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Book Giveaway: Win a copy of Passion for Provence

Book cover for Passion for Provence by Gayle Smith Padgett


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WINNER: Geoff Whittaker

Falling for France wasn’t part of the Mediterranean honeymoon agenda. Pale rosé, languid lunches on a sun-dappled terrace, and a dash of reckless abandon may have been to blame.

Americans Gayle Smith Padgett and her husband, Ralph, leap into a long-distance love affair with La Belle France.

Two decades and many beguiling assignations later, they finally launch a quest for a nest in Provence. Despite a lack of French skills and connections, the couple plunges full-time into French life.

Through a series of faux pas and lucky encounters, they unlock intriguing mysteries, including France’s food-first policy and its dependence on Gallic shrugs. With self-deprecating humour and quirky candour, the author reveals insightful secrets in Passion for Provence: 22 Keys to La Belle Vie.

Win a copy of Passion for Provence

If you can’t wait to get your hands on the book, you’ll find it on Amazon and all good online outlets and book shops.

This delightful memoir will inspire you to pack your bags for Provence—for a sweet sojourn or, just maybe, a longer stay.

Enter the draw here

Your details will be used only to contact the winner, we will never pass your details on to anyone else. Winner will be notified by email on 15 December 2020

Read our review of Passion for Provence: 22 Keys to La Belle Vie here

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