Friday, October 7, 2022

Book Beginnings on Fridays/The Friday 56 - October 7th

This is a fun meme to do hosted by Freda's Voice. If you'd like to join on the fun go to The Friday 56.

*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader.
*Find any sentence that grabs you.
*Post it.
*Link it here.

It's that simple.

I'm also joining in Book Beginnings on Friday. It's hosted by Rose City Reader

This looks like a fun and delicious cozy mystery.

First Chapter

I stepped out of my Honda Accord and into a puddle on the sidewalk.  It wasn't exactly the kind of welcome I'd expected upon my return to my home town, Lake Basil, New York.  But dipping my favorite pair of suede ankle boots into a puddle of water was a perfect metaphor for how things were going at the moment.

From 56% on my e-reader...

My excitement grew.  People were coming into the restaurant! Despite the rumors.  Despite the murder and the ongoing investigation.

Synopsis from Goodreads...

In this small town, eating the last slice of pizza is murder…

After being kicked out by her cheating fiance, Gina Romano decides to return to her hometown of Lake Basil, New York. She needs a break from the city, and her uncle, Rocco, could use the help with his bustling pizza parlor.

But when Gina arrives expecting a warm, cheesy welcome, she finds the pizzeria on the brink of closure instead. Desperate to help, Gina takes over and is forced to fire the head chef who refused to do things the “authentic” way.

Until he winds up authentically dead.

Outside the pizza parlor.

With a slice of Uncle Rocco’s pizza clasped in his cold hand.

With the cops closing in, Gina has to figure out who killed the head chef and save her uncle’s pizza parlor before it’s too late.

What do you think?  What are you sharing today?


  1. This sounds absolutely .... well .... delicious!

  2. I like the sound of that. I have come to appreciate books that involve food!

    Have a great weekend!

    Emily @ Budget Tales Book Blog
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  3. I've been craving pizza recently, but it wouldn't put me off your pizza mystery.

  4. Sounds fun and I like the cover... yummy Pizza! :-D Happy weekend!

  5. I agree on both accounts, looks fun and delicious, LOL. I hope you enjoy it!

  6. This book reminds me of the British baking show I watched last night. It was bread week and the contestants made pizza. Enjoy!


  7. This sounds like so much fun! I would definitely read this one.


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