Susan Wiggs

“Let's grab something for you from the kitchen, and then we'll go find Magnus."
The "something" turned out to be a wedge of the most amazing cake he'd ever tasted. It had cream in the middle, a crust of honey and almonds on top. He crammed half a wedge into his mouth and moaned aloud. "Damn, that's good," he said around the mouthful. "Damn."
"I already ordered it for my wedding breakfast," said Tess.
"It's called Bienenstich- bee sting cake," said Isabel, coming into the kitchen. "Appropriate, under the circumstances."
He turned to face her, his cheeks stuffed with food like a chipmunk's. Then he swallowed the bite of food. "It's delicious. Did you make it?" he asked, not taking his eyes off her. While Tess had red hair and freckles, Isabel had olive-toned skin, dark eyes and full lips, like a flamenco dancer or maybe an Italian film star swathed in veils.
"I did," she said. "It's a German tradition.”

Susan Wiggs, The Beekeeper's Ball
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The Beekeeper's Ball (Bella Vista Chronicles, #2) The Beekeeper's Ball by Susan Wiggs
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