Candy Cane Murder

Candy Cane Murder

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Random House, Inc.
Tis the season for trimming the tree, caroling, baking cookies, and curling up by the Yuletide waiting for Santa to drop down the chimney. But in this festive collection of holiday whodunits, murder is also paying a visit. . .

"Candy Cane Murder" By Joanne Fluke

When a trail of candy canes leads to a corpse outfitted in a Santa suit on a snowy bank, Hannah Swensen sets out to discover who killed Kris Kringle. . .

"The Dangers Of Candy Canes" By Laura Levine

A wealthy suburbanite takes a lethal tumble off his roof while installing a giant candy cane. Now it's up to Jaine Austen to sift through a long list of scheming neighbors with dirty secrets in their stockings to expose a murderer. . .

"Candy Canes Of Christmas Past" By Leslie Meier

Lucy Stone must learn the mystery of a glass candy cane that was found smashed to bits by a corpse's body to unlock the doors of Christmas past--and find a killer who got away with murder.

Whether a gift for yourself or that special someone on your list, there's no better way to spend the holidays than with these tantalizing mysteries of murder. . .

Includes over 10 luscious holiday recipes!

Scrumptious Praise For Candy Cane Murder!


"Like a box of holiday chocolates, this recipe-studded assortment gives all readers a crack at their favorites." --Kirkus Reviews

"Entertaining. . .a sweet holiday treat for mystery lovers." --Publishers Weekly

"Delicious. . .will have your mouth watering." --Romantic Times

Baker & Taylor
This delightful collection of holiday whodunits, featuring more than fifteen delectable recipes, includes Joanne Fluke's Candy Cane Murder, in which bakery owner Hannah Swenson, while dressed as an elf, finds murder on the agenda at Lake Eden's annual Christmas gala. Reprint.

ISBN: 9780758221995
Characteristics: p. ; cm

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Schooldaze777
Feb 14, 2019

Laura Levine seemed like she was trying too hard, almost like she was trying to copy Joanne Fluke's style, though set in Los Angeles (in fact I thought at one point it might be Joanne under a pen name). And the L.A. setting felt very unnatural, forced-I'm from Southern California and it didn't "feel" like that author was really from there, and it turns out she's not, she's from New York. The second author though, Leslie Meier, has a very natural flow. I'm not quite finished with the final story but I'm finding her to be very easy to read, very enjoyable. She I would read again, but not the other one.

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stellatraweek
Sep 18, 2018

This book should be removed from shelf, Fluke was as always, other two writers poor to mediocre.

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LauraSteinert
Jan 07, 2015

The half star rating is probably unfair. It was so saccharine sweet with adorable toddler and adoring grandmother that I could not get past page 5.

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