The author of Bun for Your Life returns to Destiny, New York, where bakery owners and amateur sleuths Molly Tyler and Olivia Williams never crumble under pressure… While the rest of Destiny is focused on the arrival of an upper crust perfume mogul, Molly is more concerned about what’s on the front page of the newspaper: her mother. Library director Anne Tyler was photographed at the most romantic restaurant in town having a cozy dinner with library advisory board member Philip Baldelli. But there’s more for Molly to worry about after Philip is found dead a few days later.
When Detective Sean Corsino zeroes in on Anne as a person of interest in the case, it turns down the heat on his budding romance with Molly. But after he’s injured during the course of his investigation, Molly and Olivia must step in to sift through the clues and clear Anne’s name.
Karoline Barrett is the author of the Bread and Batter Mysteries, featuring Bun for Your Life. She was born in upstate New York and now lives in Connecticut with her husband. When she’s not writing, she likes to read, spend… More about Karoline Barrett
“When murder threatens the reputation of her Bread and Batter Bakery—and its future—Molly Tyler rises to the occasion in this yeasty new series. A delightful sleuth with a distinctive voice, clues buried in the town’s history, and a detective keeping a secret of his own make Bun For Your Life a debut to sink your teeth into.”–Leslie Budewitz, Agatha-Award Winning Author of Guilty as Cinnamon
“Ms. Barrett’s witty characters and page-turning plot are sure to captivate cozy mystery fans. I can’t wait to return to charming village of Destiny, New York, to see what new adventures await bakery owners Molly and Olivia. A truly delightful read.”–Susan Furlong, author of Peaches and Scream
“A delightful, fast-paced debut, with engaging characters, so well-drawn they hop right off the pages. Barrett knows how to keep the suspense building and the relationships evolving from the first page to the last.”–Sharon Pape, author of Sketcher in the Rye