The Cakes of Wrath
Can a pastry chef be too sweet? Rita Lucero, owner of New Orleans cake shop Zydeco Cakes, can’t seem to stop saying yes.” Even though things at the bakery are busy, Rita finds herself accepting a seat on the local small business alliancea group full of colorful characters like Chopper... show more
Can a pastry chef be too sweet? Rita Lucero, owner of New Orleans cake shop Zydeco Cakes, can’t seem to stop saying yes.” Even though things at the bakery are busy, Rita finds herself accepting a seat on the local small business alliancea group full of colorful characters like Chopper Shop owner Moose Hazen and his wife, Destiny, whose personal life is messier than a cake someone left out in the rain. On the street following a heated alliance meeting, Moose pulls Rita out of the path of a speeding van. Shaken and bruised, Rita notices the next day that her prescribed pain killers are missing. When she discovers Destiny’s body in the couple’s shop, the stolen pill bottle in her lifeless hand only adds another layer to her mysterious death. But getting the frosty NOPD detective to stop focusing on Rita and look for Destiny’s real killer will be anything but a cakewalk
INCLUDES DELICIOUS RECIPES!
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: September 3rd 2013
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Series: A Piece of Cake Mystery (#4)
I'm beginning to think my vow of removing average or below average cozies from my shelves is going to leave me with nothing left to read. I could write a long review about why I think The Cakes of Wrath fell short, with specific examples, and quotes, but suffice it to say that I found it disappoin...
I REALLY like this series (I know some don't) and I think this one is the best, so far. The New Orleans location is great and the characters are all complex and peeling back their layers has been fun. This one has Rita put into peril early on.........but it might be a case of mistaken identity. R...
Miss Frankie has decided Zydeco needs to join the local small business alliance and Rita needs to represent the business in addition to everything else she has to do. It should be a great way to meet more people in the neighborhood but the meetings seem to drag on forever with the members arguing ov...