Invitation to Provence [NOOK Book]

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Praise for the Enchanting Novels of Elizabeth Adler:

"Adler is well known for her charming stories of modern romance...an endearing novel."
- Booklist on Hotel Riviera

"Adler transports one ...
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Invitation to Provence

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Overview


Praise for the Enchanting Novels of Elizabeth Adler:

"Adler is well known for her charming stories of modern romance...an endearing novel."
- Booklist on Hotel Riviera

"Adler transports one immediately to the French Riviera and paints an enchanting picture of the Côte d'Azur. If you're looking for a novel to take you away from it all...this is the one for you!"
- Bookreporter.com on Hotel Riviera

"Like Tuscany's beauty, this book is heaped with delicious words and literary creativity ...thoroughly engrossing."
- Bangor Chronicle on Summer in Tuscany

"A very modern romantic comedy."
- Stuart News on Summer in Tuscany

"The popular Adler gets the dynamics of a new relationship pitch-perfect.... But it's the detailed, realistic description of the trip to France¿that makes her latest great vicarious vacation reading."
- Publishers Weekly on The Last Time I Saw Paris

"Outward adventures lead to an inward journey of self-discovery."
- Booklist on The Last Time I Saw Paris

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Editorial Reviews

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"Captivating romance, picturesque landscapes, and charming characters fill the pages of this enthralling novel.... Top-notch read."

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"Sure to please the fans."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781429901208
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 8/2/2005
  • Sold by: Macmillan
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 168,721
  • File size: 377 KB

Meet the Author


Elizabeth Adler is the internationally acclaimed author of fifteen novels. She lives in Palm Springs, California.

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  • Posted May 14, 2010

    Enjoyable

    I've read a few of Elizabeth Adler's books, mostly drawn to them because of the locations I love so much! It certainly isn't as descriptive as a travel book (which I think some are looking for!), but it definitely describes the scenery, the culture, the atmosphere, so that it takes you away to another place. Sure, parts are not as believable as others, but it flows nicely, and let's you appreciate the characters and what they are going through. It's a great "by the pool" book, nothing heavy, and just enough romance to keep you interested. I also liked her "House in Amalfi" book for a lot of the same reasons. I think if you like one, you will probably enjoy them all!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 15, 2006

    Loved it!

    OK...so the fact that the characters fell in love instantly was definitely not realistic, but this book was so descriptive and wonderfully written, I felt like I was at that chateau and really got to know the family. I didn't want the book to end. Definitely worth a read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 28, 2006

    ridiculous story poorly written

    Man falls in love instantly with heroine. Heroine instantly has a best friend who is instantly a member of the 'family' Former prostitute will be a virgin for her next marriage.Child runs from locked room in fire. Heroine ok after a broken neck.Disappointing descriptions of Provence.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 1, 2005

    Romance & Mystery

    This is my first book by Elizabeth Adler, & now I want to read ALL of her books! I found that the true essence of Provence is in this story. I started reading this book for the romantic setting, but soon I found myself caught up with Rafaella & her family's dilemas. Dark secrets are shrouded in Rafaella's past, but she hopes to draw her family back together when another tragedy strikes out! I never wanted this book to end, I was captivated by the characters & settings. I think this book would make a GREAT movie. I can see Kate Hudson in the role of the adorable Franny.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 7, 2005

    Hard to Put Down

    This is the first book that I have read by Ms. Adler. There was just the right amount of romance, and enough suspense to keep you interested. I look forward to reading more books by the author.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 8, 2005

    Enchanting

    I've read all of Ms. Adler's books, and enjoyed everyone of them, but I put this close to the top of my list. This is a truly enchanting and delightful story. Not only does it give beautiful descriptions of Provence, which is my favorite place in the whole world, but the story itself captivated me. True, there are some totally implausible coincidences, but none that can't be overlooked. I didn't want it to end! The description of Rafaella's party is absolutely priceless!

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  • Posted December 9, 2008

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    Delightful

    Southern California veterinarian Franny Marten is stunned to learn that her long distance romance with Atlanta based Marcus marks is over as he not only has a wife, he sent her to break it off with her. The spouse Clare and Franny hit it off and the former persuades the latter to take up her Aunt Rafaella Marten des Sauvages¿ invitation to spend three weeks in Provence at a family gathering although she never even knew this aunt existed............................ Franny, accompanied by Clare, goes to France where she is shocked by her dysfunctional relatives who seem at war with one another in spite of the warm welcoming from her elderly aunt. Worse someone wants Franny to remain in the dark on family secrets and will go to great lengths to achieve this objective; Franny wonders if her nasty cousin Alain would harm her. However, the biggest emotional roller coaster is Jake Bronson, who she falls in love with, but wonders if she can trust him with her heart and her life though she wants too........................ No one does travelogues inside terrific contemporary romances better than Elizabeth Adler does. Her latest tour of the Mediterranean is superb as readers obtain a taste of Provence while also reading an interesting family drama. Franny is a wonderful protagonist and the support cast shines a light on her or on the region. As she has done with A SUMMER IN TUSCANY and THE LAST TIME I SAW PARIS, Ms. Adler provides a delightful tale for armchair travelers to enjoy...................... Harriet Klausner

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