Win a French Vacation!

EAT WRITE LOVE in the Heart of the French Countryside!


Join award-winning author Jacalyn S Burke on an unforgettable adventure in the picturesque Spa town of Jonzac, South West France, the inspirational setting for her novel: The Custodians. Visit the places mentioned in her book including a 14th Century chateau castle.

Immerse yourself in the local charms of an open air market, bistro cafes, Roman history, farm to table restaurants and a natural thermal Spa. Jonzac is nestled amidst the breathtaking landscapes of the Charente-Maritime, just 55-minutes from Bordeaux and a 3-hour train ride to/from Paris. This Prize is for YOU to enjoy.

  • PRIZE – 1-week stay in a renovated barn as featured in the YouTube channel What Happened in Rousinac? PLUS (Optional) a 3-day author workshop, includes editing / coaching services. (value: $500)

How to Enter

Rules & Conditions

eBook purchase =one entry. Paperback = two entries. Only a new book preordered before or purchased on March 11th 2024 through Amazon is eligible. Used and discounted copies will not count. Copies purchased on other platforms will not count.

Competition ends at midnight, Eastern Standard Time on April 11th 2024.

Winners will be notified by email no later than June 11th 2024. Accommodation, workshops and author services will be made available in July and August.

Prize applies to accommodation, workshop and author services. Travel to and from the property, meals, local transportation and flight to and from location ARE NOT included. (If you need to be collected from/then back to Bordeaux airport we can help arrange that) You are advised to prepare the correct legal documents for travel to the E.U. No Pets or children. Prize extends to the Winner and a partner.

Map of Jonzac. History of Jonzac. (Wikipedia)

Local Features: natural Spa and indoor pool; castle; hiking trails; bars and restaurants; casino; vineyards; market; 25-min to estuary; 35-min to beach; 55-min to St Emillion and Bordeaux; 1-hour and 35-minutes from the Medoc.

Questions? [email protected]