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ISBN13: 9780425251409
ISBN10: 0425251403
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From the New York Times bestselling author of the Books by the Bay series and the Book Retreat mysteries--Includes pie recipes!

After Pecan Pies and Homicides comes another tangy slice of lifeand#151;and deathand#151;in a charmed, and charming, small town...

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Ella Mae LeFayeand#8217;s Charmed Pie Shoppe has become a phenomenon beyond her wildest dreams, providing the enchanted town of Havenwood, Georgia, with spellbinding desserts and magical pies. Her personal life is also heating up as she takes on the responsibilities of leadership within her magical community. In fact, the only thing weighing her down is the fact that handsome Hugh Dylan wonand#8217;t return her callsand#133;

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Still, when Havenwood is rocked by a series of mysterious deaths, Ella Mae must put romantic longings asideand#151;especially when she realizes that the mystical symbols left at each crime scene are dangerously personal. Now she will have to whip up all her supernatural skills to uncover a killer out to settle an ancient scoreand#151;before the murderer devastates everything Ella Mae is determined to protectand#133;

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The New York Times bestselling Book Retreat mysteries feature Storyton Hall, the perfect getaway for literature lovers—except when a guest tries to get away with murder…

With Valentines Day just around the corner, Jane Steward is organizing a week of activities for fans of love stories at her book-themed resort. But her Regency readers barely have time to brush up on their Jane Austen before tragedy strikes Storyton Hall. Rosamund York, one of the most celebrated authors in attendance, is killed.

Rosamund had as many enemies as she did admirers, including envious fellow novelists, a jealous former lover, and dozens of angry fans. Its up to Jane, with the help of her book club, the Cover Girls, to catalogue the list of suspects and find a heartless killer quickly—before the murderer writes someone else off…

Synopsis:

Her Charmed Pie Shoppe is open for business, but baker Ella Mae LeFaye is about to discover solving a murder is not as easy as pie…

 

Owning the Charmed Pie Shoppe and serving enchanted treats in the magical town of Havenwood, Georgia, seemed like a little slice of heaven for Ella Mae LeFaye. But now her hopes for both a lasting romance with Hugh Dylan and business success are starting to seem like pie in the sky, and Ellas left wondering: Where has the magic gone?

 

When an enchanted grove is set ablaze, Ella realizes she has more grave problems. With her magic waning, shes going to have to sleuth from scratch to stop an arsonist who has no respect for sacred ground—or human life…

About the Author

Ellery Adams has had a lifelong love affair with both stories and food. As a child, she used to make mud pies and eat them. Over the years, she became more adept in the kitchen, and when she's not writing, she loves to don an apron and fill her home with the sweet, buttery scent of baking pies. Ms. Adams has held many jobs, including caterer, retail clerk, car salesperson, teacher, tutor, and tech writer, all while penning poems, children's books, and novels. She writes and creates culinary delights from her home in central Virginia.

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Kaye, September 21, 2012 (view all comments by Kaye)
Pies, charmed pies, what a great idea. Ella Mae LeFaye bakes pies when there's a crisis, however, hers are charmed. She left her husband when she found him in the elevator cheating on her with twins. She left the big city and went home to Havenwood, Georgia with her tail between her legs, back to her loving family. When she learns that the pies she makes can influence other peoples moods and actions, she's shocked, but learns how to use her gift. Her family wants her to open a bakery, her old enemy Loralyn Gaynor wants the building and will stop at nothing to get it, and when she sees her old crush Hugh Dylan she might have to rethink the old part. When Loralyn's fiance' dies, killed with Ella Mae's rolling pin, she becomes the prime suspect. I loved this book, the beginning of a new series. It has recipes too.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780425251409
Author:
Adams, Ellery
Publisher:
Berkley Books
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
A Charmed Pie Shoppe Mystery
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
20120731
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
includes 16-page teaser for MURDER IN TH
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.19 in 0.33 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by ,
The New York Times bestselling Book Retreat mysteries feature Storyton Hall, the perfect getaway for literature lovers—except when a guest tries to get away with murder…

With Valentines Day just around the corner, Jane Steward is organizing a week of activities for fans of love stories at her book-themed resort. But her Regency readers barely have time to brush up on their Jane Austen before tragedy strikes Storyton Hall. Rosamund York, one of the most celebrated authors in attendance, is killed.

Rosamund had as many enemies as she did admirers, including envious fellow novelists, a jealous former lover, and dozens of angry fans. Its up to Jane, with the help of her book club, the Cover Girls, to catalogue the list of suspects and find a heartless killer quickly—before the murderer writes someone else off…

"Synopsis" by ,
Her Charmed Pie Shoppe is open for business, but baker Ella Mae LeFaye is about to discover solving a murder is not as easy as pie…

 

Owning the Charmed Pie Shoppe and serving enchanted treats in the magical town of Havenwood, Georgia, seemed like a little slice of heaven for Ella Mae LeFaye. But now her hopes for both a lasting romance with Hugh Dylan and business success are starting to seem like pie in the sky, and Ellas left wondering: Where has the magic gone?

 

When an enchanted grove is set ablaze, Ella realizes she has more grave problems. With her magic waning, shes going to have to sleuth from scratch to stop an arsonist who has no respect for sacred ground—or human life…

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