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!
Review By Babs
Winnie Archer has a debut book Kneaded to Death / Bread shop series and what a book it is. There a several suspects and the reader will be guessing up until the end which makes cozy mysteries more fun.
Ivy was my favorite character as she is brought home with the death of her mother. The way the author involves the sadness and the emotions brings out the caring in all of us. An excellent job with the characters and the way she describes the bakery is amazing. The reader will feel like they are in the bakery either baking or eating.
A page turner and be warned you will want to have a snack or make some goodies after reading this lovely mystery.
**I voluntarily reviewed this ARC**
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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