Springtime in Seattle's Pike Place Market means tasty foods and wide-eyed tourists, and Pepper's Spice Shop is ready for the crowds. With flavorful combinations and a fresh approach, she's sure to win over the public. Even better, she's working with several local restaurants as their chief herb and spice supplier. Business is cooking - until one of Pepper's potential clients, a young chef named Tamara Langston, is found dead, her life extinguished by the dangerously hot ghost chili - a spice Pepper carries in her shop.
Now, stuck in the middle of a heated police investigation, Pepper must use all her senses to find out who wanted to keep Tamara's new café from opening - before someone else gets burned….
©2015 Leslie Ann Budewitz (P)2016 Tantor
I have been enjoying the spice shop mysteries a lot. Budewitz throws in some great twists to give an unexpected ending. her characters are well rounded and fun to get to know.
The voice for this book is perfect, she sounds like a Pepper! I really enjoyed it!!
Humor, fun & food references
It could have been anyone.
I really enjoyed when Arf saved the little boy
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