By Joanne Fluke
It's been a sleepy summer season for the folk of Lake Eden, Minnesota. in truth, it's been an entire 4 months due to the fact that an individual within the Swensen kinfolk has come upon a lifeless body—a element that simply made front web page of the neighborhood paper. And that suggests Hannah Swensen can ultimately concentrate on her bakery. . .or can she?
Life isn't quite quiet for Hannah. in any case, her mother's marriage ceremony is a bit over a month away and wager who Delores installed cost of the making plans? but simply whilst Hannah believes her largest problem may be no matter if to take advantage of buttercream or fondant for the marriage cake, she by chance hits a stranger together with her cookie truck whereas using down a winding state highway in a raging thunderstorm. Hannah is wracked with guilt, and issues get even worse whilst she's arrested. . .for homicide! yet an post-mortem quickly finds the secret guy, his blouse coated in stains from blackberry pie, could have died no matter if Hannah hadn't hit him. Now, to transparent her identify, Hannah must persist with a path of pie crumbs to trace down the id of the deceased, discover a baker who is aware extra approximately homicide than the best way to roll out an ideal pie crust—and get herself to the church on time. . .
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Two doors opened into the hall, one at the left and one at the right. We looked toward the door at the left, because a light had been switched on there. And 61 a woman, who could be nobody but Gwyneth Logan, came out and joined us. Now I am not going to pretend that I was deeply impressed by my first sight of Mrs. Logan. Whatever powers of fascination or beguilement she possessed, they were not immediately apparent. Or perhaps the moment was too confused. I had a vague picture of a woman of medium height, twenty-eight or twenty-nine years old, with a good though not striking figure.