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Virginia Lowell

by Cyntha Chow
& Sandra Murphy


This is definitely the summer of food mysteries! This week we have another great group-Fudging the Books: A Cookbook Nook Mystery by Daryl Wood Gerber, Revenge of the Chili Queens: A Chili Cook-Off Mystery by Kylie Logan, Death of an English Muffin by Victoria Hamilton, Death Under Glass by Jennifer McAndrews, and Dead Men Don’t Eat Cookies by Virginia Lowell. Details on how to win copies of all 5 book at the end of this post along with a link to purchase them.

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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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