Kimberly Stuart has always treasured a good story and a good laugh. Her trademark sense of humor and love of storytelling shine through her novels such as Operation Bonnet and Stretch Marks. When she's not engrossed in the charming chaos of motherhood, Stuart writes stories that are intended to make readers laugh often and cry once--maybe twice. When not concocting gripping author biographies, Kimberly resides in Des Moines, Iowa, with her fantastic husband and their three wily children.
"An irresistible mixture of humor and heart ... fabulously funny, Sugar will leave you satisfied and wanting more." --Heather Gudenkauf, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Weight in Silence and These Things Hidden "The road to the sweet life is paved with butter and berries and ... bacon? Kimberly Stuart's story about a celebrity chef seeking success in Seattle is every woman's story. Can we rise to the heights of our professional dreams and still find that certain someone to make it worth the climb? Sugar's well drawn characters and a page-turning pace prove a reading delight. A truly yummy romance." --Pamela Morsi,two-time RITA winner and USA Today bestselling author "Sugar serves up a winning combination of wit and heart in pastry chef Charlie Garrett, who reluctantly becomes a reality TV star. But as she tries to balance her ex-boyfriend, who is now her boss, and an intriguing man she just met, she soon discovers that sometimes the sweetest things in life are the most simple. Sugar is an addictive and delicious pleasure, meant to be savored." --Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke, authors of The Year We Turned Forty "A mouth-watering delight of a story about love, work, and yes, dessert! Like a perfect pastry, Sugar is a book to be devoured." --Jamie Brenner, author of The Wedding Sisters "Sugar is a deliciously relevant novel about one chef's struggle to balance the insatiable desire of food celebrity while remaining true to her craft. I ate it all in one sitting and loved it. Sugar satisfies in every way." --Lei Shishak, author Beach House Baking and owner of Sugar Blossom Bake Shop "Sugar hits the spot! A menage a trois between dramatic reality television, the merciless Michelin star chef's competition, and a heart-fluttering romance. When Kimberly Stuart creates the marriage of true love and luscious pastry, the pages melt like chocolate between your hands. As an aphrodisiac chef, this is a must-read!" --Chef Fed, creator of FEDish and Love Bites