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Make It Sweet

Make It Sweet

By Kristen Callihan


From New York Times bestselling author Kristen Callihan comes a charming, emotional romance about redefining dreams and discovering unlikely love along the way.

Life for Emma isn’t good. The world knows her as Princess Anya on Dark Castle, but then her character gets the axe—literally. The cherry on top is finding her boyfriend in bed with another woman. She needs a break, and sanctuary comes in the form of Rosemont, a gorgeous estate in California promising rest and relaxation.

Then she meets the owner’s equally gorgeous grandson, ex–hockey player and current recluse Lucian Osmond, and she sees her own pain and yearning reflected in his eyes.

He’s charming when he wants to be but also secretive and gruff, with protective walls as thick as Emma’s own. Despite a growing attraction, they avoid each other.

But then there’s an impromptu nighttime skinny-dip, and Lucian’s luscious homemade tarts and cream cakes start arriving at Emma’s door, tempting her to taste life again…

In trying to stay apart, they only grow closer—and their broken pieces just might fit together and make them whole.


Honestly, if you’re looking for a sweet story that will also have you drooling for desserts, Make It Sweet is the story for you. Lucian and Emma were both great characters, both at the crossroads of their lives and careers. They end up retreating to Lucian’s grandmother’s estate where they hide from the world and attempt to sort out what their next step is. In the meantime, there are delicious desserts, made by Lucian, and a burning attraction that they both resist giving in to. Honestly, I feel like I just want to talk about the image of a former hockey player, gruff, big and gorgeous, making the most delicate and mouth warming French patisseries. That image completely sums up this book.

*Received an ARC in exchange for an honest review.


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