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Christine Wenger

by Cynthia Chow
& Sandra Murphy


This week we have some more fun food mysteries from Penguin authors-It’s a Wonderful Knife: A Comfort Food Mystery by Christine Wenger, Scene of the Brine by Mary Ellen Hughes, and Town in a Cinnamon Toast by B. B. Haywood. Details at the end of this post on how to win a copy of all three books, and a link to purchase them.

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July Food Penguins

IN THE July 11 ISSUE

FROM THE 2015 Articles,
andCynthia Chow,
andFood Fun,
andMysteryrat's Maze
SECTIONS

by Cyntha Chow


It’s time for some more fun food mysteries from Penguin-Macaroni and Freeze: A Comfort Food Mystery by Christine Wenger, Peaches and Scream: A Georgia Peach Mystery by Susan Furlong, Butter Off Dead: A Food Lovers’ Village Mystery by Leslie Budewitz, & Fatal Reservations: A Key West Food Critic Mystery by Lucy Burdette. Details on how to win copies of all of these books at the end of this post, along with a link to purchase them.

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by Cynthia Chow


When Antoinette Chloe Brownelli – known as ACB or Antoinette Chloe, never just Antoinette – comes to her friend, Trixie Matkowski, about building a drive-in, Trixie fears it means more competition for her Silver Bullet vintage diner in Sandy Harbor. Although Trixie is relieved Antoinette Chloe only wants an authentic old-school drive-in, that comfort is short-lived.

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by Sandra Murphy &
Cynthia Chow


We end this April with a 4 more April Penguin mysteries. Once again we have fun food ones, sewing and a retirement home – A Killing Notion by Melissa Bourbon, A Roux of Revenge by Connie Archer, The Blackwoods Farm Enquiry By Ann Purser, and A Second Helping of Murder: A Comfort Food Mystery By Christine Wenger. We also have a fun video interview with Connie Archer at the end of our review of her book. At the end of this post are details on how to win copies of all 4 books!

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by Sandra Murphy
& Cynthia Chow


This week we have another fun selection of food related mysteries from Penguin, and one mystery that also has an animal rescue aspect. We have If Bread Could Rise to the Occasion By Paige Shelton, Do or Diner: A Comfort Food Mystery By Christine Wenger, One Dead Cookie: A Cookie Cutter Shop Mystery By Virginia Lowell and Rubbed Out: A Memphis BBQ Mystery By Riley Adams.

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