Reviewed by Jennifer Joyce
Gina hasn’t had much luck recently. Her father died, followed by the revelation that her boyfriend was leaving her for another woman and then her beloved aunt passed away. The final blow comes when she loses her job and now, with nothing tying her to England, Gina decides to move into the French house her aunt left her, at least until she has sorted her life out. Gina immerses herself in a new course, studying in her new home while getting to know the locals, particularly one handsome Frenchman who has caught her eye.
The French For Love follows Gina as she leaves her old life behind and attempts to begin a fresh life free of complications. But living in France is far from simple when she falls for the wrong man, a man already taken, and stumbles across a family secret that makes her question her relationship with the aunt she adored.
Gina is an expert in French wine and I did think there was too much detail on the process of wine making at times. The writer obviously has good knowledge of the process, but I don’t think the in depth descriptions added to the story. Other than that, I thought the book was a fun, enjoyable read in a beautiful setting.
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