Review & Giveaway: Killer Wedding Cake by Gayle Trent
killer wedding cake by Gayle Trent
Killer Wedding Cake
by Gayle Trent Cozy Mystery
Daphne Martin’s wedding to Ben Jacobs is only a couple of weeks away. An award-winning cake decorator, Daphne is busy designing their wedding cake. Her twin nephew and niece, Lucas and Leslie, are excited about being in the wedding party. And Daphne’s brother-in-law Jason is planning a bachelor party for Ben. Everything is going beautifully until Daphne’s ex-husband Todd shows up. Just released from prison after serving a sentence based on his shooting a gun at Daphne, Todd comes to Brea Ridge to profess his undying love for her.
Despite Daphne’s attempts to make Todd leave town, he insists on hanging around to reconnect with people he used to know. When he’s found murdered, Daphne finds herself at the center of the investigation. Now she must track down Todd’s killer before she becomes the next victim. Can she still make it to the church on time?
This is a good and fun quircky mystery, with much humor and some twists.
Daphne is going to marry Ben: after so many cakes prepared for her customers, can now realize her wedding cake. Just two weeks before the wedding is back to spoil the party her ex-husband Todd. He just finished serving seven years in prison for trying to kill Daphne. He claims to be changed and still love her. Fortunately she does not believe him. Unfortunately he is found dead shortly after and Daphne is the prime suspect. This time she must investigate to save herself. Will she find the culprit before the wedding? Who have killed him?
The story was well written and captivating, dialogue are well constructed and the characters were colorful and fun. Daphne is a great character That is smart and brave and I enjoy each time that I get to spend with her.
I did enjoy this book and I look forward to reading the others in the series.
If you love culinary cozy mystery it is a book not to be missed.
About The Author –
Gayle Trent (and pseudonym Amanda Lee) writes the Daphne Martin Cake Decorating series and the Embroidery Mystery series. The cake decorating series features a heroine who is starting her life over in Southwest Virginia after a nasty divorce. The Embroidery Mystery series features a heroine who recently moved to the Oregon coast to open an embroidery specialty shop.