Survival of the Fritters (A Deputy Donut Mystery)
by Ginger Bolton
This was a fun read and the twist and turns will keep you turning the pages. You will not want tout this book down.
~Babs Book Bistro
Such a fabulous story. Can’t wait to see where it leads next!
Survival of the Fritters is a cute start to a new series, with characters you care about and a quaint small town Wisconsin setting.
~Reading Is My SuperPower
Cops and donuts go together like cozy mysteries attract quirky characters. Ginger Bolton has mixed up a delicious new series for us to enjoy.
The author is very talented in her descriptive writing and while reading the book, I felt like I was in the donut shop, with all of it’ doughy goodness. It made me hungry for my own donuts.
The mystery of who killed Georgia is quite involved and goes back many years. The clues that eventually lead us to the killer are not easy to decipher and lead the reader down various paths until the truth is revealed.
The author tells a fascinating story and keeps the reader’s attention from beginning to end.
This is a good start to a new series, with enough introduction and backstory to make you want to know more about the characters, and a great plot to boot.
~The Book’s the Thing
This was a fabulous start to a new series.
~A Chick Who Reads
I enjoyed the characters as each one was introduced and feel that this is a solid foundation for more books to come which I am interested in I must say.
~Books a Plenty Book Reviews
I loved everything about this mystery and found myself guessing until the very end.
~Melissa’s Mochas, Mysteries, and Meows
Relationships, friendships, and even the hint of a future romance are elements that I loved.
~The power of words . . .
This book was a smashing hit for me!
~The Montana Bookaholic
Survival of the Fritters was a super fun and yummy read.
I enjoyed all the characters and look forward to many more books in this new series!
~My Reading Journeys
A mystery book with cats and donuts involved always sounds great, imagine if the main character is sharp, bold and has a big heart, we can not ask for anything else!
Survival of the Fritters is a quick reading cozy mystery with a handful of suspicious characters–and bonus recipes. A fine start to a new series.
~The Girl with Book Lungs
This was a delightful mystery filled with charming characters that hosted such friendships, it felt as though I had known the Knitpickers for years and Emily is smart with a hint of sass.
I enjoyed this mystery because it was a little different than most. There were very few suspects in this story, so I was left wondering who could be the killer.
~Melina’s Book Blog
This was such a delightful and solid debut for any fan of cozy culinary mysteries that you will definitely want to look for!
~That’s What She’s Reading
I enjoyed this book. The characters are interesting. I enjoyed Emily, Brent, Lois, Tom and the rest. They’re well-developed and well-written.
The mystery is intriguing with many twists and turns. There were several different possible outcomes and it wasn’t easy to figure out.
~Socrates’ Book Reviews…
Survival of the Fritters (A Deputy Donut Mystery)
1st in Series
Kensington (January 30, 2018)
Paperback: 256 pages
E-Book ASIN: B071HKMK38
Emily Westhill runs the best donut shop in Fallingbrook, Wisconsin, alongside her retired police chief father-in-law and her tabby Deputy Donut. But after murder claims a favorite customer, Emily can’t rely on a sidekick to solve the crime—or stay alive.
If Emily has learned anything from her past as a 911 operator, it’s to stay calm during stressful situations. But that’s a tall order when one of her regulars, Georgia Treetor, goes missing. Georgia never skips morning cappuccinos with her knitting circle. Her pals fear the worst—especially Lois, a close friend who recently moved to town. As evening creeps in, Emily and the ladies search for Georgia at home. And they find her—murdered among a scattering of stale donuts . . .
Disturbingly, Georgia’s demise coincides with the five-year anniversary of her son’s murder, a case Emily’s late detective husband failed to solve before his own sudden death. With Lois hiding secrets and an innocent man’s life at stake, Emily’s forced to revisit painful memories on her quest for answers. Though someone’s alibi is full of holes, only a sprinkling of clues have been left behind. And if Emily can’t trace them back to a killer in time, her donut shop will end up permanently closed for business . . .
Ginger Bolton writes the Deputy Donut mystery series–cops, crime, coffee, donuts and one curious cat. When Ginger isn’t writing or reading, she’s crocheting, knitting, sewing, walking her two rescue dogs and generally causing trouble. She’s also fond of donuts, coffee, and cafes were folks gather to enjoy those tasty treats and one another’s company.
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