A fiction debut that will leave you wanting seconds, from an award-winning cookbook author. Claire aNeelya OaNeil is a pastry chef of extraordinary talent. Every great chef can taste shimmering, elusive flavors that most of us miss, but Neely can atastea feelingsacinnamon makes you remember; plum is pleased with itself; orange is a wake-up call. When flavor and feeling give Neely a glimpse of someoneas inner self, she can customize her creations to help that person celebrate love, overcome fear, even mourn a devastating loss. Maybe thatas why she feels the need to go home to Millcreek Valley at a time when her life seems about to fall apart. The bakery she opens in her hometown is perfect, intimate, just what sheas always dreamed ofaand yet, as she meets her new customers, Neely has a sense of secrets, some dark, some perhaps with tempting possibilities. A recurring flavor of alarming intensity signals to her perfect palate a long-ago story that must be told. Neely has always been able to help everyone else. Getting to the end of this story may be just what she needs to help herself.I edged closer to our big display window and then pulled away. ... I needed to make a special retirement cake delivery to a law office in Fairview. ... I put the cake box in a shopping bag and made my way out of the bakery to the side parkinganbsp;...
|Title||:||The Cake Therapist|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2015-06-02|