This series is sort of fun. I was waiting for the first book to get started, but when it didn't arrive started with this one and was able to pick up the storyline just fine. Cute mystery, if a little predictable. Nice beach book.
The third mystery in the Jane Jeffry series is A Quiche Before Dying. Jane and her mother who is visting are taking a writing class. A fellow classmate is murder. Jane tries to figure out who did it before the class ends and the killer gets away with it.
Suburban mom Jane Jeffry grabs the opportunity to enroll in a writing course at the community center. But when a clssmate keels over dead after samling a tasty treat from an impromptu student buffet, Jane realizes that the pen may be mightier than the sword...the poison beats them both. There's a culinary killer among the local would-be literati. And before the demise of a disagreeable old biddy can be written off, Jane plans to cook the culprit's goose in his or her own creative juices.
With the kids packed off on their summer road trips, it's an ideal time for Jane Jeffry to pursue other interests, so the harried suburban mom enrolls in a writing course at the community college. But when an obnoxious aged classmate keels over dead after sampling a tasty treat from a pot luck student buffet, Jane realizes there's a culinary killer among the local would-be literati.
The pen may be mightier than the sword. . .but poison beats them both. And before the both. And before the demise of a very disagreeable old biddy can be written off, amateur sleuth Jane intends to find out who's responsible -- and cook the culprit's goose in his or her own creative juices.