“Funny, sexy, smart, and heartbreakingly real,”* Jennie Shortridge’s bestelling debut Riding With the Queen “hit all the right notes.”** Now comes a story about one woman’s quest to make peace with her plus-size body, forgive the past—and, along the way, discover the meaning of true love...
Nothing gets Eleanor Samuels’s heart racing like a double scoop of mocha fudge chunk. Sure, the magazine writer may have some issues aside from food, but she isn’t quite ready to face them. Then her beloved Uncle Benny falls ill, and Eleanor’s whole world is torn apart. Unlike her sisters, she has neither a husband nor a full-time job, so it’s up to Eleanor to care for her ailing uncle. What at first seems scary and daunting becomes a blessing in disguise. Because while she’s doing all that cooking and nurturing—and enjoying a delicious flirtation with a new chef in town—Eleanor begins to uncover some long-buried secrets about her emotionally frayed family and may finally get the chance to become the woman she’s always wanted to be...
*Louise Redd, author of Hangover Soup **The Miami Herald
NAL Accent, September 2005