Southern Sass and Killer Cravings by Kate Young

Synopsis:

Life has always been sweet on Georgia’s Peach Cove Island, but a case of murder has Marygene Brown down in the pits …

For generations, the women of the Brown family on Peach Cove Island have been known for their Southern sass and sweet homemade desserts at their beloved Peach Diner. Since their mother’s passing two years ago, Marygene has been stuck in Atlanta while her sister Jena Lynn has been running the family business. Now Marygene has left her husband and returned to her hometown, where she can almost feel Mama’s presence.

But all is not peachy back home. Marygene has barely tied on an apron when a diner regular drops dead at the counter. When it turns out the old man’s been poisoned, Jena Lynn is led away in handcuffs and the family eatery is closed. Now, to save her sister and the diner, Marygene must find the real killer. With some startling assistance from her Mama’s spirit, Marygene will be serving up a special order of just desserts . . .

Includes Seven Recipes from Marygene’s Kitchen!

A messy divorce has Marygene Brown headed home to her sister and the family business she walked away from before her mother died. When a customer dies in the shop and has apparently been poisoned, she knows she has to find out the truth before it ruins her chance at a fresh start.

While trying to solve the crime, Marygene also has to deal with the personal issues going on in her life. There was some family drama, but it didn’t overpower the mystery. The story was a nice balance and I really enjoyed it.

This is the first book in a new culinary cozy series. The author has done a great job of introducing some interesting characters and setting the scene for what I hope will be many more books to come.

 

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About the Author

Kate Young writes humorous southern mystery novels. She is a member of Sisters in Crime and the Guppy Chapter. Kate lives in a small town in Georgia with her husband, three kids, and Shih Tzu. When she is not writing her own books, she’s reading or cooking.

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