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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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? …

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 …

I Promise You This #Provence #Books @Patricia_Sands

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 …

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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Charlie’s World of Glittering Powers Inspired in Provence

Provence’s pine forests, Mistral winds and the summer symphony of the cigales fuel Tracy Rawles’ creative writing. Rawles published her first book Charlie’s World of Glittering Powers, in November 2015. Charlie is a cigale, a cicada (or at least inspired by the cicadas), this is a description of the book’s central …

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Markets of Provence Another Fine French Book Giveaway!

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: Just in time for the 2016 travel season in the South of France comes Markets of Provence: Food, Antiques, Crafts, and More by Marjorie R. Williams. This charming guide is perfect for anyone living in Provence…traveling here…or still dreaming of visiting “some day.” The book comes out May 3 …

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Mary Lou Longworth’s Mysterious Tales in Provence

The Mystery of the Lost Cezanne is Mary Lou Longworth’s fifth novel; number six will be published in September 2016. Her first book Death at the Château Bremont took years to write, but since 2011, she has been hard at work writing murder mysteries based in or near to Aix-en-Provence. Keep …

The Mystery of the Lost Cezanne by M. L. Longworth

New Novel set in Aix: The Mystery of the Lost Cézanne

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: This is the new novel, set in Aix, from local writer M.L. Longworth, and I have been glued to it for two days. It’s a real page-turner and I love all the familiar locations: a patisserie in the cours Mirabeau, a body found in rue …

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How Provence Inspired Sophie Claire’s Novel

The following article is by first-time novelist Sophie Claire. Enjoy the read! Although I’ve lived most of my life in England, my mother’s side of the family is French and we spoke French at home – so it wasn’t a surprise that I set my first novel, Her Forget-Me-Not Ex, …