Bake Sale Murder by Leslie Meier
(Lucy Stone Mysteries, No. 13)

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Ever since local developer Fred Stanton and his wife, Mimi, built five modular homes next door to Lucy Stone's farmhouse, life just hasn't been the same. With Mimi complaining about everything from the state of Lucy's lawn to another neighbor's lovable dog, quaint Tinker's Cove, Maine, is now entangled in cul-de-sac politics and backstabbing. And when Mimi doesn't show up for her shift at The Hat and Mitten Fund bake sale, the scent of burnt sugar leads Lucy to a shocking discovery: Mimi, face down on her kitchen floor--with a knife in her back.

While the police start their investigation, Lucy gets busy writing up the murder for the local Pennysaver--and following a few leads of her own. Lucy knows the women in her neighborhood didn't like Mimi, but they certainly didn't want her dead. . .right?

"I like Lucy Stone a lot, and so will readers." --Carolyn Hart

"Leslie Meier writes with sparkle and warmth." --Chicago Sun Times

"Mothers everywhere will identify with Lucy Stone and the domestic problems she encounters." --Publishers Weekly
 

About Leslie Meier

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Leslie Meier was born in 1948; she is the author of the popular Lucy Stone Series of books. The books take place in Cape Cod and the heroine, Lucy Stone, is a reporter in a fictional town. The books in this series include: Mail Order Murder, Christmas Cookie Murder, Turkey Day Murder, Wicked Witch Murder, and Chocolate Covered Murder.
 
Published December 4, 2012 by Kensington. 289 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Still, when Lucy discovers Mimi in her kitchen with a knife in her back and a batch of Yummy Pumpkin Kisses burning in the oven, she feels it’s her civic duty to investigate, and to look into the allegations of hazing by members of the local high-school football team—allegations hotly denied by C...

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In Tinker's Cove, Maine, Lucy Stone, reporter for the local Pennysaver, thinks about how much her small town has changed, especially after the farmhouse next door has been rebuilt into five upscale modular homes bought by people completely new to the town.

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