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From Jodi Thomas New York Times bestselling author the Honey PDF #180 of Mornings on Main and Indigo Lake comes this heartwarming new novel set in Honey Creek Texas a small town where family bonds and legends run deep and friendship and love are always close at hand Piper Jane Mackenzie mayor of Honey Creek won’t let a major scandal rip her uirky hometown apart or jeopardize her dream of one day running for higher office. Breakfast at the Honey Creek Cafe is a fun lighthearted read with uirky characters in typical small town fashion Honey Creek townspeople love their mayor Piper Mckenzie who comes from a family of politicians and law enforcement officers Her granddad was also mayor her dad is a senator and two brothers are Texas Rangers Colby McBride is a Texas Highway Patrol Trooper in town asked by one of the brothers to keep the mayor safe when her so called fiance disappears He is incognito and playing the part of a lovesick former acuaintance Told from four different viewpoints this story takes place over the course of several days We hear the action from Piper Colby interim minister Sam Cassidy and new high school graduate Pecos Smith Sam is like Colby in that he is not who he professes to be He has a divinity degree but has never preached having been in the Army and currently is a forest firefighter in Colorado Each has a uniue story This is an entertaining story with a great supporting cast of characters some lovable some not so much but all colorful and interesting With romance and a mystery to solve this is a winner and a great story to watch develop and unravel I received a complimentary ARC from Zebra and Kensington Books through NetGalley All thoughts and opinions are mine only

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Breakfast at the Honey Creek Café Honey Creek #1So she’s willing to welcome undercover detective Colby McBride hired to help solve the mystery behind her Breakfast at PDF wannabe fiancé’s disappearance Colby’s cover That he is an old boyfriend now begging Piper for a second chance always when there are plenty of townsfolk around to witness his shenanigans Piper hardly knows whether to laugh or cry especially when she finds herself drawn to the handsome rascal He. Breakfast at the Honey Creek Cafe by Jodi Thomas was light romance with a touch of mystery that I devoured in one afternoon Ms Thomas is a new to me author but this book has convinced me to read of her books I confess that I am not a big romance reader but a mystery will always attract my attentionI loved the setting of Honey Creek TX The town is full of lovable and uirky characters Ms Thomas has included the stories of four characters in this book Piper Jane McKenzie Colby McBride Sam Cassidy and Pecos Smith Each character tells their own story as their lives unfold in this small town The secondary characters were an integral part of the story too I adored Mr Winston who is a town fixture but yet little is known about him in the town The plot is smooth the characters become well developed as the story progresses the mystery is easily resolved and each of the characters arrive at their own happily ever afterI voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this book from ZebraKensington Publishing via NetGalley All of the above opinions are my own

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Breakfast at the Honey Creek Café Honey Creek #1 summary ã 8 â [Ebook] ➢ Breakfast at the Honey Creek Café Honey Creek #1 ➨ Jodi Thomas – From Jodi Thomas New York Times bestselling author of Mornings on Main and Indigo Lake comes this heartwarming new novel set in Honey Creek Texas's not the only newcomer she has to deal with There’s a new interim preacher in town Sam Cassidy Drifting from one assignment to another since his one love died Sam isn’t sure he’s the right fit for Honey Creek But as at the Honey PDFEPUB #231 Piper knows this is a place chock full of surprises And if she can keep her town and her heart from going completely off the rails there may be a sweet unexpected future in sto. Welcome to Honey Creek Texas founded by outlaws and misfits and safe haven for outsiders like former firefighter Sam Cassidy Sam comes to town like an Old West hero seeking a uiet and meaningful life only to find the Mayor in the midst of scandal with romance and danger lurking around every corner But this isn’t just Sam’s or Mayor Piper Mackenzie's story it's about a community of people you can’t help wanting to be a part of As with most small town stories the townsfolk are what make the book Thomas has crafted excellent caricatures of people we already know From the busybody secretary who thinks she runs the town to the trio of greeters at the church and the lonely old rich man down the road These are people you knew once upon a time and the author allows us to meet them again in Breakfast at the Honeycreek Café Our stars include aforementioned Sam Cassidy the interim preacher alongside Mayor Piper Mackenzie and State Trooper Colby McBride  I love how the author takes time to give each character dimension and rewarding story arcs The romance and dialogue are uirky fun and engaging I wasn’t sure what to expect from the premise but I was pleasantly surprised by the unexpected direction Jodi Thomas took these characters Our preacher protagonist's credentials are a little over the top but it’s soon clear every character in Honey Creek is larger than life in funny ways In fact much of Breakfast at the Honeycreek Café reads like a social commentary a la Austen The people and the place are somewhat surreal like an impressionists painting but under their painted layers are startlingly real bones Yet it’s clear from the beginning that everyone has a part to play from Pecos the earnest teen to Daily the town drunk All are pieces to the overarching mystery of just what happened to the mayor's boyfriendWhat truly makes this a five star read for me besides excellent characterization was the author’s ability to turn a phrase I can't think of another book I've read this year that made me laugh with lines like A coven of witches reportedly ran the local bakery No one knew for sure but they made great scones Thomas also shows a keen sense of the layers that make up a person through clever character descriptions like From his stance to his slight twang the man before her seemed pure Texan He might be the type who said “yes ma’am” to the ladies and fought his way out of a bar at midnight For everyone who doesn’t uite fit into the mold society has made for them Jodi Thomas has created a place anyone can feel at home I know I'll be eager to read books from this author Perfect for fans of clever dialogue rich characters and fans of that small town feel I urge you to take a chance on Breakfast at the Honeycreek Café Thomas sums up the feel for Honey Creek as Mayor Mackenzie reflects “She wasn’t made for a small town not in her dreams anyway But this place flowed through her veins slow and steady as the Brazos River wound around the city limits Low as the wind blowing down the valley whispering of legends of outlaws and ghosts”I was provided with a copy of Breakfast at the Honey Creek Cafe by the publisher and this is my voluntary and honest review