A Baker's Treat Mystery
Nancy J. Parra lives in the Midwest with her trusty Bichon-Poo, whom she refers to warmly as Little Dog.” Parra’s novel, The Counterfeit Bride, was named one of the top ten romances of 2010" by Booklist. Gluten for Punishment was the first book in the Baker’s Treat Mysteries.
Toni Holmes is the best gluten-free baker in Oiltop, Kansasokay, she’s the only onebut when her grandmother becomes a murder suspect, she’s more concerned with keeping Grandma free
When Toni’s belovedand eccentricgrandma Ruth is arrested for the murder of her archenemy, Lois Striker, it’s time for a senior moment of truth. Telltale tracks from a scooter like the one Grandma Ruth rides lead the police to suspect the outspoken oldster, but Toni knows her grandmother wouldn’t burn a cookie, let alone extinguish a life.
In fact, the case has Grandma more revved up than her infamous scooter. A former investigative journalist, she decides to solve the murder herselfwith help from Toniby digging up long-buried town secrets. But as Grandma scoots in where others fear to tread, Toni needs to make sure she not only stays out of jail but out of harm’s way
INCLUDES GLUTEN FREE RECIPES
Praise for Gluten for Punishment:
“A mouthwatering debut with a plucky protagonist. Clever, original, and appealing with gluten-free recipes to die for.”—Carolyn Hart, national bestselling author
“This baker’s treat rises to the occasion. Whether you need to eat allergy-free or not, you’ll devour every morsel.”—Avery Aames, Agatha Award-winning author of the Cheese Shop Mysteries
“Nancy J. Parra has whipped up a sweet treat that’s sure to delight!”—Peg Cochran, national bestselling author of the Gourmet De-Lite Mysteries
“A delightful heroine, cherry-filled plot twists, and cream-filled pastries. Could murder be any sweeter?”—Connie Archer, national bestselling author of the Soup Lover’s Mysteries
“A lively, sassy heroine and a perceptive and humorous look at small-town Kansas (the Wheat State)!”—JoAnna Carl, national bestselling author of the Chocoholic Mysteries