Battered and Buried

 


 

Battered and Buried (An All-Day Breakfast Cafe Mystery)
by Lena Gregory

About Battered and Buried


 

Battered and Buried (An All-Day Breakfast Cafe Mystery)
Cozy Mystery
7th in Series
Setting – Florida
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Beyond the Page (March 19, 2024)
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 188 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1960511580
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1960511584
Digital ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0CW18PPSQ

 

The best-laid plans may go awry, but the best-laid clues could frame a man for murder . . .

Never one to let a day off work go to waste, café owner Gia Morelli and a friend head out for a blissful kayaking trip through the local national forest. But the peacefulness of the day is soon shattered when they come across Cole, her head cook, standing over a dead body. Worse still, the victim was a lifelong enemy of Cole’s, and clues found on the body point to the cook as the culprit. When the police take Cole in and subject him to an intense grilling, Gia vows to do everything she can to prove his innocence.

As even more incriminating evidence surfaces—including when the murder weapon itself is found hidden at the café—Gia knows she’s up against someone brutal enough to kill and devious enough to frame Cole for the deed. With the police ready to make an official arrest and wrap up what they consider an open-and-shut case, Gia turns for help to an old friend who’s not above breaking the law himself. Because if she can’t find the killer, Cole may go from serving up hot dishes to serving a life sentence . . .

 

About Lena Gregory

Lena grew up in a small town on the south shore of eastern Long Island, but she recently traded in cold, damp, gray winters for the warmth and sunshine of central Florida, where she now lives with her husband, three kids, son-in-law, and four dogs. Her hobbies include spending time with family, reading, and walking. Her love for writing developed when her youngest son was born and didn’t sleep through the night. She works full-time as a writer and a freelance editor and is a member of Sisters in Crime.

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Comments

  1. i have always loved the cleverness of the titles of cozy mysteries! like this one today too

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  2. Sounds like a cozy I will enjoy reading.

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  3. Thank you so much for sharing the release of Battered and Buried!

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  4. Looks like a cozy and fun read.

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  5. Would really like to read. Great cover.

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  6. I love the cover! It sets the tone for the book.

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  7. One of my favorite series! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  8. I love the cover. That dog makes me want to read this.

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