They say the course of true love never runs smooth.
That’s nothing a magical cupcake can’t solve.
Buttercream. Vanilla. Fondant. Dark chocolate. Brown sugar. Molasses. Baking has always been Julie Dayton's true love, but it wasn’t until her mother’s death, and the unexpected inheritance of Serendipity Gardens, that Julie's bliss called. Bittersweet. But Serendipity Gardens has more to offer than just a potential shopfront. An unusual recipe box left by a distant relative might be the key to unlocking her dreams.
Too bad the most powerful family in Chancellor has plans that could turn those dreams to ruins—literally.
Too bad the son of that powerful family is just the kind of guy Julie has been looking for.
Who knew love could be so sweet?
From beignets at a cafe in New Orleans to sun-kissed tomatoes on a veranda in Capri, Poppy Lawless brings you five deliciously-sweet short stories sure to whet your appetite.