Killer Jam by Karen MacInerney

Into the Wild

Read Killer Jam Online Free - When Houston reporter Lucy Resnick cashes in her retirement to buy her grandmother’s farm in Buttercup, Texas, she’s looking forward to a simple life as a homesteader. But Lucy has barely finished putting up her first batch of Killer Dewberry Jam when an oil exploration truck rolls up to the farm and announces plans to replace her broccoli patch with an oil derrick. Two days later, Nettie Kocurek, the woman who ordered the drilling, turns up dead at the Founders’ Day Festival with a bratwurst skewer through her heart and one of Lucy’s jam jars beside her…and the sheriff fingers Lucy as the prime suspect.

Horrified, Lucy begins to talk to Nettie’s neighbors, but the more she gets to know the townspeople, the more she realizes she’s not the only one who had a beef with Nettie. Can she clear her name, or will her dream life turn into a nightmare?



Title : Killer Jam
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ISBN : 1503945464
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 272 pages


Reviews


Carole rated it ★★★★☆

June 16, 2017

This review can also be found at Carole's Random Life in Books. I enjoyed this book. I was in the mood for a cozy mystery and really wasn't sure which one I wanted to read when I spotted this book in Amazon's Prime Reading. I actually had no idea that there were audiobooks included in the program...


Kim rated it ★★★★☆

July 20, 2015

This was a lovely cosy mystery set in small town America. I always love small town settings- you can imagine yourself being in the neighbourhood. This is the first book in the series and I will definitely look out for the next one. My first by this author aswell. Lucy buys her grandmother’s farm i...


Ian rated it ★★★☆☆

August 04, 2015

After years as a journalist in Houston, Lucy cashes in her retirement and buys the farm which once belonged to her grandmother. Her plans are to make jams and other homestyle items to sell at farmers' markets. So when she discovers that Nettie, who sold her the farm, kept the mineral rights to th...


Linda Langford rated it ★★★★★

July 28, 2015

Fresh start for a homestyle cozy series set in the Lone Star State. Lucy Resnick has moved from the hectic life of a news reporter in Houston to the life of a small town farmer. It's much more fun and relaxing, and she even catches the eye of the handsome local veterinarian. When a local busybody...


Elizabeth rated it ★★★★☆

September 08, 2015

Killer Jam is one of those cozys you just want to sit and read until you're done. It's very entertaining and keeps you guessing all the way through. This is the first in a new series by Karen MacInerney called Dewberry Farms. I'm looking forward to reading the second! Thank you to NetGalley and T...


Barbara rated it ★★★★☆

June 30, 2017

This was a 3.5 star read for me. I bumped it up rather than down because despite the formulaic story, it had some things that I liked. It is yet another character (female) who leaves the big city to start a new life in a) an idyllic setting where she is the outsider or 2) a place she has some tie...


Lisa rated it ★★★★★

August 05, 2015

I was really excited to read this first in a new series. Killer Jam was exciting from beginning to end. Lucy Resnick walks away from life in the big city and finds herself living on her grandparents farm. Buttercup is a quaint small town and with the authors great description, I could see the tow...


Dawn rated it ★★★★★

July 30, 2016

Loved this book!! Everything about it is great, it is the true definition of a "cozy" mystery. I look forward to the next one.


Heidi rated it ★★★★☆

December 02, 2015

Four stars: A delightful cozy mystery set on a small farm in Texas, with a bit of murder and a dash of romance. Lucy finishes bottling the last of her batch of Killer Dewberry Jam. Sighing contentedly, she surveys her small farm. After years of running the rat race as a reporter in Houston, Lucy c...


Katherine rated it ★★☆☆☆

August 09, 2015

Charlaine Harris and Susan Wittig Albert, two of my favorite cozy mystery authors, had nice words for this one so I was really looking forward to reading it. A disappointment, however. Found myself more than once checking to see if I was reading an ARC the editing was so poor. At first the detail...





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