Three-course Murder

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Berkley Prime Crime, 2006 - Fiction - 538 pages
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Forty-something Carolyn Blue is through with being a homemaker. She's decided to throw in the dishtowel and take on a dream job as a food writer. Now her plate is filled with exotic locales, delectable foods-and even a dash of crime- to taste. She could very well get used to this.

Crime Brûlée
With her husband in New Orleans, Carolyn decides to write a story on Cajun cuisine. But as she gets a taste of Creole, a friend disappears and clues lead to an alligator swamp where it's eat or be eaten.

Truffled Feathers
A large company trying to win over Carolyn's husband flies them to the Big Apple. They get serious city wining and dining and a true taste of New York, until someone in the company is murdered by the pastrami.

Death à l'Orange
It's a culinary tour de France for Carolyn Blue in Normandy, but it seems like the tour bus has taken a wrong turn down Rue de Murder. Carolyn is once again tracking down a killer with an insatiable appetite.

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User Review  - Darla - LibraryThing

*** Crime Brulee. *yawn* I really don't like mysteries with gimmicks. The mystery is just an excuse to pontificate in an exceptionally boring manner about food and recipes. The amateur sleuth's "best ... Read full review

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Nancy Fairbanks is a pseudonym for Nancy Herndon, author of the Elena Jarvis mystery series. She has also written historical romances under the name Elizabeth Chadwick. She lives in El Paso, Texas, with her husband, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry at the University of Texas at El Paso. She travels with her husband throughout America and Europe, enjoying new places, interesting people, good food, opera, and scientific conferences.

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