Murder with Cinnamon Scones

 

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Daisy Swanson and her Aunt Iris run a delightful shop in Pennsylvania’s Amish country with an emphasis on tasty teas and treats—but murder is not so sweet . . .

As local merchants unite to attract tourists for a much anticipated weekend quilting event, business is sure to spill over into eateries like Daisy’s Tea Garden. Gorgeous craftwork is hanging everywhere—but among the quilts, potholders, and placemats, one gallery owner is wrapped up in some dangerous affairs . . .

Reese Masemer had been dating one of Daisy’s employees, Tessa, an artist, though their last interaction was as strained as a cup of loose leaf tea. Now Reese has been found dead near a covered bridge where Tessa’s been practicing her sketches. She’s the obvious suspect, but Daisy’s learning that there were some major secrets in Reese’s background, and several of his relationships were infused with resentment. To save Tessa, she’ll have to find out who’s tainted this quaint little town with murder . . .

Includes delicious recipes!

Net Galley Review: 

In Book 2 local merchants unite to attract tourists for a much anticipated weekend quilting  event.  And Daisy Tea room is in the spotlight again. Gorgeous  crafts are hanging everywhere—but among the quilts, one gallery owner is wrapped up in something dangerous. And all points to her employees being ivolved. .
To save Tessa, she’ll have to find out whose the real murder. In this newest cozy mystery.

 

 

 

 

Editorial Reviews

Review

Just as reading MURDER WITH CINNAMON SCONES may make you a bit hungry, it will involve you in the story with its many well-done characters. Jane Bowers, RRT

MURDER WITH CINNAMON SCONES is enjoyably intriguing at all times. always reviewing.com

From the Author

I grew up in the Susquehanna Valley in Pennsylvania and often made visits to Lancaster County.  This area is rich with history, quilts, unique food, and beautiful hand-crafted furniture.  I chose this setting with the fictional town of Willow Creek for my Daisy’s Tea Garden series. I also wanted to incorporate a sense of family.  My sleuth Daisy is a widow with two teenage daughters.  Daisy and her Aunt Iris are partners in running the tea garden.  I hope you find Daisy’s Tea Garden a cozy place with warmth, soup and baked goods that you want to visit often.  Watch for book 3 in my Daisy series in 2019, Murder With Cucumber Sandwiches. 

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Tuesday & Hope you had a great 3 day holiday. We are on Summer Break but learning doesn’t stop at our house & I am sure you are the same .

Summer Reading Loss :

On the  average, students’ achievement scores declined over summer vacation by one month’s worth of school-year learning,

(2) declines were sharper for math than for reading, and

(3) the extent of loss was larger at higher grade levels. Importantly, they also concluded that income-based reading gaps grew over the summer, given that middle class students tended to show improvement in reading skills while lower-income students tended to experience loss.

How to combat it ?

 Free Reading Programs –

2018 Summer Reading Program – check out your local libraries for details .

LibrariesRockAllAges.jpgPublic Library Summer Program

June B Jones newsletter

Barnes & Nobles reading List

Scholastic  Summer Reading

Chuck E Cheese Rewards

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