In the next sizzling romance in Kristen Proby's New York Times bestselling Fusion series, two celebrity chefs compete in a culinary competition, but resisting each other will prove to be the greater challenge.
Cooking isn't what Mia Palazzo does, it's who she is. Food is her passion . . . her pride . . . her true love. She's built a stellar menu full of delicious and sexy meals for her restaurant, Seduction. Now, after being open for only a few short years, Mia’s restaurant is being featured on Best Bites TV. To say Seduction is a wild success is an understatement. All the blood, sweat, tears, and endless hours of work Mia has put into the restaurant has finally paid off.
Then Camden Sawyer, the biggest mistake of her life, walks into her kitchen . . .
Camden's celebrity chef status is world-renowned. He's the best there is, and the kitchen is where he's most at home. He can't resist the invitation to Portland for a showdown against Mia for a new television show. Mia was in his life years ago, and just like before, he's met his match in the beautiful Italian spitfire. The way she commands the kitchen is mesmerizing, and her recipes are clever and delicious. He's never had qualms about competition, and this is no different. He can't wait to go head to head with Mia. But can he convince her the chemistry they share in the kitchen would be just as great in the bedroom as well? As Mia and Camden face off, neither realizes how high the stakes are as their reputations are put on the line and their hearts are put to the ultimate test.
Click to Buy the Fusion Series on Amazon:About Kristen Proby:
Kristen is the author of the Amazon and USA Today bestselling With Me In Seattle series. She has a passion for a good love story and strong characters who love humor and have a strong sense of loyalty and family. Her men are the alpha type; fiercely protective and a bit bossy, and her ladies are fun, strong, and not afraid to stand up for themselves.
Kristen spends her days with her muse in the Pacific Northwest. She enjoys coffee, chocolate and sunshine. And naps.
One by one, four of the five co-owners of Seduction have gotten their chance at a Happily-Ever-After in the previous books in Kristen Proby’s Fusion Series. With Savor You comes the fifth and final book in the series, and with it, Mia’s story. I’ve long been curious about who the author would pair with Seduction’s fiery Italian chef, and I was thrilled to learn she would get a second chance at love with a mysterious former flame. Like each book in the Fusion Series, Savor You is a flirty, sexy romance packed with heat and heart. Throw in several smoking hot love scenes, a cast of tight-knit, engaging characters, and a storyline with minimal angst, and Savor You is exactly the type of book I love to read.
If I had to pick a favorite trope, it would be the second chance romance. The familiarity and the intimacy between the characters is so much more impactful when they have a history with each other. That’s exactly the case with protagonists, Mia Palazzo and Camden Sawyer in Savor You. The renowned chefs are reunited for a cooking competition where things heat up quickly, both in and out of the kitchen. Mia and Camden discover that their chemistry is as potent as the sexual tension that simmers between them.
When it comes to her career, Mia is driven, intensely passionate, and single-minded in her focus on running the kitchen at Seduction. It was therefore a fascinating change of pace that Camden’s character is more confident and laidback, calmly and coolly taking everything that comes at him in stride. With Camden, Mia’s playful, more carefree side emerges, while Mia brings out Camden’s sweet, protective side. Camden and Mia have a good-naturedly teasing banter that’s just plain entertaining. They can be intimate and vulnerable with each other but they can also laugh and joke around and not take themselves too seriously. Most importantly, I loved that Camden builds up Mia’s self-esteem when she’s preoccupied with her insecurities – a quality that had me sighing and swooning with each thoughtful action and heartfelt comment.
With Savor You, Kristen Proby delivers a lighthearted, amusing, and hopelessly romantic love story. This book is a delightfully perfect conclusion not just to Mia’s story but to the entire Fusion Series that fans of the series will undoubtedly love. It’s always bittersweet when a favorite series comes to an end, but I can’t wait to see what else this author has in store.
*complimentary copy provided by publisher for an honest review
Rating: 5 Stars