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Penny Pike

by Cyntha Chow
& Sandra Murphy


This week we have some more delicious food mysteries from Penguin authors-Death of a Bad Apple by Penny Pike, The Cakes of Monte Cristo by Jacklyn Brady, Sweet Pepper Hero: A Sweet Pepper Fire Brigade Mystery by J.J. Cook, and One Foot in the Grave by Kelly Lane. Details at the end of this post on how to enter to win a copy of all of these books, along with a link to purchase them.

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by Sunny Frazier


Start the New Year off with some mouth-watering mysteries, a few ghosts, and a curse or two!
It’s the early 1900s and twenty-four-year-old heiress Charlotte Demerayes lives in the Fanaman mansion with a few ghosts and the mother from hell.

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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 Sandra Murphy



The San Francisco Chronicle, like many newspapers, feels the need to tighten the budget. As a result, restaurant reviewer Darcy Burnett is served a pink slip! Of course, the bills don’t stop just because the paycheck does so she needs a replacement gig fast.

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