It had been a year, and I still hadn’t read Lisa Kleypas’ Tempt Me at Twilight. I had borrowed it from the owner of the condo we rented in Florida, but it never made it into the house past the laundry room. So, when leaving for a return trip to the condo a year later, I knew I had to read it on the way.
If you liked Fifty Shades of Grey in any way, shape, or form, then this romance is for you (see pages 314-17). Set in the 1800s, this book follows an innocent Poppy Hathaway and a troubled
Christian Grey Harry Rutledge as they maneuver through the complexities of societal pressures, dysfunctional childhoods, and trusting relationships.
For the purposes of book club, great-aunt Albertine’s steamed apple puddings with drizzled cream sauce, courtesy of Chef Broussard, would be a welcome conversation starter.