'You're breaking up with me!'He was silent.'In Paris.'Eyes dropping.'Under the Eiffel-fucking-Tower!' I screamed.
Twenty-five-year-old Claire Shorten had looked forward to spending a romantic weekend in Paris for as long as she could remember, and now it was here - three blissful days of strolling through cobbled streets arm-in-arm with her beloved, eating copious amounts of baked goods and soaking up the culture through each and every pore of her body. Well, at least, that was how she'd pictured it . . .
Even after her boyfriend dumps her rather unceremoniously in the most romantic place on earth, Claire is determined not to give up on her dream altogether - with or without a boyfriend. She finds herself a job in the kitchen of a small hotel; Michelin-starred it most certainly is not, but somehow Claire makes a place for herself amidst the dirty dishes and the foreign misfits who run the place.
When the restaurant attracts the attention of the enigmatic - if not slightly terrifying - tycoon Louis Delarue, and Claire manages to survive his high-powered business luncheon from hell, she knows that she can survive anything, surely. But all bets are off when Louis makes a game-changing decision: he's coming back for a second course . .
About the Author
CJ Duggan is the internationally bestselling author of over ten books, including Paradise City, Paradise Road
and the Summer series. She lives with her husband in a rural border town of New South Wales. When she isn't writing books about swoony boys and 90s pop culture you will find her renovating her hundred-year-old Victorian homestead or annoying her local travel agent for a quote to escape the chaos.
Praise for CJ Duggan's previous books:
'I loved this book - it's the perfect beach read.' -- Flying Through Pages
'I loved every moment . . . CJ is a born storyteller that breathes a realism into her characters and situations that we've all found ourselves in.' -- Diva Book Nerd
'Paradise City is the same brand of feel good, fun and sexy romance that I have come to love from this author' -- Book Briefs
'I love Duggan's writing and Paradise City was a hoot. I cannot wait for the next book! Is it August yet?' -- Reading With ABC
'Duggan's writing is addictive, and I really didn't want to put this book down.' -- Escape Into Words
Series: A Heart of the City roma
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 29th November 2016
Publisher: Hachette Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.8
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1