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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Blog Tour, Review, & Giveaway for A Deadly Eclair by Daryl Wood Gerber

A Deadly Éclair: 

A French Bistro Mystery  

by Daryl Wood Gerber

About the Book

Cozy Mystery New Series 
Crooked Lane Books (June 12, 2018) 
Paperback: 368 pages 
ISBN-13: 978-1683316046  
It’s always been Mimi Rousseau’s dream to open her own bistro, but it seems beyond her grasp since she’s been chased back home to Nouvelle Vie in Napa Valley by her late husband’s tremendous debt. Until her best friend Jorianne James introduces her to entrepreneur Bryan Baker who invests in promising prospects. Now, working the bistro and inn until she’s able to pay it off and call it her own, Mimi is throwing the inn’s first wedding ever.
The wedding will be the talk of the town, as famous talk show host Angelica Edmonton, daughter of Bryan’s half-brother, Edison, has chosen the inn as her perfect venue. Anxious, Mimi is sure things are going to turn south, especially when Edison gets drunk and rowdy at the out-of-towners’ dinner, but by the evening, things begin to look up again. That is until six AM rolls around, and Bryan is found dead at the bistro with an éclair stuffed in his mouth. And the fingers point at Mimi, whose entire loan is forgiven in Bryan’s will.
Now it’s up to Mimi to clear her name and get to the bottom of things before the killer turns up the heat again in A Deadly Éclair, the scrumptious series debut by Agatha Award-winning author Daryl Wood Gerber.
About the Author
Agatha Award-winning Daryl Wood Gerber is best known for her nationally bestselling Cookbook Nook Mysteries and CHEESE SHOP MYSTERIES, which she pens as Avery Aames. She will soon debut the new French Bistro Mysteries. Daryl also writes stand-alone suspense: DAYS OF SECRETS and GIRL ON THE RUN. Fun tidbit: as an actress, Daryl appeared in “Murder, She Wrote.” She loves to cook, and she has a frisky Goldendoodle named Sparky who keeps her in line!

Author Links  
Visit Daryl or Avery at
Facebook: Daryl Avery  

Purchase Links  

*I received a free copy of this book from Netgalley which I voluntarily chose to write an honest review for.

What a wonderful start to a new cozy mystery series. We meet Mimi who runs a bistro and B&B with an adorable French theme. We gets lots of food, lovely details, and a central place for the story. Add in some well developed characters and a mystery with lots of curves to get a book you just can't put down. This really is a must read for fans of the genre and food. I just loved it so I give it 5/5 stars.

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1 comment:

  1. I'm looking forward to reading "A Deadly Eclair". I've been to Napa Valley and it sounds like the perfect setting for a French Bistro. Sounds like a charming book.