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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...
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;
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;
When the going gets tough, Ella Mae LaFaye bakes pies. So when she catches her husband cheating in New York, she heads back home to Havenwood, Georgia, where she can drown her sorrows in fresh fruit filling and flakey crust. But her pies aren't just delicious. They're having magical effects on the people who eat them--and the public is hungry for more.
Discovering her hidden talent for enchantment, Ella Mae makes her own wish come true by opening the Charmed Pie Shoppe. But with her old nemesis Loralyn Gaynor making trouble, and her old crush Hugh Dylan making nice, she has more than pie on her plate. and when Loralyn's fiancé is found dead--killed with Ella Mae's rolling pin--it'll take all her sweet magic to clear her name.
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 groundor human life
The New York Times bestselling Book Retreat mysteries feature Storyton Hall, the perfect getaway for literature loversexcept 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 quicklybefore the murderer writes someone else off
About the Author
Ellery Adams is the author of three New York Times bestselling series, including the Book Retreat mysteries (Murder in the Mystery Suite), the Books by the Bay Mysteries (Lethal Letters, Poisoned Prose, Written in Stone, The Last Word, A Deadly Cliche, A Killer Plot), and the Charmed Pie Shoppe Mysteries (Peach Pies and Alibis, Pies and Prejudice). Ms. Adams has held many jobs, including caterer, retail clerk, car salesperson, teacher, tutor, and tech writer, all while penning poems, childrens books, and novels. She writes and creates culinary delights from her home in central Virginia.