Cupcakes at Carrington's is based on an interesting idea. I loved the plot, the characters and the idea of following in your parents footsteps.
However, the lack of the sweet tasting cupcakes, the confusing (at times) abbreviations, and the story continuation made it hard to follow. I wish that the author followed through more.
I did like the fact that the main character was in debt, because so many people are in debt and she felt real because of that.
I am giving this book a 3/5.
A deliciously indulgent read from a hot debut writer and first in a series of books set in Carrington’s Department Store – where life is sweeter…
Perfect for fans of Meet Me in the Cupcake Cafe and Breakfast at Darcy’s.
Georgie Hart had it all – as a top personal shopper in London, the heady world of Mulberry launch parties and Louis Vuitton goody bags meant she was living the dream. But all that extravagance took its toll on her bank balance and it was time to stop drinking champagne on beer money.
Now Georgie runs the luxury bag concession at Carrington’s Department store in the pretty seaside town of Mulberry Bay and her lavish spending is confined to a red velvet cupcake with butter cream icing in Carrington’s cafe.
But her plans for a quiet life are thwarted when Carrington’s goes into a recession-busting makeover and soon, with the arrival of Maxine, wielding the axe in her immaculately manicured hands, Georgie is fighting not only for her job, but also for the attentions of her dishy boss, James. And when newcomer Tom arrives, who may or may not be the best thing since sliced bread, Georgie must decide where her loyalties really lie…