Tough Cookie

By Diane Mott Davidson
(Bantam, Mass Market Paperback, 9780553578300, 336pp.)

Publication Date: April 3, 2001

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Description

A deliciously deadly novel by the New York Times bestselling author of Prime Cut.

Diane Mott Davidson's unique blend of first-class suspense and five-star fare has won her scores of fans and propelled her onto major bestseller lists across the country. Now she returns with her hottest entree yet, serving up another tantalizing menu for murder....

When caterer Goldy Schulz is offered a temporary stint hosting a cooking show for PBS, she jumps at the chance. After all, she could use the money -- not to mention the great exposure. Plus taping the shows at Colorado's posh Killdeer Ski Resort will be fun. A little cooking, a little chitchat. What could go wrong?

The answer: everything! When Goldy has to do one of her shows live for a PBS telethon, the broadcast is riddled with culinary catastrophes -- from the Chesapeake Crab Cakes right down to the Ice-Capped Gingersnaps. But the deadliest dish of all comes after the cameras go off -- and a baffling accident claims a life. Then a series of suspicious mishaps places Goldy's own life in jeopardy, and she knows she'd better whip up her own crime-solving recipe, and fast -- before a deadly dash of danger ends her cooking career once and for all....




About the Author

Diane Mott Davidson lives in Evergreen, Colorado with her husband and three sons and is at work on her tenth novel.




Praise For Tough Cookie

"Today's foremost practitioner of the culinary whodunit."
-- Entertainment Weekly

"A surprisingly tart and savory reading experience."
-- The Washington Post Book World

"Hearty fare for those who like their murder with a bit of nosh on the side."
-- Publishers Weekly


Don't miss any of the delicious bestselling mysteries of Diane Mott Davidson:

Dying for Chocolate
The Cereal Murders
The Last Suppers
Killer Pancake
The Main Corpse
The Grilling Season
Prime Cut
Tough Cookie

and coming soon in hardcover from Bantam Books:

Sticks & Scones

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