Yeah, I don’t know why this image has Book 8 on it, but I swear this is book 11.
When a movie company comes to town to film a movie, Missy is hired to provide cupcakes for the cast and crew. Though her main customer is taxing, she manages to still have fun with the rest of the crew. When her friend is found dead, Missy is pointed at to be the murderer due to a cupcake that was found at the scene of the crime.
It’s been a little while since I read this series and I forgot how much I enjoyed it. This book the mystery was a little overshadowed by the drama between Chas and Missy. It was a fun story with a character you love to hate. The way that Missy is involved is interesting, to say the least.
Missy didn’t really investigate much this book but we say many of our favourite reoccurring characters.
My only real issue with this book was the ending felt a little rushed and I felt like it could have been given a book on its own even if it was a non-mystery book.
Overall I really enjoyed this book.
After the incident with the movie, Missy is called on again because her late friend mentioned to a producer just how good her cupcakes were. So she gets invited to try out for a cooking show. However, not everything is as it seems when one of the judges for the bake-off was found dead. Now Missy is the prime suspect.
I enjoyed this book, even though there wasn’t much Chas in it. I really enjoy how he treats her in this book, it’s so sweet. She gets pulled into another murder mystery while away in New York. She doesn’t really investigate anything as she is the murder suspect and Chas is back home, but she does have her friend to look into what he could while she waited.
Missy is thrown for a loop in this book, and wants to make the situation work. Her strength as a character comes out in this book, which is lovely. Though she gets really close to losing it in this book, she does well to power through.
I enjoyed the end of the book when there was some character development and we got to see the side characters that weren’t present through the rest of the book. It was a nice to see them when there isn’t a mystery to solve.
I am still really enjoying this series.
Well, this was an interesting book. I must say, Missy gets herself is the oddest predicaments. Her Hollywood adventure it’s quite over at the moment. She is so swamped that we see her hiring new staff. The new staff don’t really get introduced in this book, but there was a lot more going on at the time, so it’s forgiven.
I am enjoying the new things that are happening with the book. Though she does talk about the crime, she doesn’t actively put herself in any danger during the length of the book, however, that doesn’t stop danger from finding her.
I really enjoyed this book, but I swear they are like tic-tacs, they don’t last very long.
After burning the candles at both ends for so long, Missy finally takes a step back from her stores. She starts letting her employees do more. She finally has time to participate in the book club that comes to the shop on a regular basis. When the leader is found dead, and another member is suspected of being the killer, Missy wonders if she ever really knew the people in the book club.
I really want to talk about the end of the book but I don’t want to ruin it. I will say that Chas was really cute. It was the perfect ending for the book.
Missy was more active in the investigation this time around. We got to meet the book club members and learn a lot about them in this book. I enjoyed their character development throughout the book. Their background gets incorporated so well into the mystery that it was out of place.
This was a fun book and it was a good add-on to the series.
While working an event, the 2nd candidate is found dead in the back of the van. Now Missy’s employee is being looked at for murder even though there was no proof. Meanwhile, Missy has to come to terms with some major changes that are coming down the pipes.
This was sadly not my favourite book in this series. It focused greatly on character development, however, I felt like it came too quickly. At the end, I could see what was happening but it seemed to come out of nowhere.
The mystery interesting but I am getting tired of the plot being someone actively trying to frame someone else. At least in the last book, it made sense, but trying to frame someone because of tattoos and piercings is a bit of a stretch.
I also don’t like books that end with a cliffhanger like how this one did. I enjoyed the book, but I wish it was better.