ΓÇ£One of those books you just want to hug to your chest. I loved it so much.ΓÇ¥ΓÇöJasmine Guillory,New York Times bestselling author of While We Were Dating A huge-heartedredemptive coming-of-old-age talea love storyand an ode to good food Nothing could be more out of characterbut after fifty-nine years of marriageas her husband BernardΓÇÖs health declinesand her friends’ lives become focused on their grandchildrenΓÇöwhich Jenny never hadΓÇöJenny decides she wants a little something for herself. So she secretly applies to be a contestant on the prime-time TV show Britain Bakes. Whisked into an unfamiliar world of cameras and timed challengesJenny delights in a new-found independence. But that independenceand the stress of the competitionstarts to unearth memories buried decades ago. Chocolate teacakes remind her of a furtive errand involving a wedding ring; sugared doughnuts call up a strangerΓÇÖs kind act; a simple cottage loaf brings back the moment her life changed forever. With her baking star risingJenny struggles to keep a lid on that first secretΓÇöa long-concealed deceit that threatens to shatter the very foundations of her marriage. ItΓÇÖs the only time in six decades that sheΓÇÖs kept something from Bernard. By putting herself in the limelighthas Jenny created a recipe for disaster?
Mrs. Quinn’s Rise to Fame
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