Pages: 328 (eBook)
Publisher: Beyond the Page
Published: May 3, 2018
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Hint: A surprise that will take your breath away!
Life is amping up for James and his dad in the fifth book of the Supper Club Mysteries. It is Christmas time and James’ dad is getting married to Milla and James is looking to buy his first house. Milla’s sister is coming to Quincy’s Gap to bake the wedding cake. Her sister is known as the “Diva of Dough” and can be quite the handful. Unfortunately while visiting the “Diva” finds herself with a mouthful of batter and dead. Can the Supper Club figure out who the murder is and keep the wedding on for Christmas Eve?
I have to start off with THE CHEESE DOODLES make their appearance again. YAY! No matter how much James changes and grows if the cheese doodles are around I know he is still the librarian I have come to love. This series has become a true joy to read. It may be because I can relate to the yo-yo dieting and frustration of wanting to enjoy food and eat healthy all at the same time.
There is a surprise in this book that will make your jaw drop and tears come to your eyes. It is so precious and Ellery Adams handled it with such loving care that you will fall in love with James if you haven’t already.
I also found myself wanting to hug Ellery for how she handled Milla and James’ relationship. He may be an adult but he graciously accepts her as his stepmom and openly calls his dad and her his parents. I am a stepmom and sometimes that little acceptance goes such a long way. Beautiful.
If you like to read cozy mysteries and read about food this is a series you should seriously think about picking up on your eReader.
One thought on “The Battered Body (Supper Club Mysteries #5) by Ellery Adams”
This sounds really good, and cheese doodles are one of my favorite snacks. Once I start I can’t stop eating them. 😔
I’m with you about the yo-yo dieting. I’ve gained a ton of weight enjoying food over the past few months. Now the dreaded part of trying to take it off. 😤
I added this to my tbr. Thanks for reviewing.
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