Title: The Christmas Cake Cafe
Author: Sue Watson
Release Date: October 14th 2016
Genre: Women’s Fiction, Christmas
As the Prosecco chills and Bing Crosby croons, Jen Barker just knows that her long-term boyfriend is about to propose. But instead of a diamond ring nestled in her champagne flute, Jen finds cold flat rejection. Her once perfect life and dreams of a husband and family seem even further from reach.
A working holiday to the Swiss Alps with her younger sister Jody might not be the Christmas Jen had it mind, but it offers her the chance to recharge her batteries and recover from heartbreak.
When Jen meets handsome ski instructor Jon Zutter her hopes for a happy-ever-after seem within her grasp again. Jon is kind and gorgeous and as they bond over Sachetorte at the picturesque Cake Café, Jen thinks he might just be her perfect man. But a relationship with him comes with a catch – and there are some things even cake can’t fix.
As the snow falls and Christmas approaches, could this be the place that restores Jen Barker’s faith in love?
Jen’s dreams are shattered, when her long-term boyfriend dumps her instead of proposing, but only a year later her life is about to change for better. Her younger sister ask her to go to the Swiss Alps with her and a few other friends for working holiday. She’s hesitant at first, but she couldn’t have made a better decision than agreeing to go. Away from home let’s Jen to discover herself and what she actually wants, as well as bond with her sister, because their past hasn’t been very smooth. What would a trip to abroad be worth without a handsome man in the picture? Jen meets a ski instructor and there’s an instant attaraction, but they take things easy as they both have their own reasons to not rush into a new relationship. How will the Swiss Alps change Jen’s life?
I absolutely adored the book, everything worked for me so well-the characters, the setting, the friendships and romance. There were so many funny moments, but it was also a thought provoking story at the same time. It’s a great heartfelt and heart warming book that I definitely recommend to read.