The Blue Bistro
By Elin Hilderbrand
Elin Hilderbrand, author of the enchanting Summer People and The Beach Club, invites you to experience the perfect getaway with her sparkling new novel.
Adrienne Dealey has spent the past six years working for hotels in exotic resort towns. This summer she has decided to make Nantucket home. Left flat broke by her ex-boyfriend, she is desperate to earn some fast money. When the desirable Thatcher Smith, owner of Nantucket's hottest restaurant, is the only one to offer her a job, she wonders if she can get by with no restaurant experience. Thatcher gives Adrienne a crash course in the business...and they share an instant attraction. But there is a mystery about their situation: what is it about Fiona, the Blue Bistro's chef, that captures Thatcher's attention again and again? And why does such a successful restaurant seem to be in its final season before closing its doors for good? Despite her uncertainty, Adrienne must decide whether to open her heart for the first time, or move on, as she always does.
Infused with intimate Nantucket detail and filled with the warmth of passion and the breeze of doubt, The Blue Bistro is perfect summer reading.
Underwhelmed2By KMCinMAHave loved all of Hilderbrands books I have read. Wasn’t a fan of this one. Thatchers character was so under developed.
Great insights into restaurant business4By timmi r.Great characters and humorous stories from the Blue Bistro, a trendy restaurant on Nantucket Island. The main plot revolves around Adrienne, a nomadic 28 year old who lands a job unexpectedly as the assistant to Thatcher Smith, the Bistro’s charismatic owner. Suspense is created as Adrienne tries to figure out Thatcher’s enigmatic relationship to the restaurant’s brilliant chef, Fiona Kemp. Although I found parts of the book’s second half a little melodramatic, I really enjoyed the book overall!
Great Book Ending was baffling3By Mrs. AngelGreat book the ending could’ve been better please or a part two something to give closure.
So dull!!1By sienna2423I’m amazed at the high reviews for this insipid book. What a yawner! Characters were so underdeveloped you couldn’t give a rip about any of them. The storyline is beyond dull. If you love to read about food and the minute details of the restaurant business with the most boring romantic storyline, then this book is for you. If you actually want to stay awake while reading, skip this!
Waste of time1By Kittyusa2015Just lack of imagination, the same story told with different words
Meh2By Martagirl39I didn't care about the characters. Maybe there were so many that it was difficult to get attached.
Good beach read5By Stephanie StaffordAmazing book to pass the time in the sand and sun! My first Hilderbrand book and I was impressed!
Loved it4By Keghop30I thought this was a great read. If you have ever worked as a waitress you will be able to relate in so many ways. Good story.
Great beach read4By Jack_466I love her style and this doesn't disappoint.
Kept me reading4By Brooksie1978Loved the book until the end. I felt as though it needed another chapter. Would love a sequel to this book to be written.