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Sarah Graves

Teoksen The Dead Cat Bounce tekijä

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Sarah Graves lives with her husband in Eastport, Maine, in the 1823 Federal-style house that helped inspire her books. (Publisher Provided) Sarah Graves has been a writer (and a reader!) all her life. She sent her first story to McCall's magazine when she was seven or so. It was about a squirrel näytä lisää lost in the woods. The editors sent a form rejection letter, possibly because it was not very realistic for a squirrel to be lost in the woods. But this began her literary career of getting creatures (especially human creatures) into peril, and letting them figure out how to get themselves out again. She is best known for her Home repair is Homicide Series. Her titles include: Knockdown, Crawlspace, A Face in the Window, and A Bat in the Belfry. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän

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Tekijän teokset

The Dead Cat Bounce (1998) 530 kappaletta
Triple Witch (1999) 377 kappaletta
Wicked Fix (2000) 365 kappaletta
Wreck the Halls (2001) 360 kappaletta
The Book of Old Houses (2007) 336 kappaletta
Repair to Her Grave (2001) 336 kappaletta
Unhinged (2003) 322 kappaletta
Nail Biter (2005) 299 kappaletta
Tool & Die (2004) 298 kappaletta
Mallets Aforethought (2004) 287 kappaletta
Trap Door (2006) 268 kappaletta
A Face at the Window (2008) 219 kappaletta
Winter at the Door (2014) 200 kappaletta
Crawlspace (2009) 191 kappaletta
Knockdown (2011) 166 kappaletta

Merkitty avainsanalla

Yleistieto

Virallinen nimi
Mary (Talbot) Squibb
Syntymäaika
1951
Sukupuoli
female
Kansalaisuus
USA
Asuinpaikat
Eastport, Maine, USA

Jäseniä

Kirja-arvosteluja

Once again, this newest installment, the 7th, in the Death by Chocolate mystery series does not disappoint.

This one is more action-packed, more intense, with more boating and less baking, but still enjoyable.

As usual, a terrific plot with some great characters, particularly Jake and Ellie, and now, the new sheriff in their Maine town.

Recommended for mystery fans!!

(I received a copy of this book from the publisher, via Net Galley, in exchange for a fair and honest review.)… (lisätietoja)
 
Merkitty asiattomaksi
lindapanzo | 2 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jun 3, 2024 |
Jacobia "Jake" Tiptree and her best friend Ellie White are co-owners of The Chocolate Moose, a chocolate-themed bakeshop in Eastport, Maine. As the 4th of July approaches, they find themselves in a baking frenzy, committed to providing a dozen chocolate cherry cheesecakes for an auction that will fund Eastport's fireworks extravaganza. Despite the looming threat of Hurricane Amber, the women persevere. However, Jake and Ellie soon discover that the hurricane is not the only danger they need to face for a Happy 4th.

This cozy mystery has a large cast of characters, each adding their unique flavor to the narrative. Jake and Ellie are adept at juggling multiple tasks. Their shop is a hub of activity, with a steady stream of customers who can't resist their delectable chocolate creations.

Intended as a spin-off of the author's "Home Repair is Homicide" series, I enjoyed its introduction to a culinary series that can stand on its own. The narrative is a chocoholic's dream, filled with tantalizing descriptions that will leave you craving more. Remarkably, there was no indulgence in chocolate and/or cheesecake while reading this cozy mystery.

The scrumptious cheesecake that the reader dreams of throughout the reading of this mystery can be created in your kitchen with the "Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake" recipe at the end of the story.
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FerneMysteryReader | 13 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 25, 2024 |
I may have a new cozy mystery backlist to explore. Read my full review here.

Publication is expected April 23.

#NetGalley #DreamscapeMedia #DeathbyChocolateRaspberryScone
½
 
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joyblue | 2 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 22, 2024 |
Maine, island-life, family, family-dynamics, friendship, small-business, small-town, baker, amateur-sleuth, investigation, murder, local-law-enforcement, local-gossip, verbal-humor, recipes, situational-humor, fishing-community, suspense, action, danger, reckless*****

She used to work for the mob but now she works in the family bakery and lives with her husband, parents, kids, grands, and dogs in an elderly house that is very much straining at the seams. An island neighbor needs help to find a missing husband who might be lost at sea, so Jake (Jacobia) and Ellie
begin an investigation that leads to missing treasure, shark attack, border problems, and even worse!
It kept my nose to the page (figuratively) right to the twisty end!
I requested and received a free temporary EARC from Kensington Books, Kensington Cozies via NetGalley. Thank you!
Available 23 Apr 2024 #DeathByChocolateMysteryBk7
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jetangen4571 | 2 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Mar 10, 2024 |

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