Joanne Fluke – Fudge Cupcake Murder

Joanne Fluke’s Fudge Cupcake Murder is the fifth novel in the Hannah Swensen series.

The release date of this book was March 28, 2004.

Fudge Cupcake Murder book description

For Hannah, life seems to be lacking a certain flavor lately. Maybe it’s the local sheriff’s election that’s got her down. For years, Sheriff Grant’s been the iron hand in town.

But now, Hannah’s brother-in-law Bill is giving the old blowhard the fight of his long, dubious career – and Grant’s not taking it well, especially once the polls show Bill pulling ahead.

But before anyone can taste victory, things go sour. While Hannah’s emptying the trash, she makes a very unappetizing discovery: Sheriff Grant’s body in the Dumpster behind the high school where she’s teaching her cooking class. And as if that weren’t bad enough, the poor man still has fudge frosting on his shirt from one of her cupcakes.

The number one – and only – suspect is Bill, but Hannah’s not swallowing it. Plenty of people had reason to hate Sheriff Grant.

Soon, Hannah’s dishing up scandalous secrets, steaming hot betrayals, and enough intrigue to keep the gossip mill at The Cookie Jar going through several pots of decaf.

And the closer Hannah gets to the truth, the closer she gets to smoking out a murderer with a very nasty recipe for silencing people…

Joanne Fluke Fudge Cupcake Murder

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