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Recently divorced teacher, Chrisna, is stuck in her small-town life in South Africa.
One day, she angrily tells her best friend that she would like to throw her wedding ring off the top of the Eiffel Tower. So her friend gifts her a five-day trip to Paris, for her thirtieth birthday, to do just that.
Unsure of whether she would actually be able to do it, she sets off, unpre
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Published November 18th 2015
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Lola
I received a copy in exchange for an honest review

Lost in Chance is a fun and romantic read. It's long enough to tell the full story and didn't feel rushed. In fact I would say it feels a bit slow at times, the weakness and the charm of this book lies in seemingly normal scenes of daily life that become more. An airplane travel leads to a new friend, being stuck in the elevator of the Eiffel Tower is an opportunity to sing and a concert visit turns into a meeting with someone. The concept was a
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Natasha Alexander
Jan 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing

A story about second chances, love and friendships. It is beautifully written and Lize's characters not only catches your attention on early pages, but by the end of the book they've crept deep into your heart.

This is the type of book you can't wait to finish, but at the same time, one that you don't want to end. That being the very reason I simply had to read it twice.

Lize has a way to build chemistry between characters that will have you holding your breath, then a few pages later, you find yo
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Jennifer Rossouw
May 31, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Lost in Chance is a captivating, quirky, lighthearted book. Yet, as the story unfolds, you cannot help but notice a deeper side to the characters... as they grow, evolve and change. Lize Jacobs manages to engage the reader and makes you feel as if you are part of the story (and what a brilliant plot it is!)

Chrisna (the main character in the book) makes you feel as if you could easily leap out of your comfort zone, make some changes, or consider an overseas trip and just really live! It is an ins
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Sandra Lopez
Jan 13, 2016 rated it liked it
Story begins with Chrisna boarding a plane to Paris. And just how it begins, story slowly tumbles along at the start, moving in a sluggish pace, building interest little by little, before finally ascending to a high-flying leap.

Chrisna has just gotten divorced, and she’s going to Paris to throw her ring off from the Eifel Tower. So this trip was her “divorce present.” Cool! I thought the whole idea of taking separate vacations as a “marital sabbatical” was an excellent idea. Most people should
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Jennifer Kruger
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Lize Jacobs was born and raised in Pretoria, South Africa, where she still resides. She has been writing since she could remember, not knowing that being a writer was who she truly was.
She has worked in the video industry for many years; Producing, Directing, Filming, Editing, and Script-writing. But her love for film has allowed her to Produce, Direct and Write several acclaimed short films over
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