Review by Anniek
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Review by Anniek
Katie has her own bakery Sweet Occasions. She is living her dream. Her bakery doesn't have to be a big money making chain. Katie puts a lot of effort in making the customers feel at home when they visit her. She has beautiful antique china and a corner where people can taste her creations. Katie is very gifted in her decorating. She creates the most amazing and detailed sceneries.
Katie always stood by her boyfriend Steve. When he became ill she was the one he leaned on. After all that happened Katie is now coming to terms with the idea that maybe having the determination to make something work isn't always enough. When Adam shows up in her bakery soaked by the rain and nearly heading for hypothermia Katie makes sure he has something to eat and she makes him a warm drink. Adam is a single father whose life is totally built around his little girl Lily. He's feeling very guilty over the fact that he couldn't make his marriage work. Now he's doing everything he can to be the best father ever. His grandmother Grace is the only other relative he has left and he loves her very much. Since his mother died when Adam was ten his grandmother and grandfather raised him.
Sometimes love happens instantly and sometimes it does take a whole lot of casual meetings to make people finally give in to what was there all along. This very sweet and loving story really warmed my heart. Katie is such a sweetheart who didn't deserve what she was getting out of her relationship with Steve. I thought of her as a people pleaser and that is why she got dragged into things that took her farther away from her original dream.
Adam is every woman's dream. He is handsome, a good father, warm, kind and respectful. Reading about how he looked after his grandmother warmed my heart. In some ways he came across as a pushover, so I was cheering out loud when he manned up. Grace made me laugh. Everyone should have a sweet and feisty grandmother like her. She lays it out just like it is and I loved that about her. Her meddling in the end was all it took to give Fate a little shove in the right direction.
Linn B. Halton can really make you feel the emotions of her characters. Because of that I was drawn into A Little Sugar, A Lot of Love immediately. When I read a book I want to feel what I read about. She did that for me and so much more... For all romance lovers out there, this is a story you shouldn't miss.
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