Andrea Penrose is a pseudonym for an author who has also written as Cara Elliott and Andrea Pickens. Her historical mysteries and romantic novels are set in Regency England. A graduate of Yale, she has won numerous writing awards, including two Daphne Du Maurier Awards for historical mystery and the Golden Leaf.
Lady Arianna, now the Countess of Saybrook, is settling into married life with her new husband. To celebrate his birthday, she finds the perfect gift: a rare volume of botanical engravings on Theobroma cacao-or chocolate-in an exclusive bookshop. But she ... SEE MORE