Opposites Attack: A Novel with Recipes Provencal (Paperback)

A Novel with Recipes Provencal

By Jo Maeder

Vivant Press, 9780985548223, 346pp.

Publication Date: April 22, 2013

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Description

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.


About the Author

Jo Maeder was a radio DJ in South Florida and New York City who once went by the air name "The Rock and Roll Madame" and followed The Howard Stern Show. She now lives in North Carolina and is a writer/bird nut. She travels, cooks, and bakes decadent cookies whenever possible. Read "The Story Behind the Story" that inspired OPPOSITES ATTACK here: jomaeder.com/read/oa/


Praise For Opposites Attack: A Novel with Recipes Provencal

"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


"Merci for taking me back to the deliciousness of Provence! I wish my first stay in France had been this delightfully wicked." Teresa Engebretsen, The Sabbatical Chef


"Filled with gutsy good humor and fantastic characters that make you laugh out loud. Armchair travel at its best!" The Country Bookshop, Southern Pines, NC


"This wonderfully entertaining novel will have you booking that trip to France you've been promising yourself for years." Charles Salzberg
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