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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 Barrington, 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 6:00 a.m. 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.

©2017 Blackstone Audio, Inc. (P)2017 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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Solid start for a new series!

I really enjoyed this book. The characters were interesting and engaging and the story moved along well. Usually I figure it out quickly but this one kept me guessing most of the way.

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This is an ok mystery but Mimi is a bit annoying. The story is also unrealistic in that everyone is so eager to expose their secrets and alibis. It's just ok.

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save your money

to bad that a new book has to have a novice reader, i thought it was a mechanical computer voice at first. i can only assume the publisher paid people to say good things about the story and the performance.

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