2015 Aven Ellis Book Reviews Soul Mate Publishing
Book Review: The Definition of Icing by Aven Ellis
Author: Aven Ellis
Published: May 27th 2015 by Soulmate Publishing
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Blurb: Kenley Hunter finally has everything sorted out. Fresh from studying chocolate making in Europe, she's gambling everything on her new business, Confection Consultations.
All Kenley wants in life is people to take her seriously, to see the person on the inside rather than the blonde beauty on the outside. While pursuing her passion of chocolate, Kenley discovered people seek her knowledge. They see past the exterior and fall for the chocolate delights in front of them.
So with work as her focus, Kenley is ready to start her career in Dallas. Men are out of her recipe, because she fears that once they get past her looks, they’ll be disappointed in what they find. Kenley decides she's all about the chocolate now.
Or is she?
Because a chance meeting with new Dallas Demon hockey star Nate Johansson might change everything. Sent to Dallas in a blockbuster trade, Nate is somewhere he doesn't want to be, for reasons that have caused him heartbreak on multiple levels. Nate knows he will never trust a woman again after what happened to him in Minnesota.
But when he meets a woman with an intriguing name and a passion for chocolate, Nate isn't so sure about his theory. And he might just learn a definition of icing other than the one used in hockey with Kenley as his guide...
First of all I would like to thank the author for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.*
Review: The Dallas Demons are back! One of my favourite books last year was the first book in the series, Waiting for Prince Harry, and when Aven Ellis announced that she was writing more about this hockey team's players, I was over the moon. Obviously, the part I was awaiting the most was checking on Harrison Flynn again. Luckily for us, Aven doesn't make us wait too much and he and his new wife, the lovely Kylie, have a big role in the new story (yes!).
The Definition of Icing is all about Kenley, who has the best job in the world: she's an expert in chocolate! Seriously though, where do I have to sign to have this job? So Aven gives us scrumptious descriptions of the most fascinating chocolates and chocolate based desserts and dishes. Just for this, you need to check this book. Really, I actually went to a gourmet shop to check their chocolates because you won't be able to resist chocolate while reading it.
And then there's Nate, the hockey player. Gorgeous, sexy and a good guy (he's no Harrison but I wouldn't mind settle with him). He had his own story and secrets but you could clearly see how he was falling for Kenley (and her chocolate). I have to admit though that I think that Kenley is not my favourite female character from Aven. I found her a bit too insecure of herself and her talent and she doubted too much. Luckily for her, Nate was the perfect match for her, and brought the best out of her.
The Definition of Icing is another extremely cute and lovely story from Aven Ellis. One I enjoyed immensely. She always pays so much attention to the details of the story that she makes you feel like you are part of it. All I have left to say is: chocolate lovers around the world, pick this book! Oh! and I cannot wait to read more about hockey (and hockey players) in Aven's next books.