Red: A Love Story by Nicole Collet

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Nicole Collet is a writer and translator born in São Paulo, Brazil. She published Red: A Love Story in 2016. Her plots invite us to think outside the box, merging story with psychology, neuroscience, philosophy, music, and literature.

Holder of a BA Journalism and a BA in Cultural Management, Nicole Collet has over 20 years’ experience, which includes translation and proofreading services (English-Portuguese and Portuguese-English).

She lived for 10 years in the United States, where she worked for Google, and she was the first content editor for the Latin America division of She has also written numerous articles for Folha de S. Paulo, a prestigious Brazilian newspaper.

In the publishing world, she worked for Editora Abril, Melhoramentos, Ática, Cia das Letras, Best Seller e Bei, among others. She has edited and translated works from authors as diverse as Ken Follet, Nora Roberts and Machiavelli. In 2014, she had a short story included in a collection published by Aerdna Editora.

Let’s discover together Nicole Collet‘s novel, Red: A Love Story, published in 2016.


Two lovers. One fate. One twist.

It will all hang on the roll of a die.

Marco is a seductive literature teacher embracing a life of unconventional pleasures to escape his past. His student Marisa hides behind a cheerful façade while struggling with the loss of her father and the estrangement of her mother.

Their mutual fondness of literature brings Marco and Marisa closer, and the two find in each other a soulmate. When their secret relationship comes to light, they are torn apart.

An unexpected encounter amidst mayhem brings them together again – two changed beings sharing unchanged feelings for each other.

To be reunited, however, Marco and Marisa must take a risk that can jeopardize their love forever.

RED is a tale of forbidden love that has received over two million hits on Wattpad. It was endorsed by journalist Debra Picket, a former columnist of The Chicago Sun-Times and contributor to CNN, as “an intriguing first novel – a thinking woman’s 50 Shades of Grey.” Set in Brazil and the US, RED is an unusual contemporary romance featuring references to philosophy, psychology, music and literature. If you enjoy the works of Sylvain Reynard, you’ll love RED.





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  1. I really appreciated this story. It’s intriguing, passionate and surprising. I liked the interactions between Marco and Marisa, and the unexpected turns. It’s more than a love story. You will like it!

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