Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Murder Book
Score: 3.5
From 7 Ratings

Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Murder


  • Author : Joanne Fluke
  • Publisher : Kensington Cozies
  • Release Date : 2021-02-23
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781496718945

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Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Murder Excerpt :

Beloved New York Times bestselling author and Queen of the Culinary Mystery Joanne Fluke delivers the twenty-seventh mouthwatering Hannah Swensen Mystery! New York Times and USA Today Bestseller! Spring has sprung in Lake Eden, Minnesota, but Hannah Swensen doesn’t have time to stop and smell the roses—not with hot cross buns to make, treats to bake, and a sister to exonerate . . . Hannah’s up to her ears with Easter orders rushing in at The Cookie Jar, plus a festive meal to prepare for a dinner party at her mother’s penthouse. But everything comes crashing to a halt when Hannah receives a panicked call from her sister Andrea—Mayor Richard Bascomb has been murdered . . . and Andrea is the prime suspect. Even with his reputation for being a bully, Mayor Bascomb had been unusually testy in the days leading up to his death, leaving Hannah to wonder if he knew he was in danger. There are plenty of suspects to sift through for sure. And as orders pile up at The Cookie Jar—and children line up for Easter egg hunts—Hannah must spring into investigation mode and identify the real killer . . . before another murder happens! Features Over a Dozen Cookie and Dessert Recipes from The Cookie Jar! “Another sweet-tempered outing filled with tempting sweets.” —Kirkus Reviews

Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Murder Book
Score: 3.5
From 7 Ratings

Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Murder


  • Author : Joanne Fluke
  • Publisher : Hannah Swensen Mystery
  • Release Date : 2022-01-25
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781496718938

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Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Murder Excerpt :

New York Times bestselling author and Queen of Culinary Mysteries, Joanne Fluke, returns with a new recipe-filled installment of Hannah Swensen's adventures in Lake Eden, Minnesota, as the baker and super sleuth must solve a murder to keep her sister out of jail! Spring has sprung in Lake Eden, Minnesota, but Hannah Swensen doesn't have time to stop and smell the roses--not with hot cross buns to make, treats to bake, and a sister to exonerate... Hannah's up to her ears with Easter orders rushing in at The Cookie Jar, plus a festive meal to prepare for a dinner party at her mother's penthouse. But everything comes crashing to a halt when Hannah receives a panicked call from her sister Andrea--Mayor Richard Bascomb has been murdered...and Andrea is the prime suspect. Even with his reputation for being a bully, Mayor Bascomb had been unusually testy in the days leading up to his death, leaving Hannah to wonder if he knew he was in danger. There are plenty of suspects to sift through for sure. And as orders pile up at The Cookie Jar--and children line up for Easter egg hunts--Hannah must spring into investigation mode and identify the real killer...before another murder happens!

Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Murder Book
Score: 3.5
From 7 Ratings

Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Murder


  • Author : Joanne Fluke
  • Publisher : Hannah Swensen Mystery
  • Release Date : 2021
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9781496718921

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Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Murder Excerpt :

Racing through springtime orders at the Cookie Jar, Hannah investigates an unexpected number of suspects when her sister Andrea, is implicated in the murder of Lake Eden's bullying Mayor,

Sugar Cookie Murder Book
Score: 3
From 20 Ratings

Sugar Cookie Murder


  • Author : Joanne Fluke
  • Publisher : Kensington Books
  • Release Date : 2013-03-14
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9781617730597

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Sugar Cookie Murder Excerpt :

The holidays are the icing on the cake for bakery owner Hannah Swensen. Surrounded by her loved ones, she has all the ingredients for a perfect Christmas—until murder is added to the mix . . . When it comes to holidays, Minnesotans rise to the occasion—and the little town of Lake Eden is baking up a storm with Hannah leading the way. The annual Christmas Buffet is the final test of the recipes Hannah has collected for the Lake Eden Holiday Buffet Cookbook. The recently divorced Martin Dubinski arrives at the buffet with his new Vegas showgirl wife—all wrapped up in glitter and fur. His ex-wife, however, seems as cool as chilled eggnog. And when Hannah’s mother’s antique Christmas cake knife disappears, its discovery in the décolletage of the new—and now late—Mrs. Dubinski puts the festivities on ice. With everyone stranded at the community center by a blizzard, Hannah puts her investigative skills to the test, using the ingredients at hand: half the town of Lake Eden—and a killer. Now, as the snowdrifts get higher, it’s up to Hannah to dig out all the clues—and make sure that this white Christmas doesn’t bring any more deadly tidings . . . “Wacky and delightful characters, plus tempting recipes from appetizers to desserts, make this lighthearted offering sure to please the palate of any cozy fan.” —Publishers Weekly “Fluke’s talent for spinning a mesmerizing tale carries on in this sixth book, and its holiday recipes are an added treat for readers.” —Times News Record INCLUDES OVER 50 ORIGINAL RECIPES FOR YOU TO TRY!

Carrot Cake Murder Book
Score: 4
From 45 Ratings

Carrot Cake Murder


  • Author : Joanne Fluke
  • Publisher : Kensington Books
  • Release Date : 2013-02-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781617730115

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Carrot Cake Murder Excerpt :

Summertime has finally arrived in Lake Eden, Minnesota, and Hannah Swensen, owner of The Cookie Jar bakery, is looking forward to warm, lazy days, eating ice cream, and sharing picnics with friends. But when a family reunion takes a deadly turn, it’s up to Hannah to find a killer . . . Hannah Swensen has a lot on her plate, baking up a storm for The Cookie Jar. But she’ll always make time for her business partner, Lisa, who’s preparing for a big family reunion. Everyone is delighted when Lisa’s long-lost uncle makes a surprise appearance. No one has heard from Gus in twenty-five years. Uncle Gus is immediately the hit of the reunion. He’s almost as popular as Hannah’s scrumptious carrot cake. But the next morning, as the whole family gathers for the group photo, one person is missing. Hannah offers to track down Uncle Gus, but her search leads to a shocking find. Over by the bar at the pavilion, she spots two slices of her infamous carrot cake, frosting-side down on the floor—and Gus’s corpse with an ice pick jutting out of his chest! A little snooping reveals that not everyone was celebrating Gus’s return. And when Hannah unearths secrets from Gus’s past, she discovers many more people with an axe to grind. Now Hannah’s got to sift through a long list of suspects to find a killer—even if it could mean a recipe for her own demise . . . Features Over a Dozen Cookie and Dessert Recipes from The Cookie Jar!

Cherry Cheesecake Murder Book
Score: 3
From 23 Ratings

Cherry Cheesecake Murder


  • Author : Joanne Fluke
  • Publisher : Kensington Books
  • Release Date : 2013-04-11
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9781617731297

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Cherry Cheesecake Murder Excerpt :

Hannah Swensen and her bakery, The Cookie Jar, bask in the glow of Hollywood glamour when Main Street becomes a movie set. And although tensions simmer as the cameras roll, no one expects the action to turn deadly . . . until it's too late . . . There’s no such thing as privacy in Lake Eden, but Hannah never thought things would go this far. Everyone has been telling her what to do ever since she got not one but two marriage proposals. Movie mania soon shoves Hannah's marriage dilemma into the background and even gives her cat a shot at stardom. The Cookie Jar serves as snack central with Main Street rented out for the week. She stirs lots of fresh gossip, whipping up treats for cast and crew, including demanding director Dean Lawrence's favorite—cherry cheesecake. Features Over a Dozen Cookie and Dessert Recipes from The Cookie Jar!

Chocolate Cream Pie Murder Book
Score: 3
From 10 Ratings

Chocolate Cream Pie Murder


  • Author : Joanne Fluke
  • Publisher : Kensington Cozies
  • Release Date : 2019-02-26
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781496718884

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Chocolate Cream Pie Murder Excerpt :

The heat’s turned up on a busy baker in a novel by the New York Times-bestselling author: “Culinary cozies don’t get any tastier than this winning series.”—Library Journal When The Cookie Jar becomes the setting of a star-studded TV special about movies filmed in Minnesota, Hannah hopes to shine the spotlight on her bakery—not the unsavory scandal swirling around her personal life. But that’s practically impossible with a disturbing visit from the shifty character she once believed was her one and only love, a group of bodyguards following her every move, and a murder victim in her bedroom. Now, swapping the crime scene in her condo for her mother Delores’s penthouse, Hannah and an old flame team up to solve a case that’s messier than an upended chocolate cream pie. As suspects emerge and secrets hit close to home, Hannah must serve a hefty helping of justice to an unnamed killer prowling around Lake Eden…before someone takes a slice out of her! Features over a dozen cookie and dessert recipes from The Cookie Jar! “An updated, country-style classic mystery, meant for simple enjoyment and a touch of admiration at how Hannah always picks herself back up again, even when there’s a body in her bedroom and a disaster in her bakery…The only tough part about the book is the recipes can lure a reader into cooking something before reading the next chapter.”—New York Journal of Books

Coconut Layer Cake Murder Book

Coconut Layer Cake Murder


  • Author : Joanne Fluke
  • Publisher : Kensington Cozies
  • Release Date : 2020-02-25
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781496718914

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Coconut Layer Cake Murder Excerpt :

New York Times Bestseller USA Today Bestseller Publishers Weekly Bestseller Bakery owner Hannah Swensen is leaving Lake Eden to help a friend in sunny California. But an unexpected phone call swiftly brings her back to a cold Minnesota winter . . . and murder . . . When Hannah learns that her sister Michelle’s boyfriend, Detective Lonnie Murphy, is the prime suspect in a murder case, she flies straight home from a Los Angeles movie sound stage to frigid Minnesota. But proving Lonnie’s innocence will be harder than figuring out what went wrong with a recipe, especially with Lonnie’s hazy memory of the night in question. Hannah doesn’t know what to believe. Before everything comes crashing down on Lonnie like a heaping slice of coconut layer cake, it’ll be up to Hannah to rack up enough clues to toast a flaky killer . . . Features Over a Dozen Cookie and Dessert Recipes from The Cookie Jar!

Double Fudge Brownie Murder Book
Score: 3
From 13 Ratings

Double Fudge Brownie Murder


  • Author : Joanne Fluke
  • Publisher : Kensington Books
  • Release Date : 2015-02-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9780758280428

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Double Fudge Brownie Murder Excerpt :

New York Times Bestseller: A judge is executed with his own gavel in this mystery with “[a] big surprise ending…fans will be more than satisfied” (Publishers Weekly). Hannah Swensen has a hard time focusing on her bakery at the moment, considering an unexpected trip to Las Vegas and a longstanding love triangle that may soon turn into a quadrangle—let alone the nerves she’s experiencing over the upcoming trial for her involvement in a tragic accident. When she gets back to Lake Eden, Minnesota, she’s eager to clear her name once and for all, but her troubles only double when she finds the judge bludgeoned to death with his own gavel—and Hannah is the number one suspect. Now on trial in the court of public opinion, she sets out in search of the culprit and discovers that the judge made more than a few enemies during his career. With time running out, Hannah will have to look at all the evidence and restore order to the court… Includes delicious recipes! “Culinary cozies don't get any tastier than this winning series.”—Library Journal

Christmas Dessert Murder Book
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Christmas Dessert Murder


  • Author : Joanne Fluke
  • Publisher : Kensington Cozies
  • Release Date : 2021-10-26
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9781496736079

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Christmas Dessert Murder Excerpt :

It’s Christmas in Lake Eden, Minnesota, and there’s no better way to enjoy the holidays than by cozying up to two Hannah Swensen yuletide mysteries with a plateful of goodies from The Cookie Jar bakery . . . CHRISTMAS CARAMEL MURDER Hannah and her good pal Lisa have agreed to provide all the goodies for the town’s annual production of A Christmas Carol. But before anyone can say “Bah, humbug!” the actress playing Mrs. Claus exits stage left for good. As murder suspects pile up faster than snowdrifts in a blizzard, it might take a visit from ghosts of Christmas past to wrap up this mystery in time for the holidays . . . CHRISTMAS CAKE MURDER Hannah’s life matches the hectic December hustle and bustle of Lake Eden when she agrees to help recreate a spectacular Christmas Ball in honor of Essie Granger, an elderly local in hospice care. But instead of poring over decadent dessert recipes, Hannah’s surprised by Essie’s secret talent for penning crime fiction. She’s even more surprised when the story turns real. It’ll be a true miracle if she can prevent another Yuletide disaster by solving a mystery as dense as a Christmas fruitcake . . . Features Over a Dozen Cookie and Dessert Recipes from The Cookie Jar!

Chocolate Covered Murder Book
Score: 3
From 7 Ratings

Chocolate Covered Murder


  • Author : Leslie Meier
  • Publisher : Kensington Publishing Corp.
  • Release Date : 2012-03-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780758285959

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Chocolate Covered Murder Excerpt :

A “fast-paced” mystery with “a plot that involves two rival chocolatiers, a wealthy elderly couple from Connecticut, and plenty of local gossip” (Publishers Weekly). No one in their right mind would vacation in Maine this time of year, but to boost the economy, the town of Tinker’s Cove is launching a travel promotion for Valentine's Day. As a reporter for the Pennysaver, Lucy Stone is assigned a puff piece on upscale Chanticleer’s Chocolates, and its deliciously handsome owner, Trey Meacham. Not the best way to keep her widening waistline under control. Soon Lucy discovers there’s another tantalizing tart behind the counter. Sultry store manager Tamzin Graves is only too eager to serve her male customers. With a throng of jealous women in her wake, it’s almost no surprise when Tamzin turns up dead, her body covered in chocolate. There's no sugar-coating murder, and Lucy must crisscross the snow-covered landscape as she tries to find a heartless killer… “I like Lucy Stone a lot, and so will readers.”—Carolyn Hart, New York Times-bestselling author of the Death on Demand Mysteries “An enjoyable story.”—RT Book Reviews

Death by Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Book
Score: 3.5
From 12 Ratings

Death by Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake


  • Author : Sarah Graves
  • Publisher : Kensington Cozies
  • Release Date : 2018-01-30
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781496711304

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Death by Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Excerpt :

Murder is the guiltiest pleasure at a Down East Maine bakeshop in this cozy mystery series debut by the author of the Home Repair is Homicide novels. Life gets a little sweeter in the island fishing village of Eastport, Maine, when Jacobia “Jake” Tiptree and her best friend Ellie open a chocolate-themed bakeshop, the Chocolate Moose. They expect to make plenty of dough this Fourth of July weekend, and having family home for the holiday only sweetens the deal for Jake—until an early-season hurricane sours her plans. But an empty bakeshop and a ruined reunion are a piece of cake compare to murder . . . When health inspector Matt Muldoon is found dead in the kitchen of The Chocolate Moose, Ellie is suspected of indulging in revenge. She made no secret of her distaste for Matt, who had been raining on their parade with bogus health code violations. Now, with no alibi for the night of the murder, she’s in a sticky situation—and it’s up to Jake to catch the real killer and keep Ellie living in the land of the free. Includes an irresistible recipe!

Caramel Pecan Roll Murder Book

Caramel Pecan Roll Murder


  • Author : Joanne Fluke
  • Publisher : Kensington Cozies
  • Release Date : 2022-02-22
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781496736109

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Caramel Pecan Roll Murder Excerpt :

In this scrumptious new read in the blockbuster series packed with delightful recipes from a beloved New York Times bestselling author, baker Hannah Swensen is tempted by a high-profile tournament in Lake Eden that quickly turns deadly… “A good puzzle, lots of delicious recipes…Fluke reinforces her place as the queen of culinary cozies.” —Publishers Weekly Embracing a sweet escape from her usual routine at The Cookie Jar, Hannah gets asked for her help in baking pastries at the local inn for a flashy fishing competition with big prizes and even bigger names. But the fun stops when she spots a runway boat on the water and, on board, the lifeless body of the event’s renowned celebrity spokesperson… Famed TV show host Sonny Bowman wasn’t humble about his ability to reel in winning catches, and no one knew that better than his tragically overworked sidekick, Joey. Did Joey finally take bloody revenge on his pompous boss—or was Sonny killed by a jealous contestant? With goodies to bake and a mess of fresh challenges mixed into her personal life, it’s either sink or swim as Hannah joins forces with her sister, Andrea, to catch a clever culprit before another unsuspecting victim goes belly up… “Delicious-sounding recipes…A final twist will have Fluke's many fans eagerly awaiting the next installment.” – Booklist Features Over a Dozen Cookie and Dessert Recipes from The Cookie Jar!

Joanne Fluke   s Lake Eden Cookbook  Book
Score: 3.5
From 6 Ratings

Joanne Fluke s Lake Eden Cookbook


  • Author : Joanne Fluke
  • Publisher : Kensington Books
  • Release Date : 2013-10-01
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9780758291684

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Joanne Fluke s Lake Eden Cookbook Excerpt :

A collection of recipes and reminiscences from the New York Times-bestselling mystery series: “Simply superb.”—Publishers Weekly Includes all-new recipes! It’s a picture postcard December in Minnesota, and Main Street is brimming with festive holiday decorations. Best of all, it's time for the annual Holiday Cookie Exchange at the Community Center—catered by none other than Hannah Swensen’s bakery-café, The Cookie Jar! Gathered together for the delicious event, the Swensen clan and their friends share their favorite juicy tales of Lake Eden—and their favorite scrumptious cookie and luncheon recipes, including: Candy Cane Cookies Heavenly Eggnog Cookies Little Snowballs Merry Berry Cookies Old-Fashioned Sugar Cookies Regency Ginger Snaps Norwegian Pizza Razzle Dazzle Champagne Cocktails …plus all the recipes from Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder to Carrot Cake Murder. Now you can bring the irresistible flavors of The Cookie Jar into your very own kitchen! “Newcomers and longtime fans of Fluke will find plenty to enjoy in this latest dispatch from Lake Eden. The characters are incredibly lovable and the community quickly welcomes readers into a world of friends, fun, and—of course—food.”—Publishers Weekly

Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder Book
Score: 3.5
From 63 Ratings

Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder


  • Author : Joanne Fluke
  • Publisher : Kensington Books
  • Release Date : 2013-04-11
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781617731242

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder Excerpt :

First in the New York Times-bestselling mystery series: “A cleverly plotted cozy full of appealing characters and delicious cookie recipes.”—Publishers Weekly Take one amateur sleuth. Mix in some eccentric Minnesota locals. Add a generous dollop of crackling suspense, and you've got the recipe for this mystery series featuring Hannah Swensen, the red-haired, cookie-baking heroine whose gingersnaps are almost as tart as her comments and whose penchant for solving crime is definitely stirring things up. While dodging her mother’s attempts to marry her off, Hannah runs The Cookie Jar, Lake Eden’s most popular bakery. But after Ron LaSalle, the beloved deliveryman from the Cozy Cow Dairy, is found murdered behind her bakery—with Hannah’s famous Chocolate Chip Crunchies scattered around him—she’s determined not to let her cookies get a bad reputation, so she sets out to track down a killer. But if she doesn’t watch her back, Hannah’s sweet life may get burned to a crisp. “Culinary cozies don’t get any tastier than this winning series.”—Library Journal