Chocolate Solstice by LAS Paperback Pre-Owned Summer love is quietly brewing in the urban beachtown of Far Rockaway, New York. For Daniel Jacobs, a gift of yummy chocolate wrapped in a thick beard & six-foot frame, love and attention from women are seemingly a constant. Raised by his doting Caribbean mother and grandmother, he is one of the most well-liked and successful bachelors in the neighborhood. However, there is a secret void in his heart that he is desperately seeking to fill. Asha Martin is a petite, curvy, quick-witted independent spirit. Her wounds from a bout of young love keep her heart guarded. She appears unbothered to most, but her disposition is actually a defense mechanism stemming from a traumatic childhood event. Her refusal to let love bog her down could possibly cripple her chance at something real. When Daniel and Asha cross paths, their past secrets, present lies and future desires create a hot, sweet tale of summer love.