Virtual Book Tour: Chaperoning Paris by Victoria Pinder
Chaperoning Paris – Promo Blitz
By Victoria Pinder
Date Published: June 11, 2014
Gigi Dumont never forgot how she walked away from the only man she ever loved.
She’s a teacher who has led her students to the finals of an international French competition to be help in Paris. The night before the trip, the Principal tries to cancel the trip before he, in turn, loses his job to her high school boyfriend, Sean Collins.
Sean Collins has survived cancer, a divorce , and Gigi having aborted their child back in high school. He assumed he’d hate her, if they ever crossed paths again. But he discovers she’s exactly what he wants.
When Gigi and Sean are stuck together for a week in Paris, Gigi feels she has lost all her control. How can she survive her attraction to Sean? The man’s sexier now than he was back in the day, and once upon a time, he’d had her heart. She finds herself falling for him, even knowing forever is impossible.
I chose to read this book fascinated by its cover and I was not disappointed: this book is truly delightful and brilliant.
The author has created two characters very realistic, fascinating and deeply scarred by their past: Gigi Dumont and Sean Collins. Their lives intertwine again after many years. They had been engaged by young then Gigi was forced by her mother to break up with him and disappeared, leaving Sean with a broken heart. After living for some years in Paris, after the death of her mother Gigi returns to her country of origin and is working as a French teacher. Sean has since gone through a divorce, the death of his ex-wife and he had to fight against cancer and the loss of work due to illness. When he informed his employer of being sick had been fired and Sean, once healed, in revenge, buys the school and fires him. He discovers, however, that his ex-girlfriend works there as a teacher. In addition, their Frenchclass has won the chance to participate in a contest in Paris, and the two former lovers will accompany them. A a city so romantic will revive the passion between Gigi e Sean....But it will be difficult having to overcome and heal the wounds of the past.
Paris, a class on a school trip, a great love .... It 's a romantic and fun novel, really to read
About the Author:
Victoria Pinder grew up in Irish Catholic Boston before moving to the Miami sun. She’s worked in engineering, after passing many tests proving how easy Math came to her. Then hating her life at the age of twenty four, she decided to go to law school. Four years later, after passing the bar and practicing very little, she realized that she hates the practice of law. She refused to one day turn 50 and realize she had nothing but her career and hours at a desk. After realizing she needed change, she became a high school teacher. Teaching is rewarding, but writing is a passion.
During all this time, she always wrote stories to entertain herself or calm down. Her parents are practical minded people demanding a job, and Victoria spent too many years living other people’s dreams, but when she sat down to see what skill she had that matched what she enjoyed doing, writing became so obvious. The middle school year book when someone wrote in it that one day she’d be a writer made sense when she turned thirty.
Besides her full time job of teaching, in 2013 and 2014, she sold on her own sold books to three different publishers. The Zoastra Affair, Chaperoning Paris, Borrowing the Doctor, and Electing Love will be published from Soul mate Publishing. Mything the Throne will be published with Double Dragon Ebooks. Favorite Coffee, Favorite Crush will be published with Jupiter Press.
Now she is represented by Dawn Dowdle of Blue Ridge Literary Agency and she hopes to continue selling her novels that she writes. Moving up to the next level from hard work and determination is rewarding, and partnerships bring new opportunities.
Also she’s the Vice President of Programs for the Florida Romance Writers. She’s gone to multiple conferences and intends to continue. She learns and meets so many people at conferences. Her website is http://www.victoriapinder.com, and she’ll continue to grow my web presence. She is working hard on other projects and found the time to plan her wedding this year.
Before writing, her father had taken her to many star trek conventions and on her own she grew up as the only girl in the 90s at the comic book store. Science Fiction was her first love, but contemporary romance was her second. She’s sticking with contemporaries for the near future.
Member of Florida Romance Writers, Contemporary Romance, Fantasy, Futuristic and Paranormal chapter of RWA, Celtic Hearts and Savvy Authors.