Title: The Look of Love
Author: Bella Andre
First published June 13, 2011
384 pages, Kindle Edition
The Look of Love by Bella Andre is a heartwarming tale of two individuals. When Chloe Peterson encounters a major setback in life, she believes that there is no way back.
However, when she meets Chase Sullivan, a renowned photographer, she begins to hope again. Despite being surrounded by beautiful women, Chase is drawn to Chloe’s inner and outer beauty.
As their attraction grows stronger, Chloe must decide if she is willing to take another chance on love. Chase is willing to do anything to protect her and win her heart.
Will Chloe let her guard down and trust again? This contemporary romance novel is a tale of love, passion, trust, and second chances.
About the Author
Bella Andre is an accomplished author with an impressive track record. She has written the popular series “The Sullivans” and “The Morrisons,” which have sold over 10 million copies and have been #1 bestsellers around the world.
Her books have appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists a whopping 84 times. Bella has also been ranked #1 on Amazon, alongside acclaimed authors Nora Roberts, JK Rowling, James Patterson, and Steven King.
Apple iBooks recognized her as one of the “bestselling authors of all time,” while Publishers Weekly named Oak Press – the publishing company she created to publish her own books – the Fastest-Growing Independent Publisher in the US.
Bella’s success has led to a groundbreaking 7-figure print-only deal with Harlequin MIRA. “The Sullivans” series is now being released in paperback in the US, Canada, and Australia.
Bella’s writing style has been described as “sensual, empowered stories enveloped in heady romance,” earning her books the distinction of being Cosmopolitan Magazine’s “Red Hot Reads” twice. Her books have also been translated into ten languages, and she was the recipient of the Award of Excellence.
The Washington Post called her “One of the top writers in America,” and she has been featured by Entertainment Weekly, NPR, USA Today, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and TIME Magazine. Bella has also given keynote speeches at publishing conferences around the world.
Under the pen name Lucy Kevin, Bella writes the New York Times bestselling “Four Weddings and a Fiasco” series. Her “sweet” contemporary romances also include the new “Walker Island” series.
When she’s not writing, Bella can be found reading her favorite authors, hiking, swimming, or laughing. She is married with two children and splits her time between the Northern California wine country, a 100-year-old log cabin in the Adirondacks, and a flat in London overlooking the Thames.
If you’re interested in digital/eBook, audiobook, foreign licensing, conference keynote, or press inquiries, you can contact Bella directly at [email protected].
Bella Andre’s debut novel, The Look of Love, is a captivating romance novel that will leave readers longing for more. Published on June 13, 2011, the book is 384 pages of heartfelt romance filled with tender moments and steamy passion.
The Look of Love is a contemporary romance novel that centers on Chloe Peterson, an artist in San Francisco, and Chase Sullivan, a successful photographer from Napa Valley. The novel explores their love story as they navigate their feelings for each other, while also dealing with personal problems that threaten their relationship.
The novel is set in San Francisco and Napa Valley, and it features a cast of characters that complement Chloe and Chase’s journey with their personal stories.
Bella Andre’s writing style is engaging and makes readers feel like they are part of the story.
The pacing of the book is well done; readers will soon find themselves engrossed in the characters and their world. The characters themselves are well developed and relatable, and readers will easily root for them as they cheer on their relationship.
One of the book’s greatest strengths is that Andre manages to create a touching romance that also tackles serious issues such as alcoholism, family conflicts, and trust issues. Particularly impressive was the way she incorporated these topics into the story without weighing it down or sacrificing its romantic tone.
Additionally, the author’s ability to create sexual tension between the two main characters without being explicit deserves praise. The Look of Love is a heartfelt and passionate book that delivers to its audience a touch of realism that makes the story relatable.
If one issue must be raised, it would be the predictability of the story’s conflict. Readers who are familiar with romance novels may recognize the plot twists at moments of the book, but that does not take away from the general storyline.
Overall, The Look of Love is a novel that will appeal to romance readers. The book is beautifully written, the pacing is excellent, and the story is exciting and engaging.
Bella Andre has created a perfect balance of heartwarming romance and tear-jerking drama. Her writing style combines impressive storytelling and wit, making it hard to put down the book.
The Look of Love is a perfect book for anyone looking to escape into a world of love and passion. Based on the above analysis, The Look of Love deserves a rating of 4 out of 5 for its exceptional writing style, captivating romance, and authentic themes.
I would recommend The Look of Love to anyone looking for a delightful read that delivers on quality storytelling and passionate romance.