An Appetite for Murder

An Appetite for Murder

A Key West Food Critic Mystery

Large Print - 2013 | Large print ed
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Hayley Snow's life always revolved around food. But when she applies to be a food critic for a Key West style magazine, she discovers that her new boss would be Kristen Faulkner-the woman Hayley caught in bed with her boyfriend! Hayley thinks things are as bad as they can get-until the police pull her in as a suspect in Kristen's murder. Kristen was killed by a poisoned key lime pie. Now Hayley must find out who used meringue to murder before she takes all the blame.
Publisher: Bath, England : 2013. Chivers,
2012. ,
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9781471317194
Branch Call Number: LT BURD

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LaughingOne Sep 10, 2013

I read the third book in this series first. It was good to read this first book in the series as I now know/have the background that figured in book three. I like Hayley and perhaps identify with her a bit. I enjoyed the plot and the characters. Will definitely keep reading this author.

adierose Jul 24, 2013

Need this in large print.

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keriokey
Jul 23, 2012

I enjoyed this book. The next one is due to be out September 2012 but I don't know the name of it.

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EricaReynolds
Feb 09, 2012

A lovely vacation or weekend read, and it looks like a great start on a new series (more already completed and coming out soon). I like literary fiction, but often I just want to read something that's a total escape and that will be relaxing and pleasant. An Appetite for Murder fits the bill. The setting of Key West--lots of locations any traveler will recognize--and the many delicious descriptions of flavors, textures and heaping dishes of food made this a winner, although I ended up staying up most of the night to finish it, so clearly the characters and plot were gripping enough for me to not want to put it down. The protagonist Hayley Snow grew on me. She sort of reminds me of Daisy Miller--flirty, naive, genuine and reckless, but happily she doesn't die at the end (Not a spoiler...who kills off their protagonist in the first of a series?). I can't wait to share it with my friends who vacation in Key West every year to hear their thoughts. There were some minor details that were a bit a amiss so if you're really bothered by little imperfections, you might want to find a different beach read, but if you're looking for little book to tuck away on your next trip to the keys and you're just going to relax and enjoy yourself, I recommend it.

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