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Rachel Bishop is a chef in Denver who has accomplished winning the James Beard award and owning her own fine-dining restaurant. Alex Kanin is an essayist who writes a negative review that goes viral causing her partners to push her out of the business and destroy her career. In order to repair the damage, Alex offers his connections and home to host an exclusive dinner party for Denver’s most influential citizens called the Saturday Night Supper Club. Rachel sees that Alex is not the self-serving person she thought he was.
Number of Pages: 416
Vendor: Tyndale House
Publication Date: 2018
|Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches)|
Series: Saturday Night Supper Club
Francine Rivers, New York Times bestselling author of The Masterpiece
Denver chef Rachel Bishop has accomplished everything shes dreamed and some things she never dared hope, like winning a James Beard Award and heading up her own fine-dining restaurant. But when a targeted smear campaign causes her to be pushed out of the business by her partners, she vows to do whatever it takes to get her life back . . . even if that means joining forces with the man who inadvertently set the disaster in motion.
Essayist Alex Kanin never imagined his pointed editorial would go viral. Ironically, his attempt to highlight the pitfalls of online criticism has the opposite effect: it revives his own flagging career by destroying that of a perfect stranger. Plagued by guilt-fueled writers block, Alex vows to do whatever he can to repair the damage. He just doesnt expect his interest in the beautiful chef to turn personal.
Alex agrees to help rebuild Rachels tarnished image by offering his connections and his home to host an exclusive pop-up dinner party targeted to Denvers most influential citizens: the Saturday Night Supper Club. As they work together to make the project a success, Rachel begins to realize Alex is not the unfeeling opportunist she once thought he was, and that perhaps theres lifeand loveoutside the pressure-cooker of her chosen career. But can she give up her lifelong goals without losing her identity as well?
RITA Awardwinning author Laureano (London Tides, 2015) will entice readers with more than just romance in this first novel in a new series. The Saturday Night Supper Club follows Denver chef Rachel Bishop as she tries to rebuild her culinary career after a social-media incident gets her fired from her current restaurant. Helping her is writer Alex Kanin, the man who inadvertently caused the online snafu that got Rachel ousted. . . . As she and Alex work together, workaholic Rachel finds that there may be room for love in her life after allif she would only let it in. Writing charmingly about faith, love, friendship, and food, Laureano will leave readers hungry for the next installment in the Supper Club series.
Chef Rachel Bishop never imagined that her successful career could disintegrate so quickly after an online negative review of her restaurant goes viral, but she is determined to restore her reputation. Alex Kanins New Yorker article has given his stalled writing career a boost, but at a cost to Rachels restaurant. Guilt-ridden, he offers her a chance to prepare a dinner for an exclusive Denver supper club. As they become better acquainted, the couple realize that they have more than food in common. The latest novel from Laureano (Under Scottish Stars) is a delight for foodies, providing delicious descriptions of dishes and glimpses into the culinary world. The romance develops gradually, allowing readers to experience and savor Rachel and Alexs deepening connection. VERDICT Romance aficionados and fans of stories about overcoming obstacles and the role of faith in everyday life will eagerly await the next entry in this sweet food-centered series.
Laureanos latest novel, the first in her Supper Club series, is a delight for foodies! Theres a delectable amount of behind-the-scenes restaurant and cooking detail, as well as some amazing descriptions of food that will literally have readers mouths watering for a taste. Rachel and Alexs relationship has everything needed to incite sighs of happiness, yet it is not without trials and tension. That only serves to make it seem more realistic and believable. Add to the above the gorgeous Denver setting, Rachels BFFs and a subtle yet powerful spiritual message and you have The Saturday Night Supper Club.
Starred review. Bright, jovial, and peppered with romance and delectable cuisine, this is a sweet and lively love story.