This novel is a gem. It has well drawn characters, action, romance, poignancy, great diction, and it's just delightful. The story is of a chef who is kidnapped by pirates. My best friend is a library technician, but I read more than her. She saw a post at her library's book recommendation board. She said the main character and narrator is similar to the Crane brothers from "Frasier," a show we both love. Indeed, Owen…