The Gingerbread Bump-Off
A Christmas killer has been icing Phylis Newsom's friends in the sixth Fresh-Baked mystery. Not only will Phyllis Newsom's house be featured in the annual Christmas Jingle Bell Tour of Homes, she also has a Christmas Eve bridal shower and a New Year's Eve wedding to bake goodies for. But like... show more
A Christmas killer has been icing Phylis Newsom's friends in the sixth Fresh-Baked mystery. Not only will Phyllis Newsom's house be featured in the annual Christmas Jingle Bell Tour of Homes, she also has a Christmas Eve bridal shower and a New Year's Eve wedding to bake goodies for. But like her tasty treats, she rises to the occasion.Before the tour gets under way, Phyllis makes a gruesome discovery on her porch: someone has tried to kill her friend. As Santa's naughty list gets longer, Phyllis tries to catch a half-baked killer.
Publish date: October 26th 2011
Publisher: NAL Trade
Pages no: 290
Edition language: English
Series: Fresh-Baked Mystery (#6)
This is the first time I have a book by this author. It is a fast, easy read about a house of senior citizens, and two of the occupants work together to solve murders in Weatherford in Parker County, TX. None of the characters do anything real exciting. They solve crimes while doing everyday thin...
I will never read another book by this author again. The writing is terrible, the mysteries are bad, the recipes are disgusting, the plot is trite, the characters are far too self righteous.... I could go on, but don't feel like wasting the time....
This was basically my very first cozy mystery and I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised. The mystery is set up nicely and amateur sleuth, Phyllis, reminds me of Jessica Fletcher in Murder She Wrote (one of my favorite shows back in the day). She is known around town as "the woman who solve...
I read THE CHRISTMAS COOKIE KILLER from this series a few years ago and didn't care for it much. Last year I read THE PUMPKIN MUFFIN MURDER and liked it much better. This one was back to the Christmas Cookie one. I just don't like Phyllis. She's far too literal minded and straight laced. I reali...