Wine and Punishment By Sarah Fox
Book/Novel Author: Sarah Fox
Book/Novel Title: Wine and Punishment
***In the first in an engaging new mystery series from* USA Today *bestselling author Sarah Fox, the owner of a charming literary pub finds her fresh start on the rocks thanks to a case of murder.** *
Booklover Sadie Coleman knows that in life, as in fiction, the right setting can make a world of difference. The small town of Shady Creek, Vermont, seems like the perfect place to start over after losing her Boston job to a merger and her relationship to her exs gambling addiction. Shes bought and redecorated the old grist mill pub, transforming the Inkwell into a cozy spot where tourists and regulars alike can enjoy a pint or a literary-themed cocktail, or join one of several book clubs.
Little by little, Sadie is adjusting to the rhythms of her new home. Fall in Shady Creek is bookmarked by the much-anticipated Autumn Festival, complete with a pumpkin catapult competition and pie bake-off. Unfortunately, the season also brings an unwelcome visitorSadies ex, Eric, whos angling for a second chance . . .
Before Sadie can tell Eric to leave, hes found dead near the Inkwell. When the local antique shop catches fire on the same night, its clear the town is harboring at least one unsavory character. Now, with her Aunt Gilda, her friend Shontelle, and the pubs patrons all in the mix, Sadie must uncover the truth . . . before a killer declares last call. * *
**PRAISE FOR *WINE AND PUNISHMENT** *
* Wine and Punishment *hits all the right notesa unique setting, friends and family, an intriguing mystery. Cozy fans will enjoy visiting Shady Creek. A great start to a new series!
Sofie Ryan, * New York Times *bestselling author of the Second Chance Cat mysteries
Draws readers into the fold of suspects in Shady Creek and doesnt let go until the culprit is uncovered. There are laugh-out-loud moments, hold-your-breath moments, and moments when youll think you have the mystery figured out, but the surprises keep coming!
Amy M. Reade, * USA Today* bestselling author
### About the Author
**Sarah Fox** is the author of the Music Lover’s Mystery series and the *USA Today* bestselling Pancake House Mystery series. When not writing novels or working as a legal writer, she can often be found reading her way through a stack of books or spending time outdoors with her English Springer Spaniel. Sarah lives in British Columbia and is a member of Crime Writers of Canada. Visit her online at AuthorSarahFox.com.