Silence Of The Jams

Author: Gayle Leeson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101990810
Size: 20.77 MB
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In the latest Southern cozy from the author of The Calamity Café, small-town chef Amy Flowers can’t take her freedom for granted when she’s served up as a murder suspect... It's Independence Day in Winter Garden, Virginia, and the residents are gearing up for their annual celebration. The Down South Café is open and flourishing, and Amy Flowers is busy making pies and cakes for the holiday. The only thorn in her side is Chamber of Commerce director George Lincoln, who is trying to buy the café so he can tear it down and build a B&B on the site. When George collapses while eating at the Down South, everybody assumes it's a heart attack—until the autopsy declares it to be poisoning. Now, it’s up to Amy to prove her innocence before her liberty is lost. Includes delicious Southern recipes! From the Paperback edition.

The Calamity Caf

Author: Gayle Leeson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101990797
Size: 12.23 MB
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First in a new cozy mystery series featuring Southern cooking that is to die for. Aspiring chef and small-town Virginia native Amy Flowers is ready to open her own café offering old-fashioned Southern food. But her dream may go up in smoke when someone kills the competition... Tired of waiting tables at Lou’s Joint, Amy Flowers doesn’t just quit—she offers to buy the place from her bully of a boss, so she can finally open the café of her dreams. Amy can't wait to serve the kind of Southern, down-home treats and dishes that her grandmother always loved to the kooky cast of regulars at the restaurant. She knows her comfort food will be the talk of the sweet, small town of Winter Garden, Virginia. At first Lou Lou refuses to sell, but when she seems ready to make a deal, she tells Amy to come see her. Showing up at the eatery ready to negotiate, Amy is shocked to find her former employer murdered. As the prime suspect, Amy will have to clear her name by serving up the real killer—and with Lou Lou’s stack of enemies, that’s a tall order. Includes delicious Southern recipes!

The Silence Of The Flans

Author: Laura Bradford
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780698193840
Size: 20.92 MB
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The second delectable Emergency Dessert Squad Mystery from the national bestselling author of Éclair and Present Danger. Baker Winnie Johnson does her best work when the heat is on. As owner of the Emergency Dessert Squad, she has a deft touch in the kitchen and a soft spot for lost causes. So when her business professor beau, Jay Morgan, expresses misgivings over having to fail one of his fourth-year students, Winnie cooks up a sweet solution. She’ll offer an extra credit opportunity in exchange for a little help with her growing business. But when her protégé’s first dessert delivery poisons a student journalist, the publicity threatens to burn Winnie’s business to a crisp. Now the entrepreneur-turned-detective must uncover the ingredients behind a recipe for murder before she crumbles under pressure... RECIPES INCLUDED

Honey Baked Homicide

Author: Gayle Leeson
Publisher: Berkley
ISBN: 1101990821
Size: 16.13 MB
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The owner of a delightful Southern caf� tastes the sharp sting of suspicion in this delectable comfort food mystery . . . It's fall in Winter Garden, Virginia, and business at Amy Flowers' Down South Caf� has never been better. So when struggling beekeeper Stuart Landon asks Amy to sell some of his honey, she's happy to help. The jars of honey are a sweet success, but their partnership is cut short when Amy discovers Landon's body outside the caf� early one morning. As Amy tries to figure out who could possibly have wanted to harm the unassuming beekeeper, she discovers an ever-expanding list of suspects--and they're all buzzing mad. She'll have to use all of her skills--and her Southern charm--to find her way out of this sticky situation...

Kneaded To Death

Author: Winnie Archer
Publisher: Kensington
ISBN: 9781496707734
Size: 20.52 MB
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Everyone swears by Yeast of Eden, the Mexican bread shop in town. But tonight, the only thing on the menu is la muerte . . . Struggling photographer Ivy Culpepper has lots of soul-searching to do since returning to seaside Santa Sofia, California. That is, until the thirty-six-year-old enters a bread making class at Yeast of Eden. Whether it’s the aroma of fresh conchas in the oven, or her instant connection with owner Olaya Solis, Ivy just knows the missing ingredients in her life are hidden among the secrets of Olaya’s bakery . . . But Ivy’s spirits crumble when a missing classmate is suddenly discovered dead in her car. Even more devastating, the prime suspect is Olaya Solis herself. Doubting the woman could commit such a crime, Ivy embarks on a murder investigation of her own to prove her innocence and seize the real killer. As she follows a deadly trail of crumbs around town, Ivy must trust her gut like never before—or someone else could be toast!

Brilliant Silence

Author: Spencer Holst
Publisher: Barrytown/ Station Hill Press
ISBN: STANFORD:36105029601353
Size: 19.10 MB
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A legendary storyteller and writer who has charmed New York audiences for decades, Holst evolved his oeuvre in the 1950s-'60s milieu of Greenwich Village, influenced as much by sophisticated poets (e.g. Hart Crane) as by the fairy tales/tall tales his writings superficially resemble and wisdom parables (his work is often compared to Borges and Sufi stories). Brilliant Silence is a series of miniature fictions, each complete as a gesture of essential narrative and poetic vision. These minimal (but not minimalist), indeed optimal, acts of language create a new genre that offers mind-altering fiction in a space no larger than a joke.