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Book Signing with Melissa Van Maasdyk

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Love Apples

Why get married? London-based food writer Kate Richmond can conceive of no good reason. She's seen where it got her mother and so has written her own recipe for life, relishing her career, with men on the side – including a delicious love match in Daniel Price. But when a cyclone curdles her plans for the summer issue ofBe magazine while on assignment in Mauritius, she manipulates love to save her career, setting herself on a tempestuous course that will upturn some long-held beliefs. Set in the glamorous, racy world of magazines and suffused with sensual descriptions of food – plus recipes – Love Apples delves into love, marriage, infidelity, and why people continue to invest in a convention so prone to failure.

About the Author

Melissa van Maasdyk has worked as a writer, sub-editor and editor on various magazines, including Marie Claire in South Africa, Elle Decoration in the U.K., and Time Out in Bahrain, where she also wrote the travel guide Streetsmart Bahrain. Food writing has featured prominently in her career, nurturing her passion for cooking, and adding flavor to Love Apples, her first novel. Melissa currently lives in Abu Dhabi with her husband.


Instagram: @bymelissa_vm

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