A foodie Christmas romance in Seattle! The best time for two hearts to awaken to life’s possibilities!
Maria Amelia Avico Parrano, a woman beloved by all. Her love of life and her Italian pastries draw many to Seattle’s Pike Place Market. After years of warming the hearts of others, Maria wants to cook up a little heat for herself. Until she meets a man who offers far more.
Hogan Stanford watches the world pass by far below, from his condo at the edge of the Market. The merest glimpse of Maria lures him back to life again. Her dazzling light promises much more to be gained than he ever imagined. He offers his heart.
Now Maria must decide what she truly wishes, as her beloved Christmas season approaches.
Buchman had me at page one. Entertaining and full of emotion throughout the entire tale. – Fresh Fiction “Where Dreams Are Born”
Readers will relish this entertaining contemporary. – Midwest Book Reviews “Where Dreams Unfold”
Top 5 Romance of 2012 – NPR “I Own the Dawn”
Top 10 Romance of 2012 – Booklist “The Night is Mine”
Best 5 Romance of 2013 – Barnes & Noble “Take Over at Midnight”
Best 10 Romance of Spring 2014 – Publishers Weekly “Pure Heat”