A Sheetcake Named Desire by Jacklyn Brady
(A Piece of Cake Mystery)

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New Orleans pastry chef Rita Lucero is out to bake her way to the top. But when she finds her almost-ex-husband killed with a chef's knife in his back, she becomes suspect number one. Now it's up to her to find the real killer before she winds up as the next victim served.


About Jacklyn Brady

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Jacklyn Brady is the author of the previous New Orleans-set  Piece of Cake Mysteries, A Sheetcake Named Desire, Cake on a Hot Tin Roof, and Arsenic and Old Cake.
Published August 2, 2011 by Berkley. 304 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Horror. Fiction

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In the pseudonymous Brady's enticing debut, pastry chef Rita Lucero, who's been working as a sous chef in her uncle's Mexican restaurant in Albuquerque, N.Mex., goes to New Orleans to try to get her p

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Rita Lucero is a striking, entertaining, lustrous and long overdue female lead in the cozy genre and Brady is a much welcome addition to the cozy genre – muchas gracias, Señora Brady.

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Lincoln Journal Star

In addition, Lucero is torn between staying in New Orleans.

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