Mardi Gras Murder: A Cajun Country Mystery

Mardi Gras Murder: A Cajun Country Mystery

From my local Library :

USA Todaybestselling author Ellen Byron is back at it with fan-favorite plantation B&B owner Maggie Crozat in a fourth installment of the Cajun Country mysteries.

Southern charm meets the dark mystery of the bayou as a hundred-year flood, a malicious murder, and a most unusual Mardi Gras converge at the Crozat Plantation B&B.

It’s Mardi Gras season on the bayou, which means parades, pageantry, and gumbo galore. But when a flood upends life in the tiny town of Pelican, Louisiana—and deposits a body of a stranger behind the Crozat Plantation B&B—the celebration takes a decidedly dark turn. The citizens of Pelican are ready to Laissez les bon temps rouler—but there’s beaucoup bad blood on hand this Mardi Gras.

Maggie Crozat is determined to give the stranger a name and find out why he was murdered. The post-flood recovery has delayed the opening of a controversial exhibit about the little-known…

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Pepperoni Pizza Pinching Chimps

Pepperoni Pizza Pinching Chimps

Children Book


Children’s Book, Middle Grade
Date Published: October 2019
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A Mystery unfolds when pizza delivery boys along with their pizzas keep disappearing, mostly pepperoni pizzas.
Keah is puzzled by strange noises that happen around the apartment building where she lives.
With the help of her friends, Keah is determined to find out why these things are happening before her family get back from the cruise.
Excerpt
Chapter 1
Bang, bang, bang!
The knock on the front door made Keah jolt awake. Rubbing the sleep out of her eyes she stretched and yawned.
“Who is it?” she shouted as she stretched again.
“Pizza!” The voice from the other side of the door shouted back.
“I didn’t order any pizza,” Keah replied.
Walking over to the front door, she picked up a small stool and placed it by the entrance before stepping on it. She pushed her eye up to the spy hole…

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My Kitchen * Cherry Pie

My Kitchen * Cherry Pie

Since Monday was President Day - I thought I would share an easy Cherry pie recipe: In honor of George Washington: 1 Box of pie dough 2 cans of Cherry Pie filling1 tap of milk1 tsp Sugar Heat oven to 425°F. Make pie crusts as directed on box.Spoon pie filling into crust-lined plate. Top with [...]

My Kitchen * Mardi Gras

My Kitchen * Mardi Gras

Planning on feeding a crowd for the big day ? Party like you are in New Orleans ! Mom Shrimp and Okra Gumbo 4 strips of bacon1 bunch green onions2 bell pepper/chopped4 T of oil4 T flour2 (10oz) package frozen okra2 lb cleamed Shrimp3 quarts of water1 can tomato1 can tomtao sauce2 gay leaves1 tsp [...]