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A Sheetcake Named Desire - Jacklyn Brady
A Sheetcake Named Desire
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New Orleans pastry chef Rita Lucero is out to bake her way to the top. But when she finds her almost-ex-husband killed with a chef's knife in his back, she becomes suspect number one. Now it's up to her to find the real killer before she winds up as the next victim served.
New Orleans pastry chef Rita Lucero is out to bake her way to the top. But when she finds her almost-ex-husband killed with a chef's knife in his back, she becomes suspect number one. Now it's up to her to find the real killer before she winds up as the next victim served.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780425242742 (0425242749)
ASIN: 425242749
Publisher: Berkley
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Category:
Mystery
Series: A Piece of Cake Mystery (#1)
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CJ the Book Peddler
CJ the Book Peddler rated it
3.0
3.4Reminds me of Cleo Coyle's Coffeeshop Mysteries just set in New Orleans and minus the coffee info.Pretty decent cozy mystery in which the main character is pretty much a prime suspect from the word 'jump'. The author made the city of New Orleans a sort of character in this book, much more so than...
Andrea K Höst
Andrea K Höst rated it
The mystery itself was your standard "run around asking questions until you annoy the killer" plot. I really liked the idea of the cake store setting, and found the book readable, but the protagonist kept getting me off-side with an undercurrent of negative criticism directed toward the appearance ...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
4.0 A Sheetcake Named Desire (Piece of Cake Mystery #1)
A great first in what hopefully will be a great series! New Orleans is a wonderful setting and the characters are easy to like right off the bat. Very clever plot with just a few cake decorating details to set the scene. I'm really looking forward to reading the next one.
Meledstic
Meledstic rated it
4.0 A Sheetcake Named Desire (A Piece of Cake Mystery)
This one is a solid 4.5 stars or a 9 in my own grading system. I REALLAY liked this one. Good story, "real" characters and a great location. I always enjoy stories set in New Orleans. I'll definitely be on board for the next one!
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