The Gingerbread Bump-Off

The Gingerbread Bump-Off

A Fresh-Baked Mystery

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Mass Market Paperback
Additional Formats
  • Mass Market Paperback
  • ISBN 9780451235916
  • 304 Pages
  • NAL
  • Adult


As Christmas approaches in Weatherford, Texas, Phyllis Newsom is decorating her house in preparation for the Jingle Bell Tour. The last thing she expects is that one of her ceramic gingerbread men will be used to commit murder….

When her friend Georgia Hallerbee asks Phyllis to have her house featured in the annual Christmas Jingle Bell Tour of Homes, Phyllis is equally flattered and flustered. She already has a bridal shower on Christmas Eve and a wedding on New Year’s Eve to prepare for, and she’s been baking gingerbread cookies like they’re going out of style. But like her tasty treats, she rises to the occasion.

Before the tour can even get under way, Phyllis hears a crash on her front porch and makes a gruesome discovery. Someone has broken a decorative gingerbread man over Georgia’s head. Santa’s naughty list just got longer—and with the police baffled, it’s up to Phyllis to catch a half-baked killer…

Includes recipes!
The Gingerbread Bump-Off

The Gingerbread Bump-Off

Written by: Livia J. Washburn


Praise for the Fresh-Baked Mysteries

“Christmas and murder…delightfully entertaining.”—Armchair Interviews

“The whodunit is fun and the recipes [are] mouthwatering.”—The Best Reviews