"American Lola Laforêt was swept away in a whirlwind wedding and found herself the chef/owner of the Hotel Riviera. Her life seemed to be a dream come true. But then one day her husband, Patrick, disappeared after nothing more than a wave good-bye. Six months later, Jack Farrar, an American expat living on his boat, drops anchor in Lola's harbor and teaches her the true meaning of attraction. When various shady people -- all claiming oenwership of the Hotel Riviera -- and the police appear, Lola and Jack have to track down the mysterious Patrick ... and along the way, they fall in love." <U+2013> book jacket.