Raspberry Sherbet Kisses (Harlequin Next Series #82)

Raspberry Sherbet Kisses (Harlequin Next Series #82)

by Ellyn Bache
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Raspberry Sherbet Kisses (Harlequin Next Series #82) by Ellyn Bache

The first kiss reminded her of raspberry sherbet…

And no man's kiss has since matched that wonderful, summery essence in all its glory. LilyRose knows her rare ability to "see" sounds and "taste" shapes—synesthesia— is a gift that defines who she is…but it's also made her an object of ridicule.

And made her an outcast. That is, until a mean-spirited customer mocks a young girl—and kindred spirit—she's befriended. Years of repression suddenly give way when LilyRose hurls a basket at that customer. And finds herself being escorted from her shop in handcuffs!

For decades LilyRose has searched for that special man who could teach her to embrace her uniqueness. She just didn't expect to find him waiting to pick her up from jail….

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780373881321
Publisher: Harlequin
Publication date: 04/28/2007
Series: Next , #82
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.60(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Ellyn Bache is the author of seven novels, including Safe Passage, which became a  Susan Sarandon film.  Her works include a short story collection (Willa Cather Fiction Prize winner); a Christmas/Hanukkah novella (PW's Recommended Holiday Reading); and an RT Reviewer's Choice-nominated novel.  More is on her website, ellynbache.com



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Raspberry Sherbet Kisses (Harlequin Next Series #82) 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
harstan More than 1 year ago
LilyRose Sheffield suffers from synthesia as she has the uncanny ability to 'see' sounds and 'taste' shapes. Twelve years ago her then boyfriend called her a freak because of her senses behaving differently from the norm. Mortified, LillyRose has hidden her gift ever since treating it as a curse as she hates the ridicule and scorn. However, she explodes when a nasty customer cruelly mocks a young girl, who suffers from the same synthesis condition. Angrily LilyRose hits a woman with a basket leading to her arrest. This one may have a happy ending when the raspberry-sherbet tasting lips she has waited for all her life comes to take her out of jail. --- RASPBERRY SHERBET KISSES is an interesting contemporary character study with a romantic subplot. The story line focuses on LilyRose¿s efforts to mainstream so that she avoids mockery until the tasty kisses of the hunk rescues her from her own self imposed exile. Readers will appreciate this fine look at a woman whose biggest problem is accepting that it is okay to be different and those who mock her are ignorant fools unless you give them the power to limit you as LilyRose did as Kermit the Frog is right. --- Harriet Klausner