Release Date: June 2, 2020
Series: Cupcake Catering Mystery Book 1
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One glass of cheap California chardonnay cost Emory Gosser Martinez her husband, her job, and her best friend. Unfortunately, that was only the beginning of her troubles.
Distraught after discovering the betrayal by her husband and best friend, Tori, cupcake caterer Emory Martinez allows her temper to flare. Several people witness her very public altercation with her ex-friend. To make matters worse, Tori exacts her revenge by posting a fake photo of Emory in a compromising situation, which goes viral on social media. When Tori is found murdered, all signs point to Emory being the prime suspect.
With the police investigation focused on gathering evidence to convict her, Emory must prove her innocence while whipping up batches of cupcakes and buttercream. Delving into the past of her murdered ex-friend, she finds other people had reasons to want Tori dead, including Emory’s own husband. Can she find the killer, or will the clues sprinkled around the investigation point the police back to her?
I have found myself a new favorite Cozy sleuth and series.
Sprinkles of Suspicion, Cupcake Catering Mystery Series, Book 1 by Kim Davis, is the first book in this series, and what a great start to a new series. It is no secret that I love Cozy Mysteries and I am always on the hunt for a new series that I can sink my teeth into, well the hunt has ended, I have found myself a new favorite Cozy sleuth and series. Emory Gosser Martinez, with just a glass of chardonnay, has landed herself in the pokey, lost her no-good cheating husband, and her best friend, who was apparently having an affair with Emory’s husband.
With a delightful cast of characters and plenty of suspects with twists and turns that I, a seasoned mystery reader, did not see coming, this story had me thoroughly entertained from the very first page. I found myself investigating along with Emory as she continues to make one shocking discovery after the next about her ex-best friend Tory. As Emory’s marriage and life unravels she is determined to clear her name and rid herself of her husband who has kept many secrets from Emory.
The recipes included sound yummy and I found myself craving cupcakes and Gimlets. With the shocking conclusion to this delightful new series I am finding myself anticipating the next installment.With a delightful cast of characters and plenty of suspects with twists and turns that I, a seasoned mystery reader, did not see coming, this story had me thoroughly entertained from the very first page. Click To Tweet
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