By Leighann Dobbs
When Lexy Baker makes it to the finale of America’s so much prestigious bakery contest, Bakery Battles, she thinks her greatest dream has ultimately come true…
Until she stumbles around the useless physique of pass judgement on Amanda Scott-Saunders. What begins out as a nasty day for Lexy turns into even worse whilst the police become aware of the pass judgement on was once strangled with Lexy’s apron. Now Lexy’s sitting on the best of the suspect checklist with a rationale, potential and opportunity… yet no sturdy alibi.
Lexy quickly reveals herself in a race opposed to time to discover the true killer earlier than she finally ends up disqualified from the competition, or worse, in penitentiary. yet that’s no effortless activity. There’s a bakery pageant choked with suspects who all hated the sufferer and feature a $100,000 purpose for homicide. after which there’s the beautiful, clever police detective who has mysterious ties to Lexy’s boyfriend and thinks Lexy is the killer.
Luckily Lexy has a mystery weapon -- her iPad-toting grandmother. so long as Lexy can trap Nans clear of the slot machines, she and her gang of senior citizen novice detectives might help Lexy sift during the clues to discover the startling fact concerning the actual killer.
With a $100,000 grand prize at stake and the quest for the killer heating up -- will Lexy transparent her identify in time to snatch the prize… or will her dream become a nightmare?
This is booklet three within the Lexy Baker Bakery comfortable secret Series.
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Yeah, come on, you know,” Parker said. “The one with the really good six-pack. Whathisname. ” Mark asked. ” Parker bobbed his head like those dogs you see on car dashboards. “Him. ” “Soooo . ” Robert, who was the most serious of the three, gave Parker a speculative look. ” Parker was offended. “I’m just saying. ” “No way. You’re crazy,” I said. ” Parker did an all-purpose shrug. ” “Don’t know about my dad. I kind of doubt it. Not much upsets him. ” Mark brayed. ” “Thanks,” I said. Parker clapped a hand on my shoulder.
Bad idea. “I’m honestly not sure,” I said and turned it around. “What about you? ” “I hope so. Maybe. It’s not just the money. ” Jimmy was suddenly very intent on fitting cups. ” “What do you want to be? ” I did a double take. “Really? Like . . ” “Shut up. You mean, like a real photographer? ” Jimmy looked both embarrassed and kind of like he was about to bust a gut, he wanted to let out this secret so much— and, all of a sudden, this huge wash of relief swept through me, too: this sense of so that’s it; phew, no big deal; dodged that bullet.
Sort of,” I said. Maybe if I kept my responses brief, we’d just get past this. ” “Oh . ” I dipped a cow’s teats in iodine. “You know . ” Just as soon as the words tumbled from my mouth, I wanted to scoop them back. Why I went that far—admitted that out loud to somebody else—I don’t know. In a way, it was like I was picking up where Jimmy left off. Only now it was me daring me to lay all my secrets in the sun where everyone could see—and me, most of all. Because once said, it couldn’t be unsaid.
Murder, Money & Marzipan (Lexy Baker Bakery Mystery, Book 3) by Leighann Dobbs