Into Wine

Author: Olivier Magny
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780615658438
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Voila! Here is the book that makes learning about wine not only fun, but truly inspiring. Olivier Magny is the founder of France's #1 wine school. He's passionate about making wine more fun and its culture more accessible. Reading this book, you will certainly learn profusely about wine, but you will also learn about all sorts of things far beyond wine that you never knew were connected. You will discover that wine is an eye opening window into our world. INTO WINE is a journey - one that changed Magny's life. -- Amazon website.

An Invitation To Pleasure

Author: Marguerite Kaye
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1459242246
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Susanna Hunter once ignored Captain Fergus Lamont's warnings not marry a fortune hunter—a decision she lived to regret. Three years later and since widowed, she's surprised by his unexpected invitation to spend Christmas with him in the Highlands. But even more shocking is Fergus's new proposition: that she pretend to be his fiance, with all the accompanying pleasures….

Tasting Pleasure

Author: Jancis Robinson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440621373
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Even the French admit that Jancis Robinson is the "undisputed mistress of the kingdom of wine" (Le Figaro). Internationally renowned for her work in both television and print, she is the editor of the bestselling Oxford Companion to Wine and has won more than two dozen major awards around the world. Tasting Pleasure is her compelling account of a passion that began while studying at Oxford University.Writing with Julia Child's authority, Elizabeth David's intelligence, and M.F.K. Fisher's verve, Robinson takes us on a journey through the world's finest cellars, most beautiful vineyards, and best restaurants. As she explores the universe of the grape--from Bordeaux to Australia and South Africa to California--we meet scores of colorful, wine-loving characters, including Philippe de Rothschild, Julian Barnes, Francis Ford Coppola, and Julio Gallo.There are many books about producing and rating wine; this one is about enjoying it. Witty, revealing, and knowledgeable, in Tasting Pleasure Jancis Robinson has distilled twenty years in the wine world into a hugely entertaining read.

The Pleasure Of His Company

Author: Dutch Sheets
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 1441261117
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Experience God's Presence in a Whole New Way There's just something about people who are close to God. Through the ups and downs of life, they remain secure, hopeful. If you want a more rewarding spiritual life, if you want the pleasure of knowing your Creator's heart, this soul-lifting book is for you. Learn from Dutch Sheets as he shares his life lessons for cultivating an intimate relationship with God. Each of the thirty short chapters reveals a simple practice or biblical mindset that will help draw you away from the noise of life and into the Lord's peaceful presence. With profound insights from the Bible and stories you won't soon forget, The Pleasure of His Company is like a spiritual mentor, showing you simple ways to enjoy God more. This powerful book can also be enjoyed as a daily devotional.

Finders Keepers

Author: John McCraw
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 9781426959295
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Gone underground to avoid assassination, Jeffrey Mason encounters a no-win situation that leads him into a major power play involving elements of the rich and infamous, Hollywood, and organized crime.

Invite Me In

Author: Stephanie Julian
Publisher: Moonlit Night Publishing
ISBN:
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You’re invited inside the most exclusive club in town… Handsome, rich, and charming as hell, Jared Golden brought his Midas touch to Haven Hotel—and created a decadent playground on one floor to cater to his friends and their special desires. When he falls in lust with Annabelle at first sight, Jared seduces her with ease. What he doesn’t expect is to fall under her spell… Annabelle Elder’s life is nowhere near as passionate as the erotic art she collects. A cheating ex-boyfriend and her busy antiques shop have seen to that. When a friend invites her to spend New Year’s Eve at a party at the exclusive Haven Hotel, Annabelle wants to indulge in hot, mindless sex. She never expected to meet anyone as fascinating as Jared—or experience so much explosive passion in his arms…

Trapped At The Altar

Author: Jane Feather
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472213211
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This seductive historical romance from acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Jane Feather is an unforgettable tale of true love and family duty... Will delight fans of Stephanie Laurens, Julia Quinn, Eloisa James and Mary Balogh. Ariadne 'Ari' Carfax has never been one to play by the rules; she's an heiress to the Carfax family, banished from London when Oliver Cromwell seized the throne from King Charles. All too soon, Ari finds herself in her family's legendary vise, forced into a marriage to Ivor Chalfont, Ari's childhood friend and confidante, against her wishes. Ari resigns herself to her new life as Lady Ivor Chalfont - at least until the newlyweds travel to London, and she can escape her new husband and reunite with her secret lover Gabriel. But as Ari becomes more and more attracted to her new husband, she finds herself caught between a lover who might be better left in the past, and a husband who she just might be able to love... For more of Jane Feather's signature romance check out the Blackwater Brides Trilogy, the Cavendish Square Trilogy and the Bride Trilogy.

The Sidewalk Artist

Author: Gina Buonaguro
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1429902450
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"A fantasia of a double tale skimming through the art capitals of Europe with double muses, double love pursuits, double Raphaels, even double authors, a tale dripping with idealized romantic settings, mystery, art, and a touch of magic, The Sidewalk Artist will keep readers wondering what is real and what is artifice--as fine paintings always do." --Susan Vreeland, author of Girl in Hyacinth Blue While in Europe researching her next novel, twenty-something American Tulia Rose falls headlong into a romance with a handsome sidewalk artist. As he takes her on a tour of Europe's artistic treasures, she begins writing the story of the painter Raphael and his secret lover. Yet as her own affair grows deeper, Tulia's sidewalk artist grows more mysterious. Why does he seem so familiar? And what is his connection to the great Renaissance painter? Set in Paris and Italy, this lyrical first novel interweaves two parallel love stories, offering readers a unique view on the research and inspiration that goes into creating historical novels such as The Girl with the Pearl Earring and The Birth of Venus.