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A Batter of Life and Death Audiobook

A Batter of Life and Death

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Welcome to Torte - a small-town family bakeshop where the coffee is hot, the muffins are fresh, and the cakes are definitely to die for....

It's autumn in Ashland, Oregon, - 'tis the season for a spiced hot apple cider with a serving (or two) of Torte's famous peach cobbler. It's also the perfect time for Jules Capshaw to promote her family's beloved bake shop by competing in The Pastry Channel's reality show, Take the Cake. The prize is $25,000. But as Jules quickly learns, some people would kill for that kind of dough. Literally.

Then, just as Jules dusts off her Bavarian Chocolate Cake recipe and cinches up her apron, the corpse of a fellow contestant is discovered - death by buttercream. What began as a fun, tasteful televised adventure has morphed into something of a true-crime detective show for Jules and everybody else on set. Who could have killed Chef Marco, and why? Can Jules sift out the killer before someone else gets burned?

the killer before someone else gets burned?

©2015 Kate Dyer-Seeley (P)2016 Audible, Inc.

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    ktbyrd Salt Lake City, Utah USA 07-07-16
    ktbyrd Salt Lake City, Utah USA 07-07-16 Member Since 2010

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    What disappointed you about A Batter of Life and Death?

    Too coy. The narrator is terrible, the same voice for every character


    What was most disappointing about Ellie Alexander’s story?

    Improbable. The added bit that a murder has happened before is just dropped in as if thought of much later.


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Dina Pearlman?

    I don't know.


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    No. I want to send it back


    Any additional comments?

    Just terribly disappointed. I listened to a bit of it, liked that it was set in Ashland, Oregon, But my expectations were not met in any way.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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