As the Christmas Cookie Crumbles (A Food Lovers’ Village Mystery)
by Leslie Budewitz
About the Book
5th in Series
Midnight Ink (June 8, 2018)
Paperback: 288 pages
Digital ASIN: B075W25FNF
Erin is one smart cookie, but can she keep the holiday spirit—and herself—alive till Christmas?
In Jewel Bay, all is merry and bright. At Murphy’s Mercantile, AKA the Merc, manager Erin Murphy is ringing in the holiday season with food, drink, and a new friend: Merrily Thornton. A local girl gone wrong, Merrily has turned her life around. But her parents have publicly shunned her, and they nurse a bitterness that chills Erin.
When Merrily goes missing and her boss discovers he’s been robbed, fingers point to Merrily—until she’s found dead, a string of lights around her neck. The clues and danger snowball from there. Can Erin nab the killer—and keep herself in one piece—in time for a special Christmas Eve?
Includes delicious recipes!
About the Author
Leslie Budewitz is the author of the Food Lovers’ Village Mysteries and the Spice Shop Mysteries—and the first author to win Agatha Awards for both fiction and nonfiction. She lives in northwest Montana with her husband, a musician, and doctor of natural medicine, and their cat Ruff, a cover model, and avid bird-watcher.
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Review: AS THE CHRISTMAS COOKIE CRUMBLES is a most delightful read by Leslie Budewitz. This is the 5th book in the Food Lovers Mystery Village series. If you love reading Christmas stories, cozy’s and mysteries than this book is for you. I absolutely loved this story. I received a complementary copy of this book. This review is my honest opinion. 4 stars!