Leslie Budewitz
Pseudonym: Alicia Beckman

Leslie Ann Budewitz was born in Montana. She studied at Seattle University and Notre Dame Law School. She practiced law for several years in Seattle before returning to Montana. She is the creator of:
1. 'Food Lovers' Village Mystery' series featuring Erin Murphy, a gourmet food market owner.
2. 'Spice Shop Mystery' series featuring Pepper Reece, the owner of the Seattle Spice Shop.
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Titles and year of publication:  

'Food Lovers' Village Mystery’ Novels
 1) Death Al Dente (Agatha Award)  2013
 2) Crime Rib  2014
 3) Butter Off Dead  2015
 4) Treble at the Jam Fest  2017
 5) As the Christmas Cookie Crumbles  2018
 6) Carried to the Grave and Other Stories (short stories)  2021
 7) An Unholy Death (novella)  2023
 8) The Christmas Stranger (e-story)  2023
'Spice Shop Mystery' Novels
 1) Assault and Pepper  2015
 2) Guilty As Cinnamon  2015
 3) Killing Thyme  2016
 4) Chai Another Day  2019
 5) The Solace of Bay Leaves  2020
 6) Peppermint Barked  2022
 7) Between a Wok and a Dead Place  2023
 8) To Err Is Cumin  Due July 2024
As 'Alicia Beckman'
 1) Bitterroot Lake  2021
 2) Blind Faith  2022