Leave It to Cleaver
A Vintage Kitchen Mystery, Book 6
by Victoria Hamilton
Pub Date 23 Jun 2017
In the brand-new Vintage Kitchen Mystery from the author of White Colander Crime, someone with an old grudge decides it’s time to bury the hatchet . . .
“Smartly written and successfully plotted, the debut of this new cozy series . . . exudes authenticity.” —Library Journal on A Deadly Grind
cookware and cookbook collector Jaymie Leighton has agreed to help her sister
clear out the house of a deceased older neighbor, and she’s thrilled at the
prospect of discovering antique kitchenware and other treasures—until she opens
a vintage trunk in the cellar and finds the remains of a teenage girl with a
cleaver buried in her skull. When the body of a second girl is found just days
later in a nearby river, the clues all indicate that the crimes are
connected—and that the culprit’s motives are hidden in the past.
just wants to cut and run, but the victims were both high school classmates of
her sister when they disappeared, and that makes Jaymie the perfect person to
help the local police investigate the killings. As she dredges up old memories
and even older rivalries and jealousies, her list of suspects grows. But Jaymie
knows she’ll have to whittle it down to just one, and fast, because someone has
decided to cut their ties to Jaymie—in the most fatal of ways . . .
Includes a vintage recipe!
for the Vintage Kitchen Mysteries:
“All the right ingredients . . . Small-town
setting, kitchen antiques . . . and a bowlful of mystery. A perfect recipe.” —New York Times bestselling
author Susan Wittig Albert
“[A] charming new series.” —New York Times bestselling
author Sheila Connolly
chilling whodunit.” —Richmond Times-Dispatch
with several unexpected twists and more developed characters.” —The
is a great character . . . She is inquisitive and full of
surprises!” —Debbie’s Book Bag
About the Author:
Victoria Hamilton is the pseudonym of nationally bestselling romance author Donna Lea Simpson. In addition to the Vintage Kitchen Mystery series, she also writes the Merry Muffin Mystery series and blogs at Killer Characters. Visit her website at victoriahamiltonmysteries.com.
A Note From the Publisher
A brand-new book in the Vintage Kitchen Mysteries! Available in ebook and print June 23.