Buttercream Bump Off
A heartless murder for Valentine's Day — Melanie Cooper and Angie DeLaura must be doing something right with their Fairy Tale Cupcakes bakery. Their business rival, Olivia Puckett, is parading up and down the sidewalk dressed as a giant cupcake to steal customers. With Valentine's Day just around... show more
A heartless murder for Valentine's Day — Melanie Cooper and Angie DeLaura must be doing something right with their Fairy Tale Cupcakes bakery. Their business rival, Olivia Puckett, is parading up and down the sidewalk dressed as a giant cupcake to steal customers. With Valentine's Day just around the corner, she's clearly feeling desperate.
Unfortunately, she's not the only desperate one in Scottsdale, Arizona. Someone has iced Baxter Malloy on his first date with Mel's mother. Her mom had been hoping for someone drop-dead gorgeous -- but not literally. Now she's a suspect, and Mel and Angie need to find time between frosting Kiss Me Cupcakes to dig into Malloy's shady past and discover who served him his just desserts.
Publish date: 4-1-2011
Publisher: Berkley Prime Crime
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
Food And Drink
, Mystery Thriller
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Cozy Mystery
Series: Cupcake Bakery Mystery (#2)
I borrowed this book and the audio from the library to play while we were driving to our different places on vacation. It was one that my whole family enjoyed and were giggling over. Mel and Gina are having classes for couples, teaching them to make cupcakes together and their session is interrup...
This review can also be found at Carole's Random Life in Books.I had a lot of fun with this cozy mystery! This is the second book in the Cupcake Bakery Mystery series but it could be easily read as a stand-alone novel. Fans of the series will enjoy seeing some of their favorite characters from the f...
Good book with plenty of giggles. I peeked, semi by accident at a part near the end and spoiled myself with who the killer was but why they did it wasn't for the reason(s) I thought.. The ending kind of reminded me of the Matlock, Murder She Wrote and Perry Mason'ish all wrapped up in one but it w...
I love the characters. Really enjoying the series.
Fun cozy with likable characters and a decent mystery. The love triangle didn't even both me since the romance really isn't front and center. My only issue with this series is that it makes me want to bake & eat cupcakes!