These are the books I received in the mail this past week….lots of good ones on my TBR shelf!
Death by the Dozen by Jenn McKinlay 3rd in the Cupcake Bakery series
Melanie and Angie are determined to win the Challenge to the Chef to promote their Fairy Tale Cupcakes bakery. Mel’s mentor from culinary school, Vic Mazzotta, may be one of the judges, but Mel and Angie will have to win fair and square. But, when Vic’s dead body is found inside a freezer truck, Mel and Angie will need to use their best judgment to find the cold-blooded killer or they may lose more than the contest — they may lose their lives.
Death on a Platter by Elaine Viets – 7th in her Mystery Shopper series
Josie Marcus plans to savor sampling the local St. Louis cuisine for a City Eats food tour. But her appetite is ruined at Tillie’s Off the Hill Italian Restaurant when another customer is poisoned. Was the victim the real target-or is someone trying to ruin Tillie’s reputation? It’s up to Josie to find a killer who has no reservations about preparing a dish to die for…
Liver Let Die by Liz Lipperman – 1st in the new Clueless Cooks series
Jordan McAllister can’t cook her way out of a macaroni & cheese box, but filling in for the culinary reporter at The Ranchero Globe is better than writing personal ads. Her first assignment to review the new steakhouse in town is a disaster that ends with her waiter murdered outside her door — with her name and number in his pocket. Now Jordan is the prime suspect, as well as the main course on the murder menu