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by Leslie Kelly
chef Ruthie Sinclair has been to so many wedding lately: her older
cousin's, her younger cousin's, and her own mother's. But just
when Ruthie feels motivated to move things along with her own fellow,
he makes a run for it and leaves Ruthie to console herself with
chocolate cake and champagne left over from the latest connubial bash
at her family's business.
Carefree bachelor and corporate hotel scout Robert Kendall is always
on the prowl for a new addition to the Winchester chain of hotels.
He knows how to best gauge the quality of a potential acquisition, and
that's to peek in the kitchens when no one else is around. But
to his surprise, his midnight excursion to the depths of the Kerrigan
causes him to stumble upon a cute, if a bit teary and bleary eyed, red
head elbow deep in chocolate cake. Southern gentleman that he
is, he can't help but inquire if she is all right.
leads to another and this completely disparate pair find themselves
falling for each other. But what do you do when you are
only compatible in bed, and find yourselves on opposite sides of a
potentially ugly business merger to boot?
What worked for me:
I liked Ruthie's taste in men (at least once she dumped the boyfriend) and
ice cream. (New York Super Fudge Chunk is divine!)
The characters were sweet, and the story was at times sexy and funny.
Size-wise Ruthie was soft and
What didn't work for me:
You may have to check reality at the door of this particular hotel in
order to believe how Ruthie unknowingly wound up in sexual heaven in
Ruthie fought maybe a bit too long against getting together with
Robert for my tastes. But she did have a point, which is that
getting together with someone with whom you have nothing in common
seems, well, pointless.
I would have liked to have seen Monica get taken down a peg or three.
That would have been nice.
"Suite Seduction" was a cute, quick read. A good choice for
Warning: This book has some steamy moments within its
If you liked "Suite Seduction" you might also enjoy
"Love at Large",
"Baby at His Convenience",
"The Independent Bride",
"The Librarian's Passionate Knight",
"The Bridesmaid's Reward",
"Truth and Lies",
"His Email-Order Wife".
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