Meet the Kincade brothers: they’ll go to any lengths to protect their legacy—
but what happens when love gets in the way...?
As if the holidays weren’t stressful enough, Parker Kincade has a restaurant to open. The fact that his Groomzilla brother wants the place for his perfect Christmas wedding doesn’t help. Then there’s the stunning woman who appoints herself his new chef before he’s ready to hire one. But one look at Gabriella Montani has Parker reassessing needs vs. wants. And that’s before he tastes what she has to offer…
Gabriella doesn’t need to get tangled up with a sexy man. What she needs is a job and a chance to prove herself. A place in Parker’s kitchen could give her the opportunity she’s been waiting for. The heat between them is sizzling, but a place in his bed could be downright dangerous. Neither Christmas nor men have ever lived up to her expectations, but Parker has soulmate written all over him. Should Gabi let herself be swept up in his holiday magic, or will it disappear before Christmas Day?
Terry returns readers to Sunshine Vineyards in Sunshine Valley, Calif., where restaurateur Parker Kincaid is rushing to open his new restaurant in time for his brother's Christmas wedding. Sassy, sweet aspiring chef Gabriella Montani's dream is to escape her famous father's shadow and make a name for herself. When Gabriella auditions to be the head chef of Parker's restaurant carefully not revealing her connection to her father they're unable to ignore their strong physical attraction, so they agree to just one night together and then it's back to business. However, when they mix in heartfelt talks and professional brainstorming, their steamy night goes from "special of the day" to "regular menu item," something Parker is not prepared for. He and his siblings have recently learned the unpleasant truths of their late parents' marriage, leaving him no tolerance for more secrets, so he's devastated to learn Gabi's been keeping one of her own. The revelation of the family mystery that's been the thread of the series will shock readers. Terry's steady pacing, well-developed characters, and vivid descriptions showcase her excellent storytelling skills and set the bar high for the next in the series.
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TANGLED UP IN TINSEL
Another delightful trip back to Sunshine Valley! If you've read any of the previous books in the Sunshine Creek Vineyard series, you will recognize the Kincade family and know about some of the ups and downs they've experienced in recent times. This book brings us Parker's story, and also brings us some long awaited answers of what really happened in their parents life together. This family is a great blend of love, strife and an unbending connection to each other and make for a really deep foundation for each story. I loved the chemistry between Gabi and Parker from the very start and loved watching their relationship develop and soar!
Parker Kincade thought he was overloaded just trying to convert a treasured barn into his dream restaurant on the family vineyard, but when his brother announces he wants to have a big Christmas wedding there, the pressure is really on! He's the good time guy, the reformed black sheep ... can he really make all of this happen in time??
When sexy chef Gabriella Montani shows up declaring she's the chef he's been looking for when he's not even near ready to hire one yet, it doesn't take him long to realize the potential she brings to the table. With a body made for sin, and a sassy flare she just might be exactly what he wasn't looking for all his life!