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Francine Beaton

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in Pretoria, South Africa
March 30

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FRANCINE BEATON is a romance writer who lives in South Africa with her Scottish husband and teenage daughter.
When she’s not reading or writing about love and Happily Ever After, she’s most likely busy painting or taking photos of everything that catches her eye.
During rugby season, you’ll either find her next to the pitch or in front of the television, following her favourite teams. It’s probably not difficult to figure out why her debut novel, Eye on the Ball, as well as the series, Playing for Glory, has rugby as a theme.
Whenever she gets the opportunity, she loves travelling to faraway places and considers Scotland her second home.
Francine is a member of the Romance Writers Organisation of South Africa (ROSA), the
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Francine Beaton I guess that's why I'm working on several projects. If none of them works, which luckily had not happened much to me yet, I use writing prompts:…moreI guess that's why I'm working on several projects. If none of them works, which luckily had not happened much to me yet, I use writing prompts: writing about cooking a favorite dish, the weather, a smell, an emotion or something similar. I keep it in a folder and sometimes I use it in another piece.(less)
Francine Beaton That I can live in my imaginary world and nobody thinks I'm strange. Okay, they do think I'm strange, but I can get away with that. That I can fall in…moreThat I can live in my imaginary world and nobody thinks I'm strange. Okay, they do think I'm strange, but I can get away with that. That I can fall in love with someone new every couple of weeks without cheating on my husband. And I get to travel, mostly also only in my head.(less)
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WHERE RUGBY MEETS ROMANCE





It is often said that “rugby is a hooligans’ game played by gentlemen”.
To the uninformed, it may appear that way. It is, after all, a full-contact sport of near-seamless action, constant energy, with frequent collisions where players wear little-or no protective gear. It can get bloody and messy.
Professional rugby is tough. There are only fifteen positions in a team, and the competition is hard. The tough guys at t...gentlemen”. Read more of this blog post »
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Taste for Wine by Francine Beaton
"If you liked the first book in the series A taste for Coffee you'll enjoy this too. There is only mention of that couple in this story so it's not necessary to have read it.
Olivia & Santiago have only been married for a short time before..." Read more of this review »
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"The second book in the Taste for Love series a well written short story one that I was not putting down until I had finished it, I have got to stop reading at bedtime! Businessman Santiago Figueras and Olivia Holmes where married four years ago an..." Read more of this review »
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"Second in the series - this book is about Olivia and Santiago. A great second chance romance with a HEA. Enjoy!

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review."
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