Books by Laura Florand

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Trust Me

Laura Florand is a new-to-me author, but after reading so many positive reviews of her books, I thought I would like Trust Me, the third book in the Paris Nights trilogy.  Unfortunately, this is a terrible book to try and read as a standalone and trust me when I tell you not to make the same mist ...

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A Crown of Bitter Orange

The first Laura Florand book that I read was The Chocolate Kiss, the second story in her Amour et Chocolat series. I loved it, and since then I’ve been a pretty dedicated fan, so any new book by her is a cause for celebration. The author has now moved from the world of haute cuisine to the world o ...

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Chase Me

Chase Me, the second book in Laura Florand’s Paris Nights series, is an unlikely tale of a French chef and the American secret ops/ anti-terrorism agent she catches burgling her kitchens. He is not a burglar, though; he is simply doing his job and hunting for evidence of an impending ricin attack. ...

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Once Upon a Rose

Once Upon a Rose by Laura Florand was a mixed read for me. I’ve enjoyed many of the author’s books set in Paris; this story moves to a gorgeous part of southern France, the rose fields of a small valley. The heroine Layla is a burnt-out rising rock star. Unable to produce music for her next albu ...

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The Chocolate Thief

Romance lovers, I've solved the mystery of "whatever happened to Judith Ivory" - she changed her name and doctored her author photo so she could write fanciful contemporary romances about chocolatiers. Seriously, I thought of Ivory long before our hero and heroine got crazy on the stairs; the qualit ...

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The Chocolate Thief

There are two books in here. The first is for those who love Paris, and Parisians, unconditionally. The second is for those who love whirlwind romances and tales with a hint of the wacky. Now, normally I wouldn’t call those two mutually exclusive, but in this case, I definitely loved the one, and ...