Praise for Connie Shelton’s previous mysteries:“Connie Shelton gets better with every book she writes.” —The Midwest Book Review“Shelton again has done a superb job in bringing New Mexico to life.”—Albuquerque Journal“Shelton can only expand her fan base with this solid effort.” —Publisher’s Weekly“Connie Shelton has another winner!” –The Book ReportIn this fifth installment in the Samantha Sweet mystery series, it’s the height of the wedding season at Sweet’s Sweets and Sam has all she can do to stay ahead of the rush of bakery orders. Plus, her side job—breaking into houses—isn’t allowing much summer time off either. Not to mention that her mother is pressuring Sam and Beau to set their wedding date. When Sam encounters two older women who then die suddenly, it appears that there may be a serial killer on the loose. Sam and Beau are shocked to consider that Beau’s own mother may have been an earlier victim of someone who operates by preying on the women’s trusting natures. As they begin to investigate, a number of suspects emerge and it looks like someone is out to keep Sam quiet.Connie Shelton is the author of the bestselling Charlie Parker mysteries and the Samantha Sweet mystery series. She has taught writing—both fiction and nonfiction—and is the creator of the Novel In A Weekend™ writing course. She lives in northern New Mexico.
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Great read, fast pace with many twist and turns.