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Papa Pacelli’s Pizzeria Books In Order

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Publication Order of Papa Pacelli's Pizzeria Books

Pall Bearers and Pepperoni (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bacon Cheddar Murder (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Very Veggie Murder (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Italian Wedding Murder (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Smoked Gouda Murder (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Gourmet Holiday Murder (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Four Cheese Murder (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hand Tossed Murder (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Exotic Pizza Murder (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fiesta Pizza Murder (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Garlic Artichoke Murder (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
On the Wings of Murder (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mozzarella and Murder (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Thin Crust of Murder (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Pretzel Pizza Murder (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Parmesan Pizza Murder (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Breakfast Pizza Murder (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Halloween Pizza Murder (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Thanksgiving Pizza Murder (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Christmas Pizza Murder (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Crispy Slice of Murder (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lobster Pizza Murder (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Pizza, Weddings, and Murder (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Pizza, Paradise, and Murder (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Meat Lovers and Murder (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Classic Crust Murder (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hot, Spicy Murder (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Pork, Pizza and Murder (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Chicken Alfredo Murder (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Jalapeno Pizza Murder (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Pesto Pizza Murder (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sweet Chili Murder (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Melted Morsel of Murder (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Saucy Taste of Murder (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Crunchy Crust of Murder (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shrimply Sublime Murder (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Boldly Basil Murder (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Spooky Pizza Murder (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Jingle of Murder (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Zesty Marinara Murder (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Oregano Meatball Murder (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rosemary Lamb Murder (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Fishy Little Murder (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Fruity Little Murder (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Garlic Calzone Murder (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Dash of Sage Murder (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Savory Sourdough Murder (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Peppercorn Parmesan Murder (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Merry Slice of Murder (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

The Papa Pacelli’s Pizzeria series is a successful book series written a famous author The United States named Patti Benning. It is comprised of 19 books in total, which were released between the years 2016 and 2017. All the books of this series are based on the murder, thriller, and suspense genres. The main character depicted in all the books is Eleanora Pacelli, who is a faces a lot of hardships before going on to put her life back on track. Even then, the difficulties and obstacles do not stop coming in her life. Author Patti Benning has set all the books’ stories in a tiny coastal town in Maine, which goes by the name of Kittiport. Initially, Eleanora Pacelli is shown as the one whose fiance dumps her.

Then, things become even more stressful for her when she loses the only job that she had. Following these two devastating experiences, Eleanora Pacelli does not know what to do and she is not able to find a solution to the problems of her life. After some time, Eleanora Pacelli decides to head back to her hometown in Kittiport, Maine, where she opens up a restaurant. Her pizzeria begin to pick up the business slowly and after a period of time it becomes very famous in the whole of Kittiport. And when Eleanora Pacelli starts thinking that she has sorted out all the problems of her life, she gets indulged in the investigations of murder mysteries, which keep happening around her pizzeria.

This is how author Benning has given the overview of the central character of the Papa Pacelli’s Pizzeria book series, Eleanora Pacelli. In each of the books, a different murder mystery and a different set of secondary characters are depicted by author Benning, which tend to make the books all the more interesting and intriguing to read.

The debut book of the Papa Pacelli’s Pizzeria series written by the American author Patti Benning is entitled ‘Pall Bearers and Pepperoni’. This book was released by the Summer Prescott Books publication in the year 2016. At the start of the book’s story, it is shown that Eleanora Pacelli has become jobless recently. Also, her fiance dumps her due to unknown reasons. Thinking that there is nothing left for her in the foreign town, Eleanora Pacelli decides to move back to the town where she spent her childhood. The other reason for her to visit her hometown is the sudden and unexpected death of her grandfather, after which is required to take care of her grandmother. Eleanora Pacelli had planned to stay at her grandparents’ house only for a short time, after which she had planned to move out again and find a job for herself to earn her livelihood. But then, on being forced by her grandmother to look after her old pizzeria for some time, Eleanora Pacelli decides to stay a little longer.

Later, Eleanora’s grandmother asks her to take over the pizzeria and start looking after its business as she too is getting very old and there will be no one left except her to take care of the pizzeria’s business after her death. Eleanora Pacelli gives in to the demand of her grandmother and makes the old pizzeria her own responsibility. And when Eleanora realizes that the pizzeria can help her turn around her life and achieve whatever she hopes for outside of her hometown, she begins working very hard with the purpose of making the pizzeria a grand success. While trying to bring the old pizzeria to life, Eleanora Pacelli also tries to put her life also back together.

Things appear to be going smoothly for Eleanora Pacelli and her restaurant until a dead body is discovered near the pizzeria. The body is found under suspicious circumstances. Now, it becomes very important for Eleanora Pacelli to get to the bottom of this murder mystery in order to safeguard the reputation of her pizzeria. She is required to find out and help the police catch the killer as soon possible for keeping herself from losing all that she has worked very hard to rebuild.

Another mind blowing book of this series is called ‘Exotic Pizza Murder’. It was also released by the Summer Prescott publishers in the year 2017. The important characters of this book’s plot include Russell Ward and Eleanora Pacelli. At the beginning of the story of the book, it is depicted that after experiencing a cold and long winter, the Kittiport town in Maine finally faces the arrival of spring. Eleanora Pacelli has been very eagerly waiting for the weather to become warmer. As spring has started in Kittiport, she can now easily open a new patio alongside her pizzeria. Her new business idea begins to pick very soon as the customers seem to like it very much. Eleanora thinks that the time is right for her to have a celebratory dinner along with the town’s sheriff named Russell Ward. But, before that can happen, another disaster strikes in Eleanora’s life.

The dead body of a man is found inside Russell Ward’s home. Russell decides to drop every other thing in his life and start investigating the case so as to solve it well before the killer takes the life of one more innocent person. In the meantime, the seating arrangement outside of the pizzeria tends to give the feel of an ambient atmosphere. The spring season tends to help the cause even more, and this in turn is helping to attract more business for Eleanora’s pizzeria. However, it seems to have made the crew at the pizzeria even busier. Eleanora decides to hire an extra employee. But, soon after the new employee starts his job, Eleanora Pacelli begins to notice a few suspicious things taking place around her restaurant.

A time comes when she finds herself torn between doing whatever is possible to help Russell catch the murderer and coming with solutions to the problems in her own life as well as in her pizzeria. Eleanora becomes so much stressed that she wishes spring had never arrived in the town. The book is full of interesting characters and intriguing twists & turns. The readers found the book very interesting to read. The fact that author Benning has done the setting around a pizzeria business is what was liked the most by critics as well as the readers. On the whole, the story looks to be a completely entertaining one. The storylines and setting appear to be blended with the mysterious plot perfectly. This helped in the overall success of the book and also helped to attract more audience from all over the world.

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