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French Twist

3.95  ·  Rating Details  ·  305 Ratings  ·  17 Reviews
Following her white-hot debut novel, "Tropical Getaway," Roxanne St. Claire captures the passion and intrigue of France in a dazzling romantic suspense adventure.Janine Coulter has just gotten her big chance to prove herself, managing a prestigious exhibit at the Palace of Versailles -- and Luc Tremont, the security specialist, is clearly trouble. He's making decisions wit ...more
Paperback, 351 pages
Published January 27th 2004 by Pocket Books
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Oh. My. God. Ms. St. Claire has done it again. And even better than Tropical Getaway if you ask me. Because the heroine was actually someone I could like from the first page, and the hero was tall, dark, and handsome (no blond Viking this time)...Add to that explosive chemistry (still between the hero and heroine), a double-theft, a murderous villain, a dash across the French countryside, betrayal from withing, smokin' sex, and the mystery revolving around the hero, his true identity, and his da ...more
Jul 23, 2013 Denise rated it it was amazing
Mix together suspense, romance, smoking hot chemistry and the incomparable award winning author Roxanne St. Claire and you're guaranteed a "thrill ride" that will keep you guessing to the very end, enough "twists" to make you buckle up, and so much heat you'd better have the fans set on high!

Having just read French Twist for a second time, I can tell you without hesitation it was just as much fun the second time as the first! St. Claire takes us into the lush wine country of Burgundy and art hi
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May 17, 2011 RomReader *Spoiler Giver* rated it it was amazing
Shelves: action-suspense
After her mentor’s sudden & recent demise, art-history professor becomes curator of French museum to exhibit the long-lost & valuable porcelain vases for the 1st time in public. Things don’t go as planned especially with the vases disappearing. Heroine is adamant about helping to look for the vases with security-specialist Hero, who keeps his real identity & past history a secret from her. The closer they get to the vases, the truth about Hero becomes more evident. Heroine has a majo ...more
Aug 27, 2013 Chrissey rated it it was amazing
I had a hard time getting into this book, but once I did I couldn't and didn't want to put it down. It had a great love story, with a
Dami (Damiellar)
Feb 23, 2013 Dami (Damiellar) rated it liked it
Shelves: romance, suspense
Okay then.. an American art-expert managing her first major art exhibit (around Madame Pompadour) meets a French 'security expert' in the Palace of Versailles. What's not to love?

Add on a set of fake vases, that the security expert is an ex-thief (shades of certain other books I've read and enjoyed), a mysterious death or two... and they go to a vineyard... a French vineyard to drink exquisite wine in a cellar. I'm sure I'm not the only one to slip into fantasies about it.

This reminded me of a c
Dec 07, 2013 Kk rated it it was ok
Liked some of her other books better. Jeanine is managing an art exhibit and Luc is assigned as security to the exhibit. However, Luc is an ex-thief who now needs to capture a thief after Jeanine's art exhibit. When the art is stolen Jeanine leaves with Luc to help locate the precious vases. The part of this story that is weak is when Luc goes back to his old friend's house who he finds out was murdered. His friend's wife acts suspicious but Jeanine never says anything to Luc and Luc never notic ...more
Tania Manoussaki
Oct 27, 2013 Tania Manoussaki rated it really liked it
an amazing adventure in paris.a travel of mind and soul inside the palace of versailes and the whole culture legasy uniqueness and fantasy of france.a true story of untold love and passion without limits secrets and fear.when nik risk everything he has-his life his identity his freedom-janine is still there taking risks of her own to prevent the loss of two things she love.a different book for those romantic adventurous people out there
Jul 28, 2012 Wendy rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Not an art history fan, so aside from the two leads, I didn't really care for the other characters. Like great, art thievery. I'm really excited to care about art history. /end sarcasm/ Pretty sure it'd be more interesting if you like art history and France, but I'm too neutral for both things.

And I've been skimming past sex scenes lately, soooo... =/
Jun 28, 2009 Sandy rated it really liked it
The best book by St. Claire I've ever read. It was a captivating story filled with intrigue, suspense, crime, and romance set in France. The book was captivating and the romance parts were riveting; it was a book I couldn't put down until I finished reading it. I recommend it for those who like romantic suspense. 4/5 stars.
Rachel Skinner
Feb 22, 2015 Rachel Skinner rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Rachel by: Pixel of Ink
Shelves: favorites
I devoured this book. A new favorite. I have an affinity for heists, spies, thieves, slightly-antihero heroes, France, and French accents. This book gave me all of it. And apparently now I also have a thing for men that braid hair. This was perfect escapism for me!
Nov 21, 2011 A rated it liked it
Great chemistry between the characters..wasn't too much/just right. It was an interesting story. Really liked how the story began and followed thru with the idea. I have always liked her writting style. I liked the story. It didn't rock my world but I did like it.
Sep 24, 2007 Sarai rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: romance readers
This was a wonderful book in the sense that it had action, romance, lies, theives and of course the bad guy who is really a good guy hero. Simple read didn't take much and a nice filler!
May 22, 2013 Polly rated it it was amazing

What a suspenseful storyline. There were so many twists and turns, such a fun book!
Roxanne St. Claire's Romantic Suspense is the very best there is.
Jul 02, 2012 Briana rated it really liked it
It's almost guaranteed that I love anything written by Roxanne St. Claire. I have yet to find a book of hers I haven't enjoyed
Dec 11, 2013 L rated it liked it
Shelves: 2013
I gave this three stars for books of its kind - it was entertaining if limited by its reliance upon some usual tropes.
Feb 15, 2008 Mona rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Oh yes
My all-time favorite book of Roxanne St. Claire
Jun 12, 2011 Kim rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: june11
Cute little romp. Simple and enjoyable.
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