Created on Friday, 01 February 2013 Written by Larissa

A Cherry Tucker Mystery #2

STILL LIFE front 2kCherry Tucker’s in a stew. Art commissions dried up after her nemesis became president of the County Arts Council. Desperate and broke, Cherry and her friend, Eloise, spend a sultry summer weekend hawking their art at the Sidewinder Annual Brunswick Stew Cook-Off. When a bad case of food poisoning breaks out and Eloise dies, the police brush off her death as accidental. However, Cherry suspects someone spiked the stew and killed her friend. As Cherry calls on cook-off competitors, bitter rivals, and crooked judges, the police get steamed while the killer prepares to cook Cherry’s goose.

Trade Paperback — ISBN-13: 9781938383403

ebook — ISBN-13: 9781938383410

Hardcover -- 9781938383403

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The Buzz on STILL LIFE:

“The hilariously droll Larissa Reinhart cooks up a quirky and entertaining page-turner! This charming mystery is delightfully Southern, surprisingly edgy, and deliciously unpredictable."  Hank Phillippi Ryan, Mary Higgins Clark, Agatha, Anthony and Macavity winning author

"Reinhart's country-fried mystery is as much fun as a ride on the Tilt-a-Whirl at a state fair. Her sleuth wields a paintbrush and unravels clues with equal skill and flair. Readers who like a little small-town charm with their mysteries will enjoy Reinhart's series."  Denise Swanson, New York Times Bestselling author of the Scumble River and Devereaux's Dime Store mysteries

"Cherry Tucker finds trouble without even looking for it, and plenty of it finds her in Still Life in Brunswick Stew. From investigating the death of her close friend, digging up dirt on the locally transplanted Russian gangster, and trying to figure out what’s going on in her relationship with her hot boyfriend Luke—a sheriff’s deputy—this mystery keeps you laughing and guessing from the first page to the last. A whole-hearted five stars."  Denise Grover Swank, New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author

"STILL LIFE IN BRUNSWICK STEW proves beyond doubt that Larissa Reinhart and her delightful amateur sleuth Cherry Tucker will be around to entertain us for many books to come." -- Lois Winston, author of the critically acclaimed Anastasia Pollack Crafting Mystery series

“Southern-Fried Sleuthing…If you’re a fan of Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse but could do without the “supes,” then you will love Reinhart’s Cherry Tucker!” Fayette Woman Magazine

“Food poisoning has never been so fun! Still Life In Brunswick Stew is a cleverly plotted, suspenseful mystery featuring a very sassy southern sleuth. The author perfectly captures the quirks of the small town setting and the story is stocked with unique and amusing characters. This cozy is humorous without being over the top. Don’t miss this entertaining installment in the Cherry Tucker Mystery Series. I can’t wait to read the next one.” – Patricia Mason, Award-Winning Author of In Deep Shitake

I adored Larissa Reinhart’s second Cherry Tucker mystery, STILL LIFE.  Reinhart lined up suspects like a pinsetter in a bowling alley, and darned if I could figure out which ones to knock down.  From her antics with her sexy deputy boyfriend warning Cherry to stay out of police business, or losing a battle to a spoiled, ramming goat named Tater, Ms. Reinhart creates a protagonist full of gumption and surrounded by quirky characters.  Loaded with Southern charm.  Can’t wait to see what Cherry paints herself into next."  – Donnell Ann Bell, Best-selling Author of The Past Came Hunting.

 "Larissa Hoffman's STILL LIFE IN BRUNSWICK STEW is not to be missed by readers who love there who-done-it down-home with good food, good friends and livestock. Hoffman knows the south and her characters prove it, wise, witty and chock full of heart." – Kimberly Brock, author of The Rver Witch

Ms Reinhart has the flavor of small town America figured out, right down to the secret ingredient in grandma's prize-winning apple pie. - "Everybody Needs A Little Romance"

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