Dreaming Of St Tropez

Author: T.A. Williams
Publisher: Canelo
ISBN: 1911591932
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The perfect summer escape on the French Riviera. Sun, sea and secrets... After a disagreement with a billionaire, architect Jess Milton is ‘let go’ from her job. However fortune intervenes – an elderly client asks Jess to dog-sit overweight, but loveable dog Brutus in St. Tropez. Fed up with the mega-rich, Jess is reluctant to visit the playground of billionaires, but an all-expenses-paid trip and the promise of sunshine seals the deal. Little does Jess know how much time she’ll be spending with the family living in St. Tropez. The sullen, but very good-looking David and his millionaire father are both welcoming but guarded, haunted by their pasts... Can Jess bring some sunshine back into their lives – and, just maybe, find love in the process? A heart-warming, funny and emotional journey for fans of Holly Martin, Tilly Tennant and Jenny Oliver. Praise for T.A. Williams' Dreaming of St-Tropez 'I loved every page. Can't wait to read more by this author.' The Cosiest Corner 'I was enthralled from start to finish in this immensely enjoyable story of sun, sea, sand, swimming and St. Tropez.' Rachel's Random Reads 'The perfect summer read' Reader review 'This is a delightful, laugh out loud romance... another superb story from this highly talented author. Get ready for a humorous story with great characters, stupendous settings and a plot filled with fun, mystery, suspense and, of course, romance!' Splashes into Books 'Can I say my dream is to actually BE a character in one of T.A.'s books?? I've read and reviewed several of his books, and I absolutely love them!! This book is no exception... I enjoyed every minute of this book and it's the perfect vacation or beach read.' Reader review 'I love T.A. Williams' books... A very entertaining and enjoyable read. Strongly recommended.' Reader review 'I've loved reading Dreaming of St Tropez and have found it very difficult to close the book. I want so much to be back at the beach bar but since I can't I'll just keep on dreaming of St. Tropez.' Blooming Fiction ‘You’ll laugh, cry, and say “Oh! No!” Definitely a fun weekend read’ Reader review 'A super fun book about where dreams can take you when you least expect it... such a great read. It had a bunch of twists and turns that were completely unexpected. It made me want to get to St. Tropez right away!' Reader review 'If you're looking for the perfect holiday read, for the beach or even the back garden, this is it. Sun, sea, a troubled hero, a lovable dog and an intelligent, kind heroine who lives her life with integrity make this an absorbing read with plenty of laughs.' Jane Hunt Writer 'Could not put it down.' Reader review

The Riviera

Author: Karen Aldous
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 1474036503
Size: 72.51 MB
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The journey is only as good as its end... It’s been a hard journey, but Lizzie Lambert’s life is a Provençal dream come true. Her business is wildly successful, and with her little boy and the love of her life, Cal, she is making a beautiful home on the vineyard for their blended family.

The Last Romantic A Life Of Eric Maria Remarque

Author: Hilton Tims
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472113357
Size: 53.94 MB
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Few books have made so great an impact, political or literary, as Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front, the most famous of all anti-war novels. Startling in its realism, intensely moving in its humanity, banned and burned in Germany by the Nazis, it was an international publishing sensation that has never been equalled and has remained a worldwide bestseller for more than seventy years. But who was Remarque While the title of his masterpiece has entered the language as a catchphrase, the name of the author is virtually unknown. In this first British biography, Hilton Tims peels away the veil of anonymity Remarque wove to protect his privacy, to reveal a man whose life was one of the most romantic and anguished of the twentieth century. Remarque was a self made-man - born into a poor family, he moulded himself into a connoisseur of art whose collection became one of the finest in Europe, and an author whose novels brought him wealth, fame and vast readership. He was also the lover of some of the world's most desirable women. At the core of his life was a long-lasting affair with Marlene Dietrich who helped him to flee from the Nazis as Europe went to war. Arch of Triumph, the bestseller he wrote while a stateless émigré in Hollywood, was inspired by the ecstacy and torment Dietrich caused him. Other lovers included Greta Garbo, Dolores del Rio, Maureen O'Sullivan (the 'Jane' of the Tarzan films), the tragic Lupe Velez, the double Oscar winner Luise Rainier, and Paulette Goddard, who became his second wife. Behind the glamour he was a troubled man, haunted by the political fall-out from his famous book, an embittered exile from the Germany he loved, tortured by the infidelities of his first wife, and by the fate of his favourite sister who paid a terrible price in his name at the hands of the Nazis. In Germany, the country that reviled him for most of his life, Remarque is today acclaimed as a literary giant. The rest of the world has forgotten him. Hilton Tims has succeeded in creating a potent and fascinating reminder.

The Invitation Escape With The Best Summer Holiday Read Of 2017

Author: Lucy Foley
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0007575386
Size: 14.54 MB
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‘The perfect summer read... Gorgeously compelling’ Good Housekeeping ‘Full of mystery and long-reaching shadows of the past . . . richly drawn and compelling’ Rosanna Ley

The Summer Capitals Of Europe 1814 1919

Author: Marina Soroka
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 135181348X
Size: 77.46 MB
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This book is about the great European health spas of the nineteenth century: what they were, how they operated, what life was like there and how their functions evolved to the point where their original medicinal purpose was relegated to a secondary place by the unintended uses of spas as stages of social and political interactions. These popular resorts were nicknamed ‘the summer capitals of Europe’ because of the tendency of nations’ governing classes to gather there. Every summer between 1814 and 1914 (and in a few cases during World War I) continental watering places became a microcosm of cosmopolitan aristocratic Europe, incorporating its conventions, tastes, concerns and interests. As the nineteenth century advanced, fashionable watering stations increasingly became associated with social bonding, matchmaking, pleasure, career building, conspicuous consumption and diplomatic activity that took place during the high season.

The Road Trip

Author: Susanne O'Leary
Publisher: Bookouture
ISBN: 1786815060
Size: 78.44 MB
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Rosie S Little Caf On The Riviera

Author: Jennifer Bohnet
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0008221251
Size: 37.87 MB
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Escape the winter blues with Jennifer Bohnet’s deliciously heartwarming read. A summer of taking chances! Rosie Hewitt’s dream of opening a little French café on the Riviera is finally coming true. She’s giving up on love and instead chasing her own perfect recipe for happiness...

Top 10 Provence And The C Te D Azur

Author: DK Travel
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241394597
Size: 53.39 MB
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An unbeatable guide to Provence and the Côte d'Azur, includes insider tips and ideas, colour maps, top 10 lists, all designed to help you see the very best of Provence and the Côte d'Azur. Experience the sun-soaked beaches and riviera glamour of Saint-Tropez; kayak in the vast lagoons of the breathtaking Camargue wetlands; wander the streets of historic Vieux Nice; explore the museums of Marseille; or enjoy the nightlife in Cannes. From top 10 beaches to top 10 Roman sights, discover the best of Provence and the Côte d'Azur with this easy-to-use travel guide. Inside Top 10 Provence and the Côte d'Azur: - Ten easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day trip, a weekend, or a week - Top 10 lists showcase the best attractions in Provence and the Côte d'Azur, covering Palais des Papes, Gorges du Verdon, Roman Arles, and many more - In-depth area guides explore Provence and the Côte d'Azur's most interesting neighbourhoods, with the best places for shopping, going out and sightseeing - Colour-coded chapters divided by area make it easy to find information quickly and plan your day - Essential travel tips, including our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop and sightsee, plus useful transportation, visa and health information - Colour maps help you navigate with ease - Covers Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, the Var and Provençal Coast, Nice, Monaco, and the Riviera Staying for longer and looking for a more comprehensive guide to Provence and the Côte d'Azur? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Provence & the Côte d'Azur or our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide France. About DK Eyewitness Travel: DK's Top 10 guides take the work out of planning a short trip, with easy-to-read maps, tips and tours to inform and enrich your weekend trip or cultural break. DK is the world's leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in more than 120 countries.