Maria Amelia Avico Parrano. Beloved by: her son, his restaurant staff, and the people drawn to her love of life and Italian pastries in the heart of Seattle's Pike Place Market. It is all she ever needed, until she meets a man who offers so much more this Christmas season. (also in audio)
(formerly released as: Maria’s Christmas Table)
-a Pike Place Market Seattle romance-
An Angelo’s Hearth Holiday Romance Novel
A foodie Christmas romance in Seattle! The best time for two hearts to awaken to life’s possibilities!
Maria Amelia Avico Parrano is beloved by all: her son, his restaurant staff, and the people drawn to her love of life and Italian pastries in the heart of Seattle’s Pike Place Market. Yet after years of warming the hearts of others, Maria wants to cook up a little heat for herself. Until she meets a man who offers so much more.
Hogan Stanford has hidden in his hi-rise condo, watching the world pass by far below. The merest glimpse of Maria draws him back to life again. Basking in her bright light, he realizes what’s to be gained; so much more than he ever imagined.
Hogan offers his heart. Now Maria must decide if she can trust hers.
Buchman had me at page one. Entertaining and full of emotion throughout the entire tale. (Where Dreams Are Born) -Fresh Fiction
Readers will relish this entertaining contemporary. (Where Dreams Unfold) -Midwest Book Reviews