One Poison Pie by Lynn Cahoon

Rating: 4 out of 5.
Book cover cat in kitchen with boiling magical pots

A mixture of witchy magic and murder mystery? Yes, please! This is the first book in a new series, Kitchen Witch Mysteries, and I thought it was so much fun!

Mia has just moved back to her grandmother’s town where people know that there is magic, creating an open and inviting environment, for the most part. At her first job in the new town, someone is murdered and she becomes not only a suspect but also next on the killer’s hit list!

Book cover cat in kitchen with boiling magical pots

I really liked the town this is set in. It’s fun to have the magic out in the open with lots of witches and warlocks to interact with. I think this will provide an entire series of fun characters to learn about and feature.

There are some wonderful family bonding moments between Mia and her grandmother, and I really enjoyed that relationship. There’s also a wonderful pairing with Mia and her ex-fiance’s sister. They have a great relationship.

The plot was exciting, and it kept me on my toes. There are some twists and turns to keep it exciting. There are a few sexy scenes that might be a bit much for a cozy, but it’s very short in duration, and overall was still pretty darn clean.

I had the chance to listen to the audio of this one, and I thought the narrator did a great job! She had a good cadence, and I enjoyed her character voices.

Overall, this was a fun cozy mystery, and I think that it’s going to be a great series! I can’t wait for more!!

To Read or Not To Read:

I would recommend One Poison Pie to readers that enjoy cozy mysteries mixed with some fabulous witches!

Where to Find This Book:

One Poison Pie by Lynn Cahoon is available at these sites.

Amazon ~ Kindle ~ Goodreads


In the first in New York Times bestselling author Lynn Cahoon’s Kitchen Witch series, Mia Malone is starting over in Magic Springs, Idaho—where murder is on the menu . . .

What’s a kitchen witch to do when her almost-fiancé leaves her suddenly single and unemployed? For Mia Malone, the answer’s simple: move to her grandmother’s quirky Idaho hometown, where magic is an open secret and witches and warlocks are (mostly) welcome. With a new gourmet dinner delivery business—and a touch of magic in her recipes—Mia’s hopes are high. Even when her ex’s little sister, Christina, arrives looking for a place to stay, Mia takes it in stride.

But her first catering job takes a distasteful turn when her client’s body is found, stabbed and stuffed under the head table. Mia’s shocked to learn that she’s a suspect—and even more so when she realizes she’s next on a killer’s list. With Christina, along with Mia’s meddling grandma, in the mix, she’ll have to find out which of the town’s eccentric residents has an appetite for murder…before this fresh start comes to a sticky end. . . .

Just the Facts:

One Poison Pie by Lynn Cahoon
Genre: Cozy Mystery
Page Count: 272 
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation
Pub Date: January 26, 2021


I was provided a gifted copy of this book for free. I am leaving my review voluntarily.

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