Raspberry Kisses By: Cecelia Dowdy
"Facing eviction, Rhea Morrison, a young grieving widow, must save her failing bakery. Her
recently-injured twin sister, Raven, loans her money – stipulating Rhea attend a singles retreat to spy on Martin Lane, Raven’s new love interest. Disgruntled, Rhea attends the retreat and is attracted to Martin. She discovers that Martin can help save her bakery.
Pastor Martin laments over his secret, traumatic past mistakes. He’s destined to lead his father’s church, despite blatant rejection. He can’t love Rhea - he’s yet to forgive himself for his past, and if Rhea knew how he used to be, she would have no interest in pursuing a relationship with him. In spite of their shared attraction, he helps Rhea form a plan to save her business. Martin, a former successful bakery owner, can expertly create delicious pastry recipes.
Rhea feels torn about her attraction to Martin – he’s a pastor, and after her husband’s death, she vowed to never get involved with another pastor. Plus, her twin sister, Raven, has strong feelings for Martin. Can Rhea let herself have romantic feelings for Martin – knowing it would hurt her sister?
Can Martin and Rhea overcome their past so that they’re free to love again?"
Author: Cecelia Dowdy
Publisher: Amazon Digital Services
Series: Bakery Romance #1
Reviewed By: Arlena Dean
"Raspberry Kisses" by Cecelia Dowdy
I thought 'Raspberry Kisses' was a beautifully told Christian Love Story. This author did a good
job in telling the story that was about Rhea ,,,her twin sister, Raven...and Martin. Now, how these
three people tie into this well written story you will have to pick up this read to see who get with whom? Who will this pastor what in his life? What problems will be presented to him as he has
one goal for his life? There will be some secondary characters that will add to this well developed, defined and well believable read that will help in keeping your attention all the way through the read.
Be ready for a read that presents 'love, faith and forgiveness' all the way through the story. Will Rhea, Raven and Martin in the end get what they wants in their life? Would I recommend this novel? Yes!