PRLog - Dec. 3, 2012 - NEW YORK -- Laura Florand, author of The Chocolate Thief, combines lush description, smart dialogue, provocative sensuality and the food of love itself in THE CHOCOLATE KISS, an irresistible novel that is an ode to the pleasures of Paris and chocolate.
The Chocolate Kiss
At La Maison des Sorcieres, the window display is an enchanted forest of sweets. A collection of conical hats delights the eye and the habitués nibble chocolate witches from fanciful mismatched china. While in their tiny blue kitchen, Magalie Chaudron and her two aunts stir wishes into bubbling pots of heavenly chocolat chaud.
But no amount of wishing will rid them of interloper Philippe Lyonais, who has the gall to open one of his world famous pastry shops right down the street. Philippe’s creations seem to hold a magic of their own, drawing crowds of beautiful women to their little isle amidst the Seine, and tempting even Magalie to venture out of her ivory tower and take a chance, a taste…a kiss.
PRAISE FOR LAURA FLORAND’S Amour et Chocolate SERIES:
"I adored this book...I loved this story: Paris, chocolate, and romance, all in one hilarious package." – Eloisa James, The Barnes & Noble Review
“A confection about an American heiress in Paris…Florand’
“A frothy French fairy tale that will have you yearning for more.” – The National Examiner
“Romance blossoms in Paris, and chocolate plays a starring role.” - The News & Observer
“A delectable summer bonbon.” – NPR Books
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Laura Florand was born in Georgia, but the travel bug bit her early. After a Fulbright year in Tahiti, a semester in Spain, and backpacking everywhere from New Zealand to Greece, she ended up living in Paris, where she met and married her own handsome Frenchman. She is now a lecturer at Duke University and very dedicated to her research into French chocolate.
For more information, please see her website: www.lauraflorand.com.
Look for THE CHOCOLATE TOUCH by Laura Florand in August 2013!
THE CHOCOLATE KISS
by Laura Florand
Kensington Books, an imprint of Kensington Publishing
December 25, 2012 / Trade Paperback / Original / Fiction
Author Residence: Durham, NC
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