Asking for truffle: a Southern Chocolate Shop mystery

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Crooked Lane,
Pub. Date:
2017.
Edition:
First edition.
Language:
English
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When Charity Penn receives a letter saying she won a trip to Camellia Beach, South Carolina complete with free cooking lessons at the town's seaside chocolate shop, The Chocolate Box, she's immediately skeptical. She never entered any contest. Her former prep school friend offers to look into the phony prize--only to end up drowned in a vat of chocolate. Struck with guilt, Penn heads to the southern beach town to investigate why he was killed. But as wary as she is of the locals, she finds herself lured into their eccentric vibe, letting her defenses melt away and even learning the art of crafting delicious chocolates. That is, until delight turns bittersweet as she steps straight into the midst of a deadly plot to destroy the seaside town. Now, only Penn's quick thinking and a mysterious cask of rare chocolate can save the town she's learning to love. Rich and decadent, Asking for Truffle , the first in a new cozy series by Dorothy St. James, is sure to be a delectable read for fans of JoAnna Carl and Joanne Fluke.
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display_description Chocoholic Charity Penn must save her new seaside chocolate shop from a deadly assortment of threats in this sweet series debut. When Charity Penn receives a letter saying she won a trip to South Carolina for free confectionery lessons at a seaside chocolate shop, the Chocolate Box, she's skeptical: she knows that she never entered the contest. An old prep school friend offers to look into the phony prize - and ends up drowned in a vat of chocolate. A guilt-stricken Penn heads to the sunny Southern beach town to investigate. Though she's wary of the locals, their eccentric vibe makes her defenses melt away. But learning the art of crafting delicious chocolates turns bittersweet when she unwraps a dark and deadly plot to destroy the charming resort town. Only Penn's quick thinking and a mysterious cask of rare cocoa beans can save the town she's learned to love. -- Book jacket.
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