" This unforgettable novel of intrigue, passion, and divided loyalties sweeps from the back streets of New Orleans to the high gloss of New York to the inner sanctums of the Vatican. And laid bare are all the sins the flesh is heir to, and all the longings that can lift the heart as high as heaven-or break it in pieces."
I enjoyed both of Daheim's mystery series. Emma Lord, editor of the local newspaper, helps local law enforcement discover the identities and the killer of several young woman who seem to have a shared past history. Good read
Charly Poisson, the owner and chef of a restaurant in New York State finds a body on his property while searching for mushrooms. Of course Charly has to do his own investigating since the local police are tied up solving a string of barn burnings. Charly is nice enough to include many of his recipes and little kitchen hints in the book.
Tess is hired by a man who had just gotten out of jail for shotting a boy who was vandalising his car. He wants to make amends to the children who witnessed the crime and needs Tess to find them. But as she searches, the kids start dying.
" Once the extraordinary Gwyneth set eyes on the handsome aristocrat Benjamin Whisten, she was determined to foster the illicit love affair that would shape 3 generations---and win a remarkable woman an unforgettable dynasty."
The Langlinais--banished from Nova Scotia flee to Louisiana and rise to the powerful
The DeClouets-escaped during French Revolution struggle to regain nobility
Cajun--bound by pain and betrayal, and destiny to the Louisiana land
The premise of this cookbook is that California is the melting pot of this country and with all regions of the country represented there, naturally there is a wide variety of foods available. These recipes represent all parts of the country. Good cookbook