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Delphine Pontvieux

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Delphine Pontvieux was born in Versailles and grew up in France. She studied at Stetson University in Deland, Florida and graduated from the University of Burgundy in Dijon. She also lived, studied and worked in Australia, the USA, Spain and the Netherlands until she moved to Chicago, Illinois, in 1998, where she still lives today. She has 10 years of international sales and promotion experience in the music and entertainment industry.

Delphine loves the mountains (rock climbing, monoskiing) and the seas (boating, waterskiing, wakeboarding, long distance swimming, triathlons). She is a scuba instructor, cave and technical diver, and ocean conservation advocate.
She also designs and hand makes unisex leather jewelry (nyetjewelry.com) and is a
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Delphine Pontvieux interviewed in POP LIT mag

Delphine Pontvieux interviewed in POP LIT mag


POP LIT MAG, a brand new literary magazine hailing from Detroit and bound like a book has just been released. Their mission? To present new fiction and poetry as good as or better than anything produced by the mainstream. By better, they mean quicker, clearer, more entertaining but smart and start at the same time.


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ETA - Estimated Time of Arrest (Mystery & Thrillers)
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Description: WRONG PLACE… After participating in a pro-separatist march that turned violent in January of 1992, 21-year-old Lorenzo Lartaun Izcoa is wrongly charged with the fatal bombing of a police station in his home town. Irun is a small city located in the heart of the Basque country, trapped between France and Spain, and struggling for independence. Lartaun finds himself on the Spanish Secret Service’s “most wanted” list, branded an active member of the Basque terrorist group ETA. He has no choice but to flee his country. Two years later, Lartaun’s childhood friend bursts back into his life. In exchange for a “small favor,” he offers him a passport and the chance to return to Europe under a new identity. Lartaun seizes the opportunity. …WRONG TIME Back in Europe, hiding away in a commune in the French Pyrenees Mountains, Lartaun meets Faustine, a young French environmentalist. As their relationship renews his belief in a future worth fighting for, Lartaun realizes, albeit too late, that the favor he owes his friend is not so “small” after all. FREEDOM COMES AT A STEEP PRICE HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO TO PROTECT YOURS?
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I was not sure what to expect... as i bought it with the same frame of mind i bought the first twilight or the first 50 shades of grey...
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message 11: by Milton

Milton Esitubi Mary Anita And The Second Liberation In Kenya Consider getting entertainment full of African passion and flavour, culture, social life and politics.


message 10: by Ed

Ed Rambeau Thanks for accepting my friend request, Delphine. It's greatly appreciated. I got your notice and I will be sure to check out your book. Since you have an iPad, if you love a good mystery, I'd be happy to send you a FREE COPY of my first novel called FORBIDDEN STEPS. It's getting raves and 5 stars across the board. Just email me at edrambeau@gmail.com and let me know. Then I'll send you a file which you can add to you iTunes Library. Then just plug in your iPad and it'll show up in iBooks. Check out what folks are saying by clicking on the link below, then scroll downward.

http://www.craftweb.org/web/ed/book.html

Also, here's the link to my YouTube promo vid.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4c21_S...

Enjoy and have a wonderful day, Ed


message 9: by Rick

Rick Thanks for seeking me out, Delphine!


Penelope Marzec Thanks for your friendship!


message 7: by Jonas

Jonas Saul Thanks for the add!

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Nicola Marsh Thanks for the friend request, Delphine.


Delphine Pontvieux yes, i love doing a bit of everything, and preferably, everywhere!


Hertzan Chimera that's quite an international C.V. you have there, Dephine

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Jesse Hanson Thank you very much for including me here, Delphine. jesse


Delphine Pontvieux for sure! looking forward to chatting with you in the future and discussing reads!
delphine


Bradley Thank you for adding me as a friend. =)

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