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Release day: The Making of Henri Higgins

5 March 2017

Today is the official release of The Making of Henri Higgins by Elizabeth Dunk (book 2, Acts of Love series) (ebook, Escape Publishing). Here’s the blurb:

making-of-henri-higginsHe thought it was all a game … until he grew accustomed to her face.

Henri Higgins is bored by everything – his life, his work, even the models he regularly sees socially (and privately). So when a close friend suggests a high-stakes, friendly competition, a ‘fame’ game, Ree leaps at the opportunity for a little shake-up in his daily routine. The rules are simple: the competitors are to take the first person that they meet at a certain time and make them as famous as possible within two weeks.

But Ree doesn’t expect Elizabeta.

Elizabeta Flores del Fuego has a plan. An office manager by day, she moonlights at a number of creative Canberra businesses by night to learn all she can about the fashion industry and put her in the best place possible to help launch her beloved daughter, Angelina’s design career. Cleaning the office of Higgins Publishing is just one of those jobs, but when Henri Higgins offers her a week’s worth of work and a paycheque large enough to get Angelina Designs on its feet, it’s an offer she can’t refuse.

But Elizabeta doesn’t expect Ree, and neither expect the lessons in love they’re both about to learn.

Elizabeth dropped by today to tell us a little about this book:

The Making of Henri Higgins is the second book in the Acts of Love series, which began last year with the release of Much Ado About Love. The series is adaptations of some of my favourite plays into contemporary romances – in this case, turning George Bernard Shaw’s classic Pygmalion (interestingly itself an adaptation of a Greek myth) into the story of a playboy Australian media tycoon and the single mother who teaches him a thing or two about love. Pygmalion is a clever story, with characters who at times are too clever for their own good, and my characters have the same issue. And if you are looking for something to do, I can highly recommend the very first movie made of Pygmalion, which was written by Shaw himself (with a happier ending than the original play, which has nothing romantic about it at all). 

You can find out more about this book at Elizabeth’s website or buy it from Escape.

One Comment
  1. Lynette williams permalink
    5 March 2017 9:50 am

    Happy release day Elizabeth like the review sounds like a different love story

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