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The Sweetest Seduction by Crista McHugh
The Kelly Brothers Book 1
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Date of Publication: January 6, 2014
Number of pages: 193
Cover Artist: Jaycee DeLorenzo at Sweet ‘N Spicy Designs
The first book in a new contemporary series from award-winning author Crista McHugh, that’s a sexy, modern twist on Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.
Lia Mantovani has created one of the hottest restaurants on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, but all that could disappear if she loses her lease with Kelly Properties. Having had her dreams ripped away from her before, she’ll do everything in her power to keep her restaurant. Her fate hangs on the whims of the frustratingly handsome Adam Kelly.
Adam has spent years trying to convince world famous chef Amadeus Schlittler to open a restaurant in Chicago, but he wants the prime location held by Lia.
Business always comes first…until sparks fly when Adam meets her. When things get hot outside the kitchen, though, they’re both in danger of getting burned.
About the Author
Crista McHugh is a multiple award-winning author of fantasy romance and paranormal romance with heroines who are smart, sexy, and anything but ordinary.
She currently lives in the Audi-filled suburbs of Seattle with her husband and two children, maintaining her alter ego of mild-mannered physician by day while she continues to pursue writing on nights and weekends.
Series website: http://www.thekellybrothers.cristamchugh.com
The Sweetest Seduction by Crista McHugh is a fun contemporary romance. Right from the beginning, I liked Lia. She is a strong, independent chef who has worked hard to have a successful restaurant. Working has had the unfortunate side effect of leaving no time for a personal life.
From the moment Lia and Adam meet, I could practically feel the sparks through my Kindle. 😉 There is intense passion right away. The story hangs onto the heat and doesn’t let you go. Great plot and the characters were enjoyable. I really liked the story.
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