In At the Chameleon,
Turn by Victoria Carisimo, a celebrity must re-invent himself to win the
heart of a woman he loves. This heartwarming, compelling contemporary romance
follows Ethan Farrell, a famed movie star and a man who easily gets the
attention, not only of the media but of women. While on a trip to Adelaide,
Australia, he meets midwife, Ariel Lubian, at a hospital charity event, and his
attraction to her is immediate. But winning her heart isn't going to be easy,
especially when someone is determined to spread rumors about him. Follow Ethan
on a journey to self-discovery. But can he become the man for Ariel?
In turn suspenseful and tender, At the Chameleon, Turn is a tale that is intelligently plotted and confidently written. Carisimo's characters are elaborately written and nuanced. Ethan is sophisticated, a man who is admired by many but who struggles to understand who he really is. The author focuses on the internal conflict to create the dichotomy between the inner man — bruised, hurting, and weak — and the physical man who takes center stage on the screens. Ariel is a lovable character, as limpid as the moon. She seems easy to get along with, but she has values that she can't trade for anything. Other supporting characters like Lucy, Ethan's sister, and Scott, his assistant, are also well developed. This novel is infused with humanity and realism and the author writes scenes that are convincing. The sublimely entertaining story will find a home with readers who enjoy genuinely flawed characters and genius for good plotting.