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Free Chocolate

“Exhilarating fun in a galaxy muy loca for Earth’s most sublime delicacy! Bodacious lives up to her name, and not even certain death can slow her down. Free Chocolate proves that romance, intrigue, space opera, mortal peril, and culinary ambition can be served with a sweet side dish of humor.”
– Sue Burke, author of Semiosis


In the far future, chocolate is Earth’s sole unique product – and it’s one that everyone else in the galaxy would kill to get their hands, paws, and tentacles on


File Under: Science Fiction [ Sticky Fingers | Chef Celebrity | Pod People | The Milky Way ]

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Latina culinary arts student, Bo Benitez, becomes a fugitive when she’s caught stealing a cacao pod from the heavily-defended plantations that keep chocolate, Earth’s sole valuable export, safe from a hungry galaxy. Forces arraying against her including her alien boyfriend and a reptilian cop. But when she escapes onto an unmarked starship things go from bad to worse: it belongs to the race famed throughout the galaxy for eating stowaways. Surrounded by dangerous yet hunky aliens, Bo starts to uncover clues that the threat to Earth may be bigger than she first thought.

Title

Free Chocolate

Author

Amber Royer

Publication date

05 Jun 2018

Cover Art Mingchen Shen
Ebook

5th June 2018 | 9780857667519 | epub & mobi | £6.99/$9.99/$10.99

US Print

5th June 2018 | 9780857667502 | Trade Paperback | $12.99/$15.99

UK Print

7th June 2018 | 9780857667502 | Paperback | £8.99

Goodreads URL Review & Discuss Free Chocolate

“Exhilarating fun in a galaxy muy loca for Earth’s most sublime delicacy! Bodacious lives up to her name, and not even certain death can slow her down. Free Chocolate proves that romance, intrigue, space opera, mortal peril, and culinary ambition can be served with a sweet side dish of humor.”
– Sue Burke, author of Semiosis

“You had me at laser monkey robots.”
Arianne “Tex” Thompson, author of the Children of the Drought trilogy

“Soap opera drama mixed with sci-fi high stakes, Free Chocolate is a muy thrilling ride!”
Laura Maisano, author of Cosplayed and Schism

Amber Royer teaches enrichment and continuing education creative writing classes for teens and adults. She spent five years as a youth librarian, where she organized teen writers’ groups and teen writing contests. In addition to two cookbooks co-authored with her husband, Amber has published a number of articles on gardening, crafting and cooking for print and on-line publications.

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