Toasting Up Trouble (A Dinner Club Mystery #1) (Mass Market)
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A delicious new cozy mystery series featuring the Culinary Capers Dinner Club—who are fearless when it comes to cooking up new dishes and putting the lid on crime...
Event planner Jennifer “J.J.” Tanner has a full plate, but that’s the way she likes it. First, it’s her turn to choose the recipe for the next meeting of the Culinary Capers Dinner Club, a gathering of foodie friends who experiment with entrées for their creative and gastronomical pleasure. Second, she’s organizing an Italian princess party for the twenty-one-year-old daughter of a high-tech millionaire.
But one thing J.J. didn’t plan on is that the caterer for the event—hotshot chef Antonio Marcotti—would end up murdered the night of the party. Or that she’d end up being a prime suspect after having had a heated argument with the unscrupulous chef. Now it’s up to J.J.—with help from her fellow Club members and a handsome if mysterious private eye—to turn the tables on the real killer...
About the Author
Linda Wiken is the author of the national bestselling Ashton Corners Book Club mysteries under the pseudonym Erika Chase and is the former owner of a mystery bookstore.
Praise for Toasting Up Trouble
“Toasting Up Trouble is a savory morsel of mystery and culinary goodness. Food lovers will delight in the meal planning and the mystery as both are rich with surprising ingredients. Wiken has a winning recipe with spunky heroine J.J. Tanner and the Culinary Capers Dinner Club. I can't wait to be invited to their next event.”—New York Times bestselling author Jenn McKinlay
“Wiken serves up generous portions of suspense and food lore…I’m already looking forward to a second helping with book two.”—Victoria Abbott, national bestselling author of the Book Collector Mysteries
Praise for Linda Wiken writing as Erika Chase and the Ashton Corners Book Club Mysteries
“Southern charm, excellent reading suggestions, and an engaging amateur sleuth.”—Miranda James, New York Times bestselling author
“Books, cats, and a tenderhearted sleuth, a perfect combination.”—Krista Davis, New York Times bestselling author