It’s been a harsh winter in most of the places I go, with freezing weather, floods, blizzards, and snow.
Camille has had a perfect childhood, safe in her parents’ love.
After graduating from Stanford, she returns to help manage Château Joy, her lifetime goal.
Centered around television journalist Alix Philips and cameraman Ben Chapman, the story is a long, slow one that is sometimes melancholic, mostly vibrant and occasionally repetitive, but overall talks about a warm tale of friendship that inevitably blossoms into love.
(Spoiler alert: The first kiss between the protagonists happens only after page 250 and love making after 10 more pages!
The Countess de Pantin is the essence of Parisian seductiveness and sophistication.
Within weeks they are a clandestine couple, making love like teenagers, glowing with their secret.
Camille Lammenais has grown up in the beauty of the Napa Valley, surrounded by acres of her family’s vineyards.
Her parents, Christophe and Joy, still deeply in love after two decades of marriage, have built a renowned winery and château modeled after Christophe’s ancient family estate in his native Bordeaux.
Bill was one of the most respected senators in the USA and was destined for presidency.