Lemon Meringue Pie Murder (A Hannah Swensen Mystery)
The citizens of Lake Eden, Minnesota, are making plans to color the city crimson, white, and blue to have a good time the Fourth of July--but the fireworks are already going off at Hannah Swensen's bake store, The Cookie Jar. . .
Lemon Meringue Pie Murder
Hannah Swensen notion she'd eventually chanced on the recipe for an ideal existence. yet her someday beau Norman Rhodes tosses a shock element into the combo whilst he telephones to inform her he is simply acquired a home from neighborhood drugstore clerk Rhonda Scharf--which he plans to rip down so as to construct the dream domestic he and Hannah designed. it sort of feels the plan has been cooking for relatively your time, and Hannah's stunned. specifically for the reason that her ring finger remains to be greatly naked. . .
The excellent news is that the soon-to-be-torn-down home is filled with antiques--and Norman has given Hannah and her mom first dibs. They discover a few lovely outdated furnishings, a patchwork cover. . .and Rhonda Scharf's lifeless physique. a bit extra sleuthing turns up the half-eaten continues to be of a truly precise dinner for two--and one of many Cookie Jar's well-known lemon meringue pies. Now it really is as much as Hannah to show up the heat--and get busy monitoring down clues. beginning in her personal kitchen. . .
Includes 9 unique cookie and dessert recipes that you can try!
"Fun. . .frothy. . .Enticing recipes for cookies and different treats, awarded with invaluable procedural tricks, are an additional bonus." --Publishers Weekly
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remain out on the lake cottage.” “But i assumed you had it rented out for the complete summer.” “I did, yet Andrea labored whatever out with the renters. I’m staying available in the market with Michelle, in fact. a woman her age nonetheless wishes supervision.” Hannah grinned, imagining Michelle’s response to that little bit of information. She wouldn’t be at liberty that her idyllic lake holiday will be graced by way of her mother’s presence. “I hoped you may decide her up on the fast cease and convey her out to the lake. i've got an.
Away?” “Might besides. I already ate the entire strong stuff.” Rose glanced down on the is still of Hannah’s bird Caesar and nodded. “I can see that. the single factor left is lettuce. Don’t you're keen on romaine?” “I love it simply effective, yet I’ve had adequate lettuce to final me for a month. perhaps greater than a month.” “You has to be on a diet,” Rose guessed, sliding into the opposite aspect of the sales space. “I spotted it in the event you got here in with Norman. I even stated to Hal, Hannah seems to be thinner .” “You did?” Hannah felt.
Shelf in the back of the milk cartons.” Freddy nodded, observing whereas Hannah got rid of the cartons and slipped the shoebox within the again. “That’s genuine solid, Hannah. Nobody’ll see it there.” “Just inform me if you happen to wish it again and I’ll get it for you,” Hannah stated, best Freddy to the door. “Okay. thank you, Hannah. stable buddies are like sunshine. an afternoon is sad with no them.” Hannah became to offer Freddy a quizzical glance and he grinned. “Mom used to claim that. She had loads of acquaintances and he or she acknowledged they.
One’s an image of Mrs. Robbins making eyes at your dad whilst he picked up the handkerchief she dropped.” “Do they nonetheless drop handkerchiefs?” Lisa desired to be aware of. “I don’t understand, yet Mrs. Robbins does. She’s eighty-five if she’s an afternoon, so she may be a bit in the back of the times.” The Boy Scouts got here subsequent after which Bonnie Surma’s tarts, through the Jordan excessive marching band. Hannah resisted the urge to hide her ears, specifically after they stopped in the midst of her block to play. Their.