Gail Oust

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I’m happy to announce that Cinnamon Toasted, the third of my Spice Shop mysteries, will be released on December 15, 2015 by St. Martin’s Press/Minotaur. I love food magazines, kitchen shops, and experimenting with new recipes so the spice shop mysteries are a loads of fun to write. For those not familiar with Piper and her pals, the series takes place in the small town of Brandywine Creek, Georgia. After being dumped by her skirt-chasing, ambulance-chasing husband, Piper invested her entire divorce settlement in a dream she’s harbored for years--owning her own business, Spice It Up! Dead bodies, friends in jeopardy, family members in trouble, all help Piper develop sleuthing skills she never knew she had.

ATTENTION: For those of you who aren’t familiar with my Bunco Babe Mysteries, the series is being reissued in ebook form only by Beyond the Page Publishing complete with new covers and new titles. Watch for Murder Is Dicey (Whack ‘n Roll) to be released August 2015 followed by Roll Over and Play Dead (‘Til Dice Do Us Part) and Murder Rolls the Dice (Shake, Murder, and Roll.)