Chocolate Fiction

chocolatePeaches for Father Francis / Joanne Harris

Vianne Rochet returns to the French village of Lansquenet with her daughters, Anouk and Rosette, before allying herself with a desperate Father Frances Reynaud to reverse disturbing local changes.

The Chocolate Lovers’ Club / Carole Matthews

Four unforgettable women from totally different worlds form a select group known as the Chocolate Lovers’ Club. Whenever there’s a crisis, they meet in their sanctuary, a cafe called Chocolate Heaven, and with a cheating boyfriend who promises he’ll change, a flirtatious boss, a gambling husband, and a loveless marriage, there’s always plenty to discuss.

Death is Semisweet / Lou Jane Temple

Chef-turned-sleuth Heaven Lee heads back into action when the fiftieth anniversary celebration of Foster’s Chocolates, a family-owned business in Heaven’s native Kansas City, is marred by a sniper who shoots down a blimp advertising the event.

Chocolat : a novel / Joanne Harris

When the beautiful and mysterious Vianne moves to Lansquenet and opens a chocolate shop across from the church, the inhabitants of the tiny village find themselves torn between the solemn law of religion and the joyful rewards of Vianne’s confections.

Bittersweet / Shirlee Mccoy

Returning home to Benevolence, Washington, to help her grandfather manage Chocolate Haven, ex-prosecutor Willow Lamont, trying to cope with a secret trauma that haunts her, struggles to make her family’s unique fudge until she finds an abandoned baby, a discovery that brings a warm, handsome and way too nosy sheriff into her life.

The Chocolate Bunny Brouhaha / JoAnna Carl

The approach of Easter means a rush of business at TenHuis Chocolade, and Lee and her aunt Nettie need all the help they can get to make their famous chocolate bunnies and eggs. Unfortunately, new hire Bunny Birdsong is a klutzy basket case, dropping everything she picks up. But to Lee’s surprise, she’s a wiz with computers and fixing the store’s Web site so they decide to keep her. However, Bunny receives a few visitors they could do without.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder / Joanne Fluke

Cookie-baking sleuth Hannah Swenson must protect her reputation when a popular delivery man is found murdered behind her bakery with Hannah’s cookies scattered around his body.

Dark Chocolate Demise / Jenn McKinlay

Scottsdale, Arizona, may not be the liveliest place on earth, but it has never been as dead as this. Hundreds of fans have gathered together for the first annual Old Town Zombie Walk, and Mel, Angie, and the Fairy Tale Cupcake crew are donning their best undead attire to sell some horror themed desserts to the hungry hordes.

The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris / Jenny Colgan

It’s true that Anna Trent is a supervisor in a chocolate factory…but that doesn’t necessarily mean she knows how to make chocolate. And when a fateful accident gives her the opportunity to work at Paris’s elite chocolatier Le Chapeau Chocolat, Anna expects to be outed as a fraud. After all, there is a world of difference between chalky, mass-produced English chocolate and the gourmet confections Anna’s new boss creates. But with a bit of luck and a lot of patience, Anna might learn that the sweetest things in life are always worth working for.

Better than chocolate / Sheila Roberts

The fate of her family’s chocolate business is in the hands of Samantha’s arch-enemy, the bank manager Blake Preston. Samantha decides to hold a chocolate festival in order to save the company from bankruptcy but events do not go as she expects.

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