By Lucy Burdette
Hayley Snow's existence regularly revolved round nutrition. but if she applies to be a nutrition critic for a Key West sort journal, she discovers that her new boss will be Kristen Faulkner-the girl Hayley stuck in mattress together with her boyfriend! Hayley thinks issues are as undesirable as they could get-until the police pull her in as a suspect in Kristen's homicide. Kristen was once killed by way of a poisoned key lime pie. Now Hayley needs to discover who used meringue to homicide earlier than she takes all of the blame.
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