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Chocolate Quake (Culinary Mystery, Bk 4)
Chocolate Quake - Culinary Mystery, Bk 4
Author: Nancy Fairbanks
Carolyn Blue's trip to San Francisco includes a visit to her mother-in-law, a few earthquake tremors-and a stint in prison as a murder suspect. A column on prison food might make for an interesting change of pace...
ISBN-13: 9780425189467
ISBN-10: 0425189465
Publication Date: 4/1/2003
Pages: 304
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3.4 stars, based on 68 ratings
Publisher: Berkley
Book Type: Paperback
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A "mouthwatering" mystery set in San Francisco. Heroine tries to clear her mother-in-law of murder charges while writing a column about the food in the area. A good read!!
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Fun read. Prissy Carolyn Blue saw a different side of life that gave me quite a few laughs.
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Forty-something homemaker Carolyn Blue is through with cooking and cleaning. She's finally decided to throw in the dishtowel-and take on a dream job as a food writer. Now her plate is filled with exotic locales, delectable foods, and even a dash of crime-to taste. She could very well get used to this.

Soon after arriving in San Francisco, Carolyn takes a keep breath and does what she has to do-call her mother-in-law to tell her they're in town. The answering machine picks up "You have reached Professor Vern Blue. I am not home because I have been arrested for first degree murder."

Now Carolyn has to go directly to jail-to find out why the famous feminist was at the scene of the crime with the victim's blood all over her. Between police and prisoners, lawyers and liars--and even a few earthquake tremors-Carolyn is truly shaken. And she still has yet to sample Frisco fare. She could always taste-test prison food. Now THAT would make an interesting column.............
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A little too much profanity for me.
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The books are fun and have great recipes in them. Having lived near San Francisco, it was great reading about some of my favorite places, including Citizen Cake. Light, fun, easy going reads.
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"Carolyn Blue is a wonderful addition to the ranks of amateur detectives as well as professional food critics," says the El Paso Times. "Sure to satisfy the cravi8ngs of both gourmands and mystery buffs, " states Earlne Fowler. While the Las Cruses (NM) Sun-times comments, "Amusing, original, and believable characters." "The perfect blend of mystery and mouthwatering foods...A delicious series, quotes The Mystery Reader. "Not your average s=who-done-it... extremely funny... aA rollicking good time, " says Romance Reviews Today.

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