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Fresh Pick | CAN’T STAND THE HEAT by Louisa Edwards
Fresh Pick / October 5, 2009

Recipe for Love #1 September 2009On Sale: September 1, 2009Featuring: Adam Temple; Miranda Wake368 pages ISBN: 0312356498EAN: 9780312356491Mass Market Paperback$6.99 Romance Contemporary Buy at Can’t Stand the Heat by Louisa Edwards For sharp-tongued food critic Miranda Wake, the chance to spend a month in Adam Temple’s kitchen to write an exposé is a journalistic dream come true. Surely Miranda can find a way to cut the hotshot chef down to size once she learns what really goes on at his trendy Manhattan restaurant. Trouble is, she never expected Adam to uncover her most embarrassing secret: she has no idea how to cook. As for Adam, well, he’s not about to have his reputation burned by a critic who doesn’t even know the difference between poaching and paring. He’ll just have to give the tempting redhead a few private lessons of his own . . . teaching her what it means to cook with passion. Seduction reaches a boiling point when two unlikely people find themselves thrown together. Excerpt What’s your name?” he asked her. She tossed her head again, the motion making her sway a little. Adam looked more closely. Her pupils were blown wide and dark, and her…

Julie Kenner | Hard Science or It’s Just Magic…
Uncategorized / October 5, 2009

I’m writing this from umpty thousand feet in the air (I won’t embarrass myself by putting in an actual number because I have no clue how high a jet flies, though I probably should, and invariably I’ll be off by some huge number that would either have the plane falling out of the sky or breaking up as it slides through the atmosphere into space). The point is that I’m in the air. Way up here. Suspended in space, people. Doesn’t that seem like a little bit of a magic? And, yes, I know about the science behind it. As the daughter of an aeronautical engineer who helped send NASA satellites into space and now designs doo-dads that help make sure planes don’t fall out of the air and that pilots know how high they are in the sky (something I clearly don’t know), I get that this is all about science. But I like thinking about it in terms of magic more. To read more of Julie’s thoughts please click here. Visit to learn more about books and authors.