The characters were all colorful and believable, and the descriptions of the bed and breakfast made it come to life. The story twists and turns and the accelerating situations are both funny and alarming. I'm looking forward to the next book already, knowing one of these characters will be the star. - Goodreads
Molly Elliott's quiet life in Tallahassee, Florida, is disrupted when routine errands land her in the wrong place at the wrong time: the middle of a bank robbery. Accused and cleared of the crime, she flees both media attention and mysterious, threatening notes, to move across the country to Cranberry Cove, where she has inherited her Aunt Maggie's bed and breakfast on the Northern California coast. Her new beginning is peaceful - that is, until five guests show up at the inn for a weekend, each with a hidden agenda.
Mix together one blushing honeymoon couple, one flamboyant boutique owner, a deadpan traveling salesman, and a charmingly handsome novelist, and there’s more than scones cooking at Cranberry Cottage Bed and Breakfast. As true motives become apparent, will Molly's past come back to haunt her or will she finally be able to leave it behind?
"Cranberry Bluff" by Deborah Garner is a great read, one that will keep you turning the pages.
Molly Elliott, who inherited her aunt's Bed and Breakfast, has fled Tallahassee to escape threats, accusing her of stealing the money from a heist. She's hoping to find peace and quiet in the small town of Cranberry Cove. But, none of her guests are who they claim to be and each of them has his/her own agenda. Some want to help prove Molly's innocence and others are determined to frame her for the theft. - Goodreads
About the author:
Deborah Garner is an accomplished travel writer with a passion for back roads and secret hideaways. Born and raised in California, she studied in France before returning to the U.S. to attend UCLA. After stints in graduate school and teaching, she attempted to clone herself for decades by founding and running a dance and performing arts center, designing and manufacturing clothing and accessories, and tackling both spreadsheets and display racks for corporate retail management. Her passions include photography, hiking and animal rescue. She speaks five languages, some substantially better than others. She now divides her time between California and Wyoming, dragging one human and two canines along whenever possible.