Chocolate chip cookie murder

by Fluke, Joanne, 1943-

Format: Print Book 2015
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Wilkinsburg Public Library Paperbacks MYSTERY F
Location  Wilkinsburg Public Library
 
Collection  Paperbacks
 
Call Number  MYSTERY F
 
 
Summary
Now A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie
MURDER, SHE BAKED: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery

DISCOVER THE DELICIOUS MYSTERY THAT STARTED IT ALL!

No one cooks up a delectable, suspense-filled mystery quite like Hannah Swensen, Joanne Fluke's dessert-baking, red-haired heroine whose gingersnaps are as tart as her comebacks, and whose penchant for solving crimes--one delicious clue at a time--has made her a bestselling favorite. And it all began on these pages, with a bakery, a murder, and some suddenly scandalous chocolate-chip crunchies. Featuring a bonus short story and brand new, mouthwatering recipes, this very first Hannah Swensen mystery is sure to have readers coming back for seconds...
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Independent-minded Hannah Swenson makes her debut in a cleverly plotted cozy, full of appealing characters and delicious cookie recipes. Returning after her father's death to her hometown of Lake Eden, Minn., Hannah opens her own shop, the Cookie Jar, where much of the town's gossip percolates along with the strong coffee. Early one morning, she finds the driver of a delivery truck shot dead in the alley behind her shop. Hannah's brother-in-law, Bill, the county's deputy sheriff, recruits her to help him chase down the culprit. A surprising number of suspects emerges, but due to her cafe business and catering of local social events, Hannah is admirably placed to hear all, see much and investigate a little. Motives ranging from blackmail to extortion abound, as do descriptions of clothing and shopping. Cat fanciers will appreciate knowing how Hannah found her cat, but separating the wheat of the significant from the chaff of the irrelevant can be challenging. Fluke also stretches the imagination when Bill leaves most of the sleuthing to Hannah and when the sheriff's men fail to discover a second body at the dairy where the first victim was employed. But these are minor lapses in a story satisfyingly packed with plot twists and red herrings. The Pecan Chews recipe is especially recommended. (Apr.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Series Fluke, Joanne, 1943- Hannah Swensen mystery.
Features Hannah Swensen, manager of The Cookie Jar in Lake Eden, Minnesota
#1 - Chocolate chip cookie murder
#2 - Strawberry shortcake murder
#3 - Blueberry muffin murder
#4 - Lemon meringue pie murder
#5 - Fudge cupcake murder
#6 - Sugar cookie murder
#7 - Peach cobbler murder
#8 - Cherry cheesecake murder
#9 - Key lime pie murder
#10 - Carrot cake murder
#11 - Cream puff murder
#12 - Plum pudding murder
#13 - Apple turnover murder
#14 - Devil's food cake murder
#15 - Cinnamon roll murder
#16 - Red velvet cupcake murder
#17 - Blackberry pie murder
#18 - Double fudge brownie murder
#19 - Wedding cake murder
#20 - Christmas caramel murder
#21 - Banana cream pie murder
#22 - Raspberry danish murder
#23 - Christmas cake murder
#24 - Chocolate cream pie murder
#25 - Coconut layer cake murder
#26 - Christmas cupcake murder
#27 - Triple chocolate cheesecake murder
Subjects Swensen, Hannah -- (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Women detectives -- Minnesota -- Fiction.
Private investigators -- Minnesota -- Fiction.
Bakers -- Fiction.
Detective and mystery stories.
Minnesota -- Fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Publisher New York :2015
Language English
Notes "Now a Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie" -- on cover.
Description 426 pages ; 18 cm.
ISBN 1496701860
9781496701862
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