Summer Reading Catalog 2019 Southern Writers_ Summer catalog 2019 (5) - Page 12

O NE T A STE TOO M A NY Debra H. Goldstein For culinary challenged Sarah Blair, there’s only one thing scarier than cooking from scratch—murder! Married at eighteen, divorced at twenty eight, Sarah Blair knew starting over would be messy, but things fall apart completely when her ex drops dead, seemingly poisoned by her twin sister’s award-winning rhubarb crisp. Now, with RahRah, her Siamese cat, wanted by the woman who broke up her marriage and her sister wanted by the police for murder, Sarah needs to figure out the right recipe to crack the case before time runs out. Unfortunately, for a gal whose idea of good china is floral paper plates, catching the real killer and living to tell about it could mean facing a fate worse than death—being in the kitchen! LIFE in a BOX JODEE NEATHERY A family drama full of colorful characters unfolds as a letter from mother to daughter launches a quest to write a novel based on their ancestors. Lyrical prose guides the reader through a contemporary timeline and the 1920’s-1940’s with a mix of mystery and history, humor and heartache, love and betrayal. By the end, we understand how much one would sacrifice to hide a secret. “A literary gem,” Midwest Book Review. T he O pera H ouse M urders Jan McCanless Reaching an exciting, and unexpected denouement, The opera House Murders, my latest cozy mystery, will hold you spellbound, while everyone’s misfit monk unravels the complications of his life, and solves a few mysteries along the way. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, but, you’ll never be bored. Pamela S. Thiboeaux Thrown together amid tragedy and unsated passion, Veterinarian Tamera Collins & Rancher, Craig Harris share a strong attraction that neither accepts as the first stages of love. Torn between desire & dislike, they must make peace with their pasts, and God, in order to open up to the love blossoming between them.