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Margo’s Provence Musings

Contributor blog post by Margo Lestz: The summer holidays are over and it’s time for another “Margo’s Musings.” In these occasional updates, I share news of my books and other projects. This summer was a difficult one in Nice because, as you know, our July was marred by the horrible terrorist …

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Patricia Sands Author Cote d'Azur @patricia_sands
BooksBoutiqueCarolyne Kauser-Abbott

Book Giveaway! Patricia Sands Love in Provence Series

Patricia Sands is one of those people you cannot get enough of, she is warm, open and always ready for a discovery. Bitten by the European travel bug at age 21, Sands spent a year backpacking and exploring local cultures, many miles away from her home in Toronto. Through life’s …

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Jamie Ivey @ProvenceGuru @ModernTrobador
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Catching up with the Provence Guru

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Those of you who travel to Provence or fancy a trip sometime soon–or who are lucky enough to live here–no doubt are acquainted with the Provence Guru. The Guru–aka, Jamie Ivey–and wife Tanya traded their London lives for adventures in Provence that spawned four …

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Art in Place Massena @margo_lestz
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Curious Histories of Nice by Margo Lestz

The funny thing about life and travel is that we are often more curious about a new environment than our status-quo location. According to Margo Lestz, “Life in a foreign country is never dull and each day is a new learning experience.” She launched her blog The Curious Rambler in 2012 …

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Guide Gantie @Aixcentric
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How to Choose a Restaurant in Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Launched this month, the 2016 Guide Gantié How do you choose which restaurant to visit? This is a real question here in Provence with so many to choose from. So this week I talked to local writer Ester Laushway who is the Vaucluse correspondent for …

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Death on the Riviera #Book @MaryJaneDeeb
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Book Review: Death on the Riviera

The following post is an interesting book review by Mary Jane on Death on the Riviera by John Bude, Poisoned Pen Press in Association with the British Library, Scottsdale, Arizona, 2016. Being a fan of mysteries, and an amateur mystery writer myself, I like to check out what is being published …

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French Cookbook @Aixcentric
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News on France’s Fastest Selling Cook Book

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: This book, with an initial print run of 10,000 in September, sold out in two weeks. It would normally take three years to sell such a number. It sold like hotcakes at Christmas and Hachette have printed 300,000, a record. So what is this phenomenon? …

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I Promise You This #Provence #Books @Patricia_Sands
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Book Review: I Promise You This

Last summer, I had the pleasure of meeting Patricia Sands in person. We met for coffee on a terrace that faced the Promenade des Anglais, in Nice. In reality, the patio may face that direction not that we could see the beach from our table, or over two lanes of …

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I Promise You This #Provence #Books @Patricia_Sands
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Is Provence Calling To You?

Author and possibilitarian Patricia Sands never ceases to amaze me. She is on the cusp of publishing the third book in her “Love In Provence” series I Promise You This ~ is available May 17th. Here, is a little temptation to order your copy. “With sunlit backdrops and plot twists as …

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Markets of Provence #book #markets #TastesofProvence Marjorie Williams @w_marjorie
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Exploring the Markets of Provence with Marjorie Williams

According to Wikipedia, York, Pennsylvania is known as the White Rose City a place with so many well-preserved buildings that it is considered an “architectural museum.” Marjorie Williams has recently published her second book Markets of Provence we asked her how growing up in York gave her an appreciation for shopping …

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