End 2019 with One of These Delicious Foodie Romances
by Karen Green
What better way is there to say goodbye to 2019 than to spend time with a great romance?
How about saying goodbye to 2019 by spending time with a great romance that’s all about food!
We know that food plays a big part in seduction and love, or else there would be no such thing as a romantic dinner, aphrodisiac or chocolate. These five delicious novels feature protagonists who understand that the way to a potential partner’s heart is through their stomach—and the way to a reader’s heart is through a delectable romance that satisfies our appetite for love.
American Dreamer (Dreamers) by Adriana Herrera
It’s food that leads Nesto to quiet upstate New York after building his business in the city, and food that leads successful but lonely Jude to Nesto after curiosity compels him to try out Cayuga Lake’s newest lunch spot. Is a surprising new romance also on the menu?
Sometimes achieving your dream means letting go of your fears, and for Jude and Nesto, it means taking a chance on themselves as well as on each other.
Their Unexpected Christmas Gift (The Stone Gap Inn) by Shirley Jump
Is there anything better than dating a chef? How about dating a chef that also happens to be great with kids?
For Vivian Winthrop, a lawyer who did not have her sights set on a new boyfriend or on a new role as guardian to her baby niece, chef Nick Jackson is a godsend. Together they might be able to cook up a plan that turns three individual people into a new little family.
Dine with Me by Layla Reyne
This contemporary romance will help remind you to stop and taste all of life’s delicious gifts, especially if it means opening your heart to love.
Chef Miller Sykes learns that lesson the hard way when the rising star of the culinary world is given a devastating diagnosis. Eager not to waste a minute more, he enlists Dr. Clancy Rhodes as a travel companion and caretaker and they embark on a journey of a lifetime—and a love neither of them had expected.
Cooking Up Romance (The Taylor Triplets) by Lynne Marshall
In this heartwarming contemporary romance, single dad Zack has a lot on his plate—can he find room for a romance with a spirited food truck owner as well?
But Lacy knows the stakes are high when getting involved with a man who has a child. Nourishing his soul will be just as important as feeding the men in his construction company.
Lucky Break (Clean Slate Ranch) by A.M. Arthur
In this opposites-attract western romance, food isn’t just a vehicle for sustenance—it’s the path to redemption, a new start and for Shawn and Robin—maybe even the way to love.
Shawn is the soft-spoken cook at Clean Slate Ranch, where he gets to express himself in the food he serves but generally keeps to himself. When ranch hand Robin is pressed into service in the kitchen, an unlikely friendship blooms, leading to a slow-burn romance.
Are you ready for a taste of love as the year ends? Let us know which of these books you’ll be devouring first!