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Book: I'll Be Looking at the Moon - A novel about finding Home by Lucia Barrett
Winner of an Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award! [Barrett is] a highly descriptive writer who paints lovely pictures of cobblestone streets, sun-dazzled plazas, and intimate cafes. Barrett's heroine relies on her own determination and creates her own successes rather than waiting to be rescued by a man. It's a welcome contrast to the sexist, demeaning attitudes that defined Elizabeth's childhood and [...]
 
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: 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: A Very French Affair by Faith Mortimer
A VERY FRENCH AFFAIR - We've all seen those three little words...je t'aime ...but will this be the case for Margaret? When Margaret discovers her fiance is cheating on her, she leaves England in search of a new life and a new dream. Beautiful yet self-effacing, Margaret is determined to put romance out of her life and avoid forming personal ties. On the beautiful French south coast, Margaret [...]
 
Book: A Tainted Dawn - The Great War (1792-1815) by B. N. Peacock
August 1789. The Rights of Man. Liberty. Equality. Idealism. Patriotism. A new age dawns. And yet, old hostilities persist: England and Spain are on the brink of war. France, allied by treaty with Spain, readies her warships. Three youths - the son of an English carpenter, the son of a naval captain, and the son of a French court tailor - meet in London, a chance encounter that entwines their [...]
 
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 French Letter King by Thea Hartley
Tommy Horton arrived in Merthyr Tydfil in 1900, from the pit village of Sengenydd, determined to make his fortune. He became a costermonger, ventured into scrap metal and pawn broking; spent time in jail; started a boxing stable; bought a football club and, his greatest achievement, opened a rubber factory to make "French letters." Tom led a colourful life, which was reflected in both [...]
 
Book: Our frugal summer in Charente - An Expat's Kitchen Garden Journal by Sarah Jane Butfield
NEW SECOND EDITION - OCTOBER 2016 - Our Frugal Summer In Charente: An Expat's Kitchen Garden Journal - nominated as one of the 'Top 50 Self-Published Books Worth Reading' in the Read Freely Awards 2015. Amazon Reader Review quote: "5 stars for Our frugal summer. I am a foodie!! .loved this book inciting her frugal lifestyle, with superb recipes and life in charente. a must read. by angela." Meet [...]
 
Book: Secrets of The French Letter King (The 'French Letter' trilogy Book 2) by Thea Hartley
This is the second book in the "French Letter" trilogy. At first, I only intended to write the one book "The French Letter King", which was a biography about my grandfather, Tommy 'Tom' Horton and which also introduced his son, Ron, my father. However, following its publication and good reception by readers, I was asked to write a sequel, as people wanted to know what happened next? I carried out [...]
 
Book: A Plane Tree in Provence by Arlene Rains Graber
Five women, four young forty-year-old plus one matron or sixty-one, take a life-changing three-week holiday to Provence, France. Each is anxious to escape from their robotic lives in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. Adventures and conflicts emerge as the five wind their way through Provence and conclude each day around the large plane tree at their rented farmhouse, with spirited conversation and a [...]
 
Book: French Illusions - My Story as an American Au Pair in the Loire Valley by Linda Kovic-Skow
"This is a wonderful debut memoir, made much more appealing because it is true. A well written, fast-paced book enhanced by sprinkles of French..." A futile lie. She does not speak French. She knows it was wrong to accept the nanny position. You'll find this unusual story, based on Linda's diary from 1979, even more engaging because it reads like a novel. Twenty-one-year-old Linda needs to learn [...]
 
Book: City of Spirits (French Quarter Mystery Book 2) by Eric Wilder
AN ESCAPED KILLER HAS MURDER ON HIS MIND BUT A WOMAN and A STRAY DOG GET IN THE WAY - In the most haunted and forbidden city on earth, no one disregards the supernatural, especially during the madness of Mardi Gras. P.I. Wyatt Thomas has a rich new client that wants him to prove he isn't a passeblanc a person of black heritage attempting to pass as white. Wyatt falls hard for the man's daughter, [...]
 
Book: Love Finds You in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin by Pamela S. Meyers
It's 1933, and beautiful Lake Geneva is already well established as a resort town and summertime playground for Chicago's wealthy. Local girl Meg Alden aspires to be a reporter, a job only given to men. One of the two reporters on staff at her local newspaper in Lake Geneva has just quit his job to move away, and Meg sees this as her opportunity to break into the business. That is, until Jack [...]
 
Book: Big Easy (French Quarter Mystery Book 1) by Eric Wilder
"Reads like a collaboration between Charlaine Harris and James Lee Burke." In the most haunted city on earth, the police can't afford to disregard the supernatural. When N.O.P.D. homicide detective Tony Nicosia realizes voodoo is involved in a spate of panhandler murders, he turns to someone he knows who can help him - Wyatt Thomas the French Quarter's favorite private investigator. Voodoo mambo [...]
 
Book: Primal Creatures (French Quarter Mystery Book 3) by Eric Wilder
"THERE ARE CREATURES ON THIS ISLAND THAT ONLY WALK AT NIGHT." In the most haunted and forbidden city on earth, no one disregards the supernatural, paranormal and the occult, especially private investigator Wyatt Thomas and his business partner voodoo mambo Mama Mulate. When a famous movie producer hires Wyatt to investigate a heinous death on an island resort for actors, artists, and writers, he [...]
 
Book: The Fall Of The French Letter King (The 'French Letter' trilogy Book 3) by Thea Hartley
This is the final book in the "French Letter" trilogy. The haunting story of the third generation of Hortons. Ron goes into decline as his business fails and his daughter Thea tries to overcome the traumas and abuse which shape her life. A story of heartache, tragic secrets, and the courage to fight back against all odds. This book also provides an insight into the rubber factory and the culture [...]
 
Book: Baudelaire's Revenge - A Novel by Bob Van Laerhoven
Winner of the Hercule Poirot Prize for Best Crime Novel - Winner of the USA Best Book Award 2014 in the category Fiction: mystery/suspense "A decadent tale. Commissioner Lefevre's philosophical discussions with artists and poets and a creepy Belgian dwarf are fascinating."--Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review It is 1870, and Paris is in turmoil. As the social and political turbulence [...]
 
Book: Hills of the Tigers by Richard French
An artist rises above war and the perils of a competitive city to find love and do work that stands out. "The Hills of the Tigers" takes place in two different environments. In the even-numbered chapters, the painter Carl Norberg writes about his experiences as a soldier in the American army during a war in an Asian nation called Kulon. He decided when he was in high school that he wanted to work [...]
 
Book: The Pilhannaw by Richard French
Late in his life, a 17th century governor works to free his colony from a blast of witchcraft hysteria Mid-17th century North America. Simon Willoughby, who has been governor of Sagadac for most of its 19-year existence, takes on the greatest challenge of his life when he decides to thwart a wave of witchcraft hysteria that washes through the colony. He faces a powerful opponent.. Hugh Ridley, [...]
 
Book: The Liberty Bodice [Paperback] by Joy M. Lilley
The story tells of the courage,tenacity and strength of character of a young woman,Gloria.She has a penchant for languages being especially fluent in French and German. She joins the Special operations executive [S.O.E.] After the grueling training to become an agent, she is parachuted into France to work alongside the French Resistance.Following a number of successful operations Gloria is [...]
 
Book: Pata-Pata [soft footsteps] by Temba Magorimbo
It all goes wrong from the moment Sandra decides to assist her mentor and fellow former co-worker Stephanie who is catering for a Couples Fellowship. They met in teacher's college, graduated in separate years but formed a strong bond. They all taught Home Economics at high school. Stephanie has to sell her business at all costs with Sandra's assistance. She trusts Sandra a lot. The fellowship [...]
 
Book: Flawless (Jewel of the Night) by Jana Richards
Jewels of the Night Series - France, 1942. The world is at war. The Nazis have stolen the infamous blue diamond, Le Coeur Bleu, intending to barter it for weapons that will destroy the Allies. Jewel thief Hunter Smith is given a choice: help the French Resistance steal back the diamond and avenge the death of his best friend, or stay locked up in an English prison. He chooses revenge. Resistance [...]
 
Book: The Opinionists by Richard French
A Team of Film-makers: A 17th Century Controversy and the Woman at the Center of it - This novel takes place in two time periods - the mid-20th century and almost 300 years before in a fictional English colony in the new world called Sagadac. The veteran director Vincent Adair hopes to reinvigorate his career by making a movie about a theological controversy that spread through Sagadac in the [...]
 
Book: Brief Lives by Richard French
An entertainer gets into serious trouble & strives to recover. Decades later, actors stage a play about him. Bosworth Hooper is a fictional entertainer - a stage magician, stand-up comic, songwriter - who lived in the mid-19th century and got into serious trouble after ambition led him to stray from his vocation. "Brief Lives" answers the question, "Can Hooper hold together the family he loves [...]
 
Book: I Stood With Wellington by James Mace
"Up Guards and at them!" In February, 1815, after nine months in exile, Napoleon Bonaparte, the deposed Emperor of the French, escaped from the Isle of Elba. Seizing the initiative while the European powers bicker amongst themselves at the Congress of Vienna, Napoleon advances towards Belgium with an enormous army. The French Emperor knows that if he can achieve a decisive victory and capture [...]
 
Book: The Nun Rubbed by Rasheed Rambler
Valerie born in an orthodox Roman Catholic family of a French Alpine farmer becomes a nun, pursues a pious life and when she comes to her farm on a holiday an adopted boy of her father rape her by blackmail in the absence of her parents. She conceives and has to abort her child secretly. Her sin leaked and the church excommunicates her. Ashamed, she goes to Paris without informing anyone and [...]
 
Book: Loving Therèse (LaCasse) by Ju Ephraime
Foxx LaCasse is a player, on and off the field, until he met Therese. He's athletic, handsome and hot-blooded, with vengeance on his mind. Therese is an intensely passionate English woman, who refuses to follow convention and chose instead to select her man from the natives of the French Caribbean island of Martinique, Foxx LaCasse. When she began to receive threatening notes, asking her to stay [...]
 
Book: The Liberty Bodice [Kindle edition] by Joy M. Lilley
Gloria Harris is born in Market Harborough in the United Kingdom, in 1922. She spends the first few years of life living with her parents and grandfather. Her siblings, an older sister and twin brothers, also share the household. The relationship between Gloria and her mother is strained much of the time. The early days of her life are spent in considerable poverty, so much so that Gloria and her [...]
 
Book: Sinister Presence by Steven French, Brianna Carlisle
Imagine, if you will, a place where all your darkest dreams and greatest fears - manifest into reality. Think of abandoned urban streets, shrouded by rain and fog, where nightmare creatures prowl the everlasting night in search of human prey. Picture a desolate world ruled by petty and despotic gods who toy with the lives - of mortals as if they were nothing more than disposable pawns in a cruel [...]
 
Book: Guy Ridley by Richard French
A Creative Bookseller Deals With Problems that Threaten his Sanity - Guy Ridley, in his late fifties, runs a second-hand bookstore near an urban university in the American Midwest. He understands academic procedures and might have been a scholar and teacher himself, but now he walks along a parallel road that no academic would take. Devoted to Cervantes' novel Don Quixote, he writes short stories [...]
 
Book: Pirates or Patriots (The Bradford Chronicles) by L. D. Watson
"The only disappointing thing about the story is that I reached the last page." - Rob Jones - In the spring of 1814 young Ephraim Bradford lands in America hoping to begin a new life, free from the horrors of the Napoleonic war. But his plans are altered when he when he is drawn into a new war along with the pirate, Jean Lafitte and Andrew Jackson, not to mention the girl who steals his heart. [...]
 
Book: The Nightsongs of Arthur Goodbody by Richard French
A Minor Devil Assails a Young Widower who Hopes for New Life - Arthur Goodbody, a young poet and museum guard, recovers slowly from the death of his beloved wife Laura. As he makes plans to resume a full, active life, a minor devil, Mr. Octavius, assaults him and makes promises that strike at Arthur's vulnerability. Arthur complies with Octavius's wishes and resists him at the same time. He [...]
 
Book: Don't You Wish Your Momma Could Cook Like Mine? by Colleen H. Robley Blake
Book Synopsis: When Alex's mom yells, "Come and eat!" he turns in the other direction and tries to retreat. Young Alex will do anything to get out of eating what his mother cooks. Read along and laugh as Alex eats food that doesn't agree with him just so he can spare his well-intentioned mother's feelings in Don't You Wish Your Momma Could Cook Like Mine? Children will see Alex's point of view as [...]
 
Book: Surveys by Richard French
Looking for Renewal, Two Artists Help a School Recover from Scandal - Daniel Morley, a painter in his 60's, and his wife Sonja, a photographer, leave their home in Europe to live on a university campus in a large Midwestern American city. This is the neighborhood where Daniel spent his childhood and left with his mother in his teens. He hasn't been back for many decades. The story follows several [...]
 
Book: Justine - La révélation de la justice de Dieu (French Kindle Edition) by Justine M.P. Ouedraogo
Justine, c'est ma vie de foi. Entre traversees du desert et soif de justice, j'ai choisi de suivre mon propre chemin afin d'etancher ma soif. C'est malheureusement la vie de nombreuses femmes en Afrique et ailleurs. Ce livre a fait pleurer beaucoup de femmes et meme des hommes. Mais, c'est un livre captivant qui console et qui transforme spirituellement. Gloire a Dieu!
 


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