Peaches for Father Francis (Chocolat, Bk 3)
Peaches for Father Francis - Chocolat, Bk 3 Author:Joanne Harris The bestselling author of Chocolat and The Girl with No Shadow returns to Lansquenet in this enchanting new novel. — When Vianne Rocher receives a letter from beyond the grave, she has no choice but to follow the wind that blows her back to Lansquenet, the beautiful French village in which eight years ago she opened a chocolate ... more »shop and first learned the meaning of home. But returning to one's past can be a dangerous pursuit. Vianne, with her daughters, Anouk and Rosette, finds Lansquenet changed in unexpected ways: women veiled in black, the scent of spices and peppermint tea -- and there, on the bank of the river Tannes, facing the church, a minaret. Most surprising of all, her old nemesis, Father Francis Reynaud, desperately needs her help. Can Vianne work her magic once again?« less
A sequel to Chocolat, this book offers a satisfying update on Vianne, the chocolatier, and her two girls Anouk and Rosette. Roux remains in Paris while Vianne returns to the little town of Lansquenet after receiving a letter from her past. Some things (and people) have changed in the last eight years, but can a small town grow from closed minded to welcoming in that time?