Dieters beware: luscious recipes sprinkled liberally throughout these pages. Hannah Swensen and the other characters from Lake Eden, Minnesota are back for their fifteenth appearance. Although this could be considered a standalone title, it is much more meaningful to have read the previous books. Joanne Fluke does an excellent job of developing various characters and their personalities. The main characters are endearing and fun. The writing and details really create a mental image of the town and its surroundings. Feeling up for a good mystery, tasty food descriptions and a bit of mischievousness? This could be the solution.
Violence/Gore: Multiple mentions of characters being stabbed by other characters; reports of characters murdered by others, little detail; past incidence of spouse physically abusing character, no graphic detail; character slaps another character; character threatens another with needle; character hit by object pushed by another character.
Sex/Nudity: Non-married characters embrace, put arms on shoulders, wrap arms around waist, hold hands and kiss.
Mature Subject Matter:
Murder, illegitimate children, deceit, fake identities, manipulation.
Alcohol / Drug Use:
Mentions character had a temper while drinking; joke about character using booze and drugs.