Cinco de Murder (A Taste of Texas Mystery #3) (Mass Market)
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Tex-Mex waitress and part-time reporter Josie Callahan serves up more Lone Star justice in this spicy mystery from the author of The Good, the Bad, and the Guacamole.
It's fiesta time in Broken Boot, Texas, and tourists are pouring into town faster than free beer at a bull roping for the mouthwatering Cinco de Mayo festivities. Tex-Mex waitress Josie Callahan, her feisty abuela, and even her spunky Chihuahua Lenny are polishing their folklórico dances for Saturday's big parade, while Uncle Eddie is adding his own spicy event to the fiesta menu: Broken Boot's First Annual Charity Chili Cook-off.
But Uncle Eddie's hopes of impressing the town council go up in smoke when cantankerous chili cook Lucky Straw is found dead in his tent. And when Josie's beloved uncle is accused of fatal negligence, she, Lenny, and the steadfast Detective Lightfoot must uncover who ended the ambitious chilihead's life--before another cook kicks the bucket.
About the Author
Rebecca Adler is the author of the Taste of Texas Mystery series, including Here Today, Gone Tamale; The Good, the Bad and the Guacamole; and Cinco De Murder.
Praise for Here Today, Gone Tamale
"This southwestern cozy comes with a spicy Tex-Mex flair. Its delightful characters and clever mystery will have you stomping your boots for more."--Mary Ellen Hughes, national bestselling author
"Adler's debut sizzles with West Texas flavor and a mystery as satisfying as a plate of fresh tamales."--Annie Knox, national bestselling author
"Here Today, Gone Tamale is a much-needed addition to the cozy mystery genre. Terrifically tantalizing...and as addictive as a bowl of chips and salsa. Settle in for a mystery fiesta you won't soon forget."--Melissa Bourbon, national bestselling author