Halloween time in Crystal Cove, California and that means
the Winsome Witches are out in full force. Not to worry, these
ladies are not real witches and are only interested in raising
money to benefit their literacy charity. There are quite a
few events planned including a luncheon, a haunted ghost tour
and a faire. Jenna Hart is looking forward to participating
in as many of the events as possible. It will be fun and good
advertising for her shop – The Cookbook Nook.
tour ends at the home of High Priestess Dr. Pearl Thornton.
The evening is marred by an argument between Pearl and her
daughter Trisha. The next morning, Jenna gets a call from
her Aunt Vera. She tells her to hurry over to Pearl's house.
Upon arriving, Jenna finds that Pearl has died during the
night. Is it a complication to her newly diagnosed Diabetes?
It looks like Jenna will be investigating this death. She
had better be careful or she could end up under a witch's
to ponder: Who sent Jenna the flowers? Where is the Kashmir
Sapphire? Why were Emma and Pearl crying? Why was Aunt Vera
at Pearl's house so early in the morning?
enjoy visiting with Jenna and her friends and family. There
is always something going on in Crystal Cove. Cozy mystery
readers will enjoy this third serving of the Cookbook Nook
mystery series. It is very well-plotted and it quickly became
a page-turner of a read for me. I just had to know whodunit.
The author has thoughtfully provided some yummy recipes including
one for French Silk Fudge Cake. For those of you who can't
wait until 2015 for the next in this delightful series, Daryl
writes The Cheese Shop Mysteries as Avery Ames. So, if you
like your mystery filled with black cats, goblins and a ghost
or two, then you should be reading Stirring The Plot.
of other titles in this series
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