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Kathy Aarons

by Cynthia Chow


As Halloween approaches, Michelle Serrano isn’t surprised that her business partner in Chocolates and Chapters has been enlisted in organizing the West Riverdale Halloween Festival. The organizing whiz runs the rare-and-used bookstore half of their combination chocolate shop and bookstore, and Erica Russell is more than capable of helming the planned haunted house at the Boys and Girls Club. For Michelle, Halloween is the opportunity to elevate the traditional candy to gourmet status, and she loves nothing more than blending flavors and designing new innovative truffles.

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by Sunny Frazier


We start off this month with two new series.
Death of a Toy Solider is the first in the Vintage Toy Shop mysteries by Barbara Early.

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by Cynthia Chow
& Sandra Murphy



This week we have three fun chocolate mysteries! The Diva Steals a Chocolate Kiss by Krista Davis, Death of a Chocolate Cheater by Penny Pike, and Truffled to Death: A Chocolate Covered Mystery by Kathy Aarons. 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
& Sandra Murphy



We have 3 new food penguins this week-Death is Like a Box of Chocolates: A Chocolate Covered Mystery
by Kathy Aarons, Rebel Without a Cake by Jacklyn Brady, and The Wedding Soup Murder by Rosie Genova. Details at the end of this post on how to enter to win copies of all 3, and a link to purchase them where a portion goes to help support KRL!

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