Halloween is approaching, and the co-owners of Zydeco Cakes, Rita Lucero and her former mother-in-law, Miss Frankie, have scored a sweet treat—a fantastic catering opportunity that could lead to a rich future for their bakery. But their good news is quickly rattled by a bump in the night when Miss Frankie’s neighbor, Bernice, barrels into her kitchen toting a Bible and a gun, and serves up a story about a ghost at her window.
Bernice swears she just saw the ghost of her moonshiner uncle who disappeared in the swamp fifteen years ago. And when her cousin soon goes missing in the same swamp, Bernice is certain someone’s playing a nasty trick, and convinces Rita and Miss Frankie to help her investigate. They’ll just need to watch their steps, as these ladies are liable to get mired in a very swampy mystery…
INCLUDES DELICIOUS RECIPES
About the Author
Jacklyn Brady is the author of the National Bestselling Piece of Cake Mysteries, set in New Orleans: A Sheetcake Named Desire, Cake on a Hot Tin Roof, Arsenic and Old Cake, and The Cakes of Wrath.
“Brady’s writing is smooth as fondant, rich as buttercream.”—Sheila Connolly, New York Times bestselling author
Praise for the Piece of Cake Mysteries
“[A] lighthearted mystery featuring over-the-top characters and fun dialogue.”—Kings River Life Magazine