A Serving of Scandal

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Hodder, Oct 14, 2010 - Fiction - 320 pages
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From star of Great British Bake Off, heart-wrenching romantic fiction about a scandalous love affair between a professional cook and a high-ranking politician. If exposed it could wreck both their careers.

Kate is thirty-six and mother to five-year-old Toby. She has a thriving business catering for private clients and her life is on an even keel. That is, until she gets a job cooking lunch at the Foreign Office and has her first fateful meeting with Oliver Stapler, Secretary of State. He's powerful and charismatic, but also married and a father. He's totally out of bounds but she falls for him.

When a journalist spots them together, he alerts the gutter press. Who cares whether Kate's affair with Oliver is true or not? It's a great story and will sell a ton of newspapers - and destroy several lives in the process.

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A Serving of Scandal

User Review  - Amber McKee - Book Verdict

Kate McKinnon's catering business, Nothing Fancy, is doing pretty well. Her newest client, Britain's Secretary of State Oliver Stapler, enjoys more than just her cooking, spending time in the kitchen ... Read full review

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Originally posted on Tales to Tide You Over I selected this book to review from NetGalley’s focus on romance newsletter because I felt like a light and easy read. Turns out NetGalley has a different ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

As a cook, restaurateur, food writer and business woman, Prue Leith has played a key role in the revolution of Britain's eating habits since the 1960s. With twelve cookery books under her belt, Prue gave up writing about food to concentrate on fiction. She has written five contemporary novels and a memoir, Relish. The Prodigal Daughter is the second novel in a trilogy that began with The Food of Love. All Prue's books are in print with Quercus. She lives in Oxfordshire. Follow her on on Twitter @PrueLeith

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