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Author Bell, Maymee, author.

Title Batter off dead : a Southern cake baker mystery / Maymee Bell.

Edition First Edition.
Publication Info. New York : Crooked Lane, 2018.
©2018
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Fiction  F BELL    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Fiction  F BELL    AVAILABLE
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Description 295 pages ; 22 cm.
Series A Southern cake baker mystery
Bell, Maymee. Southern cake baker mystery ; 02.
Summary "Sophia Cummings may be unlucky in love, but she knows that the way to a man's heart is through his sweet tooth. This evening, she plans to use that knowledge--and her skills as a New York City-trained pastry chef-- to open the hearts and wallets of Rumford, Kentucky's richest men. Sophia, proprietress of For Goodness Cakes, has been commissioned to cater the Heart of the Town Library charity fundraiser at Grape Valley Winery. At first, the going is as smooth as an elegant chocolate ganache. After nibbling Sophia's tasty treats, Ray Peel, the winery's landlord, announces he will pay off Rumford's library loan. But the evening soon turns decidedly frosty when Ray is murdered--before he can make good on his promise, and before he can pay Sophia for her catering services. For Goodness Cakes will collapse if Sophia can't collect what she's owed. So Sophia once again puts on her sleuthing apron to figure out who iced Ray"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Includes recipes (pages 283-295).
Subject Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction.
Bakers -- Fiction.
Landlords -- Fiction.
Fund raising -- Fiction.
Kentucky -- Fiction.
Genre Detective and mystery fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Added Author Kappes, Tonya, author.
Added Title Better off dead
ISBN 9781683318781
1683318781
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