Dying for a Cupcake: A Devereaux's Dime Store Mystery
When Devereaux “Dev” Sinclair hosts a cupcake contest at her five-and-dime shop, she discovers that somebody is simply death to win...
Kizzy Cutler reveals it so scrumptious to be again in her native land of Shadow Bend, Missouri, that she turns out to have forgotten why she fled two decades in the past. For now, she’s excited to kick off her new line of cupcakes with a contest, which Dev has agreed to host in her store. yet sooner than the 1st yummy cupcake is even baked, Kizzy's assistant Fallon dies from a mysterious ailment.
While the medical expert makes an attempt to find what killed Fallon, Kizzy broadcasts that the express needs to move on. besides the fact that after Kizzy escapes numerous close to misses, Dev is confident that somebody in Shadow Bend has it in for the Cupcake Queen. Is the key from her prior so darkish a person nonetheless desires to kill her for it?
With an inventory of not-so-sweet suspects, Dev’s in a race opposed to the timer to unravel the homicide prior to another person will get iced…
Includes a sneak height of the subsequent Scumble River Mystery!
As a monetary advisor at Stramp Investments. creating a six-figure wage was once great, an hour at the street every one method now not rather a lot. So among Gran’s medical professional advising me that i wished to spend extra time together with her and my love for the shop, I instantly installed a proposal for the store. the idea of the enterprise being switched over into one of many chain greenback shops and Gran having to enter an assisted-living facility had galvanized me into motion. The Thornbee twins’ grandfather equipped the dime shop.
viewers for Poppy, i used to be surprised at how the theater were reworked to house a way exhibit. A runway were equipped from the level halfway down the heart aisle. That on my own should have fee an attractive penny. obviously, Kizzy Cutler’s Cupcakes had spared no price for the rollout in their new line. “What took you so long?” Poppy whispered as I slid into the seat she’d stored for me. “I used to be commencing to get fearful that you’d thrown your self in entrance of one other rushing motor vehicle or dived.
Out what else to invite concerning the cupcake. “Is it challenging to supply your basic caliber of cupcake in an unexpected kitchen?” “It used to be a bit tricky.” GB introduced a cheese-covered nacho to his mouth. “But the run-through we have been allowed on Friday rather helped.” “That’s good.” This was once my chance to examine Millie’s alibi. I didn’t want to know the place she was once for all 3 incidents. If she had an alibi for one, i used to be prepared to place her at the backside of my suspect record. “So, did you all come.
desk, interpreting a few of the sandwiches and munchies. “Did you do all this?” “No.” I shook my head. “The contest organizers prepared everything.” “Not Kizzy, I’m sure.” Annalee picked up a bottle of water, checked out the label, and placed it again within the bucket of ice. “I ask yourself who’s operating her errands now that terrible Fallon isn’t around.” “Fallon’s loss of life should have been particularly a surprise to everyone.” This was once my starting and that i didn’t are looking to blow it. “Her being so younger and all.” “We have been.
the unique proprietors may need had.” Jeffrey located his chair dealing with us. “Can i am getting you anything to drink? I’ve bought a clean pot of espresso on.” “No, thanks,” I spoke back for us either. “We have to recover from to the cupcake dinner prior to the awards, so we’re in a bit of of a hurry.” “We won’t retain you, yet we've got a question approximately an editorial we present in your yearbook.” Boone passed the clipping over to his pal. “We puzzled why you had kept this actual piece.” “Ah.” Jeffrey.