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Topper's COURTSHIP OF THE CAKE connected us to the first book in the series, DICTATORSHIP OF THE DRESS, which was a nice segue. Dani, is a free spirit, that tends to get herself in jams. She's the black sheep of her over achieving and very staid family. She's also vowed never to get married. When she goes on tour with a rock music festival as the massage therapist for the band members she gets more than she bargained for. She ends up being hired by rock star, Nash Drama, to be his personal masseuse. Although nothing romantic happens between them he does need her to play the part of his loving fiancée when he returns to his hometown to be given the key to the city. That leads to nothing but trouble for Nash, his ex-girlfriend and the mother of his child, Quinn, and his best friend Mick who had a one night fling with Dani but they don't want anyone to know they've even met before. Quinn's brother, Bear, was often the voice of reason, and Nash's son, Logan, was a nice addition to the story. The characters all had many layers to them and it was fun to see their interactions. The dialogue was often confusing since the title of the chapter told you who was speaking and I sometimes had to flip the pages back to remind me. There were family and friends, disagreements, a history, sadness, tears, grief, disbelief, laughter, romancing and love along with lots of music and musicians. Heaven's Half Acre, the B & B, owned and run by Quinn, seemed like an interesting place to grow up and also live in. There were a few happily ever afters but the wedding was not the one I was expecting. There were a lot of twists to the story and some closure.
Topper is a new to me author having read the first two books in the series and I look forward to reading other books in the MUCH "I DO" ABOUT NOTHING SERIES. I do love the alliteration of the two titles in the series so far.
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