By J.R. Barrett
Eva Raines is an simple state woman who is all approximately nutrients. Eva strikes to the Napa Valley the place her culinary abilities come to the eye of the vendors of a start-up, All issues to everybody, and Eva unearths her area of interest as a private chef. Now all she wishes is a guy as excellent as her cooking, yet she has critical doubts that any such creature exists. whilst filthy rich entrepreneur, vineyard proprietor, and famous lothario, Gabriel Abbott, makes plans to seduce his taste of the month, his assistant hires All issues to every body to cater a gourmand dinner. Eva expects to exploit her means with meals to show off the startup. What she abruptly discovers is that her culinary abilities show off way more. as soon as Gabriel reveals himself seduced via Eva's voice, and the sensual flavors and textures of her meals, his earlier plans are fast forgotten. He starts off to obsess approximately assembly his little chef in individual. but if Eva and Gabe ultimately come nose to nose, the query is, how scorching will their hearth burn?
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The kitchen is perfect. I’ve only brought a few items and I can pick those up Sunday afternoon, if that will be all right. ” Gabe thought for a moment. Monday might be better, but then he wouldn’t get to meet the enigmatic Miss Raines. Yet if she came on Sunday, he’d be occupied with Stephanie Lindstrom and for some reason, Gabe found the idea of both women in the same house at the same time disconcerting. “Monday,” he replied. “Of course,” he heard Eva say. Did he detect disappointment in her voice?
In this case, the smell was red and meaty, a bit on the piquant side from the wine she’d used in the sauce. Eva closed her eyes and let the rich, dark fragrance drift over her for a moment before she walked to the back of the bungalow toward her tiny bedroom and bath, stripping off her clothes along the way. A meal meant so much more to Eva than merely shoveling something edible into her mouth with a fork. Food wasn’t merely sustenance. Great food should be like great sex. Nuanced. Seductive. Smooth.
Now he was left wondering exactly how far he wanted to take things with Stephanie. Chapter Four Eva put in her ear buds and clicked on her iPod. She cranked the volume way up. The Allman Brothers Live at the Fillmore. Jimmy Hendrix. Eric Clapton. Tom Petty. B. King. She’d thrown in some Eagles and Credence so she could sing along. Eva preferred to listen to the old guitarists when she was cooking. It kept her energized. She flipped the play list to random and began the task of putting together everything she’d prepped the previous day.