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I ve just finished All Fudged Up a nice start to a new cozy mystery series The characters are all likable with Mal the little uppy being the true The Shadows I Followed protagonist and the end was typical of a cozy mystery no surprises here The writing wasleasant and flowed easily If you want a light story to Japanese Etiquette pass your free time this book will definitely meet yoururpose A relatively easy read with a few bits of editing needed and some repetition Would be interested in reading the next in the series and have added it to my WL A fun loving cozy mystery that takes The Cowboy and His Baby place on Mackinaw Island one of my favoritelacesI loved every minute of the story and hated to see it end Looking forward to the next book in the series I also loved the cover This one was a lot of fun The characters were great and the Secure Location puppy in it charmed me through and through There s lots of welllaced humor to go with shocking twists and turns All in all highly recommended 25 stars The extra5 for the fudge and cute The Everyday Witch (Beatrice Bailey, puppyAllie McMurphy has always dreamed of taking over her family s historic hotel on Mackinac Island she never dreamed the day would come so soon Her Papa Liam recently died unexpectedly and left the McMurphy to Allie along with enough money to renovate and keep in open for a year IF Allie can open in time for the season and IF they are fully booked Allie knows she can do it but herlans hit a snag when she discovers her grandfather s rival and former friend dead in the utility closet The olice want to declare a crime scene and even suspect Allie as a erson of interest She s determined to go forward with her Reign of Ash (The Chosen plans no matter what She discovers that life in a small town is not always wonderful especially when the townspeople take sides against her Allie wants this case solved NOW so she can open her hotel but when another mystery turns up it may bring everything she s worked for to a standstill She can t even think about the arrogant but sexy cop who seems to be flirting with her and tries not to think about how good Trent the grandson of the murder victim smells She has a hotel to open even if it kills her This is a mediocre cozy murder mystery that doesn t know where it s headed until 23 of the way through The first third of the book focuses too much on renovating the McMurphy The reason for the murder and subseuent mystery doesn t even appear until halfway and even then it s unclear what the motive is There are some awkward attempts at romance an out oflace new heroine and Bred by the Beastmen (Bred by the Beastmen plot and some improbable situations The whole mystery seemed improbable to me but I did a little looking around online and I suppose it MAY belausible but it doesn t sound like it should be Fline en Lingerie possible The motivation doesn t make much sense in the grand scheme of things and certain events that are not connected make thelot complicated than it needed to be The fudge recipes are mostly for Allie s 21 line and it s not until towards the end of the book that normal classic fudge recipes appear Shouldn t it be the other way around I was very disappointed that I didn t see anything I had to try until long after the halfway oint Plus if she s a culinary school graduate she would know that there s not enough alcoho. Welcome to the Historic McMurphy Hotel and Fudge Shop where life is sweet revenge is sweeter and murder is here to to stayYou Can't Fudge An AlibiAllie McMurphy is up to her neck in renovations at the grand old hotel that's bee.

L in a small iece of fudge to get anyone drunk but she Orange 5 (オレンジ, probably can t sell it to kids The characters are also unappealing Allie is stubborn to a fault Who insists on staying home when theolice tell you there may be a crazed murderer running around somewhere Allie does She s rude and blinded solely by her goal of opening the McMurphy in time She does have compassion for the victim s family which is her only saving grace That and the fact that she doesn t insist on investigating on her own to clear her name The The No-Spend Challenge Guide: How to Stop Spending Money Impulsively, Pay off Debt Fast, Make Your Finances Fit Your Dreams police and her friends urge her to investigate the hotel s secrets Neither of theotential love interests were any better Rex is an arrogant alpha male jerk and Trent is a sullen arrogant jerk The townspeople are narrow minded and rude Being friendly works both ways and Allie s Papa was involved in the community even if her Dad left The townspeople take sides either for or against Allie being a murderer and show their support for their chosen one by wearing different colored ribbons I think this author has been watching Gil Girls reruns because no one does that in real life The situation in Stars Hollow was completely differentThe best main character is Allie s new The Scot puppy Mal short for Marshmallow half Poodle half Bichon I don t know how anyone expects a toy breed to be menacing enough torotect Allie but she s super cute and Spring Snow plays a big role at the end I also really liked Allie s friend Jen She s fun and has great ideas though where she gets the money toull off what she did and how she did it in such a short amount of time is a mystery I also liked Frances though she seems a little reckless at times for an old lady and Mr Devaney I always love historians of course Their budding relationship is sweet and better than the central The Greatest Victory potential romance The excerpt for the second book in the series sounded intriguing so I may give the series another chance if I can get that book and see if it improves From what I read of the summary of all the books in the series it doesn t sound like it but we ll see I had read Oh Fudge already in this series so when one of the online book clubs I m in decided on this for their April book I was happy I was going to get to visit this series from the very beginningAllie McMurphy has inherited her grandfather s historic hotel on scenic Mackinac Island and it came complete with one dead body in the utility closet who turned out to be her Papa Liam s friend Joe Allie of course was the main suspect due to the famous rivalry that had developed between the Jessops and the McMurphys Even though she thought that down deep handsomeoliceman Rex didn t suspect her Allie was still determined to find Joe s killer and Second Chance Pass (Virgin River, prove her own innocence With the help of her best friend Jenn who came to help for the season her front desk clerk Frances and now her new handyman Douglas she has to figure it outI loved seeing how it all began Even though book 5 was able to be read by itself reading this book helped so much in knowing some of theeople getting to know Frances and how Douglas came into her life I really enjoyed the character of Jenn too She was an awesome and faithful friend to Allie And sweet little Mal was such a cutie. N in her family for generations With its uaint Victorian charm and world famous fudge shop the lace is one of Mackinac Island's most beloved landmarksSure every family has a skeleton or two in the closet But Allie didn't expec.

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She could turn even a tough guy into well what she was named after a marshmallow Frances was such a good employee almost like a mother to Allie since hers lived on the mainland She was willing to give up her summer s salary to help out the hotelI found the second book also on my iPad so I ve started reading that This is such a fun series I would definitely love to visit Mackinac Island someday but robably not during the winter If you have a mouth full of sweet teeth then ALL FUDGED UP might just be a novel you should bump into at some At the Wolfs Table point in your life With no less than ten fudge recipes this book could kick start any hypoglycemic heart in 30 seconds flat Sure you could overdose and still end up comatose in the backseat of your mom s station wagon and find yourself with a one way ticket to the big house but that s a chance any sugar lovin fiend should take If you re going to end up dead someday anyway you might as well do it in style and enjoy the ride out of townEven the dog Marshmallow aka Mal enjoys herrance around the fudge station and will just as surely lick your face as she ll smile at you or bark her head off She s tiny but she s ferocious tiny with a big heart and a A Family Scandal penchant for fire hydrants and spinning in circles Despite her youth she s trainable as well if given theroper time and devotionWhile I ve never been to Mackinac Island I feel as though I have this small town figured out where roots run as deep as radishes and if you re not a third generation native you might as well have grown up in Seattle WA or Austin TX The kooky eyed locals added a level of interest to this Ruthless Game (GhostWalkers, particular tale that might not have otherwise been thereThe voiceroved entertaining and uirky and even a bit starry eyed at times but I still found myself turning my head to the side at some of the dialogue and a few of the The Perfect Weapon phrases While I realize cozies aren t exactly known for their detective endeavors and crimes solving expertise I would havereferred a few criminal elements as the climax and ending felt a tad rushed Instead of meandering along and enjoying the ride to the top the train sped up and jerked me to the side as we reached the top of the hill With a seuel TO FUDGE OR NOT TO FUDGE already Psychic Protection planned and slated for 2014 Allie McMurphy has tales to tell and if my teeth can face the onslaught I may just come back to find out what happens nextI received this ARC for free at BoucherconCrossosted at Robert s Reads The Historic McMurphy Hotel and Fudge shopis located on the beautiful Mackinac IslandAllie McMurphy used to spend summers herewith her grandparents She has returned torun the hotel with her grandfather But alashe falls over dead The ending wrapped up too conveniently and why do so many cozies have a love triangle Ugh Besides those minor gripes I really loved this book Read it in one day I m not usually into all the food themed cozy mysteries especially if they litter up the text with recipes But this one is really good It had a good sense of suspense some sexual tension and some really funny scenes Additionally the narrator of the book Vanessa Johansson is very very good and makes the audiobook very enjoyable Will definitely read book T to find an actual corpse inside hers especially one Joe Jessup who had a long running feud with her dear departed grandfather Which makes Allie the number one suspectCan she sniff out the culprit before another victim checks.