Private investigator Carson Ford specializes in finding people Yet his latest case has him stumped He s looking for a mystery woman who s supposed to be his wealthy, widowed father s second great love But the pragmatic single dad knows that s not how love works This is an elaborate swindle and it starts with the fortune teller s daughterAll chef Olivia Mack can do is confirm that her late mother s predictions were usually true What she won t admit is that she might know who the mystery woman is or that she s finding herself falling for the handsome, cynical Carson, not to mention his adorable son She has always limited her family gift to her cooking Now she just has to hope that her magic secret ingredient will lead to love Novel in a Nutshell Olivia Mack s late mother predicted that Carson Ford s father would meet his second great love, a lady who sounds exactly like Olivia s missing Aunt Carson is sceptical about the fortune, and wants to find Olivia s Aunt to prove that the prediction was wrong The two begin working together to look for Olivia s Aunt, and find themselves falling in love.Review I really enjoyed this book It was a gentle read, and I enjoyed the family members that the book also introduced Novel in a Nutshell Olivia Mack s late mother predicted that Carson Ford s father would meet his second great love, a lady who sounds exactly like Olivia s missing Aunt Carson is sceptical about the fortune, and wants to find Olivia s Aunt to prove that the prediction was wrong The two begin working together to look for Olivia s Aunt, and find themselves falling in love.Review I really enjoyed this book It was a gentle read, and I enjoyed the family members that the book also introduced As a budding cook and baker, I also liked the food references This is the first Meg Maxwell book I have read, and also the first in the Hurley s Homestyle Kitchen series, but I am tempted to read I read The Detective s 8lb 10oz Surprise because well, because I had to, with a title like that And then I somehow got suckered into read the siblings stories And now this one These are cute, sure But this is not my favorite Harlequin line by far, and I m normally not a fan of kids in my romance novels But you know what, I still requested the next book from the library when I finished this one It s like some sort of weirdo addiction Maybe this series has some sort of drug laced in the I read The Detective s 8lb 10oz Surprise because well, because I had to, with a title like that And then I somehow got suckered into read the siblings stories And now this one These are cute, sure But this is not my favorite Harlequin line by far, and I m normally not a fan of kids in my romance novels But you know what, I still requested the next book from the library when I finished this one It s like some sort of weirdo addiction Maybe this series has some sort of drug laced in the pages, that would explain a lot It s a Harlequin romance, so any reader familiar with genre romance will know what they are getting You read this because you love love, not because you expect fine literature, and, truth be told, fine literature disappoints me frequently, so it s a horse a piece There is a touch of magical realism in this one, which I enjoyed.