Love In Provence by William Auch
Publication Date: December 15, 2012
Format: eBook - 265 pages / Kindle - 801 KB / Nook - 635 KB
Genre: Contemporary Romance
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Disclaimer: I have received a copy of the book from the author / publisher in exchange for my honest review and participation in a virtual book tour event hosted by Goddess Fish Promotions.
When John Martin is forced to sell his tech company, he decides to take a six-month vacation to the south of France.
When he meets Madame Garcin, her daughter Sophie, and her granddaughter Isabelle, his life is changed forever. What began as a long vacation becomes a journey of self-discovery marked by love, loss, and tragedy.
He is molded by this family of three generations of women, tempered by tragedy themselves, in ways that he could never have imagined.
My Book Review:
In Love In Provence, author William Auch weaves a lighthearted and poignant story of one man's journey of self-discovery and finding romance when he meets a family of three generations of French women while on vacation in the South of France.
Written in the third person narrative from a male's perspective, the reader follows the inspirational journey of John Martin as he embarks on a six-month sojourn to the South of France. John is a millionaire who has enjoyed success in the business world. When he is forced to sell his tech company, he decides to travel to the South of France on an extended vacation of rest and relaxation. When he meets up with an extraordinary family of three generations of strong French women: Madame Garcin, daughter Sophie, and granddaughter Isabelle, their lives intertwine as they share stories of past loves, loss and tragedies in their lives. John's visit with this family of women will lead him to have a life transforming experience that will alter the way he views life and love.
Author William Auch transports the reader to the richly detailed and descriptive setting of South of France where they follow John's journey of self-discovery when he meets the remarkable family of French women who will change his outlook on life. The reader can't help but become captivated by this passionate story refreshingly told in the male's perspective. The author engages the reader with the intriguing histories of John, Madame Garcin, Sophie and Isabelle as they share an interwoven theme of love, loss and tragedy with remarkable strength and grace that ultimately will transform John's outlook on life. The story flows with intriguing and dramatic twists and turns that keeps the reader guessing what will happen next as the story unfolds. I really enjoyed the mixture of life lessons/experiences and romance between two very different cultures, generations, and genders that was interwoven throughout the story.
Love In Provence is a lighthearted and enjoyable romantic read that will leave the reader pondering about their own outlook on life and love.
RATING: 4 STARS ****
About The Author
William Auch is a physician residing in Sacramento, California. When not seeing patients, he writes, studies French, and travels the world.
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