A fiction debut that will leave you wanting seconds, from an award-winning cookbook author.Claire Neely ONeil is a pastry chef of extraordinary talent. Every great chef can taste shimmering, elusive flavors that most of us miss, but Neely can taste feelingscinnamon makes you remember; plum is pleased with itself; orange is a wake-up call. When flavor and feeling give Neely a glimpse of someones inner self, she can customize her creations to help that person celebrate love, overcome fear, even mourn a devastating loss.Maybe thats why she feels the need to go home to Millcreek Valley at a time when her life seems about to fall apart. The bakery she opens in her hometown is perfect, intimate, just what shes always dreamed ofand yet, as she meets her new customers, Neely has a sense of secrets, some dark, some perhaps with tempting possibilities. A recurring flavor of alarming intensity signals to her perfect palate a long-ago story that must be told.Neely has always been able to help everyone else. Getting to the end of this story may be just what she needs to help herself.