Murder, Lies and Chocolate

Death by Chocolate

Book 2
Sally Berneathy
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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.

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About the author

I grew up in a small rural town in southeastern Oklahoma where our favorite entertainment on summer evenings was to sit outside under the stars and tell stories. When I went to bed at night, instead of a lullaby, I got a story. That could be due to the fact that everybody in my family has a singing voice like a bullfrog with laryngitis, but they sure could tell stories—ghost stories, funny stories, happy stories, scary stories.


For as long as I can remember I've been a storyteller. Thank goodness for computers so I can write down my stories. It's hard to make listeners sit still for the length of a book! Like my family's tales, my stories are funny, scary, dramatic, romantic, paranormal, magic.


Besides writing, my interests are reading, eating chocolate and riding my Harley.


I have two ongoing mystery series, Death by Chocolate (Death by Chocolate; Murder, Lies and Chocolate; and The Great Chocolate Scam, and Chocolate Mousse Attack) and Charley’s Ghost (The Ex Who Wouldn’t Die, The Ex Who Glowed in the Dark and The Ex Who Conned a Psychic).


I also sold fifteen romance novels ranging from comedy to dark suspense under the names Sally Carleen, Sally Steward and Sara Garrett. For those novels, I won several awards including National Readers' Choice, Romantic Times Best Silhouette Romance and two Rita finalist slots. Most of the Silhouettes are available as e-books, and I have e-pubbed six of the out-of-print single titles.


Contact information is available on my website. I love to talk to readers! And writers. And riders. And computer programmers. And teachers. And gardeners. And dogs. And puppets and poets and pirates and pawns and kings. Okay, I just plain love to talk!

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Sally Berneathy
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Jul 28, 2012
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