Game of Scones

Game of Scones

As co-owner of Sugar and Spice Cookbooks, Sugar Calloway has seen simple confections bring friends together and spark fiery feuds. Except this time, the recipe truly is to die for . . .   After losing her job as food editor at a glossy magazine, Rosetta Sugarbaker Calloway?aka ?Sugar? to friends?isn?t sweet on accepting defeat and crawling back to her gossipy southern hom As co-owner of Sugar and Spice Cookbooks, Sugar Calloway has seen simple confections bring friends togethe...

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Title:Game of Scones
Author:Mary Lee Ashford
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Genres:Mystery
ISBN:B07BD1XJ8V
Format Type:Kindle Edition
Number of Pages:254 pages pages

Game of Scones Reviews

  • Edel
    Dec 03, 2018
    The story is set around main character , Rosetta Sugarbaker Calloway ,she has changed direction slightly in her career recently and now publishes community cookery books with her friend and work partner , baker , Dixie Spicer . The duo are known as Sugar and Spice and they have yet to ...
  • Neil Plakcy
    Jan 19, 2019
    More than just a recipe-based cozy, this is a charming mystery with a clever plot, interesting setting and great cast of characters. Sugar has lost her job in publishing, and decided to start a business with Spice (cute nicknames based on their real ones) putting out community cook...
  • Heather
    Jan 14, 2019
    Great start for a new series! I love the characters and the midwestern charm. This is a fun read, and I'm looking forward to book 2! ...
  • Amy
    Feb 23, 2019
    Sugar and Spice and everything nice? Not so much when Sugar and her best friend Dixie (aka Spice) take on their brand new business' first community cookbook publication. First, you have two of the most competitive women in the entire community fighting over who has the better recipe to...
  • Anne
    Dec 12, 2018
    Game of Scones was a quick, light cozy read, but I found it a bit light on the mystery and detecting aspect. I also found myself wondering how Sugar and Dixie could actually stay in business producing money raising cookbooks for organizations. Granted they're just getting started, but ...
  • Mark Baker
    Dec 04, 2018
    After losing her job at a food magazine, Rosetta Sugarbaker Calloway, ?Sugar? to friends, opens a new business with award winning baker Dixie Spicer. Together, the two will shepherd community cookbooks through the publishing process. Their first project is for the centennial of the...
  • LORI CASWELL
    Jun 15, 2019
    Dollycas?s Thoughts Rosetta Sugarbaker Calloway and Dixie Spicer aka ?Sugar? and ?Spice? have teamed up and opened a community cookbook business, Sugar & Spice Publishing. Former food editor Sugar handles the logistics and blue-ribbon baker Spice tests the recipes. ...
  • JoAn
    Sep 30, 2018
    Game of Scones by Mary Lee Ashford was a delight to read. Ms. Ashford is a "new to me" author but this book had everything that I look for in a cozy mystery. I enjoyed this setting as it was quite different from the usual small tourist town setting. St. Ignatius, IA is a small rural...
  • Linda
    Jan 14, 2019
    Game of Scones is a shining new gem in the world of cozy mysteries! I was pulled into the story from the get-go by the author?s charming prose and flowing style. The characters were so well-described that they leaped off the page for me. Sugar Calloway captured my heart by the kindne...
  • Susan
    Dec 18, 2018
    This new series is off to a great start. Sugar and Spice are two friends, Rosetta Sugarbaker Calloway and Dixie Spicer who have started a community cookbook publishing company. Sugar used to work for a book publisher but was downsized and looking for a new life path. Too bad that, whil...
  • Debra Goldstein
    Jan 23, 2019
    A brand new series.... with a fun protagonist who never does what she probably should... delightful! Looking forward to meeting more of the characters (family) that are alluded to in book 1. ...
  • Grace Koshida
    Dec 01, 2018
    Rosetta ?Sugar? Sugarbaker Calloway lost her publishing job and has come to St. Ignatius, Iowa to join her friend Dixie Spicer in a new business venture. Sugar and Spice Publishing creates community cookbooks for fundraisers. The Founders' Day cookbook committee meeting gets very h...
  • Hildegart
    Oct 07, 2018
    This book has not been published at the time of this review, so I am being lenient about all the grammatical errors in the book (normally I would deduct a star for the numerous errors that are found throughout the book). Hopefully these errors will be fixed in the very near future. ...
  • Cozy Cat Reviews
    Dec 04, 2018
    This is book one in the new "Sugar And Spice" Mystery series. I found this quite a enjoyable read and a compelling promising series that I look forward to reading. Thank you to the publisher and to Net Galley for the ARC. My opinions are my own. I was thrilled to find out that author i...
  • Linda
    Jan 15, 2019
    New Author Mary Lee Ashford stirs together a delicious culinary concoction for cozy readers! I was delighted to read this fun, fast-paced Mystery. Rosetta ?Sugar? Sugarbaker Calloway has a food editor background and has recently partnered with fantastic cook, Dixie Spicer to publis...
  • Mary
    Dec 05, 2018
    This was such a great story and hopefully beginning of long series as it has so much potential. The story is about Dixie and Sugar who are working on putting together a community cookbook (their fist in a new business venture) and when two of the towns members Elsie Farmer and Bertie (...
  • QNPoohBear
    Nov 12, 2018
    Thanks to Netgalley for a free advance copy of the book in exchange for my honest review. Rosetta Sugarbaker Calloway aka Sugar left her southern Mama's matchmaking schemes behind and took off for a high falutin' job at a publishing company in the Midwest, where she worked in market...
  • Kristina
    Jan 09, 2019
    Game of Scones by Mary Lee Ashford takes us to St. Ignatius, Iowa. After the publishing company Rosetta Sugarbaker Calloway aka Sugar worked for downsized, she moved to St. Ignatius, Iowa. Sugar joined her friend, Dixie Spicer to open Sugar and Spice Publishing to produce community coo...
  • Vicki
    Jul 02, 2019
    I started to read the second book in this series (in a pre-release format) and got only a couple of pages in and decided, because it was so good and so funny, I had to read the series in order. This is the first in the Sugar & Spice Mystery series. Sugar (aka Rosetta Sugarbaker ...
  • Betty
    Jun 07, 2019
    The first book in the Sugar and Spice series is relaxing read. I adored the second book so much I decided to read the first one. Sugar Callaway and Dixie Slicer are co-owner of a community cookbook publishing company. They are getting ready to publish a cookbook for the Centennial Foun...
  • RO G'ma
    Dec 05, 2018
    3.5 Stars Game of Scones is the first book in Mary Lee Ashford?s Sugar & Spice Mystery series and is an entertaining read with well-developed characters and an interesting mystery. Rosetta Sugarbaker Calloway (Sugar) lost her job as a senior food editor for a magazine when th...
  • Mary Cokenour
    Feb 24, 2019
    I won this Kindle edition in a Goodreads Giveaway. I truly enjoy a good mystery + recipes, however, this 1st in the series focuses too much on describing food and the main characters going crazy over a cookbook publication. The mystery of who killed Elsie, who was battling with Dixi...
  • K.A. Davis
    Nov 12, 2018
    GAME OF SCONES is the first book in the brand new Sugar & Spice Mystery series by Mary Lee Ashford! The premise of Sugar & Spice is cleverly based on the names of the protagonist, Rosetta Sugarbaker Calloway, aka Sugar, and her friend, Dixie Spicer, aka Spice. Together they own...
  • Carrie
    Nov 23, 2018
    Game of Scones by Mary Lee Ashford is the first book of the cozy A Sugar & Spice Mystery series. This series introduces Rosetta Sugarbaker Calloway who prefers to just be called Sugar by her friends. After losing her job at a magazine Sugar teamed up with baker Dixie Spicer, the ot...
  • Juli
    Nov 11, 2018
    I have to admit it was the yummy photo of scones on the cover for this book that led me to read it. The photo looks so good! mmmm. I'm a sucker for culinary cozy mysteries anyway...so I didn't need too hard of a push to read Game of Scones. Rosetta "Sugar'' Calloway recently left be...
  • Kathleen
    Dec 13, 2018
    ?Game of Scones? earns 5/5 Sugar & Spice Scones?Deliciously Fun! I am always eager to check out first-in-a-series cozy, so when I saw ?Scones? and ?Mystery? in Mary Lee Ashford?s new book, I was eager to check this out?and I was not disappointed! ?Sugar? is...
  • Kathleen
    Dec 04, 2018
    Rosetta "Sugar'' Calloway was recently downsized out of her job as a senior food editor for a magazine. She has relocated to the small town of St. Ignatius, Iowa and started a cookbook business with her friend, Dixie Spicer. Sugar & Spice Publishing. Their first project is a local ...
  • Kristin
    Oct 19, 2018
    Very enjoyable read. Enjoyed the small town feel of the setting. Loved all the little side stories. Very enjoyable cast of characters. Didn't see the killer until the end. Excited to read more of this series! ...
  • The Cozy Review
    Nov 30, 2018
    As co-owner of Sugar and Spice Cookbooks, Sugar Calloway has seen simple confections bring friends together and spark fiery feuds. Except this time, the recipe truly is to die for. . . After losing her job as food editor at a glossy magazine, Rosetta Sugarbaker Calloway?aka ?Sugar?...
  • JPC
    Oct 10, 2018
    A nice, easy read about murder-mystery in a small town. Sugar and Dixie get caught up in a murder mystery while producing a community cookbook and try to get to the bottom of the matter themselves. While not along the lines of my usual reads, it was enjoyable. It's not an on-the-edg...