Eggs in a Casket

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Eggs in a Casket

A Cackleberry Club Mystery, #5

We start with three women of a similar age. They are partners who run the Cackleberry Club, a cafe. Their specialty is egg dishes, a book and a knitting store, all in one place. Their names are Suzanne, Petra, and Toni. Suzanne and Toni stumble upon a body in a grave. This is not one of the dearly departed resting in his casket but a new fresh murder. The body was lying in a plot of muddy goo. A good friend of the three ladies is a suspect. So of course, they step in.

EGGS IN A CASKET is book five in the Cackleberry Club Mystery series by Ms. Laura Childs. This murder victim is one you may not feel sorry for. He was a mean and nasty person. There are a lot of suspects. Let's see, we have the ex-wife. Then we have the mean and hateful old man that lives out by the cemetery. Most important, could it possibly be their friend, Missy. She has some things going against her. She was getting attention that she didn't want from the victim. She was also seen leaving the cemetery in a hurry right before they found the body. Could she be the murderer? Or was it someone else?

As always, Ms. Childs has her unusual cast of characters. Toni might get on your nerves a little. She is obnoxious. But some of her actions help Suzanne get the clues she needs to help with the investigation of the murder. Ms. Laura Childs gives the reader lots of action with twists and turns throughout. Recipes are included. Check out this book and the recipes.

Book Blurb for Eggs in a Casket

The New York Times bestselling Cackleberry Club series returns with three intrepid ladies who know their way around a kitchen?as well as a crime scene?

Petra, Suzanne, and Toni may have lost their husbands, but they’ve found new life operating the Cackleberry Club café. It’s where the locals head for an amazing breakfast, the good company of friends, and a puzzling mystery or two?


Suzanne and Toni are off to Memorial Cemetery to help prepare for its 150th anniversary celebration. The ladies expect to find the historical society’s tent, but instead they discover the body of ex-prison warden Lester Drummond lying facedown in a freshly dug grave. Now, with the town peppered with suspects and the local authorities in over their heads, it’s up to the Cackleberry Club to unscramble the clues and sniff out a bad egg.

Recipes Included!

Night Owl Reviews Jan, 2015 5.00