Michele Scott. A Toast to Murder (2010) 263 pp. [pbo]
Nikki Sands and Derek Malveaux are finally getting hitched. Only as the wedding day draws near, disaster after disaster strike. Along with a hair disaster involving gum and cryptic messages, Derek’s old college buddies begin showing up with their own agendas. And then one of them disappears. To top it all off, on the big day, Nikki’s best-pal Simon is shot as he is walking her down the aisle. With her wedding postponed and her friend laid up, Nikki determines to discover what it is Derek’s college friends are hiding—except she just might not like what she finds.
Setting: Napa Valley