Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Review: Killer Wedding Cake by: Gayle Trent

Title: Killer Wedding Cake
Author: Gayle Trent
Publisher: Kindle Edition
Series: Daphne Martin Cake Mystery #5
Pages: 162
Format: e-book ARC
Source: Great Escapes Book Tours


Daphne Martin’s wedding to Ben Jacobs is only a couple of weeks away. An award-winning cake decorator, Daphne is busy designing their wedding cake. Her twin nephew and niece, Lucas and Leslie, are excited about being in the wedding party. And Daphne’s brother-in-law Jason is planning a bachelor party for Ben. Everything is going beautifully until Daphne’s ex-husband Todd shows up. Just released from prison after serving a sentence based on his shooting a gun at Daphne, Todd comes to Brea Ridge to profess his undying love for her. 

Despite Daphne’s attempts to make Todd leave town, he insists on hanging around to reconnect with people he used to know. When he’s found murdered, Daphne finds herself at the center of the investigation. Now she must track down Todd’s killer before she becomes the next victim. Can she still make it to the church on time?

My Thoughts:

This book follows Daphne Martin as she is getting ready to get married to Ben Jacob's right now her biggest decision is the type of cake she wants at her wedding.  As Daphne set's about making brownies and cookies she realizes her oven has died and has to borrow her neighbor's when she goes home she realizes her ex is at her house and is trying to win her back, even though she put him in jail for trying to kill her.

It doesn't take long for her ex to wind up dead and she is connected to his death but the how and why is she being dragged into this is enough to make you wonder what is up?  Did Daphne kill him?  And if she didn't who did?  What motive did they have to kill Todd?

This book was fast moving and definitely kept you on your feet trying to figure who killed the evil ex known as Todd?  And why he came back for Daphne?

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