Wednesday 10 August 2016

Buttered and Scrambled With Murder (A Josie Rizzo Cozy Mystery Book 4) by J R Pearson

Buttered and Scrambled With Murder (A Josie Rizzo Cozy Mystery Book 4)

Murder & Maple syrup... 

Josie and Tony are back for another savory mystery! 

This time, with a stack of pancakes on the side. 

Since having their relationship outed—much to Josie's dislike—the couple has been summoned by Mama Rizzo to the family's breakfast diner for a Sunday morning brunch. 

A mouthwatering spread is expected from Josie's culinary-genius parents, but serve up a rebellious older brother, a furry bacon thief, and a wealthy businessman bludgeoned to death, makes for a very unappetizing event. 

Josie soon learns that before the wealthy stranger's demise, his plans of rebuilding the town into a flashy money-grabbing hotspot would've affected the town's hardworking locals. Which leaves quite the list of suspects of who may have wanted him dead. 

Unfortunately, Josie's parents are on the police's radar for the crime. 

Backed by an army of Rizzo brothers, she, Tony, and best friend Brad set out to uncover the truth in the beachy town of JewelCove, where a killer lurks deeper in the shadows than french toast sticks do in a bowl of maple syrup…   (Summary via Goodreads)

When I start reading this series I just can't stop till I am finished. As a reader you are gripped on the edge of your seat with all the adventure. This book will also have you laughing out loud as well as biting your lip at times with anticipation of what is coming next.

Buttered and Scrambled with Murder is book four in the Josie Rizzo Cozy Mystery series. Josie and her boyfriend Tony and best friend Brad are off to Jewel Cove for brunch at her parents house. Let's just say Josie is a little nervous about what is to come with her family. The unending questions, when are you getting married, when are you having kids...YIKES! But she is in luck when one of her brothers brings home a very unique fiancé??? Josie and Tony think they have dodged a bullet when they leave the house for a walk. No such luck, they hear a scream and go investigate only to find wealthy real estate, money grubbing John Burke dead. They end up finding some interesting things about Burke and their small town.

With a whole town of suspects including Josie's father she and Tony as well as Brad and her brothers have a lot of work ahead of them to find the real killer before an innocent person is jailed.

Review by Penny M.

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