Food and cocktails columnist Hayley Powell is off on a girls’ getaway with her two best friends. But soon they’ll have to get away from a killer…
The quaint fishing village of Salmon Cove, Maine, seems like the ideal location for a girls’ weekend with Hayley’s gal pals, Liddy and Mona. Liddy’s on the rebound from a breakup, but when she meets a handsome tourist, it looks like a little romance might liven things up.
Unfortunately, Liddy’s new sweetheart is found dead on the beach the next morning at the town’s Lobster Bake, next to an overturned cooking pot. The liberated lobsters may be scrambling back to the sea, but Hayley’s not about to let a murderer escape so easily. To crack the case, she’ll need to blow the lid off some serious undercover activity–or risk becoming ensnared in a killer’s trap…
Includes seven delectable recipes from Hayley’s kitchen!
Praise for Death of a Bacon Heiress
“[A] fun mystery that will have readers enraptured.” —Kings River Life magazine (Goodreads)
The characters are well rounded and well developed. Haley, Liddy and Mona are best friends from way back. They have always had each other’s back, they know each other’s secrets and they are not afraid to call each other out if the need arises. The characters are quirky, eccentric and laugh out loud funny. Sometimes I was surprised that they are even friends because of how much they bickerer. Haley is the peacemaker, Mona is the eater and the instigator and Liddy is just a rather unpleasant woman. After a while, I got tired of her being so selfish and self centered.
The writing style flows smoothly and the book is an easy read. The authors are very talented in their descriptive writing and during much of the book, I felt like I was right there, watching all of the action taking place. I really enjoyed the blog posts that were included at the end of some of the chapters. It is a good way to get to learn more about Haley, in a fun way.
The mystery is carried on well throughout the book. There were enough suspects to consider and clues to sift through that it was almost impossible to figure out the culprit. And that is a good thing.
I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys a well crafted cozy. This is a great series, and although I missed Haley’s family, I still liked the book.
I received a free copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for a honest review. I would like to thank NetGalley and Kensington Books for the opportunity to read and review this book.