Chocolat

5 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 231 ratings

Chocolat Publisher's Summary

When an exotic stranger, Vianne Rocher, arrives in the French village of Lansquenet and opens a chocolate boutique directly opposite the church, Father Reynaud denounces her as a serious moral danger to his flock - especially as it is the beginning of Lent, the traditional season of self-denial.

As passions flare and the conflict escalates, the whole community takes sides. Can the solemnity of the church compare with the sinful pleasure of a chocolate truffle?

©2018 Joanne M Harris (P)2018 Orion Publishing Group
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  • Book 1

    • Chocolat

    • By: Joanne M Harris
    • Narrated by: Joanne M Harris
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    When an exotic stranger, Vianne Rocher, arrives in the French village of Lansquenet and opens a chocolate boutique directly opposite the church, Father Reynaud denounces her as a serious moral danger to his flock - especially as it is the beginning of Lent, the traditional season of self-denial. As passions flare and the conflict escalates, the whole community takes sides. Can the solemnity of the church compare with the sinful pleasure of a chocolate truffle?

    Regular price: $21.81

  • Book 2

    • The Girl with No Shadow

    • By: Joanne Harris
    • Narrated by: Susanna Burney
    • Length: 14 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 127
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 65

    Since she was a little girl, the wind has dictated every move Vianne Rocher has made, buffeting her from place to place, from the small French village of Lansquenet-sous-Tannes to the crowded streets of Paris. Cloaked in a new identity, that of widow Yanne Charbonneau, she opens a chocolaterie on a small Montmartre street, determined to still the wind at last and keep her daughters, Anouk and the baby, Rosette, safe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed this very much

    • By Elyse on 04-26-08

    Regular price: $28.51

    • The Lollipop Shoes

    • By: Joanne Harris
    • Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Seeking refuge and anonymity in the cobbled streets of Montmartre, Yanne and her daughters, Rosette and Annie, live peacefully, if not happily, above their little chocolate shop. Nothing unusual marks them out; no red sachets hang by the door. The wind has stopped - at least for a while. Then into their lives blows Zozie de l’Alba, the lady with the lollipop shoes, and everything begins to change….

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Darker than Chocolat

    • By An Leughadair on 09-06-12

    Regular price: $25.58

  • Book 3

    • Peaches for Monsieur le Curé

    • Chocolat, Book 3
    • By: Joanne Harris
    • Narrated by: Rula Lenska, Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 13 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    It isn't often you receive a letter from the dead. When Vianne Rocher receives a letter from beyond the grave, she has no choice but to follow the wind that blows her back to Lansquenet, the village in south-west France where, eight years ago, she opened up a chocolate shop.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Vianne Never Stays Long Enough

    • By Deb on 10-28-12

    Regular price: $26.64

    • Peaches for Father Francis

    • A Novel
    • By: Joanne Harris
    • Narrated by: Rula Lenska, Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 60

    When Vianne Rocher receives a letter from beyond the grave, she has no choice but to follow the wind that blows her back to Lansquenet, the beautiful French village in which eight years ago she opened a chocolate shop and first learned the meaning of home. But returning to one's past can be a dangerous pursuit. Vianne, with her daughters, Anouk and Rosette, finds Lansquenet changed in unexpected ways: women veiled in black, the scent of spices and peppermint tea - and there, on the bank of the river Tannes, facing the church, a minaret. Most surprising of all, her old nemesis, Father Francis Reynaud, desperately needs her help.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Charming and thoughtful.

    • By judy on 11-30-12

    Regular price: $31.50