The sweet smell of cupcakes!
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Book Length (Est.): 216 pages
After heartbreak threw her years off track, Violet Young is finally making her dreams come true. She’s just landed a sweet position with Wynne’s Kitchen, New York City’s world-renowned bakery at Rockefeller Center.
Ben Preston rose to greatness as a general manager at one of the finest dining establishments in the Big Apple only to fall from grace when life dealt him a rough hand and his wife left him. A phone call from the hiring manager at Wynne’s Kitchen is the catalyst he needs to start over.
Sparks fly when Violet is asked to train her new boss, who stands between her and the next promotion she needs. Worse still, she and Ben must fight not to fall in love . . . because there’s a fine line between a delicious affair and dipping your pen in the company ink. Will Ben and Violet turn up the heat or do their careers take the cake?
*I received this book free from the author in exchange for an honest review*
After being in a crazy relationship with an ex that took everything from her Violet Young is finally living her dreams. Doing what she loves as a job and getting herself back together. Working at Wynne’s Kitchen has all the potential in the world for Violet. But us there room in her life for new love?
Ben Preston is in the middle of a nasty divorce. Landing a position at Wynne’s Kitchen will be his new start. Not sure what to do in a bakery he gets the training he needs from Violet. When the nasty ex starts to surface in his new life things become difficult and Ben starts to get distracted.
Violet is in aww from the minute she meets Ben. Training this handsome man that seems to be bi polar in his attitude will prove to be difficult. Violet will not throw her dreams away for anything. When Ben and Violet meet outside of work and realize there might be more to the sparks she feels in the kitchen she knows she has to keep a big secret. Seeing as there is a policy in place at Wynne’s Kitchen for no francization and if one thing is clear, Wynne stands by her policies!
I really likes this story. Ben and Violet are both going through some hard times with their ex’s. When things turn nasty they are there for each other. When Ben realizes what his flaws are in a relationship he makes a promise that it will not happen with Violet. But first thing first, he has got to figure out how to not be taken to the dry cleaners in his divorce.
My Favorite Moment: I loved the conversation between Violet and her best friend Ella.
“You certainly were the crush queen.” Ella laughed. “But it’s nice to see you back. You’re gonna go for it, right?”
“Are you out of your mind? He’s my manager!”
“There’s actually nothing wrong with dipping your pen in the company ink!”
Violet shook her head, standing up to pour herself another glass of wine.
“No, sweetie, everything is wrong with dipping in the…ugh, I don’t even want to say it!”
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