From Goodreads: “In a cosy corner of Paris, a delicious little patisserie is just waiting to be discovered. And romance might just be on the menu…
As the youngest of four, Nina Hadley has always had her big brothers telling her what to do. So, when she’s given the chance to move to Paris and help run a patisserie course, she can’t say au revoir quick enough! There’s just one problem: high-flying chef Sebastian Finlay is the owner of the patisserie. He’s also her brother Nick’s best friend – and the man she has secretly been in love with since forever. Amongst the mouth-wateringly delicious eclairs and delicate macaroons, Nina’s culinary creations aren’t the only tempting thing she’s working with…”
This was such a lovely book and one I’m so glad I finally read. I’m a huge fan of this series and always pre-order the next book when I know it’s coming out. For some reason this book was left hidden away on my kindle app for ages even though I knew I’d really enjoy it. Funny how that happens isn’t it?!
Nina was a wonderful main character. I loved her get up and go, and really admired the way she took herself off to Paris, not really knowing what to expect. Coming from a big family myself I understood her desire to get away from her siblings at times and thought the descriptions of growing up in a large family were spot on.
I loved the friends she made, especially Marguerite, Maddie and Marcel the grumpy waiter. I wasn’t so keen on Sebastian though, he was far too full of himself for my liking, not a particularly nice character. In fact I felt rather sorry for Nina at times for the way Sebastian treated her.
The descriptions of the patisserie were mouth watering and I even contemplated making some eclairs or profiteroles whilst reading it. I didn’t give in to the temptation though as I was on holiday, but I think I may have made some if I’d been at home.
A lovely romance and a wonderful third book in this fab series. If you’re looking for a summer romance I definitely recommend this one. In fact, I recommend the whole Romantic Escapes series!