Nancy Coco (aka Nancy Parra) writes the Candy Coated Mystery series which starts in November 2013 and is set in Mackinac Island, Michigan. It features Alice McMurphy, owner of the “Historic McMurphy Hotel and Fudge Shop. The old Victorian Inn has been in her family for generations. You'll find a bit of Northern Exposure when a Chicago candy-maker sets up shop in the hometown (Mackinac Island) of the World's Best Fudge and discovers the competition can be murder..
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