In Sourdough Dead, Kayla makes a cake that looks like Jason’s clam chowder in a sourdough bread bowl, a dish she can’t get enough of. She even uses sourdough starter in the batter. I’m not nearly as good a baker as Kayla, but I attempted a version of the cake. My cake was made fromContinue reading “Sourdough Bread Bowl Cake”
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Sourdough Dead Joins the Family!
Sourdough Dead, the final installment of The HSP Mysteries, comes out today! Kayla has her hands full with Halloween coming up, a swimming competition to train for, and, of course, a murder! This time, her boyfriend, restaurateur Jason Banks, is the main suspect and she’ll do anything she can to clear his name. Sugar andContinue reading “Sourdough Dead Joins the Family!”
My recent blog tour for Stabbed in the Tart was a great success! The tour was sponsored by Goddess Fish Promotions. Fabulous and Brunette said: This book is an interesting, intriguing, and stimulating cozy mystery read!! Andi’s Book Reviews said: …I also admired Kayla’s tenacity in trying to prove her innocence. After all, her lifeContinue reading “On Tour”
I’ve been wanting to write a post for a while now about “bad HSP days.” I’ve had a couple recently. I made the mistake of going to the doctor the day before Thanksgiving. A 35-minute drive turned into 90 minutes because of horrendous traffic and getting lost. I was very late for my appointment. AlthoughContinue reading “Bad Days”
My friends and I are having a Facebook party on November 16 to introduce you to our cozy mystery main characters. There will be giveaways! I’ll be giving away a paperback copy of Stabbed in the Tart. Hope you can join us for Keep Calm and Sleuth On!
Easy Cherry Meringue Tarts
In Stabbed in the Tart, Kayla makes three different desserts for the Valentine’s Gourmet and Stay Weekend at the historic Countryside Inn. This variation on her cherry meringue tarts is incredibly simple and takes only a few minutes (plus chilling in the refrigerator). Ingredients: Graham cracker miniature tart shells (6-pack) 1 can of cherry pieContinue reading “Easy Cherry Meringue Tarts”
Stabbed in the Tart is now out in the world! I’m excited to share this second installment of The HSP Mysteries with you. Kayla, home baker and HSP (Highly Sensitive Person), becomes a person of interest and a possible suspect in the murder of a fellow chef. Kayla’s father, Andrew, is a major character inContinue reading “It’s Here!”
Update on Stabbed in the Tart
Stabbed in the Tart has a release date of October 12, 2021! It is now available for preorder. Home bakery owner and Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) Kayla Jeffries has been hired for the Gourmet and Stay Valentine’s Weekend at the historic Countryside Inn in Los Robles, California. When one of her fellow cooks is murderedContinue reading “Update on Stabbed in the Tart”
Stabbed in the Tart
I’m excited to announce that the second book in The HSP Mysteries, Stabbed in the Tart, is expected to come out this October. Kayla’s involved in another murder investigation, and this time she’s a possible suspect. Andrew Jeffries, Kayla’s father, makes his series debut in this book. He and Kayla have not always gotten alongContinue reading “Stabbed in the Tart”
NOTE: All prizes from the events below have been mailed. A few have been delayed on the way to their destinations but should arrive soon. Thank you for entering! I was recently hosted by author Jackie Layton on her blog. Jackie writes the A Low Country Dog Walker Mysteries. Look for me as part ofContinue reading “Upcoming Events”