Murder By the Slice

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Penguin, Sep 25, 2007 - Fiction - 272 pages
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At this year's school carnival fund-raiser, the obnoxious president of the Parent Teacher Organization is found stabbed through the heart with Phyllis Newsom's own knife, with traces of incriminating frosting. Clearing her name will be no piece of cake...

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Phyllis Newsom, a retired history teacher, is working a bake sale in Weatherford, TX with her fellow roommates, all retired teachers, when Phyllis and her roommate Carolyn Wilbarger find themselves ... Read full review

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Why is it that standard, unremarkable, and average murder mysteries partly do remain a mystery for me? I'll never know, except that I may be a little dim. But the classics of the genre don't beget ... Read full review


Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 19
Chapter 20
Chapter 21
Chapter 22
Chapter 23
Chapter 24
Chapter 25
Chapter 26

Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 27
Chapter 28
PeanutButterandBanana Cookies
Carolyns LowFat Pizza Rolls
JackOLantern Cake
Orange and Green Frosting
Carolyns Giant Hostess Cupcake
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Livia J. Washburn is the national bestselling author of the Fresh-Baked Mysteries and has been a professional writer for more than 20 years. She received the Private Eye Writers of America Award and the American Mystery Award for her first mystery, Wild Night, written under the name L. J. Washburn, and she was nominated for a Spur Award by the Western Writers of America for a novel written with her husband, James Reasoner. She lives with her husband in a small Texas town where she is constantly experimenting with new recipes.

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