Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Book 4 in the Bread Shop Mysteries
by Winnie Archer

Ivy Culpepper keeps the ovens hot at Yeast of Eden, a Northern California bakery that specializes in traditional breads. But now she has to deal with a stone-cold killer . . .
Just as Ivy’s brother Billy is about to get engaged to his beloved, a tragedy interrupts the happy moment. The body of longtime Santa Sofia resident Marisol Ruiz washes up on the beach—and it’s even more heartbreaking since Marisol’s father also recently died. But Marisol was a strong competitive swimmer. It seems unlikely there’s even a grain of truth to the theory that she accidentally drowned.
As Ivy gets to work helping her mentor, Olaya Solis, with the catering for Marisol’s funeral, she also teams up with her partners in detection—because if they want to prevent someone from getting away with murder, there’s no time for loafing . . .


The books of the Bread Shop Mysteries by Winnie Archer have been good reading from book one. In FLOUR IN THE ATTIC, the author is true to form in delivering the goods.

One of the things I enjoy most about this series is the diversity of the characters, and their wonderful relationships. The other thing I love is being able to smell the bread baking as I read. I honestly get hungry and my tum growls. That being said . . . Ms. Archer, please start including some recipes in future books for us!

But of course, you can’t have a mystery without the, um, mystery. Author Archer brings it in a big way. When all is revealed, you simply won’t believe what happened! I was so shocked. The reson behind the murder . . . consider my mind blown. 

If you’re a fan of this series, you’re going to love FLOUR IN THE ATTIC. If you’re looking for a cozy with a motive like none other, this is the book for you.

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  1. After reading your review, I can't wait for the opportunity to read "FLOUR IN THE ATTIC" by Winnie Archer. Sounds like a wonder book and your comment on the reveal intrigues me. Love the cover!
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  2. Thank you for all the reviews. My TBR list has become a TBR notebook. :)

  3. Thank you for the amazing review, Lisa!

  4. Sounds like an interesting and fun mystery!