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Brown, Eli

At once a gripping adventure and a seaborne romance, with the best food ever served aboard a pirate shipA gripping adventure, a seaborne romance, and a twist on the tale of Scheherazade-with the best food ever served aboard a pirate's ship The year is 1819, and the renowned chef Owen Wedgwood has been kidnapped by the ruthless pirate Mad Hannah Mabbot. He will be spared, she tells him, as long as he puts exquisite food in front of her every...

Jackson, Neta

From the author of "The Yada Yada Prayer Group" comes the third novel in her touching SouledOut Sisters series.

Kelby, N. M.

White Truffles in Winter imagines the world of the remarkable French chef Auguste Escoffier (1846-1935), who changed how we eat through his legendary restaurants at the Savoy and the Ritz. A man of contradictions-kind yet imperious, food-obsessed yet rarely hungry-Escoffier was also torn between two women: the famous, beautiful, and reckless actress Sarah Bernhardt and his wife, the independent and sublime poet Delphine Daffis, who refused...

Soffer, Jessica

Elegant, sensual, surprising, and rich, Tomorrow There Will Be Apricots delivers a world to us, populated with indelible characters whose fates, as they become entwined, spur us to read fast, faster, except to do so would be to miss the beauty of Soffer's language, which is to be savored. - Dani Shapiro, author of Family History This is a story about accepting the people we love-the people we have to love and the people we choose to love, the...

Harris, Joanne

The tantalizing sequel to the blockbuster "New York Times" bestseller "Chocolat" Even before it was adapted into the Oscar-nominated film starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp, Joanne Harriss "Chocolat" entranced readers with its mix of hedonism, whimsy, and, of course, chocolate. Now, at last, "Chocolat"s heroine returns to the beautiful French village of Lansquenet in another, equally beguiling tale. When Vianne Rocher receives a letter...

Florand, Laura

Combining the mystique of French Women Don't Get Fat, with the charm of a Lori Foster bad-boy hero, Laura Florand writes a sparkimg contemporary romance that will take readers on the ultimate fantasy escape: falling in love in Paris with an unlimited supply of chocolate!

Owens, Sharon

Muldoon's Tea Rooms, beloved for the cozy atmosphere and luscious desserts, has started looking a bit outdated-and the same could be said about the proprietors, Penny and Daniel Stanley. After seventeen years, their marriage has started to wear a little thin, even as their old shop bustles with the energy of the customers who seek refuge from their particular dilemmas, including a perpetually dieting housewife escaping her husband's betrayal...

O'Neal, Barbara

In this sumptuous new novel, Barbara O'Neal offers readers a celebration of food, family, and love as a woman searches for the elusive ingredient we're all hoping to find.... It's the opportunity Elena Alvarez has been waiting for-the challenge of running her own kitchen in a world-class restaurant. Haunted by an accident of which she was the lone survivor, Elena knows better than anyone how to survive the odds. With her faithful dog, Alvin,...

O'Nan, Stewart

Stewart O’Nan has been called “the bard of the working class” and has now crafted a frank and funny yet emotionally resonant tale set within a vivid workaday world seldom seen in contemporary fiction. Perched in the far corner of a run-down New England mall, The Red Lobster hasn’t been making its numbers and headquarters has pulled the plug. But manager Manny DeLeon still needs to navigate a tricky last shift. With...