By Gayle Trent

A "delightful new series." -- Kaye's Penguin Posts

Cake decorator Daphne Martin once more reveals herself and her brownies on the middle of a homicide secret. part the city will get in poor health following a cake occasion, yet for bad Fred Duncan, a bout with power nutrition poisoning fast turns deadly. Now it is as much as Daphne to style throughout the most probably suspects and determine who frosted Fred.

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Yes,” she said, her eyes welling. “To suffer such a loss at this special time of year. It will never be the same for his mother. ” Mr. Franklin walked over and handed me the receipt for the cakes. Then he looked sharply at Juanita. “Ms. ” “No, Mr. Franklin. ” She quickly began scanning my items. Mr. Franklin smiled at me. ” I nodded. ” He used the microphone on Juanita’s register to call someone named Chad to the front, and then he wished me a good evening and ambled toward the back of the store.

This Hall of Fame sugar artist expected contestants to do their best work and really earn the honor of being the “best of the best” cake designer as well as recipient of the $10,000 prize money.  . Mrs.  . ” “Thank you.  . not like the “shrimp on the Barbie” accents most often inaccurately associated with the country but sophisticated. Like Julie Andrews. I wondered if she could sing. ” she asked. ” “Oh, no.  .  . ” “You don't mean to tell me you came all the way from Virginia just to check out trends.

Not that I care. He’s totally not my type. I mean, I’m not even sure I have a type; but if ditzy girls in short skirts are his type, then I’m not it, so he must not be my type either. ” I gave her a slight nod and wasn’t all that clear on what she’d said. Either way, I thought she was being a little too emphatic about not liking this guy, but I kept my opinion to myself. I took four, one-quarter, sheet cakes from the refrigerator. ” Fran asked. “Since the Save-A-Buck doesn’t have a bakery staff, Mr.

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