Sometimes all you need is love…..And blueberries.
Ellen Branford. High-powered Manhattan attorney. Engaged to a man who is from a family with a good name and who has political aspirations. From the outside looking in, Ellen’s life is perfect. Ellen feels pretty good about her life and future, as well.
Then Ellen’s grandmother dies. Ellen is heartbroken because of the strong bond her and her grandmother had- one might even say they had a stronger bond than Ellen and her mother. Right before her grandmother dies, she asks Ellen to take a letter to a man from her hometown of Beacon.
Ellen readily agrees- it is her grandmother’s dying wish. What should be a 1 day, 2 day trip, tops- turns into so much more. Ellen, while touring the town, falls through a rickety dock and nearly drowns. Her rescuer saves her life- and she rewards him with a kiss. Little does she know, this man is going to be a good person to know in Beacon.
As Ellen tries and tries (and tries some more) to take care of the business she has in Beacon- things happen that make it almost impossible, And yet, Ellen finds herself enjoying Beacon- the town, the people, and finding out about her grandmother’s past.
During the search for the man to give her grandmother’s letter to, Ellen finds out that her grandmother had a “the road not taken” section to her life- and Ellen finds herself at a similar crossroad. Is there more to life than Manhattan? Can a born and bred city girl be happier with a slower pace of life? Read The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop and Cafe to find out!
Traveling With T’s Thoughts:
Mary Simses debut is cute. Fun. Light reading. Enjoyable. I read this book while sitting poolside and was delightfully entertained. The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop and Cafe may not be for every reader- but if you are a reader who enjoys a light read with a dash of romance and family secrets- then you have found the right book.