By Denise Swanson
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 20 years 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 ahead of 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 announces that the exhibit needs to pass on. in spite of 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 previous so darkish a person nonetheless desires to kill her for it?
With a listing of not-so-sweet suspects, Dev's in a race opposed to the timer to unravel the homicide ahead of another person will get iced...
Includes a sneak top of the following Scumble River secret!
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Jessica Langley lived in an apartment overlooking the Town Camber in Old Portsmouth, where he had been crouched in that blessed fishing boat with only Mickey Johnson and his holdall of stolen goods to show for it. Shit! Uckfield was going to crucify him if it proved that Langley had been killed in her apartment and taken from there to a boat in the Town Camber. , which was before they had arrived. And she might have met her killer elsewhere, for example here. He flicked through the rest of the file.
The man glanced at it, looked surprised and then sheepish. ‘Sorry, didn’t know. You should still be wearing hard hats though. Neil Cyrus, assistant caretaker. Is it about the breakin last night? ’ He gulped as he finished speaking as if he couldn’t quite suck enough air into his lungs. A nervous mannerism, Horton guessed, which had become a habit. Horton recognized the name from the information that DC Walters had given to him earlier. Scrutinizing Cyrus, he tried to put an age on him yet found it difficult, he could have been anywhere between thirty and late forties.
Maybe she liked exotic holidays, or an expensive yacht, he thought, recalling the photograph. qxd 2/7/07 12:00 pm Page 53 Deadly Waters 53 Ignoring Walters’ sarcastic tone, Horton entered Langley’s bedroom. It was tidier than he had expected. A plain cream duvet had been thrown over the bed and there were no items of clothing lying around. He opened a drawer that was part of a built-in wardrobe and sifted through her clothes. ’ Cantelli asked, coming up behind him. ‘Just poking around. ’ He held up a pair of red and black skimpy knickers.