Author: Tawna Fenske
Rating: 4.5 stars
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Blurb: Talented chef Meg Delaney hasn’t spoken to her cheating ex-fiancé, Matt Midland, for two years. Ditching him at the altar after blurting out “I can’t” instead of “I do” would sour any relationship. But now, just as Meg is finally ready to bury the hatchet, she learns closure is permanently off the menu. And the kicker? Matt’s brother, Kyle, is back in her life, stirring up feelings that are equal parts guilt and lust.
Meg was the best thing that never happened to Kyle. He couldn’t make a move on his brother’s girlfriend—even if Matt didn’t value her nearly enough. The situation is even more complicated now that Meg’s bestselling aphrodisiac cookbook has spawned a legal battle with the Midlands. Maybe he should stay away. But love, like family, plays by its own rules. And the one woman he shouldn’t want might be the only one who’s perfect for him.
Review: This book really gave me the feelz–and a killer attitude! I can’t decide what annoys me most–Meg’s decision, Ryan’s attitude, or Sylvia’s behavior. Or Matt. Him I really don’t like. But that’s the thing–I’m mad at them because I feel like I know them well enough to take sides. Tawna Fenske did an incredible job of building these characters from the ground up, imbuing them great qualities but also with the flaws and weaknesses, just like we all have. I haven’t changed my feelings about Matt, but I’m glad everyone else got to a better place.
Facts of the story: Meg’s ex-fiance Matt is dead, she’s in love with his brother Kyle, and the families are fighting over royalties from a published book that’s suddenly become a best seller. I’m not going to go into it too much because I don’t want to give the story away–but I will say, read it.
I really felt for Meg. Suddenly getting attention for doing the thing she loved was wonderful and I’m so happy that it happened for her. But Sylvia’s behavior made me angry for Meg, and ultimately, angry at Matt’s belittling behaviour. You’ll see what I mean when you read it.
It’s thought provoking, audacious and bold–you’re not going to forget it! I haven’t. Thanks!