Chocolate Thief Tag

Wall Street Journal Recommends CHOCOLATE books

How fun!  THE CHOCOLATE KISS and THE CHOCOLATE THIEF are one of Wall Street Journal's 14 alternatives to regular old chocolate for Valentine's Day.  Just between you and me, I think it's FINE to be all clichéd and pair them with a heart-shaped box of...

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Indonesia and Brazil, here we come!

The Chocolate books are going to Indonesia and Brazil! Is that not fun? (That is, they're going to be translated there.) May I just state for the record that if any publisher wants me to come along with the books, the way my lovely lovely...

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When in Italy, Eat Gelato

OK, one quick announcement:  CHOCOLATE KISS advanced copies are here!  If you really can't wait for the pretty "real book" copies in January, check out the contest to win one.   And NOW, we return from all these announcements (it's worse than the Olympics, the...

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A Day in the Life of an Author on Tour

GUESS what I have to talk about to a crowd of first-graders tomorrow?  What it's like to be an author on international tour! Which is going to give them such an unrealistic vision of the writing life, that I hope I don't send them chasing down...

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Italy! Matera! and More! oh, my!

Where To Start with the Italy tour, which was FANTASTIC.  So many generous, friendly people who welcomed me and worked hard to make the tour a wonderful experience.  You'll be seeing a lot of them and of their beautiful country over the next few weeks,...

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Some chocolate thanks!

As a BIG thank you to everyone for your wonderful support of THE CHOCOLATE THIEF, this month's contest is for a box of delicious chocolate. And I've also put up a couple of chapters from THE CHOCOLATE KISS (Dec 24, 2012), just to whet your appetite....

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Ladra di Cioccolato

Take a look at the Italian cover for THE CHOCOLATE THIEF.  It comes out next week in Italy, and I'll be in Italy at the end of September/beginning of October on a tour that includes many opportunities to taste chocolate!  I'll post the details as...

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