The youngest of a French-Italian restaurant family, Portland foodie Juliette D’Alisa can’t imagine life without great food, family, or her handsome sous chef. But after the loss of her mother, Juliette has a hard time picturing the future at all. Will the secrets hidden in her family’s historic Provencal chateau restore her hope?
About Hillary Manton Lodge
Hillary Manton Lodge is the author of Plain Jayne, a Carol Award Finalist, and Simply Sara, an ECPA bestselling book. A graduate of the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism, Hillary discovered the world of cuisine during her internship at Northwest Palate magazine. A storyteller at heart, in her free time she enjoys experimenting in the kitchen, watching foreign films, and exploring new walking trails. She and her husband live in Portland, Oregon.
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A culinary concoction of taking chances and finding love in the most delectable places
Food writer-turned-restaurateur Juliette DAlisa has more than enough on her plate. While her trip to Provence might have unlocked new answers to her grandmothers past, its also provided new complications in the form of Neil McLaren, the man she cant give up.
Juliette and Neil find romance simple as they travel through Provence and Tuscany together, but life back home presents a different set of challenges. Juliette has a restaurant to open, a mother combating serious illness, and a family legacy of secrets to untangle how does Neil, living so far away in Memphis, fit into to her life?
As she confronts an uncertain future, Juliette cant help [ … ]
FaithfulReader.com featured Hillary Manton Lodge’s A Table by the Window in the April eNewsletter. Reviewer Evelyn Bence wrote, “When I read Christian fiction, I often feel as if writers are trying too hard — to relay their faith, teach a lesson, show (never tell) an emotion, overblow a plotline, take a literary tack
or maybe its that theyre not trying hard enough. So what a pleasant surprise to find this novel that didnt once make me sigh with irritation.” Go here to read the full review.
Popular blogger Relz Reviewz featured A Table by the Window by Hillary Manton Lodge. Go here to read the “Character Spotlight” piece on Juliette and Neil, and their sweet romance.
PODCAST: A Table by the Window
Heirloom recipes, family secrets and a chance for love
The youngest heir to a French-Italian restaurant dynasty, food writer Juliette DAlisa has spent her life negotiating her skill with words and her restaurant aspirations. When her brother Nico offers her a chance to open a restaurant together, she feels torndoes she really have what it takes? Should she risk leaving her journalism career?