In the acknowledgements, you learn this will be Sadie Hoffmiller's last culinary mystery. That saddened me greatly. I haven't read them all, only five now actually, but I intend to. I am attached to the series and more specifically, the characters. I always try the recipes in the book too, and get totally wrapped up in whatever crazy whodunit Sadie gets tangled in. I seriously could read about her keen insights on situations, (she often puts herself in), endlessly.
Such great storytelling! I cannot wait to see what Josi Kilpack has in store for us in the future. It should be a treat!