The Chocolate Apothecary

by Josephine Moon

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A deliciously delightful read, the perfect choice if you like your relationship tales to be thoughtful, discerning and have deeper more meaningful tones. Christmas, in her late 30’s, lives in Tasmania and has set herself ten rules for happiness, most of the rules are easy to empathise with, the last one however, spells trouble. There is a large and wide range of characters, some pop in to say hello, others are more lasting, all add to the authenticity of a small town life. Josephine Moon takes the story in unexpected directions, subtly creating a feeling of reality to this lovely warm velvety tale. If the shop existed in reality, it would have queues out the door, the descriptions of chocolate are just heavenly. This is an enticing, charming novel that you can lose yourself completely in, it’s certainly worth visiting The Chocolate Apothecary. ~ Liz Robinson

Liz Robinson

The Chocolate Apothecary Synopsis

Christmas Livingstone has formulated 10 top rules for happiness by which she tries very hard to live. Nurturing the senses every day, doing what you love, sharing joy with others are some of the rules but the most important for her is no. 10 - absolutely no romantic relationships! Her life is good now. Creating her enchantingly seductive shop, The Chocolate Apothecary, and exploring the potential medicinal uses of chocolate makes her happy; her friends surround her; and her role as a fairy godmother to her community allows her to share her joy. She doesn't need a handsome botany ace who knows everything about cacao to walk into her life. One who has the nicest grandmother - Book Club Captain at Green Hills Aged Care Facility and intent on interfering - a gorgeous rescue dog, and who wants her help to write a book. She really doesn't need any of that at all. Or does she? With an enticing tangle of freshly picked herbs, flowers and delicious chocolate scenting the background, The Chocolate Promise is a glorious novel of a strong, creative woman discovering that you can't always play your life by the rules.

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ISBN: 9781760113599
Publication date: 02/07/2015
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781760113599
Publication date: 2nd July 2015
Author: Josephine Moon
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 400 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Relationship Stories,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Josephine Moon

Josephine Moon lives with her husband and son, and their extraordinarily large and diverse animal family, on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. She has a passion for horses, imported fine chocolate and gourmet teas.   Author photo © K Lamarque

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