Apr 232015
 

lemon piesLemon Pies and Little White Lies
(A Charmed Pie Shoppe Mystery)

4th in Series
Cozy Mystery
Setting – Georgia
A Berkley Prime Crime Mystery
The Berkley Publishing Group (April 7, 2015)
Published by The Penguin Group
Cover Illustration by Julia Green
Cover Design by Diana Kolsky
Mass Market Paperback: 304 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0425276020
E-Book ASIN: B00LMGLY2Y
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From the New York Times bestselling author of the Books by the Bay series and the Book Retreat mysteries–Includes pie recipes!

After Pecan Pies and Homicides comes another tangy slice of life—and death—in a charmed, and charming, small town…

Ella Mae LeFaye’s Charmed Pie Shoppe has become a phenomenon beyond her wildest dreams, providing the enchanted town of Havenwood, Georgia, with spellbinding desserts and magical pies. Her personal life is also heating up as she takes on the responsibilities of leadership within her magical community. In fact, the only thing weighing her down is the fact that handsome Hugh Dylan won’t return her calls…

Still, when Havenwood is rocked by a series of mysterious deaths, Ella Mae must put romantic longings aside—especially when she realizes that the mystical symbols left at each crime scene are dangerously personal. Now she will have to whip up all her supernatural skills to uncover a killer out to settle an ancient score—before the murderer devastates everything Ella Mae is determined to protect…

Dollycas’s Thoughts

I finished this book and just said WOW! These books are not just cozy mysteries about a pie baking sleuth, they are magical, fantasy, cozy mysteries featuring an amazing pie baking sleuth!

Ella Mae faces her biggest task yet and so many people are counting on her to come through for them. At the same time she is terribly distracted dealing with her boyfriend’s absence. When people start dying and other crimes are all seem to link to Ella Mae she knows it is up to her to set things right and protect all the people she cares about.

Ellery Adams takes on a journey that will leave you breathless. Drama ensues all the way from Georgia to Scotland and many places in between. Fantasy soars in this story and escaping into is happens so easily. There are many details to catch so slow down so you catch every slice.

I have said this before, this series needs to be read in order to follow the progression of the characters to be fully enjoyed. Unlike some series stories you can pick up any of them and get caught up. That is not the case with this series. You need to read these books in order. Start with Pies and Prejudice, then Peach Pies and Alibis, then Pecan Pies and Homicides and the Lemon Pies and Little White Lies.

Oh yes, don’t forget the pies, the recipes are in the back of the book and the descriptions in the story will have your tummy rumbling for pie, in fact pie has become the favorite dessert in our house and we all say “there is always room for pie”.

I am so anxiously awaiting for the next story in this series. I can only imagine where the author will take us next!

a perfect escape
5 STARFISH

Dollycas

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GIVEAWAY

Thanks to the people at Penguin I have 2 copies to give away!
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Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. Receiving a complimentary copy in no way reflected my review of this book. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

  39 Responses to “Review/Giveaway – Lemon Pies and Little White Lies by Ellery Adams”

  1. This sounds like a great book. I have heard great things about this author. Would definitely like be to try it!

  2. Sounds like this book has suspense. I’m looking forward to reading it.

  3. Looks great, thanks for the chance to win 🙂

  4. I would love to win this book sigh…
    Marilyn ewatvess@yahoo.com

  5. Looks great! Thanks for the giveaway.

  6. I agree that these need to be read in order. What a lovely combo though. Magical stories and yummyliciousness…

  7. I have the same reaction to these books. And I’m always a little bereft when they end. And you’re right about them being better in order. I own all of these in paperback, including this one. It’s a great read.

  8. I’ll be looking up Ellery Adams after commenting. I’m relatively new to the genre and am still learning the many wonderful mystery writers out there. I like the fact that Lemon Pies and Little White Lies includes magical elements (not all mysteries do) since I’m a fan myself. To me, it gives it that extra bit of fun!

  9. Wonderful review and the covers are always beautiful, in this series!

  10. I adore this series!

  11. Sounds like a great read.

  12. I love the series and even own two of the previous books. Thank you for this lovely review and giveaway.

  13. I’m sure this book in the series will be as entertaining as the previous books. Thanks for the review and giveaway. robeader53@yahoo.com

  14. Pie is my favorite dessert so this is great. Mystery and pie!!!! Love this series!!!
    Oneponychick66@hotmail.com

  15. I LOVE this series! It feels like I have been waiting ages for this new book. So excited!

  16. I don’t usually enjoy “magical” series but this one is an exception. Can’t wait to read this new addition.

  17. I love how more and more cozies are adding a little supernatural element to the mysteries. And foodie cozies are a favorite of mine. I like to check out the recipes. LOL

  18. Good review. Thanks for the tip. I’ll look out for the first one.
    Ann

  19. Wow, I haven’t started this series yet but after the book description and your review, I had better get started, this sounds great.

  20. Great review, wonderful series and lovely giveaway. Thanks.

  21. Magic and pies. A tasty combination

  22. I love her books.

  23. Magic, mystery and pie…is there anything better? Sounds just perfect to me.

  24. Would love to read the book.

  25. This pie series makes me hungry every time I see it. Now I’ll be craving lemon pie for days! And I’m on a diet!!

  26. Love this series. Looking forward to this one.

  27. i love pie.this book sounds good.thanks for the chance

  28. Great title….l would love to win & read!

  29. I love foodie cozies. This sounds like a perfect summer read!

  30. This book sounds delightful! Thank you for the giveaway.

  31. Wow! This looks like a great cozy mystery.

  32. I enjoy these books and this author! Thanks for the chance to win!

  33. mmm, magical and enchanted sweets 😀 sounds like a funtastic book and series.

  34. I have read the first two books in this series and really enjoyed them. I guess I’d better get caught up. Thanks for the contest.

  35. Sounds delectable.

  36. congrats & continued success to Ellery!!
    I LOVE this series!!!

  37. This is a great series! Just draws you in. Be sure to read in order though so you can see how Ella Mae grows.

  38. Yum! Recipes, fantasy, murder & mystery. Can it get any better? Ellery Adams’ books are definitely going on my TBR list.

  39. I love food mysteries and have added this book to my TBR list.

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