In need of a change, Jenna Hart leaves the
high–pressure world of advertising to help her aunt,
Vera, open a culinary bookshop and cafť. Back with her
family in Crystal Cove, California, Jenna seems to have all
the right ingredients for a fresh start—until someone
adds a dash of murder.
As a marketing expert, Jenna wants to make sure the
grand opening of the Cookbook Nook draws a crowd, and no
one is better at getting attention than her old college
roommate, celebrity chef Desiree Divine. But when Desiree
arrives in quiet Crystal Cove to do a cookbook signing, the
diva stirs up more trouble than business...especially when
she turns up dead.
Known for stealing husbands and burning bridges, Desiree
left behind plenty of suspects—including Jenna.
Though the celebrity's life always appeared to be an open
book, Jenna will have to read between the lines in order to
clear her name, and catch a killer before another body is