Death Takes the Cake (Della Cooks Mystery) by Melinda Wells

By Melinda Wells

To assist strengthen scores for her exhibit, Della Carmichael concurs to go into a televised cake festival subsidized via Reggi-Mixx, even supposing the company’s proprietor, Regina Davis, is an outdated collage nemesis. whilst she unearths somebody drowned in a blending bowl of batter, Della realizes fixing this homicide could be no cakewalk.

Show description

Read or Download Death Takes the Cake (Della Cooks Mystery) PDF

Similar women sleuths books

Death by Latte (Death By...)

It was once just a couple of weeks in the past that Aphra Connolly’s existence replaced thoroughly. She were dwelling a quiet lifestyles on her father’s secluded island lodge, till Seth Mulo became up and stole her center . . . and supplied details that led her to discover her mother in Seattle. however the reunion isn’t relatively what she anticipated.

The PMS Murder: A Jaine Austen Mystery

At the frontlines of the conflict of the bulge, differently referred to as making an attempt on bathing matches within the communal dressing room at Loehmann's, freelance author Jaine Austen makes a brand new buddy - a wannabe actress named Pam - and will get a brand new activity: polishing up Pam's bare-bones resume. Their feeling of connection is mutual, so Pam invitations Jaine to affix The PMS membership - a women's aid staff that meets as soon as per week over guacamole and margaritas.

Additional resources for Death Takes the Cake (Della Cooks Mystery)

Example text

Glancing around, I didn’t see NDM or the prized silver Masarati Quattro Porte that he’d bought for pennies on the dollar at a federal confiscation auction. I was sure he wouldn’t park in the Cork’s lot because he hated to turn the keys over to a stranger. I’d almost reached the pub’s entrance when I heard heavy footsteps hurrying behind me. I turned as NDM caught up. ” He stepped ahead, opened the door, and followed me inside. The Cork’s lighting was comfortably dim, and the air smelled of fried potatoes and beer.

No doors,” I said. ” The pastry chef pursed his lips for a few moments. Finally, he said, “You’re in 31 even bigger trouble than I thought. That guy will do anything he can to sabotage his competition. ” “That’s your idea of the bright side? ” “Because he did it to his former employer. ” “Gordon Prescott is an amoral bastard. ” “It sounds as though you two have a history,” I said. “In a manner of speaking. At one point our lives bisected, one might say. ” His mouth curved into a wry smile. “When she married Prescott she found herself part of a triangle: She was in love with him and he was in love with him.

It sounds as though you two have a history,” I said. “In a manner of speaking. At one point our lives bisected, one might say. ” His mouth curved into a wry smile. “When she married Prescott she found herself part of a triangle: She was in love with him and he was in love with him. I realize now that she did me a favor by running off with Prescott. ” That was a fascinating chapter of real-life soap opera, but I wanted to learn something useful to my problem. ” “All show. He bakes to be admired—spectacle without substance.

Download PDF sample

Death Takes the Cake (Della Cooks Mystery) by Melinda Wells
Rated 4.19 of 5 – based on 36 votes