Blackberry Crumble by Josi S. Kilpack

February 3, 2011 | 1 Comment

Blackberry Crumble by Josi S. KilpackBlackberry Crumble
Author: Josi S. Kilpack
Series: Sadie Hoffmiller #5
Genres: Cozy Mystery
Format: Audio, eBook, Print
Pages: 368
Date: March 9, 2011
Publisher: Shadow Mountain

Modern Miss Marple: A Magnet for Murder?
by Jane Seeley, feature reporter, The Denver Post

Local “celebrity” Sadie Hoffmiller has been involved in a number of unfortunate situations that have taken her to crime scenes from London, England, to Miami, Florida, and even in her own backyard of Garrison, Colorado. But is she truly an unwitting bystander in all these investigations? Or is she something more? Is she, perhaps, even the cause…?

The word is out about Sadie Hoffmiller’s amateur detective work, but it’s not the kind of publicity Sadie wants. When Jane’s article threatens Sadie’s reputation in the community, she accepts her first investigation-for-hire and travels to Portland, Oregon—if only to give herself some space from her whispering neighbors. And from Pete, who is sending her mixed signals about their budding relationship.

Sadie hopes the Portland air will clear her head, and she is eager to get to work for May Sanderson, who has suspicions about her father’s untimely death.

Putting her detective skills to the test, Sadie delves into a complicated past that includes a business partnership that didn’t end well, several unsavory family secrets, and more than a few motives for murder.

Sadie is afraid she might crumble under the pressure, but in a new place with new recipes, she finds herself more determined than ever to uncover the answers buried in scandal, insatiable appetites, and pure and simple greed.


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About Josi S. Kilpack

Josi S. Kilpack began writing her first novel in 1998 and never stopped. She is best known for her popular Sadie Hoffmiller Culinary Mystery Series. She also writes Romance and Women’s Fiction and is one of the authors of the Newport Ladies Book Club Series.

One response to “Blackberry Crumble by Josi S. Kilpack

  1. MomIsReading

    Sadie Hoffmiller is in the middle of things again! This time she’s even getting paid. Sadie is the perfect nosy heroine for a cozy mystery. She’s unassuming and kind, and trying to glean information wherever she can. I love the drive she has to hone her investigative skills. It’s also fun to watch her delight over all things food.

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