The Golden Spoon: A cosy murder mystery that brings Great British Bake-off to Agatha Christie!
Jessa Maxwell (Author)
IF TWO OF YOUR FAVOURITE THINGS ARE BAKING SHOWS AND DETECTIVE SERIES, THEN LOOK NO FURTHER.
Six contestants. The nation's favourite baking show. And a prize worth killing for...
'A delightful whodunit in a perfect setting with an immersive plot' 5***** reader review
'Knives Out meets The Great British Bake Off...a perfectly layered mysery, easily deserving of a hearty Hollywood handshake' TOM HINDLE, author of A Fatal Crossing
'I loved it. The Great British Bake Off meets And Then There Were None' J.M. HALL, author of A Spoonful of Murder
'Will keep you entertained right til the end!' 5***** reader review
For six amateur bakers, competing in Bake Week is a dream come true.
But for the show's famous host, Betsy Martin, it's more than a competition. It's her legacy.
As she welcomes contestants to her ancestral home, Grafton Manor, she's excited to discover who will have
what it takes win the ultimate prize: The Golden Spoon.
Quickly, though, things start to go wrong...
The contestants are jittery - they've heard strange noises in the manor at night.
Betsy is irate - a new co-host has arrived, and he's out for her spotlight.
Then, the sabotage begins. At first, it's small. Sugar switched for salt. A hob turned too high.
But when a body is discovered, everyone becomes a suspect.
Because for someone at Bake Week it's time to settle old scores . . .
Praise for The Golden Spoon
'A delectably fun mystery' Washington Post
'Great characters, a great plot, and like a spoon above a dessert, very difficult to put down' IAN MOORE, bestselling author of Death and Fromage
'Clever, atmospheric and so creepy' ANDREA BARTZ
'This delicious combination of Clue and The Great British Bakeoff kept me turning the pages all night!' JANET EVANOVICH
'As addictive as bingeing your favourite culinary competition and as a piece of your favourite piece of cake' KELLYE GARRETT
'Jessa Maxwell's debut is a deliciously entertaining whodunit-charming characters, baking mishaps, and a mouthwatering murder mystery. Readers and baking enthusiasts will savor every bite of The Golden Spoon' SARAH PENNER
Penguin Books Ltd
14 September 2023
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