Monday, August 13, 2012

Review and Giveaway: Too Many Cooks by Shirley Ann Wilder

Book description: 
Bitter news leads a San Diego widow and widower to true love—and to a scheme to marry off their adult children, a plan that goes deliciously awry.

Gaetano Lorenzo was the sweetest man that the widowed Estelle Bennett had ever met. That morning began terribly, with awful news, but now the owner and head chef of a local San Diego ristorante was offering up Italian delights: red wine, delicious food, walks on the beach, laughter when she’d never thought she’d laugh again…. Estelle felt twenty-five. She and Gaetano had found the recipe for love, and a simple variation might just get their adult children to settle down, too. A scoop of sugar, two ladlefuls of lust, a pinch of deception and a whole 24 oz.-can of danger— Suddenly, ingredients were coming from everywhere! But kitchens are crazy places, and variety is the spice of life. And for anything to get cooked, things have to get hot.

My review:
Too Many Cooks is a sweet (well, it's a little spicy) romance with some danger thrown in. Everything starts with some eavesdropping and a misunderstanding, and pretty much goes downhill from there. This book is a two-romances-for-the-price-of-one deal. Estelle and Geatano are falling in love while their adult children are desperately trying not to. It's a fun read, but with a darker storyline hiding in the shadows. 

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Unknown said...

Sounds like a good read. Thank you for the opportunity.

Amanda said...

Karen, your comment went through. My comments are moderated to prevent spam. It's either that or CAPTCHA and no one likes CAPTCHA. :-)

Shirley Ann said...

I so appreciate the nice comments about Too Many Cooks. Hope everyone enjoys the read.

Shirley Ann said...

Thanks so much to Karen for her kind words and to Amanda for allowing me to be featured. It's been an honor. Thank you.

Amanda said...

You're welcome! :-)

Karen Pokras said...

This looks like a fun read!

Shirley Ann said...

Guess we have two Karens who commented. I appreciate all of the comments. Thank you for taking time to take a look.
Shirley Ann Wilder

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