Tex-Mex waitress and part-time reporter Josie Callahan is about to serve up some Lone Star justice in this spicy Taste of Texas Mystery from the author of Here Today, Gone Tamale.
Tourists are pouring into the town of Broken Boot for the annual Homestead Days Music Festival. Opening the celebration at Two Boots dance hall is smooth-talking country singer Jeff Clark, the ex-boyfriend of Josie’s best friend, Patti Perez. When the charming Clark woos Patti onstage in an attempt to rekindle some sparks with his old flame, Josie fears her friend will end up as just one more notch on the singer’s guitar strap.
To impress her editor at the Broken Boot Bugle, Josie and her Chihuahua, Lenny, pursue the singer to Patti’s house, hoping for an interview. Instead, they discover Clark facedown in a bowl of guacamole with a bloodied guitar at his side. With Patti suddenly a murder suspect, Josie must use her reporter skills to find out who had a chip on their shoulder—before the killer double dips....
INCLUDES TEX-MEX RECIPES!
About the Author
Rebecca Adler is the author of the Taste of Texas Mystery series, including Here Today, Gone Tamale and The Good, the Bad and the Guacamole.
Praise for Here Today, Gone Tamale “This southwestern cozy comes with a spicy, Tex-Mex flair. Its delightful characters and clever mystery will have you stomping your boots for more.”—Mary Ellen Hughes, national bestselling author of the Pickled and Preserved Mysteries “Adler’s debut sizzles with West Texas flavor and a mystery as satisfying as a plate of fresh tamales. Slip on a pair of cowboy boots, pour yourself a margarita, and kick back to enjoy this Texas-sized delight.”—Annie Knox, national bestselling author of the Pet Boutique Mysteries
“Rebecca Adler’s Here Today, Gone Tamale is a much needed addition to the cozy mystery genre. Terrifically tantalizing…and as addictive as a bowl of chips and salsa. Settle in for a mystery fiesta you won’t soon forget.”—Melissa Bourbon, national bestselling author of the Magical Dressmaking Mysteries