By Dakota Cassidy
If you cannot take the warmth, get out of the kitchen...the newest from nationwide bestselling writer Dakota Cassidy! After learning that her recognized chef husband was once dishonest, Frankie Bennett misplaced her mind-on reside television. Now Frankie is broke, unemployed, and hiding out in her aunt's retirement village. that's, till Maxine Henderson-Barker-reformed trophy spouse and proprietor of Trophy Jobs Inc. employment agency-arrives to provide Frankie a far wanted kick within the pants. quickly, Frankie lands a task as a prep chef at a Greek diner in New Jersey, domestic to the world's top meatloaf and an proprietor who resembles an exquisitely chiseled Greek statue. Falling into mattress with Nikos is not the most sensible inspiration, yet after years of dwelling in a man's shadow, this ex- trophy spouse is able to get busy cooking...
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He didn’t even like Kiki. Frankie had found Kiki at the Dumpster outside the studios, scrounging through a garbage bag carelessly thrown to the ground. To her husband’s utter mortification, she’d fallen in love and promptly brought her home. Scooping her up on her way out, Frankie chucked Kiki under the chin and whispered, “Tonight when you curl up in that crazy three-thousand-dollar bed of yours, thank the doggie gods you’re deaf, Kik. ” Mitch’s hand wrapped around her arm, yanking at the sleeve of her carefully-picked-by-her-personal-shopper cashmere sweater.
I wouldn’t,” Gail warned. “Yeah? Well, I would,” Maxine said. ” The door to her Aunt Gail’s small second bedroom cracked open, shedding a slant of light across the floor, forcing Frankie to burrow farther under the knitted afghan and tuck Kiki closer to her. A slight shift, and the bed sagged with someone’s weight, and her faithful little Chi was suddenly up and away. The faint sound of pig noises drifted to Frankie’s ears. ” No. The someone in question made a rash move by dragging the covers off her in a whoosh of cold air.
It was all she had in her to drag a brush through her wet hair and locate a pair of underwear. Maxine sat to her left, texting on her iPhone with the neon green cover. When she looked up, it was with a smile of encouragement. “Admit it. ” “I feel cleaner. ” Gail snorted. “You sure smell better,” she teased, plunking down a yellowish brown ceramic mug filled with steaming coffee. The cup brought a familiar ache to Frankie’s chest, making her heart constrict. Her mother once had cups just like those.