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Brownies and Broomsticks: 05/25/17

Brownies and Broomsticks  by Bailey Cates

Brownies and Broomsticks by Bailey Cates is the first of the Magical Bake mystery series. It's a thematic blending of the Goldie Bear Catering and the Missing Pieces mystery series. Katie Lightfoot has moved to Savannah Georgia to be with her sister and to open the Honeybee Bakery.

Even before opening day, though, the people around Katie seem to be taking sides. Then when here most staunch critic ends up dead outside the restaurant and her uncle is accused, Katie knows she has to do something to clear her family's name.

What Katie doesn't expect is that her book club friends (and coworkers) are actually witches. Not only that, but so is she! Can they use their powers to solve the murder without dipping into black magic or risking the blowback of magic for personal gain?

Of course they can!

For a while now I've been looking for a new mystery series to start – one that is easy and fun to read, and is still being published so I have something to look forward to as I work through the older books. The Magical Bake mystery series fits all these requirements perfectly. I have the second book, Bewitched, Bothered and Biscotti on hand to read soon.

Four stars

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Comment #1: Monday, May 29, 2017 at 23:47:26

Ashley @ Ashleyz Wonderland

I read this one awhile back and thoroughly enjoyed it. Witch cozies are one of my favorites and I'm looking forward to the rest of the series.



Comment #2: Tuesday, May 29, 2017 at 18:26:00

Pussreboots

Last night I started the second book. Do you have other series you'd recommend?