You may have read her Embroidery Mystery Series that she writes as Amanda Lee not realizing she writes cozies as Gayle Trent too! Her Daphne Martin Cake Mysteries feature cake decorator Daphne Martin. The newest installment Killer Wedding Cake was published in June. I am so thrilled she is touring it with Great Escapes Book Tours!
killer wedding cake
by Gayle Trent
This was a super fast read for me. The author gave me so many fun characters to love.
Laura’s Ramblins and Review
This was a very quick read that will keep you entertained from the beginning till the end. It will keep you guessing and on the edge of you seat.
~Melina’s Book Blog
A light hearted cozy mystery with colorful characters, a quick pace and a light touch of humor…
~Queen of All She Reads
Killer Wedding Cake was a fun, suspenseful thrill-ride that kept me at the edge of my seat.
This fast- paced mystery will have you on the edge of your seat guessing until the end.
~Shelley’s Book Case
The author’s engaging writing style, both as Gayle Trent and in the Embroidery Shop Mysteries as Amanda Lee makes each book a yummy layer to the cake that is its series. (Truth be told here, I read Wicked Stitch multiple times and I can see that happening with Killer Wedding Cake as well.
Trent does a great job of keeping all the parts moving and coming together with unexpected (and sometimes humorous) twists and turns.
~Christa Reads and Writes
I enjoyed the plot and appreciated the interesting characters in the novel.
This book was fast moving and definitely kept you on your feet…
Killer Wedding Cake
(Daphne Martin Cake Mystery)
5th in Series
Publisher: Grace Abraham Publishing (June 21, 2015)
Paperback: 214 pages
E-Book ASIN: B0105201F6
Daphne Martin’s wedding to Ben Jacobs is only a couple of weeks away. An award-winning cake decorator, Daphne is busy designing their wedding cake. Her twin nephew and niece, Lucas and Leslie, are excited about being in the wedding party. And Daphne’s brother-in-law Jason is planning a bachelor party for Ben. Everything is going beautifully until Daphne’s ex-husband Todd shows up. Just released from prison after serving a sentence based on his shooting a gun at Daphne, Todd comes to Brea Ridge to profess his undying love for her.
Despite Daphne’s attempts to make Todd leave town, he insists on hanging around to reconnect with people he used to know. When he’s found murdered, Daphne finds herself at the center of the investigation. Now she must track down Todd’s killer before she becomes the next victim. Can she still make it to the church on time?
About The Author –
Gayle Trent (and pseudonym Amanda Lee) writes the Daphne Martin Cake Decorating series and the Embroidery Mystery series. The cake decorating series features a heroine who is starting her life over in Southwest Virginia after a nasty divorce. The Embroidery Mystery series features a heroine who recently moved to the Oregon coast to open an embroidery specialty shop.
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August 4 –fuonlyknew – Review
August 5 – Melina’s Book Blog – Review, Guest Post
August 6 –Queen of All She Reads – Review
August 6 – Moonlight Rendezvous – Review
August 7 – Shelley’s Book Case – Review, Guest Post
August 8 – Christa Reads and Writes – Review
August 9 – Chloe Gets A Clue – Interview
August 10 – Back Porchervations – Review
August 11 – MysteriesEtc – Review
August 12 – Community Bookstop – Review
August 13 – readalot – Review
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