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Saturday, October 16, 2010

Key Lime Pie...Review

About the book:
When Sadie Hoffmiller's new friend, Eric Burton, receives word that his missing daughter's body may have been found in Florida, he immediately packs his bags, but Sadie is determined to stay home and prove to everyone that she is not a busybody.

But when she senses Eric is hiding something, Sadie is compelled to take action. Before she knows it, she's in the heart of Miami, trying to piece together a trail littered with broken relationships, mysterious strangers, and forged documents that might just provide Eric the answers he's been desperately searching for - or reveal a truth he may not be ready to face.

Sadie must also face a difficult question: Where is her heart leading her? Onward into Eric's adventurous arms? Or back home to the stable and steady Pete Cunningham? Of only love was as easy as following a recipe.

Once again, Sadie finds herself in the company of some colorful characters and on the hunt for some good old-fashioned Southern cooking. But despite the drama and intrigue, all Sadie really wants is to go home ... as soon as she does just one more thing.

Includes eight new mouthwatering recipes, tested and approved by the official bakers of Sadie's Test Kitchen

As Sadie is finishing up her community service sentence (after her arrest in Devil's Food Cake), her friend Eric rushes to Florida to because of new information regarding his missing daughter.  Sadie soon finds herself involved in another investigation.  As is typically Sadie, she gets into trouble, but also uncovers information the police can never find.  She's also conflicted about her friendship with Eric and her relationship with Pete and she has an obsession with finding a good Key Lime Pie while she's in Florida!

While I have loved all the Sadie Hoffmiller books, this one is probably my least favorite.  Sadie's antics are never quite plausible, but they border the extreme here.  Nevertheless, the story is entertaining and a great diversion.  I love Sadie Hoffmiller.  She's just a kick.  I'd love to have her for a neighbor. I think this is a fabulous series and I'm looking forward to Blackberry Crumble.

Thanks to Tracee at Pump Up Your Book Promotion for the opportunity to review this book.  You can learn more about Josi Kilpack and download Sadie's recipes here.  You can purchase your own copy here.  You can see other reviews here.

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4 comments:

  1. Sorry this wasn't your favorite. Does it contain a good Key Lime Pie recipe?

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  2. I've been looking at her books and was recently thinking about reading them. Thanks for the review!

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  3. This is a series I've been wanting to pick up and read -- but I will definitely bear in mind your review when I get to this one!

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  4. This book sounds right up my alley! Thanks so much for the review. I'm going to look into the entire series.

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