Cake On A Hot Tin Roof

Author: Jacklyn Brady
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101559950
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Pastry chef Rita Lucero's Mardi Gras party turns funereal when one of her guests is found dead after a public fight with her uncle-leaving Rita no choice but to find the real killer and clear her uncle's name...

A Sheetcake Named Desire

Author: Jacklyn Brady
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110151714X
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New Orleans pastry chef Rita Lucero is out to bake her way to the top. But when she finds her almost-ex-husband killed with a chef's knife in his back, she becomes suspect number one. Now it's up to her to find the real killer before she winds up as the next victim served.

The Cakes Of Monte Cristo

Author: Jacklyn Brady
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101625104
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In the fresh new Piece of Cake Mystery from the national bestselling author of Rebel Without a Cake, a pastry chef becomes embroiled in a suspicious death as a mysterious curse casts a pall over an annual New Orleans ball. Rita Lucero, co-owner of New Orleans’s Zydeco Cakes, is thrilled to be catering an annual ball held at the Monte Cristo Hotel. Designing the high-end desserts is her priority—until she stumbles upon a mystery long-buried at her shop. It’s an ornate ruby necklace, hidden underneath her staircase and rumored to be cursed. After the gem’s appraiser suddenly drops dead and Rita herself is targeted by a menacing stranger, she’s no longer laughing at local superstition. Now with five cakes on order and an investigation into the necklace’s past revealing layers of unsettling clues, Rita has reason to keep looking over her shoulder while she’s frosting. Because any way you slice it, the next victim of the legendary curse could be her.

Books Cooks And Crooks

Author: Lucy Arlington
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110163376X
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The national bestselling Novel Idea Mysteries are back, as Lila Wilkins—literary agent and sleuth—is setting up a delicious cookbook fair. But the tension in the kitchen is about to boil over… Inspiration Valley, North Carolina, is bubbling with excitement for the Taste of the Town festival, and Lila is right in the middle of it all. Along with her coworkers at the Novel Idea Literary Agency, Lila is organizing a grand celebrity chef event, featuring food television's biggest stars, complete with cooking demonstrations, cookbook giveaways, and even a culinary writing contest. But just as the celebration is about to start, the demo kitchen blows up, taking one of the star cooks with it. With all the explosive egos of the cook’s colleagues, it’s hard to find someone who didn’t have a motive to eliminate the competition. Now Lila will have to scramble to figure out which of her clients is a killer—before someone else gets burned.

A Dark And Stormy Murder

Author: Julia Buckley
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0425282600
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"Lena London's literary dreams are coming true-as long as she can avoid any real-life villains . . .a aCamilla Graham's bestselling suspense novels inspired Lena London to become a writer, so when she lands a job as Camilla's new assistant, she can't believe her luck. Not only will she help her idol craft an enchanting new mystery, she'll get to live rent-free in Camilla's gorgeous Victorian home in the quaint town of Blue Lake, Indiana. a But Lena's fortune soon changes for the worse. First, she lands in the center of small town gossip for befriending the local recluse. Then, she stumbles across one thing that a Camilla Graham novel is never without-a dead body, found on her new boss's lakefront property. a Now Lena must take a page out of one of Camilla's books to hunt down clues in a real crime that seems to be connected to the novelist's mysterious estate-before the killer writes them both out of the story for good . . . Praise for the Undercover Dish Mysteriesa'A delectable concoction of appealing characters and smart sleuthing-and tasty food!' Sheila Connolly,New York Timesabestselling author of the County Cork mysteries a 'Sweet and highly entertaining, with a cast of fun, quirky characters . . . Readers are sure to devour this yummy mystery.' Sue Ann Jaffarian, national bestselling author of the Ghost of Granny Apples mysteries and the Odelia Grey mysteries"

Grace Under Pressure

Author: Julie Hyzy
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101187891
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From the author of the successful White House Chef mysteries. Everyone wants a piece of millionaire Bennett Marshfield, owner of Marshfield Manor, but now it's up to a new curator Grace Wheaton and handsome groundskeeper Jack Embers to protect dear old Marshfield. But to do this, they'll have to investigate a botched Ponzi scheme, some torrid Wheaton family secrets-and sour grapes out for revenge.

Rebel Without A Cake

Author: Jacklyn Brady
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101625090
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In the still of the night… Halloween is approaching, and the co-owners of Zydeco Cakes, Rita Lucero and her former mother-in-law, Miss Frankie, have scored a sweet treat—a fantastic catering opportunity that could lead to a rich future for their bakery. But their good news is quickly rattled by a bump in the night when Miss Frankie’s neighbor, Bernice, barrels into her kitchen toting a Bible and a gun, and serves up a story about a ghost at her window. Bernice swears she just saw the ghost of her moonshiner uncle who disappeared in the swamp fifteen years ago. And when her cousin soon goes missing in the same swamp, Bernice is certain someone’s playing a nasty trick, and convinces Rita and Miss Frankie to help her investigate. They’ll just need to watch their steps, as these ladies are liable to get mired in a very swampy mystery… INCLUDES DELICIOUS RECIPES

Buffalo West Wing

Author: Julie Hyzy
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101476702
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With a new First Family, White House executive chef Olivia Paras can't afford to make any mistakes. But when a box of take-out chicken mysteriously shows up for the First Kids, she soon finds herself in a "no-wing" situation. After Olivia refuses to serve the chicken, the First Lady gives her the cold shoulder. But when it turns out to be poisoned poultry, Olivia realizes the kids are true targets.

Feta Attraction

Author: Susannah Hardy
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698140087
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The first mystery in a new series overflowing with Greek flavor... Georgie Nikolopatos manages the Bonaparte House, a Greek restaurant and historic landmark in beautiful upstate New York rumored to possess ghosts and hidden treasure. But when her husband disappears and her main competitor is found dead, it’s up to Georgie to solve a big fat Greek murder. With her husband, Spiro, inexplicably gone for days, Georgie has her hands full running the restaurant and dealing with the crew of the TV show Ghost Squad, called in by Spiro to inspect the house for haunting. So when she has a chance to take a boating excursion on the St. Lawrence River with her friend Keith Morgan, she jumps on it. But their idyll is quickly ruined when they discover the body of rival restaurant owner Domenic “Big Dom” DiTomasso floating in the water. When the police start asking questions, it doesn’t help that Spiro can’t be found—and with Georgie on their suspect list, it’s up to her to find her missing husband and find out who killed Big Dom before someone else’s order is up. Includes delicious Greek recipes!

A Pizza To Die For

Author: Chris Cavender
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.
ISBN: 0758277687
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Though it's a chilly October in Timber Ridge, North Carolina, Eleanor Swift is warm and cozy in A Slice of Delight, her scrumptious pizzeria. But she feels a shiver when snooty Judson Sizemore blows into town to open an upper-crust competitor. Worse, he has the nerve to get murdered right after he's seen causing a ruckus in Eleanor's restaurant. Now she and her saucy sister, Maddie, are the prime suspects. As Eleanor digs for clues to prove their innocence, her own suspect list grows longer than the local soccer team's pizza order--and life in Timber Ridge heats up like Maddie's five-alarm Volcano pie. . . Includes delicious pizza recipe! Praise for Chris Cavender and Pepperoni Pizza Can Be Murder "The small-town setting, the small-business focus and the relationship between sisters Maddy and Eleanor are all reminiscent of Joanne Fluke's Hannah Swensen mysteries." –Booklist "Cavender is an ace at writing cozies. His characters are believable, especially the relationship between Eleanor and her sister, and his plots are rock solid. Sure to appeal to fans of food cozies." --Library Journal "Scrumptious. . .this entertaining series will continue to gain fans with its clever plotting and small-town appeal." –RT Book Reviews