Key Lime Pie Murder: A Hannah Swensen Mystery with Recipes

Joanne Fluke, Author
Joanne Fluke, Author . Kensington $22 (342p) ISBN 978-0-7582-1018-0
Reviewed on: 01/29/2007
Release date: 03/01/2007

The yummy eighth smalltown cozy from Fluke (after 2006's Cherry Cheesecake Murder ) finds sometime sleuth Hannah Swensen, owner of the Cookie Jar in Lake Eden, Minn., judging the baking contest at the Tri-County Fair. When one of her fellow judges, home economics teacher Willa Sunquist, is murdered, Hannah determines to sniff out the killer. Was it a man from Willa's mysterious past? Or a student she flunked? Fluke has developed a charming supporting cast—Hannah's besotted (and slightly spineless) two suitors, her overbearing but likable mother, her endearing sisters and her levelheaded business partner all feel like friends by the time the murder is solved. The dozens of tempting recipes Fluke includes are an added treat. (Mar.)

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