The Quiche and the Dead (Pie Town Mystery #1) by Kirsten Weiss

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Read The Quiche and the Dead (Pie Town Mystery #1) Online Free - Is Val's breakfast pie the quiche of death? Owning her own business seemed like pie in the sky to Valentine Harris when she moved to the coastal California town of San Nicholas, expecting to start a new life with her fiance. Five months--and a broken engagement--later, at least her dream of opening a pie shop has become a reality. But when one of her regulars keels over at the counter while eating a quiche, Val feels like she's living a nightmare. After the police determine the customer was poisoned, business at Pie Town drops faster than a fallen crust. Convinced they're both suspects, Val's flaky, seventy-something pie crust maker Charlene drags her boss into some amateur sleuthing. At first Val dismisses Charlene's half-baked hypotheses, but before long the ladies uncover some shady dealings hidden in fog-bound San Nicholas. Now Val must expose the truth--before a crummy killer tries to shut her pie hole.

Title : The Quiche and the Dead (Pie Town Mystery #1)
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ISBN : 1496708962
Edition Language : English
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Number of Pages : 200 pages


Carrie rated it ★★★★★

October 06, 2017

Valentine Harris had moved to San Nicholas along the coast in California thinking she was going to be starting a whole new life by opening up her own business and marrying her fiance. Six months later all Val is left with is her business when her fiance had called off their wedding and having put...

Paul rated it ★★★★☆

September 26, 2017

This ARC had been provided complements of NetGalley. My thanks. Gratitude sent to Kensington Publishing Corporation for making this pre-release available. Thanks to Kirsten Weiss, I had the pleasure of making the acquaintance of the mystical, fictitious town of San Nicholas. A quaint village tucke...

Juli rated it ★★★★☆

November 16, 2017

Val Harris loves her bakery shop, Pie Town. It offers everything from mini pastries to quiche, and almost makes up for the disastrous last five months of her life. She expected to start a new life and marriage when she moved to San Nicholas, CA with her fiance, but now all she has from that relat...

Elle ✦ Pretty Little Books ✦ rated it ★★★★☆

October 14, 2017

Release Date: October 31, 2017 Genre: Cozy Mystery. Culinary Mystery Series: Pie Town Mystery #1 The Quiche and the Dead is the first book in a brand new mystery series by Kristen Weiss. It's an enjoyable "who-dun-it" with delicious recipes and a fantastic set of characters. Readers may not ha...

Christina rated it ★★★★☆

October 09, 2017

Where to begin with this one...there's a narcoleptic cat, a quirky older sidekick, a corrupt town and a likable MC. The mystery was enaging, there was some good humor. There's plenty to recommend, and I like where the series is going- giving it its own unique spin. I received this book free in exc...

Betty rated it ★★★☆☆

October 16, 2017

The first in a new cozy mystery set in a background of a small town and a store specializing in making various types of pies. The cover caught my eye so I requested it. I found it an intriguing story. The descriptions of Valentine and Charlene left a bad taste for me. I didn't like either one but...

Fred rated it ★★★☆☆

October 04, 2017

The Quiche And The Dead is the first book in the A Pie Town Mystery series. After breaking up with her boyfriend, Valentine has set off earning a living by opening Pie Town in coastal San Nicholas. Val has sunk her heart and soul and all her money into the cafe and has seen a clientele of regular...

Karen rated it ★★★★☆

October 08, 2017

I read Kirsten Weiss' The Quiche and The Dead last week and it is a unique and fun cozy. It has a good mystery tied up in conspiracy and that perfect balance of small town political power meets unsuspecting and unwilling amature sleuth! But it is also a great book about standing your ground even...

☆Dani☆ rated it ★★★★★

October 12, 2017

I want to give a huge thank you to Kensington Books and NetGalley for providing me with an eARC in exchange for a honest review. Synopsis: Val Harris owns her own pie shop called Pie Town that is cozy and has a vintage setup. Pie Town is a small business that attracts locals and tourists. One day...

Taryn rated it ★★★★★

November 04, 2017

What a fun beginning to a great new series. Val opened her business Pie Town five months ago and things seem to be going well. When a customer does after eating one of her pies she knows it can't be good for business but isn't sure what she can do to fix it. Her pie crust maker Charlene thinks th...

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