Neil Flambé and the Crusader's Curse
Key Porter Books, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 304 pages
Something stinks at Chez Flambé, and it's sure not the sweet smell of success! Despite his convincing victory in the Azteca Cocina, Neil can't seem to catch a break. Patrons are sending their orders back, and reviews are calling the now fifteen-year-old chef a "has-been." Not surprisingly, Neil is taking out his frustration on Isabella, Larry, and Angel. And how.
Things go from bad to worse to purely rotten when Neil is charged with trying to poison the mayor. What on earth is going wrong? The answer lies in the far past and a centuries-old curse on the Flambé family. Can Neil break the curse in time to save his restaurant? His friendships? His risotto a la Milanese?
Join Neil, his friends, and his massive ego for another rip-roaring culinary mystery!
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Review: Neil Flambe and the Crusader's Curse: The Neil Flambe Capers #3 (The Neil Flambe Capers #3)User Review - Chenny Wu - Goodreads
This book was 10 times better than the first one and second one added up together. Sometimes the author writes one good book then make it a series and the rest of them are "try hard" books but this ... Read full review
Review: Neil Flambe and the Crusader's Curse: The Neil Flambe Capers #3 (The Neil Flambe Capers #3)User Review - Birthe Jorgensen - Goodreads
This is an imaginative book aimed at children but full of puns and humour appealing to adults who enjoy food and its preparation. The book encourages not only the joy of reading, but the joy of ... Read full review