Sunday 10 April 2016

Tomato Basil Murder: Book 7 in The Darling Deli Series by Patti Benning

Tomato Basil Murder: Book 7 in The Darling Deli Series

Summer Prescott Books proudly presents Book 7 in The Darling Deli Series!!! 

Moira ends up in hot water when her ex-husband comes to visit Candice. Still reeling from a recent tragedy, the deli owner is overwhelmed, and finds herself wondering what to do next. Life is moving forward faster than she can cope, and some serious decisions are considered in this latest, suspense-filled installment. (Summary via Goodreads)

I loved this book. Tomato Basil is book seven in The Darling Deli series. This series is a must read for any Cozy reader. You have a fast paced murder packed with suspense, intrigue, and adventure. There's never a dull moment in this or any of Patti Benning's books. 

Moira is excited for her daughter Candice who is preparing her candy store and is doing final touches on her renovation plans. Then Moira finds out her ex husband Mike is coming to town to see Candice and her new business. She hasn't seen him in three years since her daughters graduation. There are a lot of emotions going on for Moira then she sees them at the Redwood Grill while she is out with her friend Martha. Then he shows up at her deli and they eat and talk. They have always stayed civil because of Candice. 

Besides all of this she happens upon a house that she instantly falls in love with. But she has doubts about being able to afford it??? 

Moira gets a call from her daughter asking if she had heard from Mike because he was supposed to see her before he left. She hadn't so Candice went to the hotel and was let in by hotel staff only to find her dad dead! Why or who would want Mike dead??? Moira is now in the middle. One Because he is her ex husband and two because she is beneficiary to his life insurance policy??? She can't get a handle on this one. Why would he do that??? Things begin to go down hill and crazy from here. Moira and David are working against the clock to find the real killer before he or she kills again. 

Can't wait for book eight!

Review by Penny M.

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