by Jenny Colgan
Baking is in Issy Randall’s blood. Growing up above her grandfather’s bakery taught Issy that a delicious pastry could make any day better. So when she’s laid off from her desk job—by the man she thought was her boyfriend, no less—Issy knows now is the time to start her own little café.
Armed with her grandfather’s tried and true recipes, as well as her own new dishes, Issy’s new dream job should be a piece-of-cake, right? But managing a café, delivering products on time and trying to have a new love life aren’t exactly going as Issy planned. And when her ex comes back into the picture, perhaps with his own motives, Issy’s search for the perfect pastry and a groundbreaking idea to save her café are much more than she bargained for…
by Kate Meader (Goodreads Author)
IF YOU CAN'T STAND THE HEAT . . .
Photographer Lili DeLuca spends all her time managing her family's Italian restaurant, instead of following her dream of getting an MFA. When famous British chef Jack Kilroy unexpectedly challenges her father to a cook-off, Lili decides she's tired of playing it safe and vows to seduce the tempting Brit. But once a video of her and Jack kissing goes viral and her luscious butt starts trending on Twitter, Lili fears she's cooked up a recipe for disaster . . .
. . . GET INTO THE BEDROOM
Jack Kilroy's celebrity has left him feeling used and used up. While Lili's oh-so-sexy moans when she tastes his delicious creations turn him on, he's even more aroused by how unimpressed this beautiful, funny woman is with his fame. He knows they could be amazing together, if she could only see past his bitch fork-wielding fan base. Now, as he's about to start a new prime time TV cooking show, can Jack convince Lili to realize her own ambitions - and turn up the heat in his kitchen?
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Praise for FEEL THE HEAT:
"I loved the dynamic with these characters and their families. They will have you crying they are so funny!" - HarlequinJunkie.com
"I went from spewing my drink one minute, to needing ice water because the scenes were so hot the next..." - Read Your Writes Book Reviews
"...one of the best culinary romances that I have read." - BS Book Reviewers
by Daryl Wood Gerber
What’s the story? In need of a change, Jenna Hart leaves the high-pressure world of advertising to help her aunt open a culinary bookshop and café. Back with her family in Crystal Cove, California, Jenna seems to have all the right ingredients for a fresh start—until someone adds a dash of murder.
FINAL SENTENCE review:
"Final Sentence was a page turning puzzler of a mystery that I could not put down."
~Jenn McKinlay, NYT bestselling author Cupcake Mysteries and Library Lovers Mysteries
FYI – I, Daryl Wood Gerber, also write under the pen name Avery Aames. I write the Agatha Award-winning, nationally bestselling CHEESE SHOP MYSTERY series.
SAVOR THE MYSTERY!
― Ron Schmid, The Untold Story of Milk: Green Pastures, Contented Cows and Raw Dairy Products
― Hal Herzog, Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why It's So Hard to Think Straight About Animals
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