Killer Sweet Tooth: A Daphne Martin Cake Mystery by Gayle Trent

By Gayle Trent

Useless as a . . . dentist? they are saying sugar is undesirable to your enamel, yet can it truly kill you? The Brea Ridge police appear to imagine so after they locate cake decorator Daphne Martin wielding a large plastic toothbrush over a dentist’s useless physique. Daphne moved again to her small Virginia homeland simply months in the past to open her Daphne’s Delectable brownies company and already she’s been combined up in homicide. Now she’s bought to turn out her candy innocence back. After hours of police wondering, Daphne returns domestic to discover Elvis Presley in her driveway. She’s yes she’s hallucinating till the leather-clad hunk orders up a red Cadillac cake for a tradition of the Elvis impersonators. Daphne accepts, yet her reporter-boyfriend Ben is suspicious of Elvis’s intentions. Does the King need to make Daphne his confectionery queen? Or is the conference a ruse for a extra sinister operation? Daphne’s personal research into Dr. Bainsworth’s homicide, in the meantime, unearths the dentist made as many enemies as he did fillings. almost about somebody can have performed him in, yet it’s as much as Daphne to discover the killer—and end Elvis’s cake—before she’s the only making a song “Jailhouse Rock.”

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The founder’s last name was MacDonald,” Elvis said. I had called my boyfriend Ben when we were leaving the police station and told him briefly what had happened to Myra and me. Moments later, Ben pulled up to find me and Elvis huddled together laughing hysterically with me holding my door key. He got out of his white Jeep. ” I held up my hand. ” “Yeah,” Ben said. ” I asked. “Yeah,” Ben said, planting his hands on his hips. “Thank goodness,” I said. ” Elvis asked. “It’s not even light out yet,” Ben said.

He got out of his white Jeep. ” I held up my hand. ” “Yeah,” Ben said. ” I asked. “Yeah,” Ben said, planting his hands on his hips. “Thank goodness,” I said. ” Elvis asked. “It’s not even light out yet,” Ben said. Elvis tilted his head. “You’ve got a point there, buddy. ” He shrugged. “I was planning on talking with her sometime today anyhow. I got her name from Aaron, one of our local boys. ” He shrugged. ” I asked him. ” “Well, I just told you about the EIEIO. ” I turned and unlocked the door, then invited Ben and Elvis in and stifled a yawn as the men followed me inside.

The Simon & Schuster Speakers Bureau can bring authors to your live event. ­com. Manufactured in the United States of America 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Trent, Gayle. —1st Gallery Books trade paperback ed. p. — (A Daphne Martin cake mystery ; 3) 1. Martin, Daphne (Fictitious character)—Fiction. 2. Bakers—Fiction. 3. Murder—Investigation—Fiction. 4. Virginia—Fiction. I. Title. 6—dc22 2011013024 ISBN 978–1–4516–0002–5 ISBN 978–1–4516–0004–9 (ebook) Contents Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three Chapter Four Chapter Five Chapter Six Chapter Seven Chapter Eight Chapter Nine Chapter Ten Chapter Eleven Chapter Twelve Chapter Thirteen Chapter Fourteen Chapter Fifteen Chapter Sixteen Chapter Seventeen Epilogue Acknowledgments This book is dedicated to Deborah A.

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