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A Scone of Contention: A Key West Food Critic Mystery

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A murderer's out to spoil Hayley's honeymoon in national bestselling author Lucy Burdette's eleventh Key West Food Critic Mystery.

Key Zest food critic Hayley Snow and her groom, police detective Nathan Bransford, chose Scotland for their long-delayed honeymoon, hoping to sightsee and enjoy some prize-winning scones. But their romantic duo swells to a crowd when they're joined by Nathan's family as well as octogenarian Miss Gloria.

Nathan's sister Vera takes the women on a whirlwind tour of some of Scotland's iconic mystic places as research for a looming book project. But the trip takes a deadly tartan turn when a dinner party guest falls ill and claims she was poisoned. And then the group watches in horror as a mysterious tourist tumbles to his death from the famous Falkirk Wheel, high above the Forth & Clyde canal.

Vera and her friends deny knowing the dead man, but after observing their reactions to the fall, Hayley is not convinced. With one person dead, a second possibly poisoned, and the tension among Vera's friends as thick as farmhouse cheese, Hayley fears her long-awaited honeymoon might end with another murder.

Far away from home, surrounded by unfamiliar faces, eccentric characters, and a forbiddingly gorgeous setting, Hayley must call on all her savvy to keep a killer from striking again and then escaping Scot free.

Lucy Burdette is a clinical psychologist who has published over fifteen mysteries. Her books have been shortlisted for Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity awards. A member of Mystery Writers of America and a past president of Sisters in Crime, she spends her time between Madison, Connecticut, and Key West, Florida.

ISBN: 9781643856247

ISBN-10: 9781643856247

Publisher: Crooked Lane Books

Publication Date: 08/10/2021 - 12:00am

On Sale: 08/10/2021 - 12:00am

Pages: 336

Language: English

Categories

Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Cozy / Culinary

Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Cozy

Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths

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