• Title: Laura's Locket: A Dantonville Chronicle
  • Author: Tima Maria Lacoba
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 100
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Laura s Locket A Dantonville Chronicle An alternate cover edition can be found here A silver locket a mysterious young man and a fated meeting When eighteen year old Laura Anne Dantonville goes on her end of school trip to Italy she is a
    An alternate cover edition can be found here.A silver locket, a mysterious young man and a fated meeting When eighteen year old Laura Anne Dantonville goes on her end of school trip to Italy, she is accompanied by her two best friends, Beth and Angie As soon as they arrive in Sorrento, she meets the mysterious and devastatingly handsome Philippe He is gallant and charmiAn alternate cover edition can be found here.A silver locket, a mysterious young man and a fated meeting When eighteen year old Laura Anne Dantonville goes on her end of school trip to Italy, she is accompanied by her two best friends, Beth and Angie As soon as they arrive in Sorrento, she meets the mysterious and devastatingly handsome Philippe He is gallant and charming, and Laura loses her heart They meetings are brief and secret, and then Philippe gives her a lovely silver locket She swears to wear it always Until one night Laura s Locket takes place some years before BLOODGIFTED and reveals of Laura and Philippe s history.

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    1. This is a short read and is the prequel to Bloodgifted. My only problem with this book was of my own making – I read it after Bloodgifted so the bit that should have swept me up didn’t. If I had read it first there is no doubt that I would have been swept away. That aside it is a lovely little read and the characterisation is strong. I will definitely read more by this author.

    2. What a sweet wonderful read! I must have more! Laura's Locket is a prequel to Bloodgifted. It takes you back to Laura's younger years in a sweat romance that she began to get a taste of. It gives you a sense of a wonderful young romance that is forbidden. This romance is in Italy and Laura stumbles upon a Frenchman and is instantly smitten from the start. There is so much detail that it allows you to feel as though that you are their at that moment with them and experiencing the samething. You a [...]

    3. After reading Bloodgifted yesterday, I thought it would be fitting to find out who Phillipe was even though, I should have read Laura's Locket first.Laura and her two best friends went on holiday in Italy where she came across Philippe. They liked each other and met a couple of times. Philippe was very attentive but strangely only met her late at night. Laura was totally besotted and when Philippe gave her a Locket, she eliminated any doubts she had but he didn't turn up for their rendez vous th [...]

    4. I loved the writing in this short novella. This is the first book of Ms. Lacoba that I’ve read. I will definitely be picking up the rest of The Dantonville Legacy.The book begins with Laura and her friends taking a trip together to Italy. Laura finds herself lying to her friends and sneaking away to meet a gorgeous man who finds her in a city full of people after a chance meeting on the street. The story flew by. Can’t wait to continue reading about Laura and Philippe’s story.Nicely done M [...]

    5. Quick background readIt's good to know the background of Laura and Phillippe. Laura's Locket is the perfect set up for the rest of the series

    6. Reviewed for SNSLaura is on a trip with her two friends overseas. They are having a great time when Laura meets Philippe. He is charming and very nice to look at. Hey meet daily late at night until the girls realize she is gone and they go nuts. When she goes to meet him again, the girls go with her but he doesn’t show. Laura is heartbroken but must return home. The locket he gave her is her only memory. She vows never ever to give her heart away so easily again. Great intro to Philippe. Loved [...]

    7. Spunky N Sassy Rating: 5.0~~~~~~~~~~Julie's ★★★★★ Review~~~~~~~~~~Laura is on a trip with her two friends overseas. They are having a great time when Laura meets Philippe. He is charming and very nice to look at. Hey meet daily late at night until the girls realize she is gone and they go nuts. When she goes to meet him again, the girls go with her but he doesn’t show. Laura is heartbroken but must return home. The locket he gave her is her only memory. She vows never ever to give he [...]

    8. “What I Did on my Summer Vacation”This is one essay Laura Anne Dantonville is probably glad she didn’t have to write. How to explain why she would run off with a complete stranger in a foreign country, having told no one that she was going–well, even she probably wouldn’t believe it.But I get ahead of myself.Laura, Beth, and Angie are taking an end-of-high-school trip together through Italy. Their first stop is Sorrento, where they take in the sights and sounds with squealy-girl joy. A [...]

    9. “What I Did on my Summer Vacation”This is one essay Laura Anne Dantonville is probably glad she didn’t have to write. How to explain why she would run off with a complete stranger in a foreign country, having told no one that she was going–well, even she probably wouldn’t believe it.But I get ahead of myself.Laura, Beth, and Angie are taking an end-of-high-school trip together through Italy. Their first stop is Sorrento, where they take in the sights and sounds with squealy-girl joy. A [...]

    10. Do you remember your first love, or your first holiday romance? That inspiring, amazing experience all those years ago when all you could think about was the sexy, mysterious guy who fleetingly crossed your path? Holidays can be the paradise which dreams are made of, a time when you're at your most relaxed, when everything is a great adventure and your inhibitions are tossed out of the window.Laura Dantonville knows all about this when she takes a trip to Italy with her two girlfriends, and meet [...]

    11. Jane Hunt Writer First StepsJane Hunt Writer Book Reviews Google+Jane Hunt Writer Book Reviews FacebookLaura's Locket is a story of firsts for Laura Dantonville. Sorrento Italy is the destination for Laura's first holiday without her parents abroad and she means to make the most of it. Enigmatic, blonde- haired Philippe rescues her from over friendly local youths in true knight in shining armour style. This unusual holiday romance steals Laura's heart but is Philippe really the man of her dreams [...]

    12. I really enjoyed this novella. It is well written, smooth flowing and a quick/easy read. Even though there isn't much background information on the characters yet, I already like them.Laura and her two best friends have recently graduated high school in Australia. After working hard to save money and much convincing, they are on their way to Italy for their first vacation as adults. After being bothered by a group of over friendly guys, the mysterious Phillipe shows up to run them off and then r [...]

    13. Book 46 of my Reading ChallengeThis was a lovely little short read the prequel to BloodgiftedIntroducing Laura Dantonvile and the mysterious yet handsome Philippe.Laura and her friends are in Italy on a short vacation the scenery sounds wonderful and I became immersed in the story.In the distance, the Mediterranean Sea sparkled in the late afternoon sunshine as our train snaked around the narrow precipice of the southern Italian coastline. Jagged cliffs dropped away inches from the iron tracks t [...]

    14. A great read. Laura and two of her friends take a trip to Italy after graduating from High School. Shortly after arriving she is saved from some harassing Italian boys. The boys seemed scared and run when Philippe makes an appearance He is gorgeous and walks the girls to the restaurant. Laura snicks out to meet him that night and the next, but the third night he did not show up nor follow them to the other cities they visited. Philippe gave her a silver locket.The second part of the book, explai [...]

    15. This story takes you back to that first romance of summer vacation. That oh so wonderful feeling of first loveLaura Dantonville travels to Italy with her two best friends and is swept off her feet by the sexy Frenchmen Philippe, slightly dangerous but all the more intriguing to young Laura. Can she keep the secret of her romance with Philippe? What would her friends say if they knew?The author uses such wonderfully descriptive writing that it feels like your actually there in Italy with Laura as [...]

    16. Laura is young, innocent, and inexperienced with men. It doesn't help that she has a rare blood disorder that makes her look younger than her age. So when she's on holiday with friends in Italy and meets a strange, beautiful man, it's far too easy for her to fall for him. He sweeps her off her feet then mysteriously disappears.This is well written and very engrossing for a short story. I can sympathize with Laura immediately and enjoy following along as she experiences her first love and her fir [...]

    17. This Novella was truly my ‘Romantic Getaway’! Laura and her besties go on holiday to the Amalfi coast in Italy. I had just been there last summer and I was reliving it all over again. Imagine you meet Mr Dreamboat while you are there and are instantly swept off your feet! Laura meets a handsome stranger who seems too good to be real! Her friends are very suspicious and rightfully so. Seems Laura is oddly obsessed with this man and will break all rules to be in his company. So ladies, get in [...]

    18. Laurie, Beth and Angie are the best of friends and as the trio heads on vacation there is mystery in the air.When Laura meets Phillipe Raynard however, she is going to find the mystery only deepens. This is a great short teaser and in the book readers are lucky enough to also get the first three chapters to the author's book Blood Gifted, which looks to be an amazing novel that takes up where this short story leaves off. I found the author writing fascinating and this short story one I couldn't [...]

    19. I really enjoyed this story. 18 year old Laura Anne Dantonville and her 2 best friends embark on a journey to Italy for their end of the school year trip. Arriving, they meet Plilippe, a charming handsome man. He is mysterious but steals Laura's heart. One night when they meet alone, Phillippe gives Laura a locket, telling her to never take it off. She never did, but she never heard from him again, and when the locket breaks, her heart does also. This begins the story of Laura and Phillippe and [...]

    20. This story will make you want to keep reading. A sweet story about Laura and Philippe. Laura who goes on vacation with her two best friends has a chance encounter with the hot guy from Paris Philippe. Will there be anything between the two? You'll have to read it to find out. Laura's Locket is the prequel to The Dantonville Legacy series. I recommend that everyone read this amazing story, and venture into the world of the Dantonville Legacy. You won't regret it.

    21. Ahhh the memories of a holiday romance. Laura's locket brought me back to my first and only holiday romance. Absolutely enjoyed reading this!

    22. Nice short giving some insight into the relationship between Laura and Phillipe (Jean). Made his obsession with her much easier to understand.

    23. Oh my what a wicked read loved it I couldn't put it down there's passion, heat, mystery Laura goes away with two of her friends when they get there though laura feels she is being watched then out of the blue Phillipe pops up who is what does he want with her they have a few nights together than on the last night what happens well you will have to read to find out I loved it so much I read it in a day get a copy come and meet the Dantonville series

    24. A nice little coming-of-age story with a happy ending. I liked the way not everything was explained - life is like that, after all. Sometimes we never find out who the mystery man is, and a good thing too.

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