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Chill Before Serving: A Mystery For Food Lovers
Chill Before Serving A Mystery For Food Lovers
Author: Cynthia Lawrence
Chill Before Serving mixes California cuisine and murder in a provocative mystery spiced with humor. — Catherine Deean, in her second appearance, is a caterer serving the glitzier areas of L.A. When her boss, Nick, hires an old buddy as a temporary chef, he also takes on trouble. Polley Arbusto has fled San Francisco under suspicion of poisoning ...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780373265442
ISBN-10: 0373265441
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 264
Rating:
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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3.7 stars, based on 27 ratings
Publisher: Worldwide
Book Type: Paperback
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sfnativegal avatar reviewed Chill Before Serving: A Mystery For Food Lovers on + 93 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
I like food, catering, restaurant mysteries so this was a good read. Easy to follow story - surprise who done it.
ShareBear avatar reviewed Chill Before Serving: A Mystery For Food Lovers on + 159 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
This book is about a Los Angeles caterer Catherine "Cat" Deean. She is extremely nervous when her boss and partner Nick Dellacasa hires a new chef. The talented accused murderer Hippolytus "Polley" Arbusto recently owned an upscale San Francisco restaurant that was closed down after poisoned quail was served at a dinner Polley gave in Perry Framboise's honor.

Right after Polley starts cooking for Dellacasa's, Cat gets a package with headless fowl and an ominous warning. She later gets a near-fatal dose of tainted porcini mushroom oil. What is going on here? Is there someone out to get Polley or is he a recipe for murder? The answers leads Cat back to San Francisco, to a pharmaceutical company.

I really enjoyed reading this book. A quick read.
reviewed Chill Before Serving: A Mystery For Food Lovers on + 60 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
good culinary mystery... no recipes though :(
katzpawz avatar reviewed Chill Before Serving: A Mystery For Food Lovers on + 281 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
Good mystery with logical progression - wimpy ending though. I like the main character.
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reviewed Chill Before Serving: A Mystery For Food Lovers on + 28 more book reviews
Very interesting cozy. Thoroughly enjoyable. I wish there were more books by this author.
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Enjoyed it!
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Fun mystery.


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