DANCING ON A SILVER MOON
REVIEWED BY LINDA WICKLUND
excited to share this charming novel with you as
it's quite unusual. (At least to me.) First,
it's written by a Minneapolis based author who
has been a chef, caterer and culinary
instructor. In addition, her resume includes
having graduated from La Varenne Ecole de
Cuisine in Paris. Secondly, she wrote her first
novel, "Alexandra the Grate" at the age of 82
years young! Dancing on a Silver Moon is the
sequel to that novel.
begins with Alex deciding to downsize by selling
the beautiful home where she raised her beloved
son David and was the dutiful wife to her former
husband in a "forever" marriage which had ended
very popular cooking show ends, Alex still needs
to support herself, find security and a
retirement plan for the future. As another door
opens she is offered exactly what she needs. A
position as a culinary arts teacher at a local
community college. She would be doing what she
loved best mentoring young people!
all levels of students, but her outstanding
protégé is a boy called Garrett. He is extremely
talented and becomes a valuable asset to her
program and she becomes a lifelong inspiration and
friend to him.
life falls into a very comfortable routine - she
is swept off her feet by a very charming fellow,
Charlie Coleman. Once again Alex is faced with a
life changing decision. Running off to New
Orleans with a "lunatic musician" or staying put
in her safe, secure life.
you'll thoroughly enjoy the rest of this charming
story. Alex again finds herself making tough
decisions and reinventing herself in order to be
the tenacious, courageous woman she's become.