2017 in Book Reviews And Interviews
Amboise in the Loire Valley | Home of Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci: The Amboise Connection by Pamela Shields. The overriding comment I have to make about this book is ‘absolutely fascinating!’ Everyone has heard of Leonardo da Vinci, most famous perhaps for his paintings including the Mona Lisa which hangs in the Louvre in Paris. However Pamela Shields gives us so much more information […]

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But you are in France, Madame by Catherine Berry

Written by on April 7, 2017 in Book Reviews And Interviews
But you are in France, Madame by Catherine Berry

What do you get when you take two parents who have three children and deep rooted wanderlust? The answer is a thoroughly entertaining book! You’ll find yourself travelling from Australia with Catherine, her husband, and three children to Annecy in the French Alps. Through their eyes you’ll discover how very different French life is from living in […]

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How to make a French Family by Samantha Verant

Written by on April 4, 2017 in Book Reviews And Interviews
How to make a French Family by Samantha Verant

How to Make a French Family is the sequel to the best-selling 7 Letters from Paris by author Samantha Verant. It follows the journey of American Samantha who contacts a French boyfriend she knew for one day only whilst on a visit to Paris as a young woman and whom she hasn’t seen or spoken […]

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Review of French for Divorce by Carys M Evans

Written by on April 2, 2017 in Book Reviews And Interviews
Review of French for Divorce by Carys M Evans

This is such an amusing story, not the content of course because after all infidelity is nothing to laugh about. However, whether you’ve been there or not, you won’t fail to be totally captivated by the antics of Catherine who is English, and Jacques who is French. Jacques poor man, is a trojan, never complaining, enduring […]

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One Sip at a Time by Keith Van Sickle

Written by on February 13, 2017 in Book Reviews And Interviews
One Sip at a Time by Keith Van Sickle

One Sip at a Time: Can a two-career couple really pick up stakes and move to Provence? Keith Van Sickle tells a humorous tale of the adventures (and misadventures) of a couple of Americans who  quit their jobs, become consultants and split their time between two countries. Laugh along as they build a life in Provence, […]

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Grand Bordeaux Châteaux: Inside the Fine Wine Estates of France Book Review

Written by on February 13, 2017 in Book Reviews And Interviews
Grand Bordeaux Châteaux: Inside the Fine Wine Estates of France Book Review

This grand, glossy and gorgeous book is the petite Bordeaux bible of finest wine estates by master of wines, Philippe Chaix. Discover a dozen exceptional Bordeaux wine estates, complete with tasting notes from a renowned wine critic. From Lafite Rothschild to Angélus to Cheval Blanc, Bordeaux produces the world’s finest wines. In this gift volume […]

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