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In the latest Key West Food Critic mystery, Hayley Snow's beat is reviewing restaurants for Key Zest magazine. But she sets aside her knife and fork when a dear friend is accused of murder ... Hayley Snow looks forward to reviewing For Goodness Sake, a new floating restaurant that promises a fresh take on Japanese delicacies like flambéed grouper with locally sourced seaweed. But nearby land-based restaurateurs would rather see their buoyant competition sink.Sent to a City Commission meeting to cover the controversy, Hayley witnesses another uproar. The quirky performers of the daily Sunset Celebration are struggling to hold onto their performance space. The fight for Mallory Square has renewed old rivalries between Hayley's Tarot-card reading friend Lorenzo and a flaming-fork-juggling nemesis, Bart Frontgate - but things take a deadly turn when Bart is found murdered.

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Lucy Burdette

Lucy Burdette is the author of the Key West food critic mysteries--a cozy, culinary mystery series, which debuted with AN APPETITE FOR MURDER (January, 2012.) DEATH IN FOUR COURSES followed in September, 2012, TOPPED CHEF in May 2013, MURDER WITH GANACHE in February 2014, DEATH WITH ALL THE TRIMMINGS on December 2, 2014, and FATAL RESERVATIONS on July 7, 2015. The seventh book in the series, KILLER TAKEOUT, was published on April 5. Think costumes, and hurricanes, and food, and zombies, and....murder!

As Roberta Isleib, she's also written the golf lover's mystery series (SIX STROKES UNDER) and the advice column mysteries (DEADLY ADVICE.) Lucy (aka Roberta) is a clinical psychologist who loves using her background in her stories. She also loves to cook and to eat and to talk and write and read about food!

You can learn more about Lucy, Key West, and the food critic mysteries at her website, http://www.lucyburdette.com. She also blogs with the wonderful crime fiction writers at Jungle Red Writers, http://www.jungleredwriters.com, and shares recipes and stories with seven other cozy mystery writers at Mystery Lovers Kitchen, http://www.mysteryloverskitchen.com.

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