Bradford comes into Lindsay's restaurant, offers to buy her small house for
double its value, eats her brownies, and drops dead on the sidewalk in front.
Then someone breaks into her house and tries to dig up her basement. Next her
almost-ex-husband offers to sign the divorce papers, but only if she'll give
him her small, old house and take his big, new house instead.
everybody wants Lindsay's house. Is there oil under the basement, plans to
bring the railroad through, pirate treasure buried in the basement? A second break-in occurs and causes her cat,
King Henry, to launch into full attack mode, taking a few chunks out of the
enlists the aid of her enigmatic neighbor, Fred, to help solve the mystery
while trying to keep her police detective boyfriend, Trent, from getting in
their way with his insistence on all those silly cop rules.
the positive side, sales skyrocket for the special dessert Lindsay calls
Murdered Man's Brownies. Prisoners, murderers, crazy relatives and strippers
are all part of the chaos in this second book of the Death by Chocolate series.
Chocolate recipes included. Poison optional.
First, there is a liquor store robbery, followed quickly by an act of arson. In both of these cases, the criminal is brought to justice. Its none other than Bob Harden, a known villain and misfit. When local boy Charlie goes missing, though, Bob is not so easy to blame. It might take some sleuthing to solve this one!
Never ones to back down from adventure, Lucie and Avalon decide to search for the missing boy. The clues are sparse, beyond an odd trail of pennies leading down to the local lake. Soon, the girls are in dangerous circumstances they never expected. Still, they press on, brave as ever, in search of Charlie as they struggle to save summer.