Lucy Barbarian stumbled over something as she left the Kebab restaurant carrying a large bag to the trash. She looks at what she tripped over and gasped in horror. It was Heather Banks, her high school nemesis. She called 911 and this begins a nightmare where she was the lead suspect in Heather’s murder. The lead detective was an ex-flame of sister and was looking no further for the killer. Her family’s restaurant is hurting from Heather’s death as she had just eaten at the hummus bar. Its ingredients were made by her Mother. Lucy, an out of work patent attorney decided to help the restaurant reputation and clear her name by looking for the real killer. The twists and turns in her investigation will take her on a journey that involved a well-known suspense author, greed, and jealousy of other restaurant owners, a casino, an old boyfriend, a mob boss, and a motorcycle enthusiast thoroughly enjoyed this book and looking forward to reading the next book. I learned about Armenian cooking Recipes for hummus are included.
Disclosure: Many thanks to Kensington Books for a review copy.The opinions expressed are my own.