should have a place like Quentins. There are so many stories told inside its
walls...stories of deceit, betrayal, love and revenge. The patrons and staff all have
stories to tell and you will feel drawn to them, as though they are old friends as each
one tells their tale.
Patrick and Brenda Brennan are struggling to make
ends meet in jobs they both hate. When offered the challenge of rebuilding and running a
restaurant owned by a rich gentleman named Quentin Barry, they accepted. Soon the
establishment took on a life of its own as the staff and patrons filled it with the drama
of their own lives, loves, despair and successes. But this success was bittersweet for
the couple as the one thing they want most in this world is denied them over and over
Blouse Brennan was always thought to be slow and dim-witted until
he proves himself an invaluable asset to those whose lives he
Ella Brady is another patron of the establishment and the love of
her life causes the financial ruin of many people, even her own
When a couple of film-maker hopefuls decide to do a documentary
on Quentins, they enlist the help of Ella and send her on a mission to New York City, for
two reasons. She is being hunted by some very dangerous men and they fear for her life.
They also want her to meet with Derry King, a rich and powerful man who is interested in
lending financial assistance to the project. Ella manages to capture his assistance and
his heart, while Derry protects her from harm and delivers her safely back to Dublin, a
place he has sworn never to visit.
Quentins is like a soap
opera...a host of characters with lives that interconnect with each other. I enjoyed
this book and I found myself missing the drama of Quentins once the last page was