* 5 families living on Peregrine Circle
* 1 flowered curtain tieback
* 1 missing child
* 1 body in the field
Mix with a long list of suspects and top with two very different detectives. Increase heat until only the truth remains.
Award-winning author Josi S. Kilpack introduces a new series of culinary "cozies" that is sure to tantalize mystery lovers. In this debut volume, cooking aficionado-turned-amateur detective, Sadie Hoffmiller, tries to solve the murder of Anne Lemmon, her beautiful young neighbor - a single mother who was mysteriously killed while a lemon tart was baking in her oven. At the heart of Sadie's search is Anne's missing two-year-old son, Trevor. Whoever took the child must be the murderer, but Sadie is certain that the police are looking at all the wrong suspects - including her!
Armed with a handful of her very best culinary masterpieces, Sadie is determined to bake her way to proving her innocence, rescuing Trevor, and finding out exactly who had a motive for murder.
- This murder mystery (that was chucked full of yummy food) was really fun! It had everything a good mystery book needs: good cop, bad cop, murder, several suspects, chase scenes, hiding scenes, sneaking around scenes, shocking secrets, etc. It was great!
- This made me want to bake and cook....A LOT!! I'm definitely trying out most of the recipes in the book. I LOVE LOVE LOVE that the book includes recipes to some of the yummy goodness mentioned in the book.
- I loved the main character. Sadie is so funny and so believable. I think I know a few ladies just like her.
- This whole book took me through so many emotions. It was suspenseful, thrilling, sad, anger inducing, and other varieties of emotions.
- There were a lot of victims in this book, not just the one that got killed. I feel really bad for some of the people in Sadie's life. I hope the other books address how everyone gets their lives together...or don't get their lives together.
- There were some slow bits in the book, but there were a lot of "I can't turn the pages fast enough" bits too. The latter outweighed the first.
- The whole story and plot were really well thought out! Koodos for the author! She did a good job putting this whole mystery together and how it was going to be solved. There was no way for me to predict the ending! It was really well done.
- My only worry is that there are a lot of books in this series, and I hope they aren't really similar so I get tired of them. I'm looking forward to the next one though!