1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
There's more to this book than meets the eye: I ended up making a cornflake tart that I hadn't eaten
I was hoping for a fairly sexy tale, and Loving Amélie was certainly a romance, but it was also a
credible story about all the human relationships that weave their way into our lives. I particularly
liked the French hotelier, who was a formidable people watcher as well as a bit of comic relief, and I
found Amélie's mother a really intriguing character.
The food references make the flashbacks to childhood very real and the love affair more mouth
Also, a must-read for first time parents - particularly… Read more
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
I loved Toni James' "The Lost Resort" and I'm pleased to say this latest read doesn't disappoint: the theme of personal drive and ambition overcoming the trauma of injury in competitive racing (running) is a superb backdrop to the tale of recovery from a bad relationship to start to trust in a new one. Once I started it, I couldn't put it down..felt I had met most of the characters myself and so wanted Rachel to be a winner, in all ways.