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Note from Katherine

Steamy couples, emotional intensity, and sexy heroes.  The series is set in Manhattan on Fifth Avenue.  The Candied Apple Café is the brain child of Hayley Dunham, Chocolate Chef (heiress to the Dunham Diners food empire), Cici Johnson, CFO and Iona Summerlin, PR wunderkind.  They have a boutique on Fifth Avenue with a distinctive wrought iron apple above the door.  The shop features candy making classes perfect for date night, one-of-a-kind windows and innovative chocolates and candies.
Each of the books in the series stands alone, you don’t have to read the entire series or read them in order.  Unless you want to! 


Christmas At The Candied Apple Café


Summer In Manhattan


Hot Cop Next Door


Snappy, sexy, and satisfying! 
Roxanne St. Claire, New York Times best selling author

5 Stars to Christmas At The Candied Apple Cafe by Katherine Garbera.

What a sweet book this was. Anyone who knows me, knows how much I love Christmas romances. I devour as many as I can during the short holiday season. This particular book is my first Christmas read of the season. And I loved it!

The blurb gives you a good idea of the trope. But I can tell you that this book is so much more emotional than you'd think. The heart and soul of this book is fear. Fear of loss, fear of never finding healing or love. Iona And Mads were so perfect for each other. There was no instalove. Although they clearly were attracted to each other, they each were hesitant for different reasons. But their chemistry was impossible to ignore. While I can tell you more, I won't. I found this book emotional, endearing, engaging, and refreshing. This one you will appreciate more if you experience all the feels on your own.

Mads little girl, in my opinion, is the glue to this story. Sofia was adorable. She was a smart girl for her age of six; tragedy having matured her too soon. There were moments in her scenes that broke my heart. That said, Mads, Sofia and Iona not only found love with each other, they found Christmas magic. Truly, if your looking for a sweet, loving story to put you in the holiday mood, I totally recommend this amazing book!

One more thing I'd like to add is how much I was immersed in the Christmas events going on around Mads, Sofia, and Iona. The Christmas spirit is truly alive in this book! Hence why I've already started listening to Christmas music, lol. :)

This is my honest and unbiased review. Thank you for taking the time to read it.
~Christine via Goodreads

USA Today Bestselling Author

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