Lila Wilkins’ literary agency is hosting the cooking aspect of the local Taste of the Town festival and she is hoping it will go off without a hitch. She didn’t count on the inflated egos and general nastiness of all of the author chefs that have been invited to participate. When one of the chefs is unexpectedly killed, Lila gets involved.
Tag: Amateur sleuth
Audrey Bloom once again finds herself in the midst of a murder. She’s been hired to design bouquets for a bell crazy bride on wedding reality tv show (try saying that three times fast). It ought to be a great opportunity for the store but the hosts are nowhere near as nice as they appear on camera. Audrey isn’t exactly surprised when the most obnoxious one is murdered but decides to intervene when her ex, Brad, becomes a suspect.
Audrey Bloom, one half of The Rose in Bloom florist shop, is thrust into a murder investigation when her former school friend, Jenny, becomes a prime suspect. Audrey knows there is no way Jenny would have murdered her fiancé Derek as she is far too retiring and besides, she had just told Audrey she planned to break up with him.
Bea Cartwright is trying to enjoy managing her busy B&B but once again murder strikes. The literary ladies are reading A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens to celebrate Bastille Day. The town has no great connection with France but basically just wants to party. Local handyman Ritchie Monroe claims to have been pushed into the water at one of the celebrations but no one believes him until his body shows up in the local pub.
This novel opens with three squabbling women pushing the local judge to issue a very creative court order – they must attend a book group at the local library for one year so they can learn to get along. Another woman joins them who acts as the peacemaker. First novel is Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express and Logan pays homage to it throughout her novel. When the owner of The Orient Express is murdered, our book group decides to investigate – after all, he did make the best orange chicken in town. The protagonist Bea is fairly […]