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Don’t miss this delightful #Romance ‘Clueless in Croatia’ by Joy Skye

I originally read and posted my review for this delightful book when it was originally released but jumped at the chance to share it again in the hope that more of you will be tempted to read the book, too. Read on to find out more about the book and its author as well as to read my review!

Title:  Clueless in Croatia

Author: Joy Skye

Pub Date: March 31st, 2021 

Pages: 252

Rating:  4*

Synopsis:

D.I. Fierce always gets his man, but can he get his woman?

Actor Leonard Lupine is sick of his life, both on and off-screen, so when his agent suggests a luxury villa holiday in Croatia he leaps at the opportunity to escape. What he doesn’t realise is that his greatest mystery of all is waiting to be solved on the tiny island of Brač.

Does he have what it takes to follow the clues to love? ♥

My Review

This is a delightful contemporary romance featuring Leonard Lupine who is more used to starring in his hit television series as D.I. Fierce than being able to live life as he wishes. He’s been encouraged by his agent and the show to act like his arrogant, obnoxious, opinionated character when out and about, even though this is nothing like his innate manner. He’s fed up of not having regular access to his two sons, his ex-wife’s manipulations and D.I. Fierce. When the opportunity arises for his to stay in a luxury villa, away from the fans and crowds, in Croatia, he can’t resist jumping at the opportunity, especially as his sons will come with him. What he hadn’t counted on was the person in charge of arranging everything being Izzy, an attractive single Mum who is definitely not star struck!

The story is told from different points of view – mainly those of Izzy and Leonard, though other key characters also get their turn, too – and the boys have some key roles, too. The story shared the negative aspects of stardom, including being followed by fans and paparazzi, trial by media, playing a part and feelings of not being able to always be true to yourself. It has a delightful community at its heart, with new friendships, betrayals, dilemmas and more than one romance. It is a heartwarming read set in an idyllic location and I thoroughly enjoyed escaping into it.

Thank you to Readers First for my copy of this book which I have voluntarily read and honestly reviewed.

Purchase Links 

Amazon.com – https://www.amazon.com/Clueless-Croatia-feel-good-romantic-Retreats-ebook/dp/B08X1QC7B7

Amazon.co.uk – https://www.amazon.co.uk/Clueless-Croatia-Joy-Skye/dp/B08X6DRPLC

Apple – https://books.apple.com/us/book/clueless-in-croatia/id1554657700

Nook – https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/clueless-in-croatia-joy-skye/1138863706

Kobo – https://www.kobo.com/gr/en/ebook/clueless-in-croatia

Universal Link – https://books2read.com/Clueless-in-Croatia

Author Bio – 

Joy lives on the seductive island of Corfu with her four dogs and an embarrassing number of cats. 

Her many years working in the tourist industry on this sunny isle and her love of all things literary inspired her first novel Corfu Capers which recently hit the #1 spot in Parenting and Family humour much to her delight.

She loves to cook, dance and drink wine, usually at the same time, and is currently working on book number three, due to be released later this year. 

She also loves to travel, absolutely anywhere, and is looking forward to jumping on a plane!

Social Media Links – 

Website – https://joyskye.com/

Twitter – https://twitter.com/JoySkye4

FB – https://www.facebook.com/JoySkyeAuthor

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/joys.kye/

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