By Diane Mott Davidson
(Bantam Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780553574678, 384pp.)
Publication Date: February 29, 2000
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A caterer's nightmare...
Caterer Goldy Schulz is convinced things couldn't get worse. An unscrupulous rival is driving her out of business. An incompetent contractor has left her precious kitchen in shambles. And she has just agreed to cater a fashion shoot at a nineteenth-century mountain cabin with her mentor and old friend, French chef André Hibbard.
A dash of cold-blooded murder...
Together Goldy and André struggle in a hopelessly outdated kitchen to cater to a vacuous crowd of beautiful people whose personal dramas climax when a camera is pitched through a window...into the buffet. Then Goldy's contractor is found hanging in the house of one of her best friends. A second murder follows and Goldy must somehow solve a mystery and prepare for a society soirée that could make--or break--her career.
A recipe for disaster...
It's a mystery that involves the dead contractor's unwholesome past, a food saboteur, the theft of four historical cookbooks, and an overzealous D.A. who has suspended Goldy's detective husband, Tom, from the force. What Goldy discovers is the perfect recipe for murder. And she may be dessert!
"Diane Mott Davidson has found the recipe for bestsellers."
--The Atlanta Constitution
"Diane Mott Davidson's culinary mysteries can be hazardous to your waistline."
"Davidson is today's foremost practitioner of the culinary whodunit."