Wednesday, January 4, 2017

The Chocolate Cure (Love at the Chocolate Shop Book 4) by Roxanne Snopek - Review

No more chocolate! No more meddling! No more men!

New Year’s resolutions are great. Announcing them in a crowded bar, with a chocolate martini in her hand? Not Maddie Cash’s finest moment. It’s time this new realtor got serious about her life and this time, she means it.

But when hospital volunteering lands her at the bedside of bruised and battered Mick Meyer, who has no knowledge of Maddie’s reputation – and no memory of the kiss he begged from her during that long, pain-filled night, her best-laid plans are put in jeopardy. It’s not just his sweet tooth that’s tempting her.

The hunky bush pilot with the concussion has an old family property to unload. Making this sale could be Maddie’s professional salvation. But when Mick turns on the charm, she’s in danger of forgetting all her best intentions... on chocolate... on meddling... and especially on men.

Love at the Chocolate Shop series
Book 1: Melt My Heart, Cowboy by CJ Carmichael
Book 2: A Thankful Heart by Melissa McClone
Book 3: Montana Secret Santa by Debra Salonen
Book 4: The Chocolate Cure by Roxanne Snopek
Book 5: The Valentine Quest by Melissa McClone
More books coming soon
My Review:

A fun quick read.

Maddie Cash has decided to make some changes in her life.  But she made the mistake of announcing her New Year’s resolutions in public.  No more chocolate, meddling or men.  Now everyone in Marietta is watching to see if Maddie can keep her resolutions.  With her boss breathing down her throat about making a sale, she needs to focus on work even harder now.  She is given until the end of January to sell a house or she will be unemployed.

Pilot Mick Meyer was admitted to the hospital after a mishap with his plane which ended getting a concussion.  He arrived while Maddie was volunteering in the ER.  They quickly became friends with Maddie showing up to help Mick with his rehab.  When Maddie learned Mick was going to sell his uncle’s lake house, Maddie set her sight on making this sale.  Maybe then her boss will see she is serious about her job. 

When everything starts to fall apart in Maddie's life, Mick is there to help her pick up the pieces.  Mick didn't expect to fall for Maddie, and now he has to convince her to let go of her insecurities and accept the fact that he is not like other men.

The book moved along at a fairly good pace.  The writing was entertaining, the plot fun and the characters likable.  Maddie and Mick had great chemistry.  The book ended a bit quick for me.  I would have loved to have seen a stronger ending.