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Muffin to Fear: 10/09/21

Muffin to Fear

Muffin to Fear by Victoria Hamilton and Margaret Strom (narrator) is the fifth book in the Merry Muffin mystery series. Merry and Virgil return home from their honeymoon to find their house invaded by a ghost hunting television crew. Really and truly, Merry's life would be so much simpler if she didn't leave Pish in charge of Wynter Castle.

Of course someone ends up dead. And then someone else appears to have committed suicide. As both deaths take place at Wynter Castle this volume is essentially two locked room mysteries in one.

The mystery is also tied up in the production demands of a "reality" TV show. I found the details of the production interesting. The tricks the crew played to make for a better story.

For the most part I enjoyed the mystery and piecing the clues together. I didn't figure things out as quickly as I sometimes do, but I also wasn't completely baffled either.

My one quibble is Pish. He is a continued source of trouble for Merry. We've been told many times of his value as a friend but as a house guest, he has more than overstayed his welcome.

The sixth book is Muffin but Trouble (2019).

Four stars

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