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Friday, February 5, 2010

Review - Cooking Up Murder by Miranda Bliss

Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: Berkley (November 7, 2006)
ISBN-10: 0425212912
ISBN-13: 978-0425212912


Annie and Eve are best friends. And when Eve signs them up for a cooking class she has no idea how crazy her life would become. Annie is a horrible cook and has one challenge after another in the class. But that's not all, after witnessing some arguments after class, they stumble across a body. And then they get to investigating, especially since Eve's ex is the detective investigating the crime and they want to show him up. Oh, and Annie really likes the hot Scottish cooking instructor too.

All in all, Annie and Eve really put the amateur in amateur sleuthing. They have their minds set going in and miss clue after clue. A few times I wanted to smack them. But they are likeable characters and hopefully learn from their mistakes in the next book.

Terri

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