By Mary Jane Clark
“Clark has perfected the suspense novel.”
New York Times bestselling writer and secret author par excellence, Mary Jane Clark kicks off her scrumptious new marriage ceremony Cake secret sequence with To Have and To Kill. a delectable departure from her thrillers that includes KEY information tv anchor Eliza Blake (Dying for Mercy, It merely Takes a Moment), To Have and To Kill introduces readers to actress-turned-wedding cake decorator Piper Donovan, who discovers that the warmth within the pastry kitchen will be hotter—and deadlier—that she ever imagined…and that her artistic new firm is whatever yet a bit of cake. Foodies and fanatics of cable TV’s Amazing marriage ceremony Cakes, in addition to Faye Kellerman, Jayne Anne Krentz, and Diana Mott Davidson readers are going to devour this one up!
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It’s local. The cat is the star and there are no lines for you, but I wanted to let you know about it. Call me if I should let them know you’re coming. Call me anyway. ” You’ve got to be kidding me. Piper always felt extremely guilty on the rare occasions she turned down an audition. But, really, she’d been having a particularly rough couple of weeks, so the thought of rushing through a lunch that she’d been so looking forward to, to fawn over some lame brand of cat food, made her want to regurgitate her bread.
Oh, Terri, I’m so sorry,” she said, her voice breaking. “Hey, none of that,” said Terri. ” asked Cathy, as she wiped at the corner of her eye. “Not well, at first. You know him, such a worrywart. ” “Well, it is this time,” said Cathy. ” “And Piper? ” asked Cathy. “No. ” asked Cathy. “It’s enough of a trauma for Piper that she’s moving home. I don’t want her feeling that she has to adapt her life to help me,” said Terri. “I’m going to keep it from her as long as I can. But I’m afraid she is starting to suspect something.
It’s like there’s this blockage in the center of everything I look at. ” “Actually, it hit one eye over a year ago, but the good eye let me function pretty much normally. ” “But I don’t understand,” said Cathy. “You’ve been doing everything you’ve always done, baking, mixing icing, decorating. ” Terri shrugged. “As far as the baking goes, I know that part pretty much by heart. I don’t have to be able to see to know how much flour or how many eggs go into a cake. I’ve adapted some things I do, like dipping into the flour and sugar with my measuring cup instead of pouring from the bag, because I can’t judge the distance and I miss most of the time.