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Thyme of Death
Thyme of Death
By Albert, Susan Wittig
1994-03 - Berkley
9780425140987 CHECK CATALOG

The first China Bayles mystery is now reissued at a special low price. When China's friend Jo dies of an apparent suicide, China looks behind the quaint facade of Pecan Springs. Though she finds a lot of friendly faces, China is sure that one of them hides the heart of a killer. …More

Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death
Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death
By Beaton, M C
1992-12 - St. Martin's Press
9780312081539 CHECK CATALOG

Agatha Raisin retires to the quiet English village of Carsely. However, she starts off on the wrong foot when the quiche she enters in the local baking contest causes a deadly situation. …More

The Cat Who Said Cheese
The Cat Who Said Cheese
By Braun, Lilian Jackson
1997-02 - Jove Books
9780515120271 CHECK CATALOG

During the Moose County Great Food Expo, Qwill and his crimesolving Siamese have plenty of delicious distractions. But after a mysterious death, they have to put aside the treats--and cook up a solution to the case! A Mystery Guild selection. …More

The Chocolate Cat Caper
The Chocolate Cat Caper
By Carl, JoAnna
2002-03 - Signet Book
9780451205568 CHECK CATALOG

Looking for a fresh start, divorce Lee McKinney returns to Michigan to work for her aunt's luxury chocolate business. When much-hated defense attorney Clementine Ripley orders thousands of dollars worth of chocolate--shaped as her champion cat--for a party, Lee jumps at the job. However, someone adds cyanide to one of the chocolates which kills Ripley. Now it's up to Lee to figure out who tampered with the family recipe. …More

A Slice of Murder
A Slice of Murder
By Cavender, Chris
2010-07 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9780758229496 CHECK CATALOG

The first in a tantalizing series, "A Slice of Murder" focuses on two sisterswho run a local pizza parlor--and have a tasty sideline in solving mysteries. …More

Death by Darjeeling
Death by Darjeeling
By Childs, Laura
2001-05 - Berkley
9780425179451 CHECK CATALOG

The first in a new mystery series, "Death by Darjeeling" introduces Theodosia Browning, owner of the Indigo Tea Shop in Charleston. When Theodosia caters a tea for 200 at the annual historic homes garden party, she must track down the killer of an esteemed guest. Includes a recipe and tea-making tips. …More

Quiche Before Dying
Quiche Before Dying
By Churchill, Jill
1993-02 - Avon Books
9780380769322 CHECK CATALOG

A MEAL TO DIE FOR

With the kids packed off on their summer road trips, it's an ideal time for Jane Jeffry to pursue other interests, so the harried suburban mom enrolls in a writing course at the community college. But when an obnoxious aged classmate keels over dead after sampling a tasty treat from a pot luck student buffet, Jane realizes there's a culinary killer among the local would-be literati.

The pen may be mightier than the sword. . .but poison beats them both. And before the both. And before the demise of a very disagreeable old biddy can be written off, amateur sleuth Jane intends to find out who's responsible -- and cook the culprit's goose in his or her own creative juices. …More

The Look of Love: A Piper Donovan Mystery
The Look of Love: A Piper Donovan Mystery
By Clark, Mary Jane
2012-01 - William Morrow & Company
9780061995569 CHECK CATALOG

Professional wedding cake decorator and amateur sleuth Piper Donovan is back in the second book in "New York Times"-bestselling author Clark's new Wedding Cake series. …More

On What Grounds
On What Grounds
By Coyle, Cleo
2003-09 - Berkley
9780425192139 CHECK CATALOG

A new mystery series starring coffeehouse owner Clare Cosi debuts. When Clare discovers her assistant manager dead in the back of the store, detectives find no sign of foul play. Unconvinced, Clare takes on the case. Includes recipes and coffee-making tips. Original. …More

Just Desserts
Just Desserts
By Daheim, Mary
1999-06 - Avon Books
9780380762958 CHECK CATALOG

A fortune tellers' murder portends big trouble for amateur sleuth Judith McMonigle in the zany whodunit that started it all--Mary Daheim's first sensational Bed-and-Breakfast mystery. …More

Catering to Nobody
Catering to Nobody
By Davidson, Diane Mott
1999-02 - Thomas T. Beeler Publisher
9781574902044 CHECK CATALOG

Catering the wake of her son's favorite teacher is not Goldy's ideas of fun, especially when her former father-in-law is nearly killed by a cup of poison-laced coffee. Investigating officer Tom Schulz, though smitten with Goldy and her food, is forced to shut down her business--forcing Goldy to root out the person responsible for attempted murder. As Goldy follows the wicked recipe to its logical conclusion, she discovers some very unsavory ingredients flavoring the neighborhood--and poisoning her own family with the bitter taste of deceit and revenge. A Mystery Guild selection. …More

Finger Lickin' Fifteen
Finger Lickin' Fifteen
By Evanovich, Janet
2009-06 - Random House Large Print Publishing
9780739328484 CHECK CATALOG

New Jersey bail-bonds office worker Lula is a witness to celebrity chef, Stanley Chipotle, losing his head, literally. Now Lula and Stephanie Plum, a bond enforcement officer, are on the hunt to identify the killers before Lula is next on the chopping block. Meantime, security expert Carlos Manoso, aka Ranger, has recruited Stephanie for a top secret mission. Someone on the inside at Rangeman is leaking client information, determined to bring the company down. Can Stephanie hunt down a killer, a traitor, and keep her Grandma out of the sauce? …More

Crime Brulee
Crime Brulee
By Fairbanks, Nancy
2001-04 - Berkley
9780425179185 CHECK CATALOG

In the first title from a new culinary crime series, forty-something food writer Carolyn Blue gets a taste of New Orleans cookery and crime. When a friend of hers goes missing, Carolyn turns sleuth to search for answers--a trail that leads right into an alligator swamp. Includes over a dozen recipes. …More

Dim Sum Dead: A Madeline Bean Culinary Mystery
Dim Sum Dead: A Madeline Bean Culinary Mystery
By Farmer, Jerrilyn
2001-04 - Avon Books
9780380817184 CHECK CATALOG

In Hollywood, an old Chinese game, mah-jongg, is an obsession, and caterer Madeline Bean and her partner Wesley Wescott plan a gonzo Chinese New Year banquet. But no one expects to find one of the players dead. Meanwhile, precious objects, including an antique mah-jongg set, are discovered in the historic mansion Wesley is restoring. …More

Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder
Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder
By Fluke, Joanne
2006-03 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9780758215055 CHECK CATALOG

Hannah, owner of The Cookie Jar, Lake Eden's most popular bakery, is busy trying to dodge her mother's attempts to marry her off. But Ron LaSalle, the beloved delivery man from the Cozy Cow Dairy, is found murdered behind her bakery -- with Hannah's famous Chocolate Chip Crunchies scattered around him. Determined to not let her cookies get a bad reputation, Hannah sets out to track a killer. …More

Lemon Tart
Lemon Tart
By Kilpack, Josi S.
2009-01 - Deseret Book
9781606410509 CHECK CATALOG

A recipe for murder: 5 families living on Peregrine Circle, 1 flowered curtain tieback, 1 missing child, and 1 body in the field. Mix with a long list of suspects and top with two very different detectives. Increase heat until only the truth remains. …More

The Vintage Caper
The Vintage Caper
By Mayle, Peter
2009-10 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780307269010 CHECK CATALOG

BookPage Notable Title

Set in Hollywood, Paris, Bordeaux, and Marseille, Mayle's newest and most delightful work is filled with culinary delights, sumptuous wines, and colorful characters. …More

Cooked Goose
Cooked Goose
By McKevett, G. A.
Author McKevett
1998-12 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9781575663593 CHECK CATALOG

A sexy, Southern-born private detective Savannah Reid is back, keeping the streets of exclusive San Carmelita, California, safe while indulging both her passion for food and her appetite for solving crime. …More

Batter Off Dead
Batter Off Dead
By Myers, Tamar
2010-01 - Signet Book
9780451227072 CHECK CATALOG

During a church breakfast, Minerva J. Jay, known for her prodigious appetite, slumps over after ingesting several stacks of pancakes. Police Chief Chris Ackerman wonders if the serving of the fatal flapjacks is a case of hotcake homicide. Includes recipes. …More

The Body in the Belfry: A Faith Fairchild Mystery
The Body in the Belfry: A Faith Fairchild Mystery
By Page, Katherine Hall
1991-05 - Avon Books
9780380713288 CHECK CATALOG

During her years spent in New York City. Faith Fairchild was convinced she had seen pretty much everything. But the transplanted caterer/minister's wife was unprepared for the surprises awaiting her in the sleepy Massachusetts village of Aleford. And she is especially taken aback by the dead body of a pretty young thing she discovers stashed in the church's belfry. The victim, Cindy Shepherd. was well-known locally for her acid tongue and her jilted beaux, which created a lot of bad blood and more than a few possible perpetrators -- including her luckless fiance, who had neither an alibi nor a better way to break off the engagement. Faith thinks it's terribly unfair that the police have zeroed in on the hapless boyfriend, and so she sets out to uncover the truth. But digging too deeply into the sordid secrets of a small New England village tends to make the natives nervous. And an overly curious big city lady can become just another small town death statistic in very short order. …More

Blue Corn Murders
Blue Corn Murders
By Pickard, Nancy
Created by Rich, Virginia
1998-08 - Delacorte Press
9780385312240 CHECK CATALOG

When Eugenia 'Genia' Potter visits the Medicine Wheel Archaeological Camp near Cortez, Colorado, trouble begins to brew after a bus load of youngsters disappears and a pair of visitors to the camp mysteriously turn up dead. …More

The Butter Did It: A Gastronomic Tale of Love and Murder
The Butter Did It: A Gastronomic Tale of Love and Murder
By Richman, Phyllis
1998-06 - HarperTorch
9780061096259 CHECK CATALOG

Washington's finest French chef, Laurence Levain is dead, and all of D.C. thinks the culprit was too much foie gras--except Chas Wheatley, the city's most famous restaurant critic. Still carrying a torch for Levain after a romance they shared years before, she's convinced that his death was more than a simple case of too much cholesterol--it was a case of murder. Enlisting the aid of detective/gourmand Homer Jones, she launches an investigation and soon finds herself in more trouble than she bargained for. …More

Death on a Platter
Death on a Platter
By Viets, Elaine
2011-11 - Obsidian Mysteries
9780451235244 CHECK CATALOG

Josie Marcus plans to savor sampling the local St. Louis cuisine for a City Eats food tour. But her appetite is ruined at Tillie's Off the Hill Italian Restaurant when another customer is poisoned. Was the victim the real target--or is someone trying to ruin Tillie's reputation? Original. …More

 

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