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Cupcake Bakery Mystery #2: Buttercream Bump Offby Jenn Mckinlay
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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING LIBRARY LOVER'S MYSTERY FROM THE AUTHOR OF DUE OR DIE
and#147;Avastand#8221; in pirate speak means what?*
Answering tricky reference questions like this one provides plenty of excitement for library director Lindsey Norris.and#160;But when a shocking murder is committed in her cozy coastal town of Briar Creek, Connecticut, the question of who did it must be answered before an innocent man gets the book thrown at him...
Lindsey is enjoying her second year in Briar Creek as the library director, meeting with the crafternoon club, and happily dating tour boat captain Mike Sullivan. But when a salvage company arrives in town to dig up treasure buried on Pirate Island over three hundred years ago, the locals are torn between protecting the island and welcoming the publicity.and#160;
In spite of the squabbling, Charlie Peyton, Lindseyand#8217;s downstairs neighbor, takes a job with the salvage company. But when Trudi Hargrave, the local tourism director who hired the company, is found murdered at the excavation site, Charlie becomes the chief suspect.and#160;To help him, Lindsey must do some digging of her own before the real killer buries the truth for goodand#133;
An all-new series from New York Times bestselling author Jenn McKinlay
Not only is Scarlett Parkers love life in the loo—as her British cousin Vivian Tremont would say—its also gone viral with an embarrassing video. So when Viv suggests Scarlett leave Florida to lay low in London, she hops on the next plane across the pond. Viv is the proprietor of Mimss Whims, a ladies hat shop on Portobello Road bequeathed to both cousins by their beloved grandmother, and she wants Scarlett to finally join her in the millinery business.
But a few surprises await Scarlett in London. First, she is met at the airport not by Viv, but by her handsome business manager, Harrison Wentworth. Second, Viv—who has some whims of her own—seems to be missing. No one is too concerned about the unpredictable Viv until one of her posh clients is found dead wearing the cloche hat Viv made for her—and nothing else. Is Scarletts cousin in trouble? Or is she in hiding?
A new Cupcake Bakery Mystery from New York Times bestselling author Jenn McKinlay is icing on the cupcake!
After a cupcake-flinging fiasco at a photo shoot for a local magazine, Melanie Cooper and Angie DeLaura agree to make amends by hosting a weeklong corporate boot camp at Fairy Tale Cupcakes.and#160; The idea is the brainchild of billionaire Ian Hannigan, new owner of SWS (Southwest Style), a lifestyle magazine that chronicles the lives of Scottsdaleandrsquo;s rich and famous. Heandrsquo;s assigned his staff to a team-building week of making cupcakes for charity.and#160;
Itandrsquo;s clear that the staff would rather be doing just about anything other than frosting baked goods.and#160;But when the magazineandrsquo;s creative director is found murdered outside the bakery, Mel and Angie have a new team-building exerciseandmdash;find the killer before their business goes AWOL.
INCLUDES SCRUMPTIOUS RECIPES
About the Author
Jenn McKinlay has baked and frosted cupcakes into the shapes of cats, mice, and outerspace aliens, to name a few. Writing a mystery series based on one of her favorite food groups (dessert) is as enjoyable as licking the beater and she can't wait to whip up the next one. She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, with her family.
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