The Café Between Pumpkin and Pie by Marina Adair, Kate Angell, Stacy Finz
Series: Moonbright, Maine #3
Genres: Contemporary Romance
In Moonbright, Maine, there's a pumpkin on every porch, fresh brewed apple cider in every cup--and the sweetest sorcery in the air...
Before, after, and even during the excitement of the annual Halloween parade, gathering at the Corner Café is a beloved Moonbright tradition. Costumed revelers of all kinds come for the famous whoopie pies, the heartfelt hospitality, and the chance to hear the town's spookiest stories and local legends whispered to the younger generation...
The most magically romantic legend of all promises that a Moonbright woman will marry the man she sees reflected in a mirror on Halloween. For three such singles, the crunch of fall leaves and the fragrance of fresh-baked pie sets the perfect stage for this most tantalizing trick--and most delightful treat--the genuine enchantment of true love.
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I took a chance with this anthology because all three of the authors are new to me. Anthologies are always a great way to discover new authors, and I am so glad that I took a chance on this. I think the best way to give you a little insight into this book is to break it down, so here it goes:
Love Rising by Stacy Finz
This one was really good. They hated one another as teenagers, but as adults, you can just feel the attraction when they are in the same room. Sydney’s grandmother passed away, and she can’t wait to sell the house and move back to San Francisco. She never considered Moonbright home. However, her grandmother was a smart bird and made other plans. Plans that include a new kitchen and Nick Rossi, who currently owns Rossi Construction, all sorts of feelings come to the surface for them.
Romance on a TapbyMarina Adair
This was the shortest of the three, but just as good as the other two. I will say I did get a little frustrated with this one. While it was good, it was by no means my favorite of the three. I’m not a big novella fan in the first place.
Love Over Easy by Kate Angell
This one was my favorite of the three. From the first line to the last, it had me hooked. Hannah Allen returns to Moonbight just in time to see Hannah Allen in her Bo Beep costume “herding” her triplet nephews, who are all her sheep. Which gives us the most wonderful line in recent book history:
“Bo Peep, you’re losing your sheep.“
I mean, come on, people, how could you not love a story that has that in it? There was just so much in this one to love. From the conversations to the character development, it had it all. The triplets were so enjoyable as well.
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