Carrot Cake Murder: A Hannah Swenson Mystery with Recipes

Joanne Fluke, Author . Kensington $22 (324p) ISBN 978-0-7582-1020-3

Filled with juicy scandal, delightfully eccentric characters and 21 tempting recipes from Cream Cheese Frosting to Lemon Fluff Jell-O, bestseller Fluke's 10th Hannah Swenson mystery (after 2007's Key Lime Pie Murder ) centers on a family reunion that turns deadly. Hannah's friend Marge Beeseman is thrilled when her brother, Gus Klein, who disappeared from Lake Eden, Minn., more than 30 years earlier, unexpectedly arrives. At the big family party, everyone wonders how the elegant, well-dressed Gus heard about the reunion and why he came back. When Gus fails to show up for the group photo the next morning, Hannah finds his body on a pavilion floor—with ants crawling around pieces of her carrot cake nearby. Hannah's malcontented cat, Moishe, and flickers of romance with her devoted dentist and the no-less attentive local police chief add spice to the subsequent murder investigation. The ending will leave cozy fans gasping for breath. (Mar.)

Reviewed on: 01/28/2008
Release date: 03/01/2008
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Open Ebook - 352 pages - 978-0-7582-4256-3
Downloadable Audio - 978-1-4561-0317-0
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Mass Market Paperbound - 343 pages - 978-0-7582-8709-0
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