Kneaded To Death
by Winnie Archer
Kneaded to Death
(A Bread Shop Mystery)
Kensington (February 28, 2017)
Mass Market Paperback: 352 pages
Kindle ASIN: B01GBAG7KO
Everyone swears by Yeast of Eden, the Mexican bread shop in town. But tonight, the only thing on the menu is la muerte . . .
Struggling photographer Ivy Culpepper has lots of soul-searching to do since returning to seaside Santa Sofia, California. That is, until the thirty-six-year-old enters a bread making class at Yeast of Eden. Whether it’s the aroma of fresh conchas in the oven, or her instant connection with owner Olaya Solis, Ivy just knows the missing ingredients in her life are hidden among the secrets of Olaya’s bakery . . .
But Ivy’s spirits crumble when a missing classmate is suddenly discovered dead in her car. Even more devastating, the prime suspect is Olaya Solis herself. Doubting the woman could commit such a crime, Ivy embarks on a murder investigation of her own to prove her innocence and seize the real killer. As she follows a deadly trail of crumbs around town, Ivy must trust her gut like never before—or someone else could be toast!
This was one of my favorite cozy mysteries that I have read so far this year. I absolutely loved reading this book. I highly recommend this book to cozy mystery fans.
Kneaded To Death is the first book in a series a Bread Shop Mystery and I loved how the author did a excellent job on introducing all the characters in the story. I loved each and everyone of them. The details of the town were so well done as well. I thought that I was right in the town with all the characters and helping solve the murder.
Ivy was a great character who I loved. She took up some cooking classes at Yeast of Eaden Bread Shop and the first night of class there was a murder. Ivy felt drawn to the the mystery and soon things were coming together and she may also may have found some missing pieces to her mother’s death.
There are recipes in this book as well and I can’t wait to try them. I highly recommend this book to cozy mystery fans she did not disappoint me.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
The indefatigable Winnie Archer is a middle school teacher by day, and a writer by night. Born in a beach town in California, she now lives in an inspiring century old house in North Texas and loves being surrounded by real-life history. She fantasizes about spending summers writing in quaint, cozy locales, has a love/hate relationship with both yoga and chocolate, adores pumpkin spice lattes, is devoted to her five kids and husband, and can’t believe she’s lucky enough to be living the life of her dreams.
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