Fudge Brownies & MurdereBook - 2015
From USA Today bestselling author Janel Gradowski comes another deliciously deadly mystery...Culinary whiz and reluctant amateur sleuth, Amy Ridley, has a lot on her plate. Her very pregnant best friend, Carla, can barely move from her couch per doctor's orders. So Amy is tasked with preparing meals for the expanding family along with baking endless pans of brownies to quench Carla's pregnancy cravings. Not only is she playing chef, but she's also trying to convince the mommy-to-be that she needs to have a baby shower. But when a restaurant owner is murdered at a blogging conference, Amy finds herself in a race to catch the killer before the baby is born. As Carla's baby bump gets bigger, so does the list of suspects. While Amy pares down the potential murderers and staves off disgruntled cooking competition rivals, the clock ticks down, the baby's arrival draws closer, and the danger grows stronger! If Amy doesn't watch her back, she may be the next member of the competition going down.**Recipes Included!**Culinary Competition Mysteries:Pies and Perilbook #1Chicken Soup and Homicide (book #2)Christmas Canapes and Sabotage (short story)Doughnuts and Deadly Schemes (book #3)Barbecue and Bad Juju (short story in the "Killer Beach Reads" collection)Fudge Brownies & Murder (book #4)Banana Muffins & Mayhem (book #5)What critics are saying about the Culinary Competition Mysteries:"PIES & PERIL is the perfect cozy to curl up with in your favorite chair or at the beach while enjoying some sun. It's teeming with a lot of charm and great characters along with many tidbits of delectable goodies perfect for any foodie. I was really looking forward to reading (Janel Gradowski's) first full length novel and it didn't disappoint! PIES & PERIL is sure to please any reader who loves their cozy mysteries!"~ Peeking Between the Pages" PIES & PERIL is a beautiful debut and I know I will be eagerly awaiting the second book in the series. (Amy Ridley) had me laughing and smiling, and the warm cozy feeling of reading a good mystery never left me."~ Cozy Reader" PIES & PERIL is a fun read with, murder, arson, threats and romance in the plot! This is a very enjoyable story with a very satisfactory closure. There is also an added bonus of recipes at the end of the book. Amy's many trial recipes made me hungry and inspired me to bake some goodies! Enjoy!"~ Indy Girl. --Provided by publisher.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Gemma Halliday, 2015.
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource data file
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