Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Dinner on Primrose Hill

It’s always a delight to share a new book by bestselling author Jodi Thomas, especially when it is part of her fascinating Honey Creek series. Her newest book, DINNER ON PRIMROSE HILL, hits bookshelves today.


By Jodi Thomas
Zebra Books, an imprint of Kensington Publishing Corp.
On Sale: October 26th, 2021
Trade Paperback Original Contemporary Romance
$15.95 ($21.95 CAN)
ISBN: 978-1-4201-5134-3

A slice of Americana delivered with her characteristic warmth, endearing characters, and authentic Texan flair, the third Honey Creek novel by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jodi Thomas takes readers to Clifton Bend, Texas, a small college town where two very different scientists must team up on an experiment on “The Chemistry of Mating.”

Can these two opposites attract and quantify the science of love? The author of over 50 novels with millions of books in print, Jodi is truly the queen of creating small towns which readers want to revisit over and over again – in fact the Honey Creek series has become her best-selling series in trade paperback in her storied career!

Jodi welcomes readers back to the picturesque Texas valley that cradles the town of Honey Creek—a place where friendship and warm welcomes can be relied on, and love always finds a way . . .

Benjamin Monroe is pretty sure how his life will play out. He’ll continue teaching chemistry in his small college and spend his free time biking through the valley. Eventually, he’ll retire to putter around in his garden and greenhouse.

His colleague, Virginia Clark, is not one for routines. She’s chatty, spontaneous, and bubbly, and before Benjamin realizes what happened, she’s talked him into collaborating on a research project—studying the mating habits of college students. Virginia knows her desire to work with Benjamin is motivated by more than the potential prize money . . . and hopes he might not be quite as indifferent as he seems to be.

Ketch Kincaid, one of Benjamin’s star students, returned to college after serving in the army. He needs something to get his mind off his recent breakup and collecting research data might do it. And there’s another distraction on the horizon—a woman who looks like she, too, knows about heartache. Soon enough, their project, “The Chemistry of Mating,” is gaining notoriety. Friends, neighbors . . . the whole town has become involved. But no matter what the data determines, one conclusion seems inescapable: love follows its own rules . . .


Jodi Thomas is a New York Times bestselling author and fifth-generation Texan who sets many of her award-winning stories in her home state, where her grandmother was born in a covered wagon. A multi-RITA® Award-winner and member of the prestigious Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame, she’s written over 50 novels with millions of copies in print.

Jodi lives in Amarillo, Texas, and can be found online at JodiThomas.com. Visit Jodi Thomas online at: www.JodiThomas.com

Thanks so much for stopping by today. Don’t you just love stories that take you to a small town and draw you in so you feel you know everyone?


  1. It sounds like a very comfortable and pleasant read. Thank you.

    1. I hope you'll be hooked with the small town of Honey Creek and its fun characters.

  2. There's something about that small-town setting, isn't there, Mason? And I have to say, I like a college/university background to a story. Thanks for sharing this.

    1. I loved working as the writer in residence at our local university. Lots of fun people there and hopefully you'll enjoy Benjamin and Virginia's story.

  3. 50 books is darned impressive. When does she sleep?


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