Katherine Blake wants a baby. At thirty-three, she has a home and an antique business that she loves, but she is running out of time. Kat hasn’t had a man in her life that she would even consider fathering her child…except her ex-husband.
Michael Blake is for sale. In support of special-needs children, he offers himself up for one week as a prize at a New Year’s Eve local celebrity bachelor auction. The result? His ex-wife buys him to finish the restoration of the hundred-year-old home they bought shortly after their marriage. Or so he thinks. Katherine does expect the remodeling to be finished, but the rest of her plan is more devious. She doesn’t need him to rekindle the one-of-a-kind love that led to their fairy-tale wedding and he doesn't have to atone for the mistakes that led to their divorce, but he does have to...well, deliver.
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Reviewed by JoAnne Book provided by the author for review Review originally posted at Romancing the Book This was a nice romantic read that took many twists and turns along the path back to love and was totally different that what I expected. There was romance, love, family, friends, anger, tears, happiness, laughter and a totally unexpected happily ever after. Kat and Michael had many facets to their personalities. One moment they hated each other, then were somewhat tolerant, then loving, then hopeful before going back to square one. Their emotions were always at the forefront and I felt what they experienced with each other at every turn and their emotional connection throughout. Their chemistry was always present even when they fought it. The descriptions of Kat’s home, The Eagle’s Nest, the cabin, the ski slopes and the quaint village made me feel as if I was there it was so vivid. I could feel the cold from the storms and the snow as well as the wind on my face as they skied, went tubing and took the sleigh ride. The descriptions of the food had me smelling and tasting it. Kat’s grandfather Homer was a hoot but had a heart of gold. Austin is a new to me author but this won’t be the last book of hers I read. If her other books are as good as this one I’ll keep coming back for more. Favorite Quote: “This is too beautiful to eat,” she exclaimed. The torte had a brownie-type layer covered with glistening raspberry preserves nestled in a cloud of whipped cream. “But, I’ll force myself. Please give my best to your chef.”