Plum Pudding Murder
Holiday business is booming at Hannah Swenson's Cookie Jar pastry shop, but the mysterious murder of "Lunatic Larry" Jaeger puts a serious crimp in the season of good cheer. From the looks of it, Larry had as many enemies as Hannah's sugar cookies have sprinkles. With the 12 days of Christmas... show more
Holiday business is booming at Hannah Swenson's Cookie Jar pastry shop, but the mysterious murder of "Lunatic Larry" Jaeger puts a serious crimp in the season of good cheer. From the looks of it, Larry had as many enemies as Hannah's sugar cookies have sprinkles. With the 12 days of Christmas ticking down and cookie orders piling up, tracking down the killer won't be easy. A clever whodunit with pastry recipe dividends.
Publish date: October 1st 2009
Publisher: Kensington Books
Pages no: 307
Edition language: English
Food And Drink
, Mystery Thriller
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Cozy Mystery
, Murder Mystery
Series: Hannah Swensen (#12)
Life in a small town. It's all so complicated. Hannah Swensen is the owner of the Cookie Jar, a delightful small town bakery. Hannah dates Norman, the local dentist. Norman and Hannah were once engaged, but due to her fascination with another local boy, Detective Mike, she broke it off. Now she...
I thought I'd give this series another shot. Ugh! Never again! Did you know real plum pudding doesn't have plums in it? This bit of trivia is repeated half a dozen times to be sure you will never ever forget it. And who talks like these characters? I'm a fan of cozy mysteries but this series is beyo...
★★★✩✩ The recipes were great; tons better than the mystery.
Starting to lose my interest in this series... I admit that I read #12 ahead of #11, and I take it by the book and the reviews that I've missed something with Mike.But the whole Mike/Hannah/Norman thing is too much. Like many other readers with reviews here have stated, Ms. Fluke is way out of touch...
It cracks me up that this lady has TWO boyfriiends - but doesn't appear to have sex with either of them. And they're cool with it.