Author: Julie Stock
Published by: Clued Up Publishing on Aug. 6, 2019
Genres: Contemporary Romance, Women's Fiction
Format: eBook, ARC
Source: Rachel's Random Resources
Book Rating: 7.5/10
When Olivia goes to manage Finn’s failing bistro, will they end up sharing a table for two, or will it be a recipe for disaster?
Olivia Fuller longs to manage one of the restaurants in her father’s chain and to break free to live the independent life she’s wanted for so long. When her father finally puts his trust in her and sends her to a failing restaurant in Devon, she’s confident she can prove herself capable of doing the job.
Finn Anderson is about to lose his beloved seaside bistro, unless the bank can find a buyer to dig him out. When George Fuller offers Finn a deal, he has no choice but to accept if he wants any chance of getting his bistro back one day. And then the new manager arrives…
Even after meeting the prickly chef and discovering his complete lack of business skills,
Olivia is confident she can turn the struggling business round. But as Olivia and Finn start working together, a mutual attraction develops between them, and soon, nothing is going according to Olivia’s plan.
When there’s a real chance that the bistro might be sold off, Olivia and Finn determine to fight for it, united by their hard work and their growing feelings for each other.
But can they save the bistro and be together, or does destiny have a different path in mind?
A feel-good contemporary romance set in a bistro beside the sea in Devon.
Winsome, warm, and sweet!
The Bistro by Watersmeet Bridge is a delightfully absorbing, entertaining tale that takes you into the life of the feisty, determined Olivia as she travels to Devon to showcase her business savvy and help the sexy, talented Finn save his failing restaurant by the sea.
The writing is fluid and uplifting. The characters are hardworking, supportive, and endearing. And the plot is a charming blend of family, friendship, life, love, community, guilt, greed, corporate strife, chauvinism, and the day-to-day struggles of running a small bistro.
Overall, The Bistro by Watersmeet Bridge is a lighthearted, optimistic, enjoyable tale by Stock that is pure escapism and perfect for a sunny afternoon read.
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Thank you to Julie Stock and Rachel’s Random Resources for providing me with a copy in exchange for an honest review.