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The Blue Bistro ($9.99 Ed.)

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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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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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  • Posted May 8, 2010

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    interesting Nantucket contemporary drama

    For the last eight years, late twentyish Adrienne Dealey has worked a series of hotel jobs. Her last gig was in Aspen, but now she arrives in Nantucket. Owner of the upscale Blue Bistro Thatcher Smith hires Adrienne as the restaurant's assistant manager although she has no experience working at a restaurant so it is a work in progress.

    As she learns the business while serving as the hostess, Thatcher and Adrienne begin an affair. However, every night when the Blue Bistro closes Thatcher and his partner talented chef Fiona Kemp share dinner in the kitchen where she hides as her retreat from society; all this leaves Adrienne confused until she finds out the truth about her "rival" and why the Blue Bistro will close after this summer.

    This is an interesting Nantucket contemporary drama starring a likable cast. Although some minor subplots feel like padding and a late twist unnecessary, the story line is entertaining. Fans will relish the locale as Elin Hilderbrand owns the beach in summer while wondering along side of Adrienne what is truly going on between Thatcher whom she believes wants her and Adrienne.

    Harriet Klausner

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted November 19, 2013

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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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  • 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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  • Posted July 14, 2011

    Great read but ended to soon!

    Loved this book until the end, left me wondering why it was over soo soon

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 7, 2011

    loved

    wish there was a better ending

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  • Posted January 30, 2011

    ending???

    loved the book! however, disappointed in the ending...hope the story continues!

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