Delectable Cover Reveal: 12 Courses by EM Lynley

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35% off when you pre-order by November 30!

12 Courses, the sixth book in the Delectable Series is officially coming soon!

A bit about the book:

Thom Kennedy Leyton returns to San Francisco to take up the reins of Graze, one of the city’s best restaurants, years after he lost his job when his innovative new set of recipes was stolen. Thom’s loss of self-esteem eventually caused his boyfriend, Blake Warner, to end their relationship, sending Thom into a deep depression.

Now, cured of fifty excess pounds and any attraction to Blake, Thom’s back in town. Blake catches him off guard when he visits Graze several days in a row, and Thom lets himself get caught up in Blake’s allure, despite knowing better. Thom juggles a renewed relationship with Blake, a Christmas visit from his parents, and an important holiday menu based on a Twelve Days of Christmas theme.

When an old acquaintance reveals that Blake knows more about the theft of the recipes than he lets on, Thom doesn’t know whom to trust. But the truth isn’t quite that simple, and Thom won’t be able to decide if Blake deserves a place in his life until he learns exactly what happened years ago.

Release date: December 23.

Available now for pre-order at Dreamspinner Press.

 

The inspiration

I love to cook. If you’ve met me, you probably also know I love to eat. I have food and cooking scenes in all of my books, so it was inevitable I would write a series featuring chefs and winemakers, and other men in the restaurant world.

For this sixth installment in the Delectable Series, I needed to come up with some familiar, yet completely different. Another story about another chef just wasn’t going to do it for me or for fans of the series.

I decided to set myself a challenge: a new chef trying to convince his bosses to take a big chance on a vegan Twelve Nights of Christmas menu. Not only is Thom Kennedy trying to earn his way back to the top, but he’s chosen an incredibly tricky and risky way of doing it.

Thom actually had it easy. I was the one struggling to create a menu as elaborate as Thom needed. Not being a chef myself, coming up with a dozen unique vegan dishes worthy of a holiday special event taxed my brain more than anything I’ve written. I probably spent more time creating the menu than writing the story.

I did not consult with any professional chefs, so my imaginary Twelve Courses may not even work in actuality. That’s why I haven’t included any recipes this time around, though I will be sharing Blake’s Lobster Grilled Cheese Menu on my blog for release day.

What do you think?

Do you eat vegan or vegetarian food? Do you actively avoid it?

Leave a comment for a chance to win a copy of one of my Delectable Series backlist titles. (See all titles here).

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Find EM Lynley online:

Email: emlynley @gmail.com

At Amazon: http://bit.ly/amz-eml9

At Dreamspinner Press: http://bit.ly/dsp-eml2

At her temporary blog: https://emlynley.wordpress.com

 

 

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Last Day: FREE Bonus story when you pre-order Spaghetti Western! #cowboy #mmromance

colbySpaghetti Western, Book 5 in the Delectable series will be out Sept 17! I’m so excited about this book, and I want to share that with you!

As an extra thank you when you order before release date, I’ll be again offering a special bonus freebie starring Riley Emerson and Colby Zane, of Spaghetti Western. This was such a huge and popular success with Gingerbread Palace, I am really excited to offer it again.

How to Claim Your Free Story

  1. Pre-order Spaghetti Western from Amazon, Dreamspinner Press or All-Romance (where it counts towards your 1 free for 10 purchases)
  2. Email me a screenshot or cut/paste of your receipt showing the book title and date. PLEASE remove any personal information and credit card numbers if they appear. Email address: emlynley AT gmail.com
  3. You’ll get an email pointing you to a download page during October.
  4. Questions? Leave a comment below.

 

More about Spaghetti Western

A hunky, honorable cowboy and a sweet but hesitant chef heat up a Colorado ranch.

 

SpagettiWesternLGCordon-Blue trained pastry chef Riley Emerson arrives in Aspen, Colorado for a summer season at the best restaurant in town, only to discover his jerk of a boyfriend has dumped him, leaving his heart and his summer plans in tatters. Doubting himself and longing for a change of pace, he takes a low-paying position as chef at a guest ranch, the Rocking Z. The scenery is gorgeous, but he expects that nature up close and personal can’t hold a candle to his exciting Paris lifestyle.

When born-and-bred cattle rancher Colby Zane spots a newcomer letting himself be pawed at by a passel of horny cowboys at Aspen’s Club Rawhide, he doesn’t think twice before rushing in, throwing the guy over his shoulder, and rescuing him from the volatile situation. Sober, Riley Emerson turns out to be sweet and sexy, but not interested in more than a one-night stand with Colby. Initially disdainful of the guest ranch side of the business, Colby’s over the moon when Riley late arrives as the new cook on his family’s ranch

But all’s not well at the Rocking Z. Unsurmountable financial problems force them to rely on a cash infusion from an outside investor, Fitz Wellington. Only Fitz is hot for Colby, and he won’t sign on the dotted line without some very personal incentives. The future of the ranch is at stake, and Colby’s just desperate enough to go along, but saving the Z might mean losing Riley.

**This book also contains recipes mentioned in the story**

Read a NSFW excerpt

Read a SFW excerpt

Pre-order Spaghetti Western from Amazon, Dreamspinner Press
or All Romance eBooks

 

Grand prize in the Spaghetti Western Release Party Giveaway

Grand prize in the Spaghetti Western Release Party Giveaway

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FREE Bonus story when you pre-order Spaghetti Western! #cowboy #romance

cowboyAs an extra thank you to readers who order before release date, I’ll be again offering a special bonus freebie starring Riley Emerson and Colby Zane, of Spaghetti Western. This was such a huge and popular success with Gingerbread Palace, I am really excited to offer it again.

How to Claim Your Free Story

  1. Pre-order Spaghetti Western from Dreamspinner Press. (25% off until Sept 5, so even more incentive to order NOW)
  2. Email me a screenshot or cut/paste of your receipt showing the book title and date. PLEASE remove any personal information and credit card numbers if they appear. Email address: emlynley AT gmail.com
  3. You’ll get an email pointing you to a download page during October.
  4. Questions? Leave a comment below.

 

More about Spaghetti Western

A hunky, honorable cowboy and a sweet but hesitant chef heat up a Colorado ranch.

 

SpagettiWesternLGCordon-Blue trained pastry chef Riley Emerson arrives in Aspen, Colorado for a summer season at the best restaurant in town, only to discover his jerk of a boyfriend has dumped him, leaving his heart and his summer plans in tatters. Doubting himself and longing for a change of pace, he takes a low-paying position as chef at a guest ranch, the Rocking Z. The scenery is gorgeous, but he expects that nature up close and personal can’t hold a candle to his exciting Paris lifestyle.

When born-and-bred cattle rancher Colby Zane spots a newcomer letting himself be pawed at by a passel of horny cowboys at Aspen’s Club Rawhide, he doesn’t think twice before rushing in, throwing the guy over his shoulder, and rescuing him from the volatile situation. Sober, Riley Emerson turns out to be sweet and sexy, but not interested in more than a one-night stand with Colby. Initially disdainful of the guest ranch side of the business, Colby’s over the moon when Riley late arrives as the new cook on his family’s ranch

But all’s not well at the Rocking Z. Unsurmountable financial problems force them to rely on a cash infusion from an outside investor, Fitz Wellington. Only Fitz is hot for Colby, and he won’t sign on the dotted line without some very personal incentives. The future of the ranch is at stake, and Colby’s just desperate enough to go along, but saving the Z might mean losing Riley.

**This book also contains recipes mentioned in the story**

Read a NSFW excerpt

Read a SFW excerpt

Pre-order Spaghetti Western from Dreamspinner Press.

 

An Extra Helping of Gingerbread #mmromance

If you loved the story of firefighter Kevin Flint and bakery owner Alex Bancroft in Gingerbread Palace, the story continues in An Extra Helping of Gingerbread, another 60 pages of fire and spice between these two that may still leave you craving more.

 

Even if you didn’t read the original, there’s still plenty to love in the follow-up tale.

 

 Grab your copy today

 

 

 

Cover by LC Chase

 

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