After being away from home for 10 years, Serena Hunter comes back to Rabbit Leap to start a new life. Despite her mother’s objections, she leaves the family farm to open her own chocolate shop. Serena is one day away from realising her dream when Ritchie, her world-famous rock star husband, arrives in town to win her back. She tries to send him away but he has every intention of sticking around and getting his muse back. So between chocolate-making and forced family dinners, Serena will find out if Ritchie is really the changed man he claims to be.
My mouth watered throughout this book reading about all types of chocolate I didn’t even know existed. I loved the community feeling inspired by the small-town setting and the loyalty among (almost) everyone in the village. With entertaining characters, an atmospheric and snowy setting, and a laugh-out-loud and romantic storyline, this is an ideal book to get you in the Christmas spirit! (NP)
Jody’s whole world revolves around her two nine-year-old twin boys. She wants to be a good mother to them and for this reason she has given up on men and dating. Christian is the best event manager in London and works non-stop, but a mistake drives him away from the city and to the small town of Rabbit Leap to help Jody organise the town festival that will fund the renovation of the community swimming pool. Soon, Jody’s man ban is under threat as Christian finds the small-town atmosphere and family life more attractive thanks to the beautiful single mother. They both want to prove something to themselves and to others and the ride won’t be easy.
Ranging from family to love and friendship, the plot is entertaining and romantic with funny moments and witty dialogue. The characters are colourful, engaging, and will make you laugh out loud. I liked how Jody and Christian annoy each other but also can’t hide their attraction causing hilarious scenes. The second book in a series, I really enjoyed this novel and I look forward to get my hands on the other two books. (NP)