Pepperoni Pizza Can Be Murder (Pizza Lovers Mysteries) by Chris Cavender

By Chris Cavender

For as soon as, it kind of feels, not anyone is attempting to pin a homicide on Eleanor fast, proprietor of the delicious pizzeria A Slice of pleasure within the quiet little city of trees Ridge, North Carolina. yet somebody has to respond to for that physique in her kitchen. . .and it feels like the ultimate cease for Greg Hatcher, her deliveryman, could be the nation detention center. . .

Eleanor understands Gregg may by no means have lethally bashed his personal brother within the head with a pizza-rolling pin. yes, Wade used to be greedily claiming excess of his justifiable share in their relations inheritance. And Gregg did seize his ex-girlfriend Katy smooching at the sofa with Wade. it really is no ask yourself that bushes Ridge's police chief--and Eleanor's ex-sweetheart--has his attractions set on discovering and arresting negative Gregg.

But as Eleanor and her saucy sister Maddy dig a bit deeper into the secret, they locate Wade's enemies start to outnumber the slices on a wide pie. this is often one secret that is made to reserve, and if Eleanor and Maddy do not discover who killed Wade, Gregg's supply days are over. yet whereas discovering the killer is something, escaping alive to dish the products to the police is sort of one other.

Includes scrumptious pizza recipe!

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He was warning me, and I was going to go along with his silent demand. After all, it was only money, and I could always make more, though tonight’s take wouldn’t be that easy to replace. Still, it wasn’t worth dying over. He stood again, then quickly ran down the alley toward a cluster of other buildings before I could even get my breath back. I called the police dispatcher on my cell phone as I leaned against my car, still shaking from the potentially deadly encounter. “I need to speak with Kevin Hurley,” I said.

I’ll pay for the pizza, if I can get it to go. ” I stood in front of him. “That wasn’t our deal. ” He looked at me steadily, silently pleading for me to drop it, but I couldn’t do it. I’d just figured out what he’d said. ” “Then I’ll tell you. ” He hung his head even lower. ” I took his hands in mine. ” He was reluctant to at first, but finally he lifted his head. When he did, I said, “I found my one true love with Joe. ” He held my stare. ” “If we’re lucky,” I said, releasing his hands. I glanced at the conveyor and saw that his pizza was ready.

You know, Maddy and I think of you as family,” I said. My sister didn’t say a word. She just reached out and patted his shoulder. Greg nodded briefly, then wiped at his eyes with the back of his arm. “These allergies are killing me. ” Greg hurried out into the dining room, but Maddy stayed behind. ” I nodded. “He hasn’t let it spoil him, though. ” “He’s not that tough,” Maddy said. “Then he’s coping. Greg’s a survivor. ” “We can, and we will,” Maddy said. ” “I wouldn’t dream of it,” she said. She started to leave, hesitated, then turned around and wrapped me in her arms.

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