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The characters were likable and realistic, yet there was just a touch of whimsy.
The story is fun and quirky and kept my attention, but it was a little bit hard to follow because of all of the characters and the histories of their relationships.
The writing style is skillfully quirky, packed with exquisite detail and very, very funny.
This was a fun read. I enjoyed the elements of romance and fantasy mixed in with a tourists guide to gastronomy and lifestyle for the south of France. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jim P. Beddow
Couldn't get interested in the main character - he was too strange. There was no plot. The premise of the novel eluded me.Published 7 months ago by Diane Graves
Sacrebleu this was painful!...as a short story it would have been superb, but alas, in novel form, by page 200 Stuart's eccentricities & foibles (both of her narrative as well as... Read morePublished 13 months ago by katgab
and fantasy touches, but I could have done with fewer descriptions of bodily functions and by-products, such as ear wax, dandruff, body odor, bunions....eeeewwwww.Published 13 months ago by Carol Marcum
I've read all of Julia Stuart's books and liked this one the best. It is charming and I just had to read it a second time. It will really lift your spirits. Read morePublished 13 months ago by HydrangeaLady
First, this isn't a typical blood and guts mystery. There is no mayhem except for the damage we tend to do, often thoughtlessly, to each other. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Laurie
Quick delivery and the book was in excellent condition. I am using my own rating and have not used tips and guidelines. Thanks, DianaPublished 15 months ago by Diana Evans
The story is fun and quirky and kept my attention, but it was a little bit hard to follow because of all of the characters and the histories of their relationships. Read morePublished 16 months ago by happymusic
I very much enjoyed this book. I found the story very light and easy to read, yet interesting. The style is definitely humorous without open jokes. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Mer