Venice Beach Romance Series (Can be read out of order)
By Celia Bonaduce
Genre- Contemporary Romance
Publication Date- May 29th, 2014
Published By- eKensington
Look out, Venice Beach--the Wolf women are all together again. But when 70-year-old Virginia arrives with her teacup Chihuahua and unshakeable confidence, she senses trouble. Erinn is keeping secrets--like being broke and out of work--and Suzanna is paying too much attention to the wrong man--a Latino dance instructor who nearly broke her heart once before. Virginia's ready for the third act of her life, and she intends to make it rousing and romantic. Now she just has to convince her daughters to throw out their old scripts. If life has taught Virginia anything, it's this: there's more than one way to a "happily ever after"...
Much Ado About Mother is the third book in the Venice Beach Romance Series by Celia Bonaduce. This story centers around widowed Virginia Wolf, her sassy chihuahua, Piquant, and her two daughters, Erinn and Suzanna, and can be read without having read the first two-books in the series.
I have to say I was pleasantly surprised with this book. It wasn't as much of a romance as I expected it to be and for that, I was grateful. Though it is said to be a contemporary romance, it is more a story of a mother reconnecting with her two daughters in the most beautiful of ways. Bonaduce writes a heartwarming tale about love and loss, and teaches us that finding yourself is possible no matter what your age.
Very well executed novel! I would definitely recommend to contemporary buffs.
Celia Bonaduce is an award-winning producer whose credits cover a lot of ground – everything from field-producing ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition to writing for many of Nickelodeon’s animated series, including Hey, Arnold and Chalkzone. If Celia Bonaduce’s last name is any indication, she is proof that TV talent runs in the family.
An avid reader, entering the world of books has always been a lifelong ambition. The Merchant of Venice Beach is book one of her three-book deal with eKensington, a digital imprint of Kensington Publishing Corp. The follow up novel, A Comedy of Erinn, has also been released, and book three, Much Ado About Mother, will be coming out on May 29th, 2014.