The Cornbread Killer - Heaven Lee, Bk 5 Author:Lou Jane Temple Heaven Lee is not your typical chef. Sure, she's a pro when it comes to whipping up a souffle or a batch of tasty tarts, but Heaven is also a top-notch sleuth. — When a big jazz festival rolls into Kansas City, big names and even bigger egos follow. Soul singer divas and renowned jazzmen take over the usually sleepy city, and Heaven Lee has t... more »o cook for them all. While Heaven is up to her elbows in hoppin' john and sweet potato pecan pie getting ready for the festivities, the events much despised organizer is murdered.
Evelyn Edwards, the snooty events planner hired to run the weekend's festivities, made fast enemies with most of Kansas City. Just before she's murdered, Heaven Lee finds out that she's taking kickbacks from the local restaurateurs involved in the festival. Of course, Heaven also has the pleasure of finding Evelyn's body, which makes her a prime suspect in the eyes of the local police. Just because she's about to be falsely accused of murder, that doesn't mean the unflappable Heaven is going to slow down. The show must go on, and Heaven's headed back to the kitchen with the rest of her crew to cook up some more soul food and get the music started, all while avoiding becoming the killer's next target.« less