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Assault and Pepper

(2015)
(The first book in the Spice Shop Mysteries series)
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Pepper Reece, owner of the Seattle Spice Shop, thinks she can handle any kind of salty customer - until a murderer ends up in the mix.

After leaving a dicey marriage and losing a beloved job in a corporate crash, Pepper Reece has found a new zest for life running a busy spice and tea shop in Seattle's Pike Place Market. Her aromatic creations are the talk of the town, and everyone stops by for a cup of her refreshing spice tea, even other shopkeepers and market regulars.

But when a panhandler named Doc shows up dead on the store's doorstep, a Seattle Spice Shop cup in his hand, the local gossip gets too hot for Pepper to handle - especially after the police arrest one of her staffers, Tory Finch, for murder. Tory seems to know why she's a suspect, but she refuses to do anything to curry favor with the cops. Convinced her reticent employee is innocent, Pepper takes it on herself to sniff out some clues. Only, if she's not careful, Pepper's nosy ways might make her next on the killer's list.

Genre: Cozy Mystery    Get it on Google Play

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Used availability for Leslie Ann Budewitz's Assault and Pepper

Paperback Editions

June 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Assault And Pepper (A Spice Shop Mystery)
Author(s): Leslie Budewitz
ISBN: 1-4104-7986-2 / 978-1-4104-7986-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wheeler Publishing
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March 2015 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Assault and Pepper (A Spice Shop Mystery)
Author(s): Leslie Budewitz
ISBN: 0-425-27178-1 / 978-0-425-27178-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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Audio Editions

June 2016 : Audio CD
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Title: Assault and Pepper
Author(s): Leslie Budewitz
ISBN: 1-5159-5814-0 / 978-1-5159-5814-7
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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June 2016 : Audio CD
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Title: Assault and Pepper (Spice Shop Mystery)
Author(s): Leslie Budewitz
ISBN: 1-5159-0814-3 / 978-1-5159-0814-2
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


June 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Assault and Pepper: Spice Shop Mystery Series, Book 1
Author(s): Leslie Budewitz
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   


June 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Assault and Pepper: Spice Shop Mystery Series, Book 1
Author(s): Leslie Budewitz
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

March 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Assault and Pepper (A Spice Shop Mystery)
Author(s): Leslie Budewitz
Publisher: Berkley
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA