No one has less interest i mysteries than Corinna Chapman, who has bread to bake, but they seem to be arising spontaneously in the vicinity, Earthly Delights. Between the mouthwatering distractions of loaves and muffins, of Jason her apprentice and Horacio the cat, she’s keeping an eye on the door as she waits for the exciting Daniel, her recently acquired lover, to walk back into her life.
After a week of no communication Daniel finally returns, bruised and battered from a run-in with a so-called messiah. But disturbing things are also happening close to home. Juliette Lefebvre, the owner of Heavenly Pleasures and maker of the most gorgeous chocolates in town, is distraught. Someone is spiking her very expensive chocolates. Is it an elaborate and horrible joke, or is it a warning that worse may yet happen?