A Batter of Life and Death

A Batter of Life and Death

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"Welcome to Torte-a small-town family bakeshop where the coffee is hot, the muffins are fresh, and the cakes are definitely to die for... It's autumn in Ashland, Oregon-'tis the season for a spiced hot apple cider with a serving (or two) of Torte's famous peach cobbler. It's also the perfect time for Jules Capshaw to promote her family's beloved bake shop by competing in The Pastry Channel's reality show, Take the Cake. The prize is $25,000. But as Jules quickly learns, some people would kill for that kind of dough. Literally. Then, just as Jules dusts off her Bavarian Chocolate Cake recipe and cinches up her apron, the corpse of a fellow contestant is discovered-death by buttercream. What began as a fun, tasteful televised adventure has morphed into something of a true-crime detective show for Jules and everybody else on set. Who could have killed Chef Marco, and why? Can Jules sift out the killer before someone else gets burned?" -- ǂc provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, NY : St. Martin's Paperbacks, 2015.
St Martins Pr 2015
ISBN: 9781250054241
1250054249
Branch Call Number: PBM ALEXANDER
813.6000
Characteristics: 296 pages ; 18 cm.

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Preeceville56
Nov 01, 2015

Great cozy mystery. I really hope Carlos does not show up in Ashland in the next book but he probably will. Will Jules and Thomas wind up together.

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IrishMoon
Jul 25, 2015

This is such a good, fun, cozy mystery series. (Book #2 in the series.) I highly recommend it!

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