Praise for USA Today bestselling author Connie Shelton's previous books: qConnie Shelton gets better with every book she writes.q --The Midwest Book Review qShelton again has done a superb job in bringing New Mexico to life.q --Albuquerque Journal qShelton continues to combine suspenseful storytelling with sensitive portrayals of complex family relationships.q --Booklist Will there be Valentine wedding bells for Samantha Sweet and Beau Cardwell? (introduced in this mystery series opener Sweet Masterpiece) Sam's pastry shop, Sweet's Sweets is busier than ever this Valentine week, as she struggles to replicate the magical chocolate-making techniques of the enigmatic chocolatier who boosted her winter holiday sales into the stratosphere. However, candy classes take second place to a new mystery, when Sam meets a woman whose missing son's case seems to have been dropped by the authorities. Marla Fresques learns that she is dying and needs for her son to come home and raise the daughter he left behind. Sam agrees to help, hoping that Sheriff Beau's inside connections will bring about a quick and happy resolution. But what about Sam's and Beau's own wedding plans? They may be in jeopardy when an entirely new development appears in the form of Beau's ex-girlfriend who is determined to win him back. With the familiar mix of mystery, romance and a touch of magic that has enchanted readers of this series, Sweet Hearts draws the reader even further into the captivating world of Samantha Sweet.She reached for the top letter in the stack. Two lines into it she felt an electric jolt. The proof is documented in my notebook, hea#39;d written. I dona#39;t dare spell out the code here. Anyone finding this would know where I am and who Ia#39;m working with.
|Publisher||:||Secret Staircase Books, an imprint of Columbine Publishing Group - 2012-01-21|