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Death Al Dente by Leslie Budewitz

Death Al Dente

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Death Al Dente by Leslie Budewitz
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Aug 06, 2013 | ISBN 9780425259542
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“Small-town charm and big-time chills. Jewel Bay, Montana, is a food lover’s paradise—and ground zero for murder! A dizzying culinary delight with a twisty-turny plot! I’m totally enamored of Leslie Budewitz’s huckleberry chocolates, Shasta daisies, and Cowboy Roast coffee.”—Laura Childs, New York Times bestselling author

“An intriguing sleuth who loves gourmet food, family, and her hometown, plus recipes to die for distinguish a delectable mystery.”—Carolyn Hart, national bestselling author of Dead, White, and Blue

“Clever, charming, and completely yummy. Leslie Budewitz cooks up a delectable mystery! A tempting concoction of food, fun, and fatalities that will have you racing through the suspenseful pages…then heading for the kitchen to try out the irresistible recipes. More please!”—Hank Phillippi Ryan, Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity award-winning author

“The first book in a delicious new series. Leslie Budewitz has created a believable, down-to-earth heroine in Erin Murphy, who uses her sleuthing skills and the Spreadsheet of Suspicion to catch a killer. The supporting cast of characters, from Erin’s mother, Fresca to her cat, Sandburg, are charming. I’m looking forward to my next visit to Jewel Bay.”—Sofie Kelly, bestselling author of the Magical Cat Mysteries

“The first in a new series is strong enough to stand outside the confines of its genre…[Budewitz] has produced a book even a non-mystery reader will find engrossing and satisfying.”—Fresh Fiction

“Always love finding a new author and a brand new series…Leslie Budewitz does not disappoint. This was a delicious read that I finished it in one sitting…I loved the main characters and can’t wait to read the next book in the series…If you like your mystery filled with a fresh-thinking sleuth, then you should read this book.”—

“Yummy…With the eccentric people that make up the rest of the cast, this book is enjoyable.”—RT Book Reviews

“Savor this new culinary mystery that offers a unique taste of Montana. Author Budewitz has created an engaging character, a charming town, and a whole new perspective on the state.”—Mystery Scene

“A new cozy series with a culinary twist. Budewitz writes with command and with a purpose. Her writing is straightforward and her characters are full of surprises. Budewitz serves up mouth watering treats as well as murder in this first in a series book, that readers will find simply delicious!…From the gourmet recipes in the back to the twists and turns of a good whodunit.”—Debbie’s Book Bag

“A truly fantastic debut…The mystery is well crafted – full of twists, turns, and clever red herrings – and there’s no shortage of viable suspects, each of whom has something to hide. Budewitz’s prose is witty and intelligent, her narrative drive is strong, and her dialogue has great rhythm and rings 100% true.”—

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