Josi S. Kilpack hated to read until her mother handed her a copy of The Witch of Blackbird Pond when she was 13. From that day forward, she read everything she could get her hands on and accredits her writing “education” to the many novels she has “studied” since then. She began writing her first novel in 1998 and never stopped. Her novel, Sheep’s Clothing won the Whitney Award 2007 for Mystery/Suspense. Lemon Tart, the first book in the Sadie Hoffmiller Culinary Mystery series was a finalist in 2009. Josi currently lives in Willard Utah with her husband, children and super-cute cat.
Other books I have reviewed by this author:
My review of Lemon Tart
My review of Baked Alaska
My review of Rocky Road
My review of Fortune Cookie
My review of Wedding Cake
My review of A Heart Revealed
I started off this book thinking it probably wasn't for me, but my love for the author had me reading anyway.
By 53%, I was wishing the two main characters, the ones you see on the cover, would grow up and get on with it already. At 55% in the book, I knew why I kept reading. The story just became epic. Was it the ailing mother with all the secrets? Or the lovers not loving? I don't know, but I was into it. Boy, I'm glad for that too.
I'm also glad the power couple finally stopped bickering. That was a rough first half... lol... in the end it was worth it though. I could do with some more, now that it's over.
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