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Book: SABINE by Rachel de Vine
He might have killed her, but he fell in love with her instead. Finding herself alone again, after a passionate three-way romance, Sabine is overjoyed to make a fresh start in the South of France with a new job and a new man. It is 1961, and the post-war world is changing fast. Rich people begin flocking to the French Riviera in search of the good life. But criminals are also attracted to this [...]
 
Book: The Last Boat by John F. Hanley
The Last Boat is the second novel by author John Hanley, and the follow up to Against the Tide The book opens in the middle of the greatest naval disaster in British history when the Luftwaffe bombs and sinks the hastily converted Cunard liner, HMT Lancastria. In the ten minutes of bombing and strafing, over 5,000 troops and civilians are blown apart by the high explosive bombs. These losses [...]
 
Book: Nothing to Regret by Rachel de Vine
He taught her the ways of love, but didn't know how to love. Beatrice, fresh from university, is determined to become a writer, but her sheltered life in 1950s England, as a vicar's daughter, ill-equips her emotionally to become one. She decides, just ten years after a major world war has ravaged Europe, to travel alone around the continent, to not only discover a life outside her protected [...]
 
Book: Bittersweet - A Coming of Age Historical Romance by Lloyd R Free
MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW The sounds, smells, and scenes of the Latin Quarter, dramatically painted by Free, take us back to a Paris that was the center of the world . . . readers will learn compelling lessons of history, from constant references to France's classical heritage all the way to the Algerian War and the tensions in France in the early 1960s . . . A great read. *** OFFICIAL ONLINE BOOK CLUB [...]
 
Book: I Found My Tomorrow in Paris - One Woman's Journey to a New Life by Marilyn Giorgetti
Her life in chaos after the termination of a 30 year marriage, this adventurous woman chucks it all and escapes to France to find some meaning to the second half of her life. Not knowing a soul or the language, and step by divinely-led (sometimes comical, but always-challenging) step, she re-shapes her life's course despite a letter from home which threatens to disrupt her journey. Not wanting a [...]
 
Book: Sell the Pig - a travel tale with a twist (The Sell The Pig Series Book 1) by Tottie Limejuice
What happens when dementia, depressed dipsomania and downright dottiness decide to uproot from the UK and move to France together. Worried by the lack of care for her frail elderly mother in the UK, Tottie decides a new life elsewhere might be the answer. Sell the Pig is a travel tale with a twist, describing with alternating humour and poignancy how a somewhat dysfunctional family decide to [...]
 
Book: Is That Billinge Lump - Sell the Pig series Book II (The Sell The Pig Series 2) by Tottie Limejuice
It seemed like a good idea at the time. When British healthcare failed her ageing mother, eccentric writer Tottie decided to uproot her dysfunctional family and try again in France. But was France ready for her depressed dipsomaniac brother, her nearly nonogenarian mother who enjoyed saying "bum" and "bugger" and her elderly collie with a weak heart and his own blog? Is That Billinge Lump? [...]
 
Book: Mother, was it worth it? (The Sell The Pig Series Book 3) by Tottie Limejuice
Tottie and her eccentric family moved to France in search of a better life for her nearly nonogenarian mother who suffered from dementia. As her full-time carer, Tottie listened to daily recitations of her favourite saying: 'Mother, mother, it's a bugger, sell the pig and buy me out." Catch up now with Tottie in the AM years - After Mother - as she starts her new life in the rural Livradois-Forez [...]
 
Book: Biff the Useless Mention - Book IV of the Sell the Pig trilogy (The Sell The Pig Series 4) by Tottie Limejuice
In March 2007, Tottie left Britain to follow the dream of a new life in France for herself, her elderly mother and her damaged brother. Has the dream turned to a nightmare or is Tottie still happily living the quiet life in her little 'grottage' in the Auvergne region of central France? Come with Tottie now as she takes you on Tottie's Tours of the Auvergne. Enjoy the familiar ironic humour and [...]
 
Book: Angling Bumateurs - Book 5 in the Sell the Pig trilogy by Tottie Limejuice
The final installment of the popular travel memoirs series set in France's Auvergne region. 'I doubt my life has any vast sea changes ahead,' Tottie wrote in Book 4 of the Sell the Pig travel memoirs series. Biff the Useless Mention was intended to be the end of the extended trilogy. But then, one day, a big grey wolf DID come out of the forest. Things were about to change dramatically for Tottie [...]
 
Book: Hobbit House in Italy by Tottie Limejuice
Short, sweet and sure to make you smile. Join Tottie as she boards a high speed train and heads off for an adventure in the Apennines, staying in a Hobbit House in Italy. This little travelogue will answer your questions. Did accident-prone Tottie make it there and back? Was her limited Italian enough to cope with unforeseen circumstances? You'll find humour and local colour for a light-hearted [...]
 
Book: No Girl on this Train by Tottie Limejuice with Kate Pill
It's short, it's somewhat silly and the humour verges on lavatorial. Behind every successful author is a dedicated team of betareaders, those essential second eyes who pounce on any errors or inconsistencies. Lesley Tither writes under various pen-names for different genres - Tottie Limejuice, for the Sell the Pig travel memoirs series, L M Krier for the DI Ted Darling series of crime thrillers, [...]
 
Book: Angel of Song (Master of Illusion Book 3) by Anne Rouen
From the award-winning historical fiction author, Anne Rouen, is the third installment to the Master of Illusion series. Angel of Song is a historical romance set in World War I on the Western Front. Detailed Description: Born into the halcyon era of the Belle Epoque, Parisian debutante Angelique de Villefontaine has been shielded all her young life by her influential guardian, the marquis du [...]
 
Book: Guardian Angel (Master of Illusion Book 4) by Anne Rouen
From the winner of the Silver (2016) & Bronze (2014) Medals for Modern Historical Literary Fiction in the Global Ebook Awards comes the World War II romantic saga, Guardian Angel, the fourth instalment in the Master of Illusion series. Ten-year-old French singer Nicolas de Beaulieu seems to have it all in the rigours and depression of the 1930s: money, social status, fame. But as he grows up, he [...]
 
Book: The Sorrow Stone by J. A. McLachlan
Winner of the Royal Palm Literary Award for Historical Fiction. What if you could pay someone to take away your sorrow? In the middle ages people believed a mother mourning her child could "sell her sorrow" by selling a nail from her child's coffin to a traveling peddler. Lady Celeste is overwhelmed with grief when her son dies. Desperate for relief, she begs a passing peddler to buy her sorrow. [...]
 
Book: Cézanne’s Ghost by Rolynn Anderson
Three young American women vanish in Aix-en-Provence, France. The FBI suspects their American tour guide. Leon Beaudet, formerly a U.S. Olympic wrestler, is proud of his five-star guide business, but when tourists disappear on his watch, the FBI dredges up a violent episode in Leon's past and tap him for the crime. Worse, his new tour group includes Aline Kerig, who is as beautiful and carefree [...]
 
Book: The Frenchman's Daughters by Paul Sinkinson
The daughters of a French railway engineer are thrown together, with a number of British and French soldiers, in the aftermath and turmoil of events that followed the Dunkirk evacuation in 1940. Following an emotional and traumatic escape from the advancing German forces they arrive in England. As a result of their experiences, and the manner that they combated the Nazi regime, the three sisters, [...]
 
Book: The President’s Legionnaire by Paul Sinkinson
This fast paced thriller set in 1964 is full of emotion and passion. A young soldier whose father has been killed in a failed attempt to assassinate the French political leader becomes involved in retribution against the perpetrators. President De Gaulle's outspoken views on the CIA in Europe and the involvement of the USA in south east Asia have made it more likely that he is in imminent danger [...]
 
Book: A Kid's Guide to France by Jack L. Roberts
"A Kid's Guide to France" takes young readers on a fascinating trip to one of the oldest nation's on Earth and a leader in all aspects of culture - from fashion to food to literature. This easy-to-read book with its full-color photographs, informational charts and maps, and fun Did You Know facts is designed to bring France to life for young readers. A Kid's Guide to France is part of "A Kid's [...]
 
Book: Murder Without Pity by Steve Haberman
Paris, France: dark with fog, riots over police killings, and Far Right demagogues. Such is the milieu surrounding dogged state criminal investigator Stanislas Cassel. However, this grandson of a French propagandist for Nazis during their WWII Occupation, ashamed of his family's history, avoids anything political. Instead he buries himself solving small crimes, which he calls his Little Miseries. [...]
 
Book: Rogue Flamingo (D I Treloar Book 1) by LA Kent
A lawyer's body is found on the beach in the small Cornish village of Porthaven, staked out with a tarred bag over its head, just as the peak summer season gets underway. When a second body is found bizarrely fixed to the floor of a nearby building not long afterwards, the laconic police surgeon remarks 'Well, psychopaths need holidays too'. Detective Inspector Treloar, a maverick to some bosses [...]
 
Book: The Family that went to War by Gordon Smith
In1914 Australia joined England and declared war on Germany and it's allies. In the small New South Wales town of Cootamundra 6 young Australians, all from the same family, individually joined the fight. This saga follows their journeys through Gallipoli and the Western Front. The saga also covers time in Egypt, England and France away from the fighting. This is a story of a family and how it was [...]
 
Book: Piper, Once & Again by Caroline E. Zani
Do you believe in scent memories? Reincarnation? Deja vu? A successful equine insurance agent living in 21st century Massachusetts, Piper struggles with relationships, patience, scents, and living in 19th century France. Follow Piper on a journey. . . through time, unconditional love, unbearable loss, unbelievable discovery, and a question of forgiveness, as she instinctively learns to see, [...]
 
Book: Inspired by Paris - Why Borrowing from the French Is Better Than Being French by Jordan Phillips
Part travel narrative and part lifestyle guide, Inspired by Paris: Why Borrowing from the French Is Better Than Being French is a must-read for anyone who's ever dreamed about traveling to or living in France. Author Jordan Phillips is a bona fide Francophile. Just show her a wedge of oozy French cheese or a slightly dilapidated Mansard roof, and she'll swoon every time. Before moving to New [...]
 
Book: Deadly Reception by C.M. Albrecht
Chef Merle Blanc, he has the nose. And when millionaire Bernard Goldberg dies during his wedding luncheon in the chef's restaurant, Chef Blanc's nose, he smells the murder! What greater insult for Chef Blanc than that someone would be so callous as to commit a murder in his restaurant during a wedding reception he has so painstakingly prepared. But the doctors and police believe Goldberg's death [...]
 
Book: Red Poppies (Seasons of Change Book 4) by Lynette Rees
Heartwarming Historical fiction by Lynette Rees: perfect for fans of Iris Gower and Richard Llewellyn. It's 1916 and Adele Owen from Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales, is standing at the graveside of a dear family member, whilst another was recently killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme. It's a time when the Suffragettes are campaigning for 'Votes for Women', and although they are making [...]
 
Book: Friday in France - A humorous memoir about leaving it all behind. by Judy Block
Friday in France, is a laugh-out-loud, 5-STAR, true, fish out of water story about a successful, New York TV Production Executive that leaves the rat-race and insanity of her life behind to go live on a calm and quiet, French Island in the Atlantic with her surfer-boyfriend. If you ever dream of leaving your life behind, this is the book for you. This charming account of turning one's life [...]
 
Book: Vagrant Prince by Jacob Kilgore
Battles, blood, and psychological collapse! A young boy is nearly burned alive in a church as steel-wielding English troops assault his town. Within these pages is the story of Thomas Ashcroft, who grows up trying to be noble, but cannot shake the trauma he endured. The man responsible for the harm done to him, Admiral Constantyne, feels the wrath strike back in the way of a kidnapped daughter [...]
 
Book: Felix Jones And The Book Of Words by Julian Roderick
Felix Jones is one of a thousand pupils at Queen Anne's School. An explosion ten minutes into a Geography lesson changes his life forever. He is handed The Book of Words by his teacher before being chased through the school by cloaked creatures from another world. Felix and his best friend Tom are thrown back in time to the D-Day beaches. Clues provided by the tatty old book lead the pair to [...]
 
Book: Catherine de Valois - A Play in Three Acts (The Legendary Women of World History Book 2) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
War made her queen of England. Her love for a Welshman made her immortal. Adapted from the narrative biography of the same name, Catherine de Valois tells the story of one of the 15th century's most fascinating queens, taking audiences beyond Henry V and Agincourt to discover the real woman you thought you knew from Shakespeare's "Henry V."
 
Book: Separation (Lives Apart - A World War Two Chronicle Book 1) by Carole McEntee-Taylor
While the Germans overrun Europe and threaten to invade Britain in the early months of the war, the lives of several individuals and their families are changed forever. Joe Price: A young soldier, newly called up and recently engaged, should be safe in Suffolk, but instead finds himself in France, fighting the Germans in the Battle for Calais. Peggy Cooper: Joe's fiancee and trainee nurse, faces [...]
 
Book: Necessary Deceptions by T M James
What's being said about "Secrets of a Femme Fatale" Reviews: "An historical, sexy romp in the style of 'Fanny Hill." WR Reviewrs *** "A demure young debutante proves to be a sexy, feisty seductress, with a love of adventure" L.M.Rees, *** "An exciting, erotic read from a hidden Historical period." HW Mag, *** " Erotic and readable, British fifty shades of Grey ." RP,reviewer. *** 1885 - Catherine [...]
 
Book: Mediterranean Cruise - With The Cruise Addict's Wife by Deb Graham
"Mediterranean Cruise with the Cruise Addict's Wife" by Deb Graham - Come along with the author of the acclaimed "Tips From The Cruise Addict's" Wife on her first trip to Europe. Seen through the eyes of a first-timer, this day to day, this humorous guide is almost as good as being there! Written in three parts, it covers planning a cruise, choosing a cruise line, VIP upgrades, and the best [...]
 
Book: I Don't Believe God Wrote The Bible (Get A Life Book 2) by Gerald Freeman
After a near-fatal drug overdose in the late 1980s, Gerry Freeman leaves England in search of a better life and spiritual awakening. While hitchhiking around the South of France, he and his friend Jan meet an eclectic mix of carefree hippies, dashing celebrities, and kind-hearted strangers. Wine and parties abound on the streets and beaches, wherever they find themselves but the good times often [...]
 
Book: COYOTE SERIES (BOXED SET) by Dianne Harman
This boxed set contains the three books in the fast-paced suspenseful Coyote Series. A anti-aging drug discovery that was going to earn a Nobel Prize becomes a nightmare that leads to murder. But was it justified? Drugs, addiction, international art theft, and second chances take place in Miami, New York, California, and France. Blue Coyote Motel has been a Chanticleer CLUE award finalist, a [...]
 


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