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Double or Muffin: 12/27/21
Double or Muffin by Victoria Hamilton and Margaret Strom (Narrator) is the seventh book in the Merry Muffin mystery series. Merry Wynter is forced (again) to drop everything to play hostess to another crowd invited by Pish. This time it's an opera themed reality show that was kicked out of a hotel in Rochester. Of course they bring trouble Merry has to find out who is behind it.
After the previous two books in this series, Double or Muffin is a reprieve. It's lighter on its themes and there isn't a murder — just a vicious attack. It's enough of a mystery to be satisfying.
As the mystery series progresses it seems to be drifting farther and farther from its initial niche. Namely, the muffin baking is hardly present any more. As Wynter castle is transformed into a center for the arts less time is spent on Merry baking. I have to wonder if in the future the series will be renamed to better fit its theme.