The Christmas Cookie Killer: A Fresh- Baked Mystery

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Penguin, Sep 30, 2008 - Fiction - 272 pages
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Phyllis Newsom stands a good chance in the Christmas cookie contest with her snowflake-shaped lime sugar cookies. But Mrs. Simmons? gingerdoodles might give her a run for her money?until she?s found strangled in a pile of cookies. With many on Santa?s naughty suspect list, this case is a cookie Phyllis means to crumble?

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User Review  - mmoj - LibraryThing

This was just okay for me. I had expected more about a bake off and less about the neighbors. Also I guessed who did it almost from the beginning which kind of spoils the book. Read full review

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User Review  - cln1812 - LibraryThing

It is nearing Christmas time in Weatherford, Texas. Phyllis Newsom is hosting the annual neighborhood cookie exchange. When she decides to bring a plate of cookies to her home-bound elderly neighbor ... Read full review

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Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
Chapter 20
Chapter 21

Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 22
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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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