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Avery Aames

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Avery Aames, author of A Cheese Shop Mystery for Berkley Prime Crime, is the pseudonym for Daryl Wood Gerber. Daryl created the format for the popular sitcom, "Out of this World" and has won awards for her screenplays. She also writes short stories and suspense novels. Not one to simply read and cook, she tends to look for adventure. She has hitchhiked around Ireland by herself and she has jumped out of a perfectly good airplane.


LUCY BURDETTE: My hub and I are mad for cherries when they are in season, but we've never done anything except eat them from the bowl. I couldn't imagine pitting all those little guys. But then I got the image of a cherry cobbler in my head, and it would not be denied.

So I went in search of a cherry pitter and found this one on Amazon, which handles 6 pieces at a time. So it still takes a whi... Read more of this blog post »
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Clobbered by Camembert (A C...

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To Brie or Not To Brie (A C...

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Avery Aames Avery Aames said: " Well-written whodunnit, with locked room mystery. Strong protagonist in transition, working to solve his father's murder while dealing with life issues. Good narrative. A few bad words, sparingly used. "

 

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
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I enjoyed the lead characters and I found the search for the missing girl and the starkness of Sweden compelling. However, I found the writing did not translate smoothly and was clunky in translation. I also thought the reading so many names, all sta ...more
The Diva Haunts the House by Krista Davis
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The Damage Done by Hilary Davidson
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I truly enjoyed this book. I opened it and finished in a day. I read another review that said "emotional roller coaster" and I have to agree. A woman tortured by her sister's death wrenched my heart.
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The Diva Haunts the House by Krista Davis
The Diva Haunts the House (A Domestic Diva Mystery, #5)
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Krista Davis has created another gem of a book, with a winning protagonist in Sophie, a woman who can cook for an army while solving crime. Lovable characters and neighbors abound. Davis has created a diabolically perfect arch nemesis in the sassy Na ...more
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Dire Threads by Janet Bolin
Dire Threads (Threadville Mystery, #1)
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Janet Bolin has created a charming new series. I loved every page of the mystery, from the moment nasty Mike Krawbach comes into Willow's store, In Stitches, to the moment when we find out "whodunnit." Bolin has woven a lovely world of crafters and c ...more
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Running Dark by Jamie Freveletti
Running Dark (Emma Caldridge, #2)
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Pace that doesn't quit. The second in the Emma Caldridge series never let me stop turning the pages. Emma is capable and fast and a fabulous character. I can't wait for the next in the series. And I hear Jamie is co-writing the next Ludlam book. What ...more
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A darling addition to the cozy market, with an organized protagonist you love, even though she'll drive you crazy reminding you about all the stuff you know you should be organizing. A clever mystery, a passionate friendship. Fun reading.
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Nurture Your BOOKS™  - Bobbie Crawford Hi Avery,

Thanks for the new connection.

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Deborah Hi!
Why haven't you claimed your author profile?

Just go to the bottom of this page: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/... and click the link where it asks, "is this you? Let us know"


message 5: by Lori

Lori Hi Avery, thanks for the friend request. Happy to meet you!


Penelope Marzec I, too, enjoy the word play in the title The Long Quiche Goodbye! Wish I could think of something like that.


message 3: by Zoe

Zoe Greetings from Athens, Greece! Thank you so much for adding me. Well, like many other readers,I can't wait to read "The Long Quiche Goodbye" (by the way, smart word play! )Judging by its beautiful cover, it must be a great book!


Margaret I have yet to publish, but I hope to in the near future. I look forward to reading your books. Thank you for your friend request!


message 1: by Beth

Beth Hi Avery,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery author here on Goodreads as well as elsewhere!


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