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Hold The Cream Cheese, Kill The Lox (Ruby, the Rabbi's Wife)

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Ruby, the rabbi's wife, travels from one side of the United States to the other investigating the murder of a master lox cutter, whose roots are traced back to Nazi-era Denmark.
Paperback, 256 pages
Published August 5th 2003 by Berkley (first published 2002)
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Phyllis
Ruby, the rabbi's wife, travels from one side of the United States to the other investigating the murder of a master lox cutter, whose roots are traced back to Nazi-era Denmark.

I liked this light hearted cozy mystery. Parts of it were comical due to the parts of Essie Sue , who has a narcissistic personality and her nemesis Ruby, who is an amateur sleuth. I don't know how Ruth allows Essie Sue to get away with the things she does. Somehow, Ruth gets roped into watching Essie Sue's wild 13 year o
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Susan
Ruby the rabbi's widow finds the body of Herman Guenther, a skilled lox-slicer, when she and her bete noire, Essie Sue, go to see why the old man missed an appointment. Ruby is reluctantly helping the bar mitzvah plans for Essie Sue's relatives, twins Lester and Larry. Since Ruby is planning a vacation with a friend to Alaska, she ends up checking on the salmon supplier her deli uses in Kodiak, and then goes to New York with her boyfriend to see if she can find more background on Herman.
Mary
In this Ruby book the story involves a complicated Bar/Bat Mitzvah that the atrocious Essie Sue drags Ruby into action. This is number four in the series and this one is on par with the first, Fax Me a Bagel.
Lee Margaret
I liked the fact this mystery story ends up with the murderer getting caught and how it has lots of twist and turns.
Cynthia Rielley
Really fun series. Very light quick read
Laurie Stoll
This was a cute entertaining story.
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Sharon Kahn has worked as arbitrator and attorney, and is a graduate of Vassar College and the University of Arizona Law School. The mother of three, she lives in Austin, Texas.

Sharon spent thirty-one years as a rabbi’s wife, inspiring the creation of Agatha nominated Fax Me A Bagel (Scribner) -- an Alternate Selection of the Book of the Month Club, with Ruby the Rabbi’s Wife doing the sleuthing.
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