Home of the Braised
By Julie Hyzy
(Berkley, Mass Market Paperback, 9780425262382, 304pp.)
Publication Date: January 7, 2014
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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With the pressure of an upcoming state dinner that could make or break the president’s foreign policy, White House executive chef Olivia Paras has precious little time to focus on her wedding plansor to catch a murderer
Tensions are running high as the White House staff adjusts to a new chief usher and prepares for a high-stakes state dinner, where everything must be perfect. But as the date for the event approaches, things go disastrously wrong when the secretary of defense is found dead in his home, seemingly killed during a break-in.
At the same time Olivia’s fiancé, Gav, is looking into the mysterious murder of an old friend. Is there a connection? Despite an increase in security following the secretary’s death, Ollie learns the president is in imminent danger at the dinner and must do everything in her power to get to himbefore it’s too late
Includes Recipes for a complete presidential menu!
New York Times bestselling author Julie Hyzy writes the White House Chef Mysteries, including Fonduing Fathers and Affairs of Steak, and the Manor House Mysteries for Berkley Prime Crime. She has won both the Anthony and the Barry awards for her mystery fiction.
Praise for the New York Times Bestselling White House Chef Mysteries
“[A] unique setting, strong characters, sharp conflict, and snappy plotting…Hyzy’s research into the backstage kitchen secrets of the White House gives this series a special savor that will make you hungry for more.”—Susan Wittig Albert, national bestselling author of The Darling Dahlias and the Texas Star
“[A] clever plot and fascinating behind-the-scenes glimpses of life in the White House.”—Richmond Times-Dispatch
“[A] compulsively readable whodunit.”—Publishers Weekly