Arabella Anderson is a woman on a mission. Her business is thriving and she is in the running to win a prestigious business award that will take her business to the next level. She doesn’t have time for distractions. But a delivery from a supplier turns her world upside down when the Baker’s Boy awakens a hunger in her that she can’t ignore…
Ben Miller lives to bake. His work in his father’s bakery business leaves him little time for anything else. Especially love. But Arabella Anderson has intrigued him from the moment he first set eyes on her. She’s driven, dedicated, and hiding a broken heart. Will she ever see him as anything more than the Baker’s Boy?
In the heat of the kitchen, anything is possible. Appetites awaken, cravings consume, and summer fruits set passions alight. Temptation is impossible to ignore as Bella and Ben find themselves on a path that will challenge their ambitions and their desires.
We can’t change the past, but the past can change us.
After losing her fiancé in a horrific disaster, Fern visits Italy to find solace and indulge her love of painting, but her dreadful dreams of fiery death transform into reality when she hears ghostly whispers and catches sight of a piece of burnt wood, which mysteriously appears then disappears.
Luca, a local architect, comes to her aid at Asolo Castle, when her mind is seemingly taken over by Cecilia, a young woman at the court of Queen Caterina Cornaro five hundred years ago.
As episode follows episode and Fern sees the world increasingly through Cecilia’s eyes, Cecilia begins a passionate affair with the artist, Zorzo, and echoes of the past manifest themselves in the present through a series of startling coincidences until past and present collide, throwing both Fern and Cecilia into mortal peril.
Can Luca keep Fern out of danger and help her come to terms with her own past?
From the Sovereign Lady of Asolo’s villa of delights to the palaces of 16th Century Venice, Siobhan Daiko’s novel will take you on a sensuous and fragrant journey of intrigue, romance and redemption.