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Short Synopsis
In the first book in the Vintage Kitchen Mystery series, Jaymie Leighton finds herself in the middle of a murder investigation after she takes home a highly sought-after kitchen cabinet from an estate auction.

Full Synopsis
When vintage cookware and cookbook collector Jaymie Leighton spies an original 1920s Hoosier brand kitchen cabinet at an estate auction, it's love at first sight. Despite the protests of her sister that the 19th-century yellow-brick house they share in Michigan is already too cluttered with Jaymie's "junk," she successfully outbids the other buyers and triumphantly takes home her Hoosier.

But that night on the summer porch where they've left the Hoosier to be cleaned up, a man is murdered, struck on the head with the steel meat grinder that is part of the cabinet. Who is this stranger—and what was he doing on their porch? Does his death have anything to do with the Hoosier?

As the police struggle to determine the man's identity, Jaymie can't help doing a little digging on her own, accompanied by her three-legged Yorkie Poo, Hopalong. But in her bid to uncover the truth about the hidden secrets of the Hoosier, Jaymie may be the one who ends up going, going . . . gone.

"Emily Woo Zeller brings sensitivity and depth to the character of Jaymie Leighton, antique collector and budding cookbook writer." ---AudioFile

"Smartly written and successfully plotted, the debut of this new cozy series . . . exudes authenticity." ---Library Journal

"Small-town setting, kitchen antiques . . . and a bowlful of mystery. A perfect recipe." ---Susan Wittig Albert

"[A] charming new series." ---Sheila Connolly

A Deadly Grind

Author Victoria Hamilton

Narrated by Emily Woo Zeller

Publication date Oct 28, 2013

Running time 10 hrs

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