John Van Wart makes a painful mistake when he assumes sexy Theresa is the entertainment for that nights bachelor party. In town to plan her cousin’s wedding, Theresa has just dumped her cheating, no good, fiancé, and is in no mood for JohnsMoreJohn Van Wart makes a painful mistake when he assumes sexy Theresa is the entertainment for that nights bachelor party. In town to plan her cousin’s wedding, Theresa has just dumped her cheating, no good, fiancé, and is in no mood for Johns insults.
When the whole Italian family shows up, things really spin out of control. Sparks of anger turn to lust as John falls under Theresas spell.Theresa, manager of her familys New Jersey Italian restaurants, is in town to organize her cousin Victorias wedding, which for her, should be a piece of cake, but soon the situation proves more complicated. The Buonadies family arrives from Jersey, bringing abundant amounts of food, wine, good will, and barely contained chaos.Theresas ex-fiancé, Tony shows up in Pippins Grove looking for his laundered drug money, closely followed by the FBI agents who suspect Theresa is involved in Tony’s crimes.Will her family purchase Johns favorite watering hole, Pauldings Rest, a colonial tavern, and convert it into an Italian restaurant, complete with checkered table clothes and candles dripping down Chianti bottles?Will the tavern give up it’s long buried secrets linked to the treasonous plot of Benedict Arnold?Will Theresas crooked ex-fiancé and overzealous Federal Agents ruin the wedding?Melinda Peters authors a series of humorous romances about perfectly ordinary people who, through no fault of their own, find themselves in absolutely ridiculous situations.
The second in this series of what are best described as literary situation comedies,” Taming Theresa is not your mothers romance novel. Men and women alike enjoy them because, as we know, its all about the sex, or all about the food, or both.Included are several of the authors favorite recipes.Cover design by Camille Shaffer.