After nearly a decade as a sous-chef in a trendy eatery, and fresh off a divorce from the owner, Jenna Stevens is desperate for a change. So when she spots a for-lease sign in her hometown, she impulsively decides to open her very own cooking store. Her crash course in business is aided by a... show more
After nearly a decade as a sous-chef in a trendy eatery, and fresh off a divorce from the owner, Jenna Stevens is desperate for a change. So when she spots a for-lease sign in her hometown, she impulsively decides to open her very own cooking store. Her crash course in business is aided by a streetwise store manager and Jenna's adoptive mother. But as soon as she gains a foothold in her new life, in walk her birth parents—aging hippies on a quest to reconnect.Now Jenna must figure out how to reconcile the free-spirited Serenity and Tom with the parents who raised her and decide whether to open her heart to a man who just might be the best thing to happen to her in years. All without sacrificing her newly found dreams. In the end, Jenna will find that there is no perfect family, only the people we love….
Publish date: November 20th 2012
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Food And Drink
, Adult Fiction
, Contemporary Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
This story showed realistic emotional growth but was more about family relationships and the romances were in the background. It was heavy with cooking details and I guessed the outcome early on. Recently divorced Jenna opens cooking store, hires manager Violet and is faced with new family issues.
Susan Mallery - Already HomeAfter breaking up with her chef husband who was a philanderer, Jenna (who is also a chef) needs to get a life of her own. She seems to find one when she buys a store and starts to convert it to a cookware store. With the help of newly hired store manager, Violet, who ...
Already Home by Susan MalleryIncludes recipes at the end.Divorced sous chef Jenna is now back home living with her mother. She has rented space for her store and has Violet to help.Just letting others watch how a recipe is done isn't making it. Violet tells her to let the woman participate in making...
After nearly a decade as a sous-chef in a trendy eatery, Jenna is desperate for a change. She's supported her ex-husband's dreams for so long that she can't even remember her own. Until she sees a for-lease sign near her parents' home and envisions her very own cooking store.Her crash course in busi...
Just ordered this one and since so many of my friends have given it 4-5 stars, I can't wait to read it! Not enough hours in the day!!