Pie Shop Mystery #2
Midnight Ink Books
August 8, 2012 / ISBN 978-0738723792
by Cheryl Green
Hanna Denton pie maker extraordinaire is back in her Crystal Cove
pie shop trying to stir up some more business. She has a booth at
the weekly Food Fair and should have no trouble enticing new customers
to try and buy her wares. While she is wandering around scoping
out the enemy, I mean competition, her grandmother Louise, the original
pie maker, was watching the booth.
Hanna has a good time meeting the new vendors and some that are
old friends. She gets to taste and buy their goods. What is bothering
her is she keeps missing the food critic that will be doing an article
on the food vendors. Upon returning to her booth Hanna finds that
Heath Barr the food critic has been and gone. All Hanna can do is
hope he enjoyed her pies.
It comes as a big surprise to Hanna that the food critic slams
her food. At least she is not alone. Most of the food she tasted
is also given a bad review. Hanna decides to have a meeting with
these vendors to try to come up with a solution and not lose any
business. All the vendors come to her meeting and after pie and
coffee were getting down to business when Police Chief Sam Genovese
arrives and wants to know which one of them killed Heath Barr several
Looks like Hanna will have her hands full with more than pies this
summer. She is again a suspect in Sam's murder case. Hanna will
have to mix it up with the other suspects, I mean vendors, to figure
out who killed the food critic. I guess they should all be grateful
no food did him in.
Carol Culver has written another fun fast paced mystery. I loved
the characters and can't wait for the next in the series. And for
a bonus some yummy recipes are included too.