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AGAINST THE CURRANT Spice Isle Bakery, Book 1

by | Read by Janina Edwards

Mystery & Suspense • 7.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2023

This first in a new series set in Little Caribbean, Brooklyn, is expertly performed by Janina Edwards. The day Lyndsay Murray fulfills her lifelong dream of opening a bakery in partnership with her Grenadian family, friends and neighbors line up to buy the shop's spiced, sweet, and savory treats. The joy sours when a rival bakery owner is murdered, and Lyndsay becomes the prime suspect. Edwards skillfully meets all the challenges of this cozy mystery, smoothly voicing the varied Brooklyn and West Indian accents, delivering the humor, creating tension, and capturing Lyndsay's complex personality. Edwards underscores Lyndsay's concerns for her beloved family members and changes her delivery as Lyndsay begins to gain self-confidence. The audiobook ends with two recipes for Spice Island Bakery sweets. C.B.L. © AudioFile 2023, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2023]

Trade Ed. • Dreamscape • 2022

DD ISBN 9781666622997 $17.99

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