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The Love Goddess' Cooking School

(2010)
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Camilla's Cucinotta: Italian Cooking Classes. Fresh take-home pastas & sauces dailyBenvenuti! (Welcome!)

Holly Maguire's grandmother Camilla was the Love Goddess of Blue Crab Island, Maine - a Milanese fortune-teller who could predict the right man for you, and whose Italian cooking was rumored to save marriages. Holly has been waiting years for her unlikely fortune: her true love will like sa cordula, an unappetizing old-world delicacy. But Holly can't make a decent marinara sauce, let alone sa cordula. Maybe that's why the man she hopes to marry breaks her heart. So when Holly inherits Camilla's Cucinotta, she's determined to forget about fortunes and love and become an Italian cooking teacher worthy of her grandmother's legacy.

But Holly's four students are seeking much more than how to make Camilla's chicken alla Milanese. Simon, a single father, hopes to cook his way back into his daughter's heart. Juliet, Holly's childhood friend, hides a painful secret. Tamara, a serial dater, can't find the love she longs for. And twelve-year-old Mia thinks learning to cook will stop her dad, Liam, from marrying his phony lasagna-queen girlfriend. As the class gathers each week, adding Camilla's essential ingredients of wishes and memories in every pot and pan, unexpected friendships and romances are formed - and tested. Especially when Holly falls hard for Liam . . . and learns a thing or two about finding her own recipe for happiness.

Genre: Romance

Praise for this book

"The real magic here is Melissa Senate's writing, which laps rhythmically against your heart like gentle waves along the coast." - Claire Cook


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Hardback Editions

April 2011 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Love Goddess' Cooking School (Wheeler Hardcover)
Author(s): Melissa Senate
ISBN: 1-4104-3579-2 / 978-1-4104-3579-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wheeler Publishing
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Paperback Editions

October 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Love Goddess' Cooking School
Author(s): Melissa Senate
ISBN: 1-4391-0723-8 / 978-1-4391-0723-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Gallery Books
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Kindle Editions

October 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Love Goddess' Cooking School
Author(s): Melissa Senate
Publisher: Gallery Books
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