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Monday, March 30, 2015

Book Review & Giveaway * Hot Flash by Kathy Carmichael







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What's the recipe for a happy marriage?

That's what chef Jill Morgan Storm wants to know, and according to responses to the "Marriage Satisfaction Surveys" she and her closest friends cooked up, the answer is to marry a traveling salesman who is rarely home.

And Jill certainly deserves some happiness, after everything she's been going through. Her teen-aged son, who only speaks to her in French, needs college tuition. Her crazy mother is determined to find her a man—and only brings her unsuitable ones. A pesky schoolteacher keeps annoyingly trying to fix her life. Her sous chef job is in jeopardy, and, most aggravating of all, her ex-boyfriend has absconded with her favorite skillet.

What's a single mom to do?

Faced with the answers to her surveys, she sets off to find the traveling salesman who can share her dreams. Along the way, can she find herself and a man who will claim her heart?

 
MY REVIEW
 
While it took me a while to really get cooking with this book once I finally did it was an enjoyable, fun and light read. I read this in a weekend while I was trying to avoid the 4 million blooming things outside my apartment. This story of Jill the single mom chef made me laugh but in spots was all too real (as a single mom myself).....maybe I need to find a college professor to date so my little guy will be set! This is a good read. It's not really thought provoking but it's fun and provides plenty of entertainment. If you're looking for a nice poolside read in the coming summer months grab this one right now! 


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"Witty dialogue and wickedly funny characterizations make Kathy Carmichael’s Hot Flash a jewel among romantic comedies. Great fun!"
~ Eve Gaddy, Harlequin Superromance author
 

"Hot Flash is a keeper! It has heart, and I’m going to read it again. And again. Wonderfully well done! 
~ Kay James, Romance Reader at Heart

 
"I have never laughed or cried so hard as I have with this truly wonderful book!" 
 —Kathy Boswell, managing editor, The Best Reviews

 
"I highly recommend Hot Flash to anyone who loves to read romance. You will not be disappointed." —Romance Junkies


About the Author



USA Today Bestselling author Kathy Carmichael resides on the west coast of Florida with her Scottish husband, two not-so-wee sons, three cats, a part-time dog, and a huge collection of dust bunnies.

Kathy writes award-winning romantic comedies and humorous mysteries. Her Texas Two-Step romance series is a reader favorite.

Kathy's romantic comedy, Hot Flash, was named by the American Library Association's BOOKLIST magazine as one of the Top 10 Romance Fiction titles for 2009.

In addition to her novels, she’s sold short stories and wrote a bi-monthly column on the business of writing for a national writing trade magazine. Kathy is also a contest judge for Writers Digest.

She’s a member of the International Thriller Writers, an active member of the Mystery Writers of America, Sisters-in-Crime, Novelists Inc., the Florida chapter of MWA, is the published author liaison of the Tampa Area Romance Authors, and is an active member and past national board member of the Romance Writers of America.

Kathy loves hearing from readers.



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A special fun survey has been prepared to accompany the book. You can take the survey or read the responses HERE.

Read an excerpt from the book HERE





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I received this book to review through Beck Valley Books Book Tours, all the opinions above are 100% my own.

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5 comments:

  1. Thank you so much for the lovely review! Hope you can continue avoiding all the blooming things!

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    1. Thanks Kathy! Lol the blooming things are at least pretty. If I have to be trapped inside it's easier with fun books like this one!

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  2. This book was so fun for me. I loved it.

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