French Illusions
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(4.3 based on 11 ratings)
  • 1
    My Story as an American Au Pair in the Loire Valley: French Illusions, Book 1 | Linda Kovic-Skow

    My Story as an American Au Pair in the Loire Valley: French Illusions, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Linda Kovic-Skow
    • Narrated By Lucy Floyd
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Twenty-one-year-old Linda Kovic needs to learn a language fast in order to fulfill her dream of becoming a flight attendant, so she contracts to become an au pair for a wealthy family in the Loire Valley. In order to secure the nanny position, she lies on her application and pretends to speak French, confident she'll be forgiven once she arrives at her destination. This book captures Linda's real-life story inside and outside the Chateau de Montclair, detailing her challenges and triumphs as she tries to adjust to her new life.

    Interesting and kept my attention

    I am a lover of France and the French language. I enjoyed this audiobook partly because of the narrator speaking so much French in such an authentic a..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 30 2016 by Leslie Johansen Nack (Oceanside, CA)
  • 2
    From Tours to Paris: French Illusions, Book 2 | Linda Kovic-Skow

    From Tours to Paris: French Illusions, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Linda Kovic-Skow
    • Narrated By Lucy Floyd
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Still determined to learn French and fulfill her dream of becoming an international flight attendant, Linda puts her disastrous stint as an au pair behind her and revels in newfound freedom in the city of Tours. She finds lodging, enrolls at a French institute, and spends eight glorious days with Adam before he leaves for the holidays. When he returns, his shocking announcement propels her in a different direction, eventually leading her to Paris.

    Enjoyable memoir about a college girl in France

    I enjoyed this book. The previous book left me wanting to know what would happen when Linda went to Paris. It was interesting to see the struggles s..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 08 2016 by Leslie F. ()