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Cinnamon Roll murder / Joanne Fluke.

By: Fluke, Joanne, 1943-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Fluke, Joanne, Hannah Swensen mystery: 15.; Hannah Swensen mystery with recipes: Publisher: New York : Kensington Books, 2012Description: ix, 333 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780758234933 (hbk.); 0758234937 (hbk.).Subject(s): Swensen, Hannah (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Bakers -- Fiction | Bakeries -- Fiction | Women detectives -- Minnesota -- Fiction | Baking -- Fiction | Jealousy -- Fiction | City and town life -- Fiction | Festivals -- Fiction | Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction | Jazz musicians -- Fiction | Jazz musicians -- Crimes against -- Fiction | Bakers and bakeries -- Fiction | Jazz musicians Crimes against Fiction | Detective and mystery stories | Minnesota -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction. | Detective and mystery stories.DDC classification: FLU
Contents:
Includes recipe index. -When Hannah Swensen hears that the Cinnamon Roll Six jazz band will be playing at a festival in Lake Eden, Minnesota, she bakes up a supply of their namesake confections to welcome them. But tragedy strikes when their tour bus overturns on its way into town. And keyboard player Buddy Neiman's minor injuries turn deadly serious when someone plunges surgical scissors into his chest...Turns out, Buddy Neiman isn't the victim's real name. In fact, no one is really sure who he is. Hannah's investigation digs up a few local suspects. There is Doctor Bev, who seems to know more about "Buddy" than she's willing to admit. And Devon, an aspiring keyboard player who may have had a fatal case of jealousy. Hannah isn't sure how she'll unravel the mystery, but one thing's for sure: there's nothing sweeter than bringing a killer to justice...
Summary: When Hannah Swensen hears that the Cinnamon Roll Six jazz band will be playing at a festival in Lake Eden, Minnesota, she bakes up a supply of their namesake confections to welcome them. But tragedy strikes when their tour bus overturns on its way into town. And keyboard player Buddy Neiman's minor injuries turn deadly serious when someone plunges surgical scissors into his chest...Turns out, Buddy Neiman isn't the victim's real name. In fact, no one is really sure who he is. Hannah's investigation digs up a few local suspects. There is Doctor Bev, who seems to know more about "Buddy" than she's willing to admit. And Devon, an aspiring keyboard player who may have had a fatal case of jealousy. Hannah isn't sure how she'll unravel the mystery, but one thing's for sure: there's nothing sweeter than bringing a killer to justice...
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When Hannah Swensen hears that the Cinnamon Roll Six jazz band will be playing in Lake Eden, Minnesota, she bakes up a supply of their namesake confections to welcome them. But tragedy strikes when their tour bus overturns - and keyboard player Buddy Neiman's minor injuries turn deadly serious when someone plunges scissors into his chest.

Includes recipe index.

Includes recipe index. -When Hannah Swensen hears that the Cinnamon Roll Six jazz band will be playing at a festival in Lake Eden, Minnesota, she bakes up a supply of their namesake confections to welcome them. But tragedy strikes when their tour bus overturns on its way into town. And keyboard player Buddy Neiman's minor injuries turn deadly serious when someone plunges surgical scissors into his chest...Turns out, Buddy Neiman isn't the victim's real name. In fact, no one is really sure who he is. Hannah's investigation digs up a few local suspects. There is Doctor Bev, who seems to know more about "Buddy" than she's willing to admit. And Devon, an aspiring keyboard player who may have had a fatal case of jealousy. Hannah isn't sure how she'll unravel the mystery, but one thing's for sure: there's nothing sweeter than bringing a killer to justice...

When Hannah Swensen hears that the Cinnamon Roll Six jazz band will be playing at a festival in Lake Eden, Minnesota, she bakes up a supply of their namesake confections to welcome them. But tragedy strikes when their tour bus overturns on its way into town. And keyboard player Buddy Neiman's minor injuries turn deadly serious when someone plunges surgical scissors into his chest...Turns out, Buddy Neiman isn't the victim's real name. In fact, no one is really sure who he is. Hannah's investigation digs up a few local suspects. There is Doctor Bev, who seems to know more about "Buddy" than she's willing to admit. And Devon, an aspiring keyboard player who may have had a fatal case of jealousy. Hannah isn't sure how she'll unravel the mystery, but one thing's for sure: there's nothing sweeter than bringing a killer to justice...

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Library Journal Review

The delectable duo of cookie baker-cum- amateur sleuth Hannah Swensen and narrator Suzanne Toren return with another scrumptious murder. When the keyboardist for the Cinnamon Roll Six jazz band is murdered practically right under her mother's nose, Hannah knows that she had better solve this case fast. Meanwhile, the marriage of her ex-boyfriend Norman Rhodes and Doc Bev is imminent, and people are coming out of the woodwork begging Hannah to stop it. Toren's calm demeanor reflects Hannah's lack of alarm over dead bodies. Imagining Norman married to that scheming, cat-hating dentist leaves Hannah less sanguine. VERDICT Toren wears the denizens of Lake Eden so comfortably, it's difficult to remember that they are fictional. The delectable recipes would really work better as a PDF accompanying the CDs, but at least Toren's voice has no calories. [The Kensington hc was a New York Times best seller.-Ed.]-Jodi L. Israel, MLS, Birmingham, AL (c) Copyright 2012. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

Publishers Weekly Review

Fluke's 16th installment in her bestselling Hannah Swensen series finds the smalltown baker turned sleuth investigating the murder of a member of a jazz band called Cinnamon Roll Six. As the investigation proceeds, Hannah discovers that her own life and relationships are somehow tied to the case. Narrator Suzanne Toren turns in a fun, engaging performance that captures both the essence of Fluke's characters and the spirit of this cozy mystery. Additionally, Toren ably reads the book's corresponding recipes after the novel's conclusion-which will please fans of the series-leaving listeners entertained, but feeling as if they've just gained five pounds. A Kensington hardcover. (Mar.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

Booklist Review

The bus driver for the Cinnamon Roll Six band is dead in an icy traffic pileup in Lake Eden, Minnesota, but the band members have only minor injuries. Then keyboard player Buddy Neiman is found stabbed to death in the hospital, and Hannah Swensen, amateur sleuth and owner of the Cookie Jar Bakery, begins to investigate. Meanwhile, Hannah is still reeling after Norman, one of her two love interests, announced his engagement to Beverly, prompting Hannah's friends to encourage her to look into Beverly's past. Fans of this wildly popular series, now in its fifteenth installment, will not be disappointed with the 22 recipes included here, led by Sinco de Cocoa Cookies. Still, after such a long run, series readers may be rolling their eyes a bit at Hannah and sister Michelle's willingness to drop everything and cook for anyone who turns up. All in all, though, Fluke has kept this series strong for a long time, and there is still plenty to enjoy for foodie crime fans, who may also want to sample Jessica Beck's Donut Shop Mysteries.--Alessio, Amy Copyright 2010 Booklist

Kirkus Book Review

A bus crash diverts cookie maven Hannah Swenson (Devil's Food Cake Murder, 2011, etc.) at least momentarily from the train wreck of her love life. Hannah had been looking forward to hearing the Cinnamon Roll Six perform live at the Lake Eden Inn during innkeepers Sally and Dick Laughlin's first-ever jazz weekend. Too bad the group's tour bus wiped out on one of the icy roads Minnesotans routinely navigate in April. The driver is dead at the scene, but Hannah and her youngest sister Michelle help paramedics load the injured musicians onto an ambulance. Still, only five of the six survive their hospital stay. Keyboardist Buddy Neiman dies, not from his relatively minor injuries but from a pair of surgical scissors plunged into his chest. So Hannah, still reeling from her breakup with Norman Rhodes, who plans to marry his fellow dentist Bev Thorndike in two weeks, seeks solace in Lake Eden's newest murder. She soon tracks Buddy's roots back to the Seattle jazz scene. But her investigation really starts to cook when she discovers that Dr. Bev has a Seattle connection too. Suddenly it's not clear whether Hannah is trying to forget Norman or win him back. With sisters Michelle and Andrea at her side and mother Delores at her back, Hannah discovers that once she's on the trail, there aren't enough Chocolate Caramel Pecan Bars in the world to stop her from seeing justice done. Fluke wraps up her 16th recipe-studded entry sweetly but not neatly, leaving just enough loose ends to hint at a tasty sequel.]] Copyright Kirkus Reviews, used with permission.