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Appetite for Murder (Charly Poisson #1)

3.12 of 5 stars 3.12  ·  rating details  ·  40 ratings  ·  4 reviews

While foraging for fungi in his secret spot, Charly Poisson, owner and chef of La Fermette, inadvertently unearths more than the oyster mushrooms he enjoys on his breakfast toast. Someone, apparently, has had the bad taste to bury an Hermes scarf in the hummus -- with a woman still attached! Mon Dieu!

Now, plagued by a series of mysterious barn burnings and
Paperback, 304 pages
Published August 1st 1999 by Grand Central Publishing (first published 1999)
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Can you call a book a mystery if you know from the start who did what? The author lets the cat out of the bag almost from the first page, so if you like racing the main character to figure out what happened, you'll find this book, and probably this series, really disappointing. The main character has the most depth, but that's not saying much; most of the characters are shallow stereotypes. Great cooking, great recipes included at the end of each chapter. No romance, nothing to ruffle your feath ...more
Katherine Oxnard
Sep 10, 2007 Katherine Oxnard rated it 1 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: no one!
Terrible, not even a guilty pleasure--just the guilt at the end of the read!
Again, more research for the next Beatrice Beecham outing.
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