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The Blue Bistro

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

6 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

Exciting, interesting read.

The Blue Bistro is a fine dining restaurant located on the beach of Nantucket. This is a complex and emotional story about the owners, Thatcher Smith and Fiona Kemp and a girl, Adrienne, running from a drug addicted ex boyfriend who stole her money. Thatcher, a conflict...
The Blue Bistro is a fine dining restaurant located on the beach of Nantucket. This is a complex and emotional story about the owners, Thatcher Smith and Fiona Kemp and a girl, Adrienne, running from a drug addicted ex boyfriend who stole her money. Thatcher, a conflicted character, loves Fiona deeply, as a friend, but his love runs so deep that this unique friendship has interfered with his past love interests. Fiona suffers, since childhood, from Cystic Fibrosis. She is on the list for a lung transplant.
Adrienne has been working all over the world in the hotel industry. Adrienne is hired by Thatcher to run the front of the restaurant.
Love grows between Adrienne and Thatcher. Every night when the Blue Bistro closes Thatcher and his partner chef Fiona share dinner in the kitchen where she hides from society, which leaves Adrienne confused until she finds out the truth about her "rival" and why the Blue Bistro will close after this summer. Exciting, interesting read!

posted by BLUEEYEBE on June 15, 2010

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Most Helpful Critical Review

1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

Great book, but last 20 pages - what happened???

I started reading this book only a few nights ago and was really enjoying it until I got to the very end. So as not to ruin it for others, I'll just say that what happened in the end was not believable and not necessary and quite frankly left me asking 'why??', and the...
I started reading this book only a few nights ago and was really enjoying it until I got to the very end. So as not to ruin it for others, I'll just say that what happened in the end was not believable and not necessary and quite frankly left me asking 'why??', and the last page itself - given who the characters were, I expected more - I expected some emotion, some gusto. There wasn't any! Very disappointing ending.

posted by Anonymous on August 17, 2007

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 10, 2014

    Loved it!

    Great easy read for summer!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 7, 2014

    LOVE this book and author

    This is one of my all time favorite books! I constantly read in various genres. You will not be disappointed.

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  • Posted February 22, 2014

    Highly Recommend

    This book came highly recommended to me by my mother in law, and as usual she picked a great one. I loved this book, I did not want it to end! I cannot wait to read more of her books.

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  • Posted January 23, 2014

    An amazing story...ten stars!

    An amazing story...ten stars!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 19, 2013

    Plague

    La?

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  • Posted November 18, 2013

    Just an OKAY book! I read this book because someone gave it to

    Just an OKAY book! I read this book because someone gave it to me and said that I would really like it. Instead I found it really slow reading but I kept going because I figured something really exciting would happen. There was too much restaurant talking and all that goes on around that and didn't seem to be much build up with any of the characters. I don't think that I would recommend this book to anyone and I'm glad it was a book I didn't pay for.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 6, 2013

    Great beach read

    I loved this book couldn't put it down!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 2, 2013

    Continue to be impressed...

    With all books by Elin Hildebrand! Not only are her books able to take one to another place, but they are also thoughtful, meaningful and have some depth. Thank you, Elin, for the great escape!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 5, 2013

    Love her books.

    Easy read. Not quite a good as some of her others. But I enjoyed and I will continue to read her novels.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 26, 2012

    Serena

    Good mornin

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 25, 2012

    Celia

    Play wut?

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 18, 2012

    APOLLO

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 28, 2012

    Total Page Turner!

    Wow! You feel as if you work at the Blue Bistro! Grear book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 30, 2012

    Beach read

    It was a nice relaxing read the only thing that bothered me was EH has obviously never met or even truely reasearched Cystic Fibrosis. It was nice at first to see an author that would have a cf character but once i saw she knew nothing about Cystic Fibrosis it just made me upset.

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  • Posted June 26, 2012

    Loved the book! The ending, however, came a little too soon. I s

    Loved the book! The ending, however, came a little too soon. I still would highly recommend it to others!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 5, 2012

    Loved!

    Loved!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 31, 2012

    I loved this book up until about the last forty pages. The autho

    I loved this book up until about the last forty pages. The author decides to throw in one sentence that should make for a plot twist, but it was completely ignored. There was no point in adding in that little detail. The ending of the book also didn't make sense. I agree with other posters that it should been elaborated on a little more. Even though the book was a good read, if I had known it would end the way it did, I would never have read it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 23, 2012

    Lexy

    Hi

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2012

    A must read

    Love, desire, trust, adventures, fear......some of the feelings the reader gets while bring part of such a great noovel. EH just continues to amaze me with her writing.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 5, 2012

    Light and fun

    Enjoyed but not serious

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