Lost Along The Way by Marie Sexton ~ Book Review by Teresa

It’s called comfort food for a reason.

Not much is known about the cookbook, except that years ago, the mysterious Granny B collected a set of magical recipes and wrote them down. Over the years, each book has been modified, corrected, added to, and passed down through the generations to accumulate its own unique history. The secrets behind these very special recipes are about to find their way into new hands and new lives, just when they’re needed the most.

Food created out of love casts a spell all its own, but Granny B’s recipes add a little something extra. This curious cookbook holds not only delicious food, but also the secrets of love, trust, and healing, and it’s about to work its magic once again.

LostAlongtheWayLG Title: Lost Along The Way

Author: Marie Sexton

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press

Cover Artist: Reese Dante

Rating: 4.5 of 5 Stars

Blurb:

Three months after losing his parents in a car crash, Denver weatherman Daniel Whitaker returns to Laramie, Wyoming. It’s bad enough dealing with the death of his parents and his failing relationship of fifteen years, but when he finds his childhood home full of clutter, Daniel is at a loss. He enlists Landon, his parents’ sexy neighbor, to help him sort through the mess. Landon Kushner is a study in contradictions. He builds wind sculptures out of scrap metal and loves the outdoors, but he also rides a mint-green Vespa and has an affinity for knitting and fortune-telling. He’s been friends with Daniel’s parents for years, and he’s more than willing to lend a hand.

Their plan is simple: clean the house so Daniel can sell it and get back to his life in Denver. But when a strange cookbook comes into Landon’s possession, Daniel begins to realize that the universe – and Granny B – may have other plans.

Teresa’s View:

This is what I was looking for when I read the blurb for the series! Some magical cooking! While the actual cooking wasn’t the focus, the resulting goodies had measurable impact on the story.

Landon was so sweet and I liked that he wasn’t a stereotypical twink, but rather a gentle bear who loved gardening, cooking and his art. Daniel was harder to relate to. He was sad and conflicted, but I liked that he let Landon (and Granny B.) help him find his way.

I loved the result of the zucchini bread (for passion) and would love to have some of the banana bread (for mourning) and chicken soup (for broken hearts) on hand for bad days myself. You need to read to see for yourself!

Buy Links

Dreamspinner Press
All Romance eBooks

I would like to thank the publisher for providing me with the eARC of this title in exchange for my honest opinion.

Farewell Giveaway
I have a number of paperbacks, most of which are signed, to giveaway. Over the between now (11 Mar 2017) and 31 Mar 2017, every comment on the blog (this post and all other new posts), will be entered to win 1 of these paperbacks. There are also some misc swag items, so there will be a few packs of these to give away as well.

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2 thoughts on “Lost Along The Way by Marie Sexton ~ Book Review by Teresa

  1. I would want to see food magic, especially with a special cookbook like this one. Thanks for the review and so interested about the book with the different foods listed in your review.

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