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August 30, 2016

TOUR of PARIS RUNAWAY by Paulita Kincer

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PARIS RUNAWAY
by
Paulita Kincer

 Paris Runaway

AUTHOR
Paulita KincerPaulita Kincer has an M.A. in journalism from American University. She has traveled to France 11 times, and still find more to lure her back.  She currently teaches college English and lives in Columbus, Ohio with her three children, two cats and one husband.

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 DETAILS OF BOOK
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 Publisher: Oblique Press
Pages: 256
Genre: Women’s Fiction When divorced mom Sadie Ford realizes her 17-year-old daughter Scarlett has run away to Paris all she can imagine are terrorist bombings and sex slaves. After learning her daughter chased a French exchange student home, Sadie hops on the next plane in pursuit. She joins forces with the boy’s father, Auguste, and the two attempt to find the missing teens. The chase takes Sadie and Auguste to the seedier side of Marseille, where their own connection is ignited. Since the divorce, Sadie has devoted herself to raising kids and putting her dreams on hold, but when her daughter needs her most, Sadie finds that concrete barrier to life beginning to crack. In her journey, she learns the difference between watching the hours pass and living
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REVIEW

Raising teenagers is all but easy.   Sadie Ford and her teenage daughter, Scarlett, have recently gone through a divorce.  Scarlett being 17 runs away.  Where does she go?? Paris.  All her mother can think of when she finds out is that all the terrorism and prostitution that is taking place.    The author places the reader right in the middle of this mother's worry and desperation.  If you've ever had a teenager and they ran away, I'm sure you can relate to Sadie.
The characters are well developed and real.  You can relate to them in their emotions, actions and what they do.  You follow Scarlett and find the reason she ran away is a French exchange student who was going back home.  Just like a mom trying to find her daughter before something terrible happens, she jumps on a plane and goes to Paris.  She isn't the only one looking for the two teens, so is the boy's father.  They decide to search together.  The author takes you to Marseille, the rather dark side.  While spending time together, Sadie and Auguste get to know each other.  Will a romance ensue?   Letting life go by without pursuing your dreams may become a 360 turn.
Very real, very developed characters, fast paced, but not to the point you lose track.  Follow Sadie and Auguste in their search for their children.  You'll find you can't lay the book down.


I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author, Paulita Kincer and PUYB in exchange for my unbiased and honest view.

I would give this book  5 STARS. 

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TOUR SCHEDULE
Monday, August 1 – Interview at PUYB Virtual Book Club
Tuesday, August 2 – Book Featured at The Bookworm Lodge
Wednesday, August 3 – Book Featured at CBY Book Club
Thursday, August 4 – Book Featured at Bound 2 Escape
Friday, August 5 – Book Featured at Archaeolibrarian – I Dig Good Books!
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Monday, August 8 – Book Featured at The Writer’s Life
Tuesday, August 9 – Book Featured at Reviews by Crystal
Wednesday, August 10 – Book Review at Rainy Day Reviews
Wednesday, August 10 – Guest Blogging at Mello & June, It’s a Book Thang!
Thursday, August 11 – Interview at I’m Shelf-ish
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Monday, August 15 – Guest Blogging at Literarily Speaking
Tuesday, August 16 – Guest Blogging at The Silver Dagger Scriptorium
Wednesday, August 17 – Interview at Confessions of an Eccentric Bookaholic
Thursday, August 18 – Interview at Infinite House of Books
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Monday, August 22 – Book Review at Cheryl’s Book Nook
Tuesday, August 23 – Book Featured at E-Romance News
Tuesday, August 23 – Book Review at The Book Tree
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Monday, August 29 – Interview at My Bookish Pleasures
Tuesday, August 30 – Book Review at Books, Reviews, ETC.
Wednesday, August 21 – Character Interview at Pimp That Character

1 comment:

Paulita said...

Gayle, Thanks so much for the in-depth review. I'm really happy that you enjoyed Paris Runaway.