Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder

By Joanne Fluke,

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First in the New York Times-bestselling mystery series: “A cleverly plotted cozy full of appealing characters and delicious cookie recipes.”—Publishers Weekly

Take one amateur sleuth. Mix in some eccentric Minnesota locals. Add a generous dollop of crackling suspense, and you've got the recipe for this mystery series featuring Hannah Swensen,…


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Similar to Goldy in the prior recommendation, Hannah Swenson knows her way around a cookie. She runs her own bakery with offerings that make the reader’s mouth water (mine sure does!) She’s got plenty of sass and a mom who is constantly trying to find her a man. I love her determination to solve the murder of the milkman but most of all I love the cookie recipes which are easy for the average baker. I am a massive cookie lover so I am always looking for new types to try and Hannah Swenson delivers. She keeps the recipes easy…

Cookie-baking sleuth Hannah Swenson is the star of one of the first culinary cozy series. From Book One, Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder, through her latest, Joanne Fluke’s cozies have found a huge audience thanks to the long-running series and the Hallmark Channel’s versions. Hannah owns The Cookie Jar, a popular bakery in small town Eden, Minnesota while fending off her mother’s attempts to marry her off and her own amateur snooping. How can a reader with a sweet tooth resist titles like her latest, Caramel Pecan Roll Murder?

I enjoy a book that immediately makes me feel like I’ve stepped into a welcoming setting. Joanne Fluke does this with her description of Lake Eden. Apparently, I’m not the only one who liked this book. Hallmark liked it enough to make it into a television series. The Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder is the first in the Murder She Baked series. Hannah Swenson not only knows her way around the kitchen as she bakes up delectable cookie treats, but she also has a gift for solving crimes. In this story, the local delivery man is found murdered behind The Cookie…

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