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A Bakeshop Mystery

The Bakeshop Mysteries are set in the charming hamlet of Ashland, Oregon, home to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival where romantic pastry chef, Juliet Montague Capshaw (Jules), has returned home to heal her broken heart and help run her family’s artisan bakeshop, Torte. Ellie Alexander’s culinary mysteries leave fans hungry for more with their decadent food descriptions, recipes, and a sinister slice of murder.

  • Live and Let Pie
    • Live and Let Pie

    • A Bakeshop Mystery (Volume 9)
      Ellie Alexander
      St. Martin's Press

    • Ellie Alexander's Live and Let Pie is the most delicious installment yet in the fantastic Bakeshop Mysteries set in Ashland, OR!

      Life is sweet once you...

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  • Till Death Do Us Tart
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    • Till Death Do Us Tart

    • A Bakeshop Mystery (Volume 8)
      Ellie Alexander
      St. Martin's Press

    • Torte—the small-town bakeshop no one can resist—is hosting a midsummer night’s wedding . . . where merry-making and murder are served up in equal measure. Till Death Do Us Tart is...

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  • Another One Bites the Crust
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    • Another One Bites the Crust

    • A Bakeshop Mystery (Volume 7)
      Ellie Alexander
      St. Martin's Press

    • Torte—the beloved small-town bakeshop run by Jules Capshaw—is set to hit the stage. But who would have guessed that murder would makes a surprise appearance?

      It’s the role of a...

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  • A Crime of Passion Fruit
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    • A Crime of Passion Fruit

    • A Bakeshop Mystery (Volume 6)
      Ellie Alexander
      St. Martin's Press

    • Torte—everybody’s favorite small-town family bakeshop—is headed for the high seas, where murder is about to make a splash. . .

      Jules Capshaw is trying to keep her cool as Torte...

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  • Fudge and Jury
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    • Fudge and Jury

    • A Bakeshop Mystery (Volume 5)
      Ellie Alexander
      St. Martin's Press

    • Welcome to Torte—a friendly, small-town family bakery where the pastries are delicious…and, now, suspicious.

      It’s almost spring in Ashland, Oregon, and the town is preparing for...

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  • Caught Bread Handed
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    • Caught Bread Handed

    • A Bakeshop Mystery (Volume 4)
      Ellie Alexander
      St. Martin's Press

    • Welcome to Torte—a friendly, small-town family bake shop where the oven is heating up as high as the body count…

      Jules Capshaw is still chewing over her husband...

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  • On Thin Icing
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    • On Thin Icing

    • A Bakeshop Mystery (Volume 3)
      Ellie Alexander
      St. Martin's Press

    • Welcome to Torte-a small-town family bakeshop where the treats are killer good.

      It's the dead of winter in the sleepy town of Ashland, which means no tourists-and fewer customers-for...

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  • A Batter of Life and Death
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    • A Batter of Life and Death

    • A Bakeshop Mystery (Volume 2)
      Ellie Alexander
      St. Martin's Press

    • Welcome to Torte-a small-town family bakeshop where the coffee is hot, the muffins are fresh, and the cakes are definitely to die for...

      It's autumn in Ashland, Oregon-'tis...

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  • Meet Your Baker
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    • Meet Your Baker

    • A Bakeshop Mystery (Volume 1)
      Ellie Alexander
      St. Martin's Press

    • Welcome to Torte-a friendly, small-town family bake shop where the treats are so good that, sometimes, it's criminal...

      After graduating from culinary school, Juliet Capshaw returns to her...

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  • Bakeshop Mysteries, 1-3
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    • Bakeshop Mysteries, 1-3

    • A Bakeshop Mystery
      Ellie Alexander
      St. Martin's Press

    • Ellie Alexander's Bakeshop Mysteries will make readers hungry for baked goods with a side of murder. Here together for the first time are the first three books in the series.

      Meet Your...

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Ellie Alexander

ELLIE ALEXANDER is a Pacific Northwest native who spends ample time testing pastry recipes in her home kitchen or at one of the many famed coffeehouses nearby. When she's not coated in flour, you'll find her outside exploring hiking trails and trying to burn off calories consumed in the name of research. She is the author of the Bakeshop Mysteries, including Meet Your Baker and A Batter of Life and Death. You can find her on Facebook to learn more!

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