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Publication Order of Culinary Mysteries Books

Lemon Tart (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
English Trifle (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Devil's Food Cake (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Key Lime Pie (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blackberry Crumble (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Pumpkin Roll (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Banana Split (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tres Leches Cupcakes (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Baked Alaska (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rocky Road (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fortune Cookie (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wedding Cake (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Candy Cane Caper (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Culinary Mysteries Non-Fiction Books

Sadie's Little Black Recipe Book (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon

Josi S. Kilpack is one of the best fictional authors who is well-known for her Culinary Mysteries. She wrote her first novel in 1998 and has continues to build her legacy. Most of her novels have won most awards. The novel Sheep’s Clothing claimed the award at Whitney Award 2007 for mystery and suspense. In the year 2012, she was crowned the Best of State winner for fiction.

Kilpack was born and raised in Utah. She didn’t see the reason of moving far from home. Currently, she is married and raised three children in Northern Utah, only fifty miles away from home.

Culinary Mysteries Series

Lemon Tart

This is the first book in this series. If you are a mystery lover, this is the perfect book to start with. Here, Sadie Hoffmiller, an amateur detective tries to solve the murder of her beautiful neighbor. The single mother was mysteriously lured from her kitchen while baking lemon tart.

During her search, Sadie encounters a woman whose two year child is missing. The assumption is that whoever took the child, must be the killer. However, the police are looking at all the wrong suspects including her…

English Trifle

The Jack the Ripper tour in England turns creepy once a group of English crumpets and scones come across a dead body. To Sadie Hoffmiller and her daughter, Brenna, this was a holiday trip which turned into a bizarre mystery. This turn of events takes place when they discover a dead body in the sitting room of an English manor.

Liam, Brenna’s boyfriend, is the heir not only to the family title but also its estate of Southgate where everyone seems to have a secret. The body in the sitting room disappears, Sadie and her daughter have to remain in the room until cleared by the police. This gives them an opportunity to solve the murder.

Sadie begins her own investigation to find the killer but it becomes more complex as she uncovers a layer of secrets and lies one after the other. She wonders if anyone is really telling the truth. Is solving this mystery that hopeless?

Devil’s Food Cake

It has been long since Thom Mortenson, an author, has been back to Garrison Colorado. Sadie Hoffmiller is a member of the committee who invited the bestselling author to speak at the library fundraising party. She wants nothing more than a perfect party. She bakes her devil’s food cake but certainly, murder was not on the menu…

Key Lime Pie

Eric’s daughter, Megan, is missing. This compels Sadie Hoffmiller, a full-time food lover and a part-time detective to travel to Florida Keys to help her new friend track down his missing daughter.

Blackberry Crumble

The amateur detective works of Sadie Hoffmiller are on everyone’s lips but this is not the kind of publicity Sadie wants. This time, Sadie takes a first investigation-for-hire and travels to Oregon, Portland at the request of a woman whose rich father was murdered mysteriously.

Using her detective skills, Sadie digs into a past business partnership where she discovers deep dark family secrets and comes up with more than just a few reasons for the murder. She is forced to pretend to cave in once her life is threatened. Inside, she is determined to solve the puzzles of these shocking scandals.

Pumpkin Roll

Sadie Hoffmiller knows that she is the best when it comes to cooking and solving mysteries. She believes in the beauty of a perfectly backed pumpkin roll but not in ghosts.

This Holloween, Sadie wants nothing more than spending her favorite baking season with her leading man, Pete Cunningham, making delicious New England recipes. Together, they are babysitting his three young grandsons. The boys claim that Mrs. Wapple, a woman living across the street, is a witch. Sadie and Pete try their best to distract the boys from such idea.

This forces Sadie to try to befriend Mrs. Wapple but even her irresistible plate of cookies fail to do the trick. This raises questions. And who loves questions more than Sadie. The more she investigates, the stranger the answers become…

Banana Split

Sadie Hoffmiller is a survivor. After eighteen months of continuous adventures filled with nothing but deceit, murder and danger, she is still breathing. She really could use some rest or just some healing time.

Sadie takes a vacation in the tropical lands of Kauai but this is not the medication she needed. When she finds herself entangles with a dead body, she is forced to face the anxieties and fears which are now a part of her life…

Tres Leches Cupcakes

Sadie Hoffmiller has moved from Colorado to Santa Fe, New Mexico. She is taking a new job as an informant for the Bureau of Land Management on an archeological site. This job is supposed to keep her way from trouble as they are in the middle of nowhere. However, trouble seems to follow her.

Sadie is arrested for starting a bar fight and her new friend goes missing. The welcome to Santa Fe comes in more ways than she expected…

Baked Alaska

Sadie Hoffmiller makes plans to spend time with Pete, her boyfriend, and two grown children, Breanna and Shawn, in a luxurious cruising. As the crew gets ready to leave the port, Sadie is suspicious about the voyage. The relationship between Shawn and a mysterious female passenger tops it all. Sadie’s apprehension escalates when the woman’s body is discovered on the first night of the voyage.

Rocky Road

It was supposed to be a simple girls’ weekend in St. George, Utah, which would include shopping, participating in a breast cancer fund-raising and probably visiting the local cuisine. The local doctor, one of the organizer for the fund-raising event, disappeared two months ago and this was not Sadie’s problem. She learns that her friend Caro together with her cousin had been investigating Dr. Hendricks’s disappearance but still doesn’t want to be a part of it. Things change when she meets the ex-wife of the missing man…

Fortune Cookie

Sadie Hoffmiller has always liked things to be just the way they are. Order over Chaos. Her wedding is just three weeks away and she should be able to control it. However, a mysterious letter that bears a San Francisco postmark with no return address could change everything. The only person she knows in San Francisco is Wendy, her older sister who she hasn’t heard from for over fifteen years.

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