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An Appetite for Murder (Key West Food Critic, Bk 1)
An Appetite for Murder - Key West Food Critic, Bk 1 Author:Lucy Burdette Hayley Snow's life always revolved around food. But when she applies to be a food critic for a Key West style magazine, she discovers that her new boss would be Kristen Faulkner -- the woman Hayley caught in bed with her boyfriend! Hayley thinks things are as bad as they can get -- until the police pull her in as a suspect in Kristen's m... more »urder. Kristen was killed by a poisoned key lime pie. Now Hayley must find out who used meringue to murder before she takes all the blame.« less
Very good first in a series mystery. The setting on a houseboat is a bit different and Key West is always entertaining. Characters are interesting with room for them to grow. Love the food description. Nice addition of Ms. Gloria as an elderly character. Looking forward to book 2 in teh series.
decent overall- the first half of the book was kind of slow (pretty much all that happened was the murder and the police suspecting her!), but the second half was a lot better (more sleuthing,etc). There was a good twist at the end that I didn't see coming.
*although I get that it's a "food" mystery, I felt there was Too Much description of food in it