Today I’m doing an author feature on Cara Elliott author of the Circle of Sin series. Cara’s 3rd and last book in her Circle of Sin series “To Tempt a Rake” just released on Feb. 1st. Cara Elliot also writes as author Andrea Pickens. If you are
interested in winning a copy of “To Tempt a Rake” be sure to check out the
details on how to enter and win a copy below.
I will have a review of this book up later!
Other book in this series:
- To Sin with a Scoundrel (book #1)
- To Surrender to a Rogue (book #2)
Five Fun Facts – Cara Elliott
great fun. I love discovering the little details about an esoteric
subject that help add color and texture to a story. In To Tempt a Rake my
hero and my heroine journey to Vienna, where all sorts of delicious
things were going on in the fall of 1814—including the making of
sinfully sweet desserts! So, in celebration of the February release of To Tempt a Rake—and Valentine’s Day—here are a few of the interesting things that I learned about chocolate!
Prince Metternich (who makes a cameo appearance in the book.) He ordered
a very sumptuous dessert to be created for a special dinner he was
giving, and warned the chef, “Take care that you do NOT make me look a
fool tonight.” (To download a luscious Sacher Torte recipe, visit my website)
the first store in Paris to offer edible chocolate. (Debauve &
Gallet gourmet chocolates are still available today. They are
outrageously good—and outrageously expensive.)
celebrity chef! Famous throughout Europe for his towering pastry
confections, he cooked for Napoleon, Talleyrand and the Prince Regent.
there are three different types of beans. Criollo beans are the most
delicate and flavorful, trinitario beans combine hardiness and taste,
and forastero beans are the most common variety.
Hachette Book Group, Inc has graciously provided me with three copies of this book to giveaway. Here are the rules!
- Only residents of the USA and Canada are eligible
- No P.O. Boxes please
are subject to the one copy per household rule. This means if you win
the same book in two different contests, Hachette will only send you one
copy of the book.
- Books will be sent directly from the publisher
- Leave a comment with your e-mail address if it’s not on your profile so I can contact you if you win
- Contest ends Feb.12th