What if your whole life was based on a lie? For Joy Ballard, her success as a cooking show host has one little problem – she can’t cook. Things are fine until her producer sells the show and she had to fake her way past new owners and colleagues. Can she do it?
With the help of handsome chef Luke Redmond, she tries. But as things between Joy and Luke sizzle, her career fizzles. She’s outed by her nemesis, the foodie community shuns her, and Luke takes the only job offer he has – 1,800 miles away.
But all of this puts Joy in an unexpected place – a place where she can be honest with others and herself. In the midst of that new freedom can God fix the mess Joy’s made of her life?
Hauck’s characters and conflict propel you through the novel. She draws you into their lives and hearts so that you can’t wait to find out what happens next. By the end it felt less like closing a book and more like reading about friends you’ve never met. Her fun and quirky characters make you want to pack up and head for South Carolina!
*I was given this book as a part of the Thomas Nelson BookSneeze program. I was not required to write a good review. The opinions expressed are merely my own.