The Secret Ingredient

by Nancy Naigle (Author)

Love rekindles in a baking battle. Sweet treats, sweeter second chances.

Book Description:​

Now a Hallmark Channel Original Movie!

From the USA Today bestselling author of The Shell Collector comes a delightfully festive Valentine’s treat, perfect for fans of Carolyn Brown, Susan Mallery, and Viola Shipman.

Years ago, Kelly McIntyre couldn’t see her life getting any sweeter. She was engaged and dreaming of opening a restaurant with her fiancé, Andrew York. But to her utter surprise, Andrew chose to take an opportunity to study in Paris—alone—and their courtship came to an abrupt end.

Life had other plans for Kelly. Now she’s the owner of an adorable potbellied pig named Gray who keeps her company on those cold nights, and she also runs her own bakery. Business is good—so good that she’s invited to compete in a Valentine’s Day baking competition in New York. As she prepares for the contest, she’s feeling confident. Until she hears that Andrew is back in town.

The last thing either of them needs is to stir up old feelings. But little do they know that they might be stirring more than their feelings when they face off at the competition… Will they agree on the secret ingredient to happiness? Or will they get more than they bargained for?

The perfect Valentine’s escape that will have you nibbling your favorite chocolates and snuggling up late into the night.If youenjoyed theTV movies based on Nancy’s books and are looking for more delightful romance, look no further!

About the Author

Nancy Naigle (Author)

USA Today bestselling author Nancy Naigle whips up small-town love stories with a whole lot of heart. She began writing while juggling a successful career in finance and life on a seventy-six-acre farm. Now happily retired from a career in the financial industry, this Virginia girl devotes her time to writing, antiquing, and spa days with friends. Several of Nancy's novels have been adapted for television. You can find the complete list of movies and a free downloadable checklist of all of Nancy's books in series order on her website.

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"A fresh idea with a delightful, heartwarming take on second-chance romance, this one hits the heart in the best of ways. I loved every part of this book, down to the tiniest details, and hated to see it end!"