Death by Pumpkin Spice (A Bookstore Café Mystery) - Alex Erickson

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Death by Pumpkin Spice, the third in the Bookstore Cafe series, has Krissy scoring a date with the handsome Will to a Halloween party.  During the party, a woman dressed as Marilyn Monroe is found dead.  With 2 other women dressed in the same costume, which woman was the real target and why?

I loved the plot; a torrential rainstorm, a Halloween costume party, family secrets, multiple suspects and one very large horror house made for a very Agatha Christie-type mystery with lots of red herrings, plot twists and suspects. Good pacing leading up to an action packed ending made for an enjoyable read.       

Overall, a really great plot made this a very enjoyable book and one I recommend for anyone who loves cozy mysteries.  I haven't read the other books in the series, and although it had a few references to previous books, I found that it didn't hamper my enjoyment at all.

Thank you to Kensington Books and Netgalley for an advanced copy to read and review.