Blackberry Pie Murder (Hannah Swensen, Book 18) by Joanne Fluke

By Joanne Fluke

It's been a sleepy summer time for the people of Lake Eden, Minnesota. in truth, it's been a complete 4 months when you consider that someone within the Swensen family members has encounter a useless body—a element that simply made front web page of the neighborhood paper. And that implies Hannah Swensen can eventually concentrate on her bakery. . .or can she?

Life isn't fairly quiet for Hannah. in the end, her mother's marriage ceremony is a bit over a month away and wager who Delores installed cost of the making plans? but simply whilst Hannah believes her largest problem should be no matter if to exploit buttercream or fondant for the marriage cake, she by accident hits a stranger along with her cookie truck whereas riding down a winding nation street in a raging thunderstorm. Hannah is wracked with guilt, and issues get even worse whilst she's arrested. . .for homicide! yet an post-mortem quickly finds the secret guy, his blouse coated in stains from blackberry pie, could have died whether Hannah hadn't hit him. Now, to transparent her identify, Hannah should persist with a path of pie crumbs to trace down the id of the deceased, discover a baker who is familiar with extra approximately homicide than find out how to roll out an ideal pie crust—and get herself to the church on time. . .

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Test your knowledge,” the girl at the Trivia booth said. “Great prizes here. ” the boy at the Beanbag Toss shouted. Eric stood on one of the schoolyard benches. He looked at the children standing near the many booths. ” Cam and Eric walked to the bicycle racks. There was a long line of bicycles, all locked up. They found Donna’s and Diane’s bicycles. But the two girls weren’t there. “Look,” Cam said and pointed to a red-and-blue bicycle. “This one isn’t locked. That’s probably what happened last year.

Donna asked. “We’re studying the game,” Eric said. A tall, skinny girl threw a dime onto the cardboard. The dime bounced up and landed on the ground. A young girl sat on the ground. She dropped a dime onto the cardboard. The dime started to spin in the middle of a circle. Everyone near the booth watched as the dime spun slower and slower. Then it stopped with only half of the dime inside the circle. ” Eric whispered to Donna. ” An older boy came to the booth. He sat on the ground and gently tossed a dime.

Once Cam was in line, she said, “Click,” again and closed her eyes. Then she started counting. ” Diane whispered. “She’s looking at the picture of the jar she has in her head,” Eric explained. ” “It’s my turn,” Diane said. She gave the boy running the game a nickel. He gave her a card. Diane wrote her guess on the card. ” Donna and Eric guessed next. Then it was Cam’s turn. Her eyes were still closed. ” “Let’s go,” the boy running the booth told Cam. “Your memory won’t help you with this game. ” Cam opened her eyes.

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