By Joanne Pence
Chef Angie Amalfi can't wait to take off from the town for every week to aid devise a scrumptious vegetarian menu for a beautiful new B&B in scenic northern California. The not-yet-open-for-business Hill Haven resort may be the excellent position to take her budding romance along with her murder detective boyfriend Paavo to the subsequent point! however the state of affairs waiting for them seems to be under ideal—with combating traders, rumors of ghosts, chilly drafts, a leaky roof . . . and an proprietor whose notion of haute delicacies will be appropriate for livestock. And while a livid rainstorm traps every person inside of, it turns into painfully obvious that there's a assassin between them . . . and that the single recipe being concocted within the Hill Haven kitchen is one for catastrophe. yet Angie's decided to unravel the case and salvage her romantic getaway . . . or die trying!
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I didn’t imagine it,” said Tess. “Something with fingers caught hold of my ankle. ” Tess’s tense expression relaxed and lightened into a smile. She was fighting this. “I’m sorry, Mr. Clarke. I won’t be a spoilsport. And, after all, what did anybody expect? That’s what we’re here for, isn’t it? ” “But—” “There was something there, Mr. Clarke. ” Two doors opened into the hall, one at the left and one at the right. We looked toward the door at the left, because a light had been switched on there.
This is Mrs. ” smiled Gwyneth. “I’ve been so wanting to meet you, Miss Fraser. I’m your chaperon, you know. You must be tired after that drive. ” “Thanks,” said Tess. ” The room at the left of the hall, it appeared, was the drawing-room. It was very long and spacious, with two of the big windows opening on the front driveway. Evidently as a concession to modernity, it had been furnished with rich but subdued heaviness: fitted carpet, deep chairs upholstered in wine-colored velvet, fat-bowled Chinese lamps on the side tables.
Clarke. But I could be much more keen about a week end in the country if it weren’t such foul weather. Just look at those windows! ” 45 Clarke stared at her. ” “Certainly not. That house has been vacant for upwards of seventeen years. It will take more than a month to put it in anything like a decent state of repair. No, no, no. I was merely, like a crafty host, planning ahead. ” He drew out a pocket diary and leafed through the pages. “What would you say to a Whitsuntide party? Whitsunday, this year, falls on May 17th.
Cooking Up Trouble (Angie Amalfi, Book 3) by Joanne Pence