Drop Dead Chocolate (Donut Shop Mystery Series #7)

Drop Dead Chocolate (Donut Shop Mystery Series #7)

by Jessica Beck
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Drop Dead Chocolate (Donut Shop Mystery Series #7) by Jessica Beck

Drop Dead Chocolate

Jessica Beck

The whole town of April Springs is stirring over the upcoming mayoral election. Suzanne Hart's mother, for one, is dead-set on replacing the current mayor…and what better way for Momma to drum up support than by luring in voters with Suzanne's drop-dead-delicious donuts? Just add chocolate, and they're sure to kill the competition…

With Momma's half-baked campaign heating up faster than a donut shop deep fryer, Suzanne wonders if they've bitten off more than they can chew. But when Momma's opponent is brutally murdered, the odds of winning are suddenly, and suspiciously, in their favor. Sure, they'd been planning to beat the mayor—but with speeches and donuts, not a blunt instrument. If Suzanne hopes to reveal the killer's recipe for revenge, she'll have to uncover a plot that's darker than any chocolate…

Drop Dead Chocolate is a sinfully sweet addition to Jessica Beck's delicious Donut Shop Mystery Series.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250001054
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 04/24/2012
Series: Donut Shop Mystery Series , #7
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 274,403
Product dimensions: 4.10(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Jessica Beck loves donuts, and has the figure to prove it. It's amazing what someone can convince themselves is all in the name of research! For each recipe featured in the donut mysteries, a dozen more are tried and tested. When not enjoying delicious treats, Jessica enjoys the rare snowfalls near her home in the foothills of North Carolina.

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Drop Dead Chocolate: A Donut Shop Mystery 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 19 reviews.
judiOH More than 1 year ago
this series about a donut baker and her friends is so intriguing. the characters are built to seem real, as does the village they live in. at the center is a murder, but then as the sluething begins you find that each one of the group has a special way of interpreting the clues. in this installment, the not so nice mayor with many secrets is the murderee. with so many suspects, (it seems most of the townspeople have reason to want him gone), the investigating is muddled. it all works out in the end. suzanne and emma will not be working together for a while, emma is going to go to college away from all her friends. a new mayor is elected, you will have to find that one out for yourself. a very good cozy read. next story due out in august, can't wait!
lynn639 More than 1 year ago
Jessica Beck has done it again. wonderful storyline can hardly wait for the next edition of the Donut Shop Mysteries.
SJN09 More than 1 year ago
I am enjoying hte Donut Shop Mystery Series, but would like Suzanne to get out of ths shop, and take a trip with Jake/her best friend and mother. Needs some new stories to keep the series going.
PumpkinKV More than 1 year ago
You know I really liked the way Jessica Beck is starting the development of the characters in this book. Dorothy is comfortable with dating, Grace has a boyfriend and Jake well he is starting to verbalize his feelings. I also shed a tear or two about Emma. Very good mystery and I laughed and cried at the same time. As usual I look forward to the next book!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The mayor has done it again and this time Suzanne’s mother decides to throw her hat in the ring in the hopes of unseating him. That becomes moot when Suzanne finds the mayor’s dead body. When her mother becomes a prime suspect, Suzanne searches for clues to clear her mother’s name and reputation and bring a killer to justice. This was a great read with a good plot that kept me guessing throughout most of the story. Suzanne is at her best as she collects the clues and when she is threatened, she knows she is close to exposing a killer. The familiar people are back to lend a hand such as Jake, Grace, George, and Emma. Changes are afoot for some of the residents that let me pleasantly surprised. We got a sneak peek at the next book in this entertaining series and I can’t wait to read it.
Laurel_Blue More than 1 year ago
Drop Dead Chocolate is a great cozy mystery. I would recommend this entire series to anyone who enjoys a mystery with intrigue, humor, very likeable characters and a touch of romance.
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Your new name is Thornfur. Go tell your Clanmates that. Go, Thornfur!
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I need to try soelme of these donuts
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