Southern Sass and Killer Cravings
(Marygene Brown Mysteries)
by Kate Young
About the Book
1st in Series
Kensington (May 28, 2019)
Mass Market Paperback: 368 pages
Digital ASIN: B07H1VWGBS
Life has always been sweet on Georgia’s Peach Cove Island, but a case of murder has Marygene Brown down in the pits . . .
For generations, the women of the Brown family on Peach Cove Island have been known for their Southern sass and sweet homemade desserts at their beloved Peach Diner. Since their mother’s passing two years ago, Marygene has been stuck in Atlanta while her sister Jena Lynn has been running the family business. Now Marygene has left her husband and returned to her hometown, where she can almost feel Mama’s presence.
But all is not peachy back home. Marygene has barely tied on an apron when a diner regular drops dead at the counter. When it turns out the old man’s been poisoned, Jena Lynn is led away in handcuffs and the family eatery is closed. Now, to save her sister and the diner, Marygene must find the real killer. With some startling assistance from her Mama’s spirit, Marygene will be serving up a special order of just desserts . . .
Includes Seven Recipes from Marygene’s Kitchen!
Southern Sass and Killer Cravings is a new cozy mystery series by Kate Young. We get to meet the Brown sisters and Marygene has just returned to Peach Cove, Georgia. She was in a bad marriage and is now back home where she belongs. She is full of shame and regret at having abandoned her family.
Jena, Marygene’s step sister is accused of the murder of Mr Ledbetter, a long time customer. Convinced she is innocent Marygene helps to solved the case or plans to anyway.
Between Thornton, her estranged father Sheriff Eddie, a reporter and her old high school boyfriend, and the ghost of her mom she has it all covered.
You have turns and twists, murder, greed and some abuse to keep the pages turning at a fast pace. A great start to a wonderful series. Don’t forget the great recipes in the back of the book. You will want to give those a try.
About the Author
Kate Young writes humorous southern mystery novels. She is a member of Sisters in Crime and the Guppy Chapter. Kate lives in a small town in Georgia with her husband, three kids, and Shih Tzu. When she is not writing her own books, she’s reading or cooking.
Website – https://www.kateyoungbooks.com
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/AuthorKateYoung/
Twitter – https://twitter.com/KAYoungBooks
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