Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Now Available in Mass Market Paperback -- Wedding Cake Killer by Livia J. Washburn

Wedding bells will be ringing in Weatherford, Texas, this Christmas when Phyllis Newsom opens up her home for her best friend’s wedding. And although the bride is wearing white, no one suspects that she’ll soon be wearing black....

After all the planning—and the cake tasting—the big day has finally arrived. Eve Turner, one of Phyllis’s boarders—and her best friend—is moving out and getting married to the affable Roy Porter. While she’s sad to see Eve go, Phyllis is more than happy to host the event in her home and to bake the bride and groom a delicious three-tiered coconut wedding cake. Even though a snowstorm in the forecast seems like a recipe for disaster, the day runs as smoothly as buttercream. 

But the marriage doesn’t last long past the honeymoon. When Roy’s found dead at a Weatherford bed-and-breakfast, Eve’s the top suspect. Now Phyllis must find out who iced Roy before her friend finds herself behind bars….  

I've been blown away by the reviews.  It has 25 reviews on Amazon and they're all 4 or 5 stars. 


Engaging…a cozy distinguished by its appealing characters and mouthwatering recipes.”—Publishers Weekly

“The whodunit is fun and the recipes [are] mouthwatering.”—The Best Reviews

“Washburn has a refreshing way with words and knows how to tell an exciting story.”—Midwest Book Review

“Delightful, [with a] realistic small-town vibe [and a] vibrant narrative…A Peach of a Murder runs the full range of emotions, so be prepared to laugh and cry with this one!”—The Romance Readers Connection

“Christmas and murder. It’s a combination that doesn’t seem to go together, yet Washburn pulls it off in a delightfully entertaining manner.”—Armchair Interviews

“A clever, intriguing contemporary cozy.”—Romance Junkies

“I loved it!...Definitely for people who just love a good mystery.”—Once Upon a Twilight

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