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Author Barrett, J. D., author

Title The secret recipe for second chances / J.D. Barrett
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Hachette Australia, 2016
Sydney, NSW Hachette Australia, 2016


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Description 328 pages ; 24 cm
Summary Lucy Muir is leaving her husband. It's complicated. They're joint owners and chefs at one of the best restaurants in town, so making a clean break is tough. But, let's face it, a woman can only take so much cheating, recipe stealing and lack of good grace. Despondently driving around the back streets of Woolloomooloo one night, Lucy happens upon an old, empty terrace that was once the city's hottest restaurant: Fortune. One minute she's peering through grimy windows into an abandoned space, the next she's planning a pop-up bistro. When Lucy fires up Fortune's old kitchen she discovers a little red recipe book that belonged to the former chef, the infamous Frankie Summers. As she cries over the ingredients for Frankie's French Onion Soup, she imagines what Fortune was like in its heyday. It's strange, Lucy can sense Frankie beside her, almost see him there... This fiery chef, who lived with a passion for food and women in almost equal measure, just might help Lucy cook herself up a better life. But is she brave enough to believe? A surprising, smart, charming novel that shows every day brings with it a second chance
Analysis Australian
Subject Women cooks -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Fiction
Restaurateurs -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Fiction
Australian fiction.
Women cooks -- Fiction.
Restaurateurs -- Fiction.
Life change events -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Domestic fiction.
Australian fiction.
Australian fiction
Australian stories
Reading nook.
ISBN 9780733634772