Candy Cane Murder Anthology

Candy Cane Murder  Anthology

A tantalising trio of festive murder mysteries bythree New York Times bestselling authors. ... Jam packed with candy canes, unforgivable murders, and ten luscious festive recipes – this is theperfect treatfor crime fansand baking ...

Author: Joanne Fluke

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781472221629

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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A tantalising trio of festive murder mysteries by three New York Times bestselling authors. Perfect for fans of M. C. Beaton and Ann Granger. This Christmas there's an unwanted guest in the form of murder... An irresistible collection of festive stories featuring baking sleuth Hannah Swensen by the master of mouth-watering murder mysteries, Joanne Fluke, plus two more holiday whodunits by US bestselling authors Laura Levine and Leslie Meier. Jam packed with candy canes, unforgivable murders, and ten luscious festive recipes - this is the perfect treat for crime fans and baking enthusiasts this Christmas.
Categories: Fiction

Joanne Fluke Christmas Bundle Sugar Cookie Murder Candy Cane Murder Plum Pudding Murder Gingerbread Cookie Murder

Joanne Fluke Christmas Bundle  Sugar Cookie Murder  Candy Cane Murder  Plum Pudding Murder    Gingerbread Cookie Murder

The miniature candy canes had been dropped deliberately. Had Wayne known that he was in danger and dropped candy canes to lead someone to the scene of his murder? Hannah reined in her imagination. No, that was simply too far-fetched.

Author: Joanne Fluke

Publisher: Kensington Books

ISBN: 9780758281302

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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The holidays are the icing on the cake for bakery owner Hannah Swensen. Surrounded by her loved ones, she has all the ingredients for a perfect Christmas--until murder is added to the mix. . . When it comes to holidays, Minnesotans rise to the occasion--and the little town of Lake Eden is baking up a storm with Hannah leading the way. The annual Christmas Buffet is the final test of the recipes Hannah has collected for the Lake Eden Holiday Buffet Cookbook. 'Tis the season for trimming the tree, caroling, baking cookies, and curling up by the Yuletide waiting for Santa to drop down the chimney. But in this festive collection of holiday whodunits, murder is also paying a visit. . . "Candy Cane Murder" By Joanne Fluke When a trail of candy canes leads to a corpse outfitted in a Santa suit on a snowy bank, Hannah Swensen sets out to discover who killed Kris Kringle. . . The yuletide season in Lake Eden, Minnesota, guarantees a white Christmas, delectable holiday goodies from Hannah Swensen's bakery, The Cookie Jar--and murder. As a shadow hangs over her friends' Christmas wedding, Hannah's determined to cook a killer's goose before anyone else gets burned. . . The Cookie Jar's busiest time of the year also happens to be the most wonderful time. . .for Christmas cookies, Hannah's own special plum pudding--and romance! She also gets a kick out of "Lunatic Larry Jaeger's Crazy Elf Christmas Tree Lot," a kitschy carnival taking place smack-dab in the middle of the village green. But then Hannah discovers the man himself dead as a doornail in his own office. . . Nothing's better on Christmas Eve than waiting for the stroke of midnight with a cup of eggnog and a plate of warm gingerbread cookies. But in this merry collection of holiday mysteries, murder is making its own special delivery. . . "Gingerbread Cookie Murder" By Joanne Fluke When Hannah Swensen finds her neighbor Ernie Kusak with his head bashed in and sprawled on the floor of his condo next to an upended box of Hannah's Gingerbread Cookies, she discovers a flurry of murder suspects that's as long as her holiday shopping list.
Categories: Fiction

Candy Cane Conspiracy

Candy Cane Conspiracy

I'd been drifting in my own thoughts for the entirety of the drive and was now stunned speechless by a candy cane murder. I twisted in my seat. “I hate to even ask this question, but—how do you stab someone with a candy cane?” “I don't.

Author: Cate Lawley

Publisher: Cate Lawley

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 262

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A witch's destiny denied. Fate made Trixie a hunter of devilish demons, except...demons aren't devilish, and Trixie's not hunting them. She gave that future the boot. But by denying her supposed destiny, she inherits a problem. Furred, feathered, and scaled, the creatures have invaded her life. She's being pranked by furry fairies, stalked by mini-devils, and harassed by the messy scourge of dragons roosting in her yard. Trixie's had enough. She's moving to Boise and hoping to leave the magical critters behind. But what happens when moving isn't enough? And worse, when her creature problems intersect with a murder investigation? Join Trixie as she begins her new job as a barista at Magic Beans coffee shop and becomes a reluctant solver of magical creature problems and a consultant for the International Criminal Witch police. NOTE: An early version of this book was missing a critical chapter. The updated, correct version has a total of 19 chapters and an epilogue.
Categories: Fiction

Christmas Card Murder

Christmas Card Murder

Candy Cane Cocktail Candy Cane Vodka Ingredients: 3 cups vodka 20 miniature candy canes Pour the vodka in an airtight jar, add the candy canes, and close the jar. Let it sit 10 to 12 hours, shaking every so often to mix.

Author: Leslie Meier

Publisher: Kensington Cozies

ISBN: 9781496728241

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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Everyone dreams of a picture-perfect small-town Christmas, but when murder is in the cards, some holiday greetings are addressed to kill . . . CHRISTMAS CARD MURDER by LESLIE MEIER In the midst of holiday home renovations, Lucy Stone unwraps a murder mystery decades in the making when she discovers an old Christmas card with a nasty message inside. The case may be colder than a New England Christmas, but Lucy’s determined to sort it out before Santa comes to town. DEATH OF A CHRISTMAS CAROL by LEE HOLLIS The Island Times Christmas soiree gets off to a scroogey start when Hayley Powell, Mona Barnes, and Rosana Moretti receive a Christmas card from the town flirt, Carol Waterman, who threatens to run off with one of their husbands! The ladies chalk it up to an imprudent prank . . . until they find Carol mistletoe-up under her tree . . . DEATH OF A CHRISTMAS CARD CRAFTER by PEGGY EHRHART Slay bells ring when the body of Arborville High School’s beloved art teacher (and annual Christmas card designer), Karma Karling, is discovered on the first day of the Holiday Craft Fair. Now, Pamela Paterson and the Knit and Nibble crew must swap swatching for sleuthing in order to put a Christmas killer on ice. “Entertaining . . . a welcome anthology. Cozy readers seeking undemanding escape from real-life holiday hoopla will be satisfied.” —Publishers Weekly
Categories: Fiction

Candy Cane Murder

Candy Cane Murder

Candy cane murder: When a trail of candy canes leads to a corpse in a Santa suit, bakery owner Hannah Swenson sets out to find his killer.

Author: Joanne Fluke

Publisher:

ISBN: 0758227256

Category: Austen, Jaine (Fictitious character)

Page: 288

View: 753

Candy cane murder: When a trail of candy canes leads to a corpse in a Santa suit, bakery owner Hannah Swenson sets out to find his killer.
Categories: Austen, Jaine (Fictitious character)

The Murder by Month Romcom Mystery Winter Bundle

The Murder by Month Romcom Mystery Winter Bundle

It clutched a candy cane-rimmed card promising her twelve free candy canes if she signed up for a year of Healthy Holidays. “Yeah. I tossed it into the trash this morning. What of it?” She raised her eyebrows so high they disappeared ...

Author: Jess Lourey

Publisher: Toadhouse Books, LLC

ISBN: 9781948584333

Category: Fiction

Page: 806

View: 110

✨ "Lourey skillfully mixes humor and suspense, the characters are wonderful and wacky, and the mile-a-minute pace never falters." ―Booklist (starred review) ✨ ✨ "[An] incredible series!" ―Suspense Magazine ✨ From bestselling author Jess Lourey comes the latest bundle of three full-length, hilarious, romcom mysteries that will leave you guessing―and laughing―until the very end! These are the books included in the bundle: December Dread January Thaw February Fever Ride alongside fish-out-of-water Mira James as she combines her unique detective style with humor and wit to solve a murder a month. Three unputdownable romcom mysteries in one convenient bundle! *Don't forget to check out March of Crimes and April Fools, the explosive series finales! ⭐ "The best outing yet for Mira." ―Kirkus Reviews ⭐ Jess Lourey named to Book Riot's "10 Funny Mystery Authors Like Janet Evanovich" list!
Categories: Fiction

December Dread

December Dread

The Candy Cane Killer's first victim is believed to be Monica De Luca of Chicago. Her body was found two years ago this December, in her apartment, under a pile of candy canes. Since then, police have tied eight more murders to the ...

Author: Jess Lourey

Publisher: Toadhouse Books, LLC

ISBN: 9781948584258

Category: Fiction

Page: 294

View: 270

Finalist for The Lefty Award for Best Humorous Mystery! 🎄⭐🎄 Silent Night, Deadly Night 🎄⭐🎄 With Christmas just over a week away, ’tis the season for grinning elves, maddeningly jolly Muzak, and a guilty Nut Goodie addiction. But the holidays are marred by something far worse—a serial killer leaving candy canes as his calling card. His target? Thirty-something brunettes who look just like Mira James. When a woman from her high school graduating class becomes his latest victim, Mira plows through a case of online dating turned deadly with Mrs. Berns at her side and dreamy Johnny Leeson standing by. Will she earn her detective stripes...or end up deader than the Ghost of Christmas Past? ⭐ "[A] breathtaking finale!"―Publishers Weekly ⭐ Jess Lourey named to BookRiot's "10 Funny Mystery Authors Like Janet Evanovich" list!
Categories: Fiction

Christmas Cookie Murder

Christmas Cookie Murder

MISTLETOE MURDER TIPPY TOE MURDER TRICK OR TREAT MURDER BACK TO SCHOOL MURDER VALENTINE MURDER CHRISTMAS COOKIE ... PARTY MURDER FATHER'S DAY MURDER STAR SPANGLED MURDER NEW YEAR'S EVE MURDER BAKE SALE MURDER CANDY CANE MURDER ST.

Author: Leslie Meier

Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.

ISBN: 9780758252791

Category: Fiction

Page: 272

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New York Times-Bestselling Author: “A down-to-earth sleuth” investigates carnage at a cookie exchange (Library Journal). For Lucy Stone, the best thing about Christmas in Tinker’s Cove, Maine, has always been the annual Cookie Exchange. But the usual generosity and goodwill is missing from this year’s event, which turns out to be a complete disaster. Petty rivalries and feuds that have long been simmering finally come to a boil, leaving a bad taste in the mouths of many guests, including Lee Cummings—who accuses Tucker Whitney of stealing her recipe for low-fat, sugar-free cookies. But the icing on the cake is when Tucker is found strangled in her apartment the following morning. Who could’ve wanted Tucker dead badly enough to kill her? Despite all of the ingredients for danger, Lucy sets out on the trail of a murderer and soon uncovers a Christmas secret best left wrapped. “Reading a new Leslie Meier mystery is like catching up with a dear old friend.”—Kate Carlisle, New York Times bestselling author
Categories: Fiction

Holiday Murder

Holiday Murder

... Leslie Meier MISTLETOE MURDER TIPPY TOE MURDER TRICK OR TREAT MURDER BACK TO SCHOOL MURDER VALENTINE MURDER CHRISTMAS ... MURDER FATHER'S DAY MURDER STAR SPANGLED MURDER NEW YEAR'S EVE MURDER BAKE SALE MURDER CANDY CANE MURDER ST.

Author: Leslie Meier

Publisher: Kensington Cozies

ISBN: 9781496708922

Category: Fiction

Page: 512

View: 436

For Lucy Stone, Christmas in Tinker’s Cove, Maine, isn’t just about the gift of giving. Sometimes it’s also about solving a crime or two . . . Mistletoe Murder The First Lucy Stone Mystery! As if Lucy Stone’s Christmas schedule wasn’t busy enough, she’s also working nights at the famous mail-order company Country Cousins. But when she discovers its very wealthy founder, Sam Miller, dead in his car from an apparent suicide, Lucy’s gift for suspecting murder shines bright. Now she must track down an elusive killer—one who won’t be satisfied until everyone on his shopping list is dead, including Lucy herself . . . Christmas Cookie Murder One of the best things about Christmas in Tinker’s Cove has always been the annual Cookie Exchange. But when long-simmering petty rivalries and feuds finally come to a boil, accusations of recipe theft lead to an act of murder. Despite all of the ingredients for danger, Lucy sets out on the trail of a killer and soon uncovers a shocking Christmas secret best left unopened . . . “Reading a new Leslie Meier mystery is like catching up with a dear old friend.” —Kate Carlisle, New York Times bestselling author
Categories: Fiction

Invitation Only Murder

Invitation Only Murder

... Leslie Meier MISTLETOE MURDER TIPPY TOE MURDER TRICK OR TREAT MURDER BACK TO SCHOOL MURDER VALENTINE MURDER CHRISTMAS ... MURDER FATHER'S DAY MURDER STAR SPANGLED MURDER NEW YEAR'S EVE MURDER BAKE SALE MURDER CANDY CANE MURDER ST.

Author: Leslie Meier

Publisher: Kensington Cozies

ISBN: 9781496710383

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 740

With family tensions intensifying in Tinker’s Cove, part-time reporter Lucy Stone could really use some time off the grid—but disconnecting from reality comes at a deadly price . . . Lucy doesn’t know what to expect as she arrives on a private Maine island owned by eccentric billionaire Scott Newman, only that the exclusive experience should make for a very intriguing feature story. An avid environmentalist, Scott has stripped the getaway of modern conveniences in favor of an extreme eco-friendly lifestyle. A trip to Holiday Island is like traveling back to the nineteenth century—much to the dismay of the island’s other residents . . . Before Lucy can get the full scoop on Scott, she is horrified to find one of his daughters dead at the bottom of a seaside cliff. Stuck on a clammy island with murder suspects aplenty, Lucy must tap into the limited resources around her to outwit a cold-blooded killer—before it’s lights out for her next!
Categories: Fiction