By Joanne Fluke
Take one beginner sleuth. combine in a few eccentric Minnesota locals. upload a beneficiant dollop of crackling suspense, and you've acquired the recipe for this scrumptious new secret sequence that includes Hannah Swensen, the red-haired, cookie-baking heroine whose gingersnaps are nearly as tart as her mouth and whose penchant for fixing crime is easily stirring issues up.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder
Hannah already has her arms complete attempting to evade her mother's makes an attempt to marry her off whereas operating The Cookie Jar, Lake Eden's preferred bakery. yet as soon as Ron LaSalle, the loved supply guy from the comfortable Cow Dairy, is located murdered in the back of her bakery with Hannah's well-known Chocolate Chip Crunchies scattered round him, her lifestyles simply can't get any worse. made up our minds to not permit her cookies get a nasty attractiveness, she units out to trace down a killer. but when she doesn't watch her again, Hannah's candy existence may perhaps get burned to a crisp.
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N. buildings the black limousines were pulling away from the curbs with taxis filling in the places they left. I waited ten minutes before Rondine came out, watched while she paused in the doorway until a tall brunette in a tan suede coat came out and they walked toward me together. The brunette I had seen before. She was the one Burton Selwick had visited down in the Village and taken out to supper. " It should have startled her, but didn't, that's how good she was. She turned her head almost casually, but her smile was a shade too tight to be real.
Realism can come to an end at times. There wasn't even a fig leaf and the exaggeration was too much to be believed. "You got a fetish," I said. only wishful thinking," she smiled. " "Don't you all," I said. " "No. The reverse process is far more interesting. " Her smile was a teasing thing. " She pointed to an icebox half hidden behind a curtain. " She walked off into a bedroom at the far end of the room without bothering to shut the door. I found a Pabst, jacked it open and poured it into a glass to get a head on it.
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