"Lively characters help propel the intricate plot. Cozy fans will hope to see a lot more of Sage and friends."
"Coffee-lovers, this book is for you...a great debut!"
"Portland's beloved food carts provide a tantalizing backdrop for a new cozy mystery...Using a food cart pod as the setting for the story is a creative way to address both the quirkiness and the more dismaying aspects of life in contemporary Portland."
The Sunday Oregonian
"While the story is mostly light and fun, Emmeline brings important subjects such as homelessness, food insecurity, and gentrification into the story."
"[A] brilliant kick-off to a new series with Duncan delivering a sweet treat infused with humor, suspense, surprises, and family drama."