The Cake Therapist
Date: June 2015
Duration: 7 hours 25 minutes
A fiction debut that willleave you wanting seconds, from an award-winning cookbook author
Claire "Neely" O'Neil is apastry chef of extraordinary talent. Every great chef can taste shimmering,elusive flavors that most of us miss, but Neely can "taste" feelings-cinnamonmakes you remember, plum is pleased with itself, orange is a wake-up call. Whenflavor and feeling give Neely a glimpse of someone's inner self, she cancustomize her creations to help that person celebrate love, overcome fear, evenmourn a devastating loss.
Maybe that's why she feelsthe need to go home to Millcreek Valley at a time when her life seems about tofall apart. The bakery she opens in her hometown is perfect, intimate, justwhat she's always dreamed of-and yet, as she meets her new customers, Neely hasa sense of secrets, some dark, some perhaps with tempting possibilities. Arecurring flavor of alarming intensity signals to her perfect palate a long-agostory that must be told.
Neely has always been ableto help everyone else. Getting to the end of this story may be just what sheneeds to help herself.