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Opposites Attack
OPPOSITES ATTACK: A Novel With Recipes Provençal
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  • Paperback
  • Apr.26.2013
  • 9780985548223

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"A fun, rollicking tale with an enchanted setting, the kind of book you want to share with your dearest friends. Do yourself a favor and don't miss this one!" - Cassandra King.  Alyce flew 4,000 miles to learn French, sophistication, and inspire jealousy in her ex-boyfriend. Enter the très different, exasperating Jean-Luc.  Fleeing to a total-immersion language school in the idyllic South of France, Alyce puts love and her failed career on hold to do an extreme makeover on herself. While she struggles to learn French and attain some degree of chic, she attracts the attention of several locals, with disastrous results. Tension escalates to a new level when she’s forced to stay at the guest cottage of the enigmatic author Jean-Luc. She finds herself strangely attracted to him, though...
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"A fun, rollicking tale with an enchanted setting, the kind of book you want to share with your dearest friends. Do yourself a favor and don't miss this one!" - Cassandra King. 

Alyce flew 4,000 miles to learn French, sophistication, and inspire jealousy in her ex-boyfriend. Enter the très different, exasperating Jean-Luc. 

Fleeing to a total-immersion language school in the idyllic South of France, Alyce puts love and her failed career on hold to do an extreme makeover on herself. While she struggles to learn French and attain some degree of chic, she attracts the attention of several locals, with disastrous results. Tension escalates to a new level when she’s forced to stay at the guest cottage of the enigmatic author Jean-Luc. She finds herself strangely attracted to him, though he seems to despise her and they communicate mostly through bickering. Soon, Alyce must choose between what she thought she wanted and something totally different. Set against the alluring background of the Mediterranean with recipes inspired by Provence, Opposites Attack is a fast-paced romantic comedy with a French twist.

"Sparkles like fine champagne and feels like a Truffaut romantic comedy." - Richard Goodman

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Here's my debut novel, a fun beach read set in the South of France with a few dark undertones. Be sure to read "The Story Behind the Story" at the end of the book. You'll also find Discussion Questions there. Enjoy the journey! You might find it leads to some of your own.

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Writer, foodie, directress of a doll adoption service, I can often be found friending, pinning and tweeting to keep from doing real work. I'd love to hear from you (especially YOUR story). If you're not a social media type, connect through my website:...

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