By Lou Jane Temple
Heaven Lee has lived in Kansas urban decades, and he or she concept she knew up to there has been to grasp approximately her homeland. but if her longtime pal Stephanie Simpson starts off a brand new enterprise as a chocolatier after divorce, Heaven is stunned and thrilled to determine that Stephanie is getting again to her family members roots along with her new company. because it seems, her mom used to be inheritor to the well-known Foster's goodies fortune, a chocolate corporation that may be a Kansas urban establishment. that's, till her brothers, Stephanie's uncles, swindled her out of her percentage lo those decades ago.Still, Stephanie is happy to be again within the relations company, albeit in a small manner along with her personal downtown chocolate store, and Heaven cannot wait to profit all approximately chocolate. She's acquired a restaurant to run, in fact, and is usually in search of new how you can use conventional constituents. The pair's pleasure turns suscpicious, even though, while a massive blimp ads the fiftieth anniversary of Foster's is shot down virtually at once on most sensible of Stephanie's new shop, it truly is pilot lifeless prior to he hits the ground.Is this negative occasion an immediate danger to Heaven's friend's new company? Or is all of it only a sizeable twist of fate? Heaven suspects the previous, and whilst her friend's livelihood, let alone her lifestyles, is at the line, nobody can cease her from getting on the fact. She'll work out what is going on and be again in time for dessert during this clever, saucy access within the Heaven Lee sequence from fan favourite Lou Jane Temple. entire with many sinfully scrumptious chocolate recipes!
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You get to go give speeches. ” Bonnie smiled. ” She looked around. ” “Oh, now, you come for social reasons sometimes. You and the family were in here just last month,” Heaven reminded her. ” “Oh, brother. ” “Yes, that way those that know her as a Barbecue Queen will already want to come to buy her chocolates,” Heaven said impatiently. “But I doubt you want me to talk marketing strategy with Stephanie. ” “Oh, you know, just try to get a little more information about this Foster family rift. I asked her again after you left on Sunday but she seemed spooked, not that what happened wasn’t enough to spook a person.
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