I received an advanced copy of this book from the publisher through NetGalley. I honestly feel like I’ve read Melissa Foster books before; in a good way, although I haven’t. Her writing is so easy to read and this book was the little fairytale I didn’t know I needed in my life.
Following the death of their mother, Abby and Deidra come back to the island they grew up on to settle her estate. They inherit her beautiful house and also the bistro their Dad opened when they were young. What they were not expecting was to find they they also had a third sister who their mother had been forced to give up when she was a baby. Now the three of them are faced with a choice, accept a $3m offer for the Bistro and move on, or try to revamp it and make something of it. Abby is the most sentimentally attached, and as a chef herself determined to bring the bistro back to its former glory. Her sisters; although dubious, agree to support her in her dream.
Aidan is a complete workaholic, and his younger sister; whom he helped raise, has sent him to the same island to take a month long vacation where he is not allowed to work and needs to tick off the items on a ‘Get Loose List’ she wrote him. He is all but ready to give up and return to the mainland and his normal life when he meets Abby and realises he can help her dreams come true.
Obviously, this is a super predictable steamy romance book. But that is exactly what I loved about it. It is the perfect holiday read or if you’re after some uplifting escapism to get us through this pandemic! I fell in love with both Abby and Aiden and didn’t want the story to end. I was really happy when I found at the end of the book a list of other books Melissa Foster has written involving many of the same characters. They will be added to my ‘to be read’ list ASAP!
I gave it 4/5.