Alex Santorini puts his family first and foremost, and that’s going to keep him behind the grill at the family restaurant for the rest of his life, especially if his Greek grandmother has anything to say about it. But when a local winery needs a chef to step in to cook for a celebrity wedding, Alex jumps at the opportunity to showcase his culinary skills…and a chance to get closer to the winery owner who has captivated – and refused – his attention.
Grace Donovan is in a bind and knows that the answer to all her problems is one sexy Greek chef who has everything she needs…and everything that scares the hell out of her. Raised in a series of ever-changing foster homes, Grace has spent her life using science and logic to surround herself with protective walls. With all his passion and intensity, Alex could burn those walls down and, like everyone else in her life, leave her broken and alone.
As Alex and Grace join forces to land the wedding of the year, they also launch a search for the mother of three puppies abandoned at the winery…only to discover a shocking connection to Grace’s own mother and her shadowy past. When the truth comes out, their romance faces its greatest test. Will Grace choose the family she’s wanted her whole life…or the love she may never find again?
The Dogmothers – a brand new spinoff series by Roxanne St. Claire
In this new spin-off series from The Dogfather, there’s laughter, love, heartache, hope, and happy endings in store when two polar opposite grandmothers team up to make matches and wreak a little havoc in Bitter Bark, North Caroline. Yiayia has the steel spine of a Greek warrior, and Gramma Finnie has the heart of an Irish poet. Together, along with two darling dachshunds, these Dogmothers won’t stop until all nine of their grandchildren are hooked, hitched, and happy.
With nine full length novels planned, plus a holiday novella every year, readers are in for a treat that will take them through 2021! Fans of The Dogfather series will find the same level of emotional intensity, familiar family connections and characters, and, of course, an unforgettable dog at the very heart of every story. Just like The Dogfather, the covers of The Dogmothers were all photographed at Alaqua Animal Refuge in Florida using rescue dogs and local heroes, and a portion of the first month’s sales of every book is donated to that amazing organization.
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Three Dog Night by Roxanne St Claire
Three Dog Night by Roxanne St Claire
2nd book in the Dogmothers series, which is a spin-off after the Dogfather series. Basically the grannies try matchmaking again. Can be read as a standalone contemporary romance.
Beautiful and sentimental. With three adorable puppies, a handsome Greek man, a huge mixed family, and a woman searching for her roots, you get love stories galore. Each heartwarming and tear worthy.
Don’t miss this one if you like romance, family love or even finding the right home for pets. It’s a guaranteed happy ending on multiple levels.
Three Dog Night
The Dogmothers are at it again. Grace needs a chef to help her land a celebrity wedding that will put her winery on the map. The problem is the chef offering his help is the one that make break through the walls guarding her heart. Alex is enamored with Grace, even though the Dogmothers think she is better suited for his twin, and he wants the opportunity to really show off his culinary skills. When the chance to work with her and get to cook more the the same Greek menu in the deli has appears in the form of a wedding for two celebrities he will do anything to get the chance. Not only do they have a wedding to prepare for if he can land the job, but there is also a history of the past to discover and three abandoned puppies to care for.
Another beautiful addition to a heartwarming series. I was glued to this book from page one. The puppies kept me laughing even when my heart was breaking for Grace. I can’t wait to see what this big blended family is up to next. This book is just one of the many reasons I will always pick up a Roxanne St. Claire book. Her stories always keep my interested from the first line to the last.
I continue to thoroughly enjoy each of her novels! Can’t wait for the next one!