Good Reading : March 2010
10 goodreading ı MARCH 2010 movement romantic BELINDA ALEXANDRA immerses herself in her subject before she writes a book. That means travel, language lessons, dance classes and romance, as she tells ALEXANDRA IRVING. cover story Belinda Alexandra The first time Belinda Alexandra went to Florence, she was struck by the magic of the city. She was a university student at the time, on holiday visiting a friend. One day she went for a stroll through the woods not far from her friend's house. To her delight, she stumbled across a small stone church. A wedding party came through the woods, heading towards the church and Belinda promised herself two things: she would one day get mar ried in Italy, and she would write a book set in that country. Belinda met her Italian husband while doing research for her second book Wild Lavender, a historical romance set in France in the 1920s.