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Hotel Morgue (Darina Lisle #3)

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Professional caterer, cook, and sometime amateur detective, Darina Lisle finds herself in a pickle when she sets out to try her hand at being a hotelier. Detective William Pigram soon realizes that by introducing Darina to the seedy Hotel Morgan, he may have cooked his own goose.

The statuesque and self-reliant Ms. Lisle has once again found a passionate interest other tha
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Published January 1st 1992 by Story Sound (first published 1991)
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Dec 31, 2016 Damaskcat rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is the third book in the Darina Lisle series which combine food and mystery. In this one, Darina has lunch with her friend and lover Detective Sergeant William Pigram at the dilapidated Hotel Morgan - known locally as the Hotel Morgue. He is called away because a body has been found and Darina talks to the owners of the hotel. Darina is looking for a new project and will have money to invest. Could the Hotel Morgan be just what she's looking for?

But the murder of a waitress - Sharon Fry - w
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Sep 13, 2007 Wendy rated it liked it
Satisfying murder story with lots of stuff about cooking and running a hotel. Poorly titled - makes it sound like a horror.
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Janet Laurence also writes cookery books and one of her creations in the detective genre is Darina Lisle, a cook and caterer.

She has written 10 novels featuring Darina Lisle between 1989 and 2001. The first was 'A Deepe Coffyn (1989) and the last to date was 'The Mermaid's Feast (2001).

She is also the creator of the Canaletto series of mysteries, set in 18th century London. There are three in the
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Darina Lisle (10 books)
  • A Deepe Coffyn (Darina Lisle, #1)
  • A Tasty Way to Die (Darina Lisle, #2)
  • Recipe for Death (Darina Lisle, #4)
  • Death and the Epicure (Darina Lisle, #5)
  • Death at the Table (Darina Lisle, #6)
  • Death a la Provencale (Darina Lisle, #7)
  • Diet for Death (Darina Lisle, #8)
  • Appetite for Death
  • The Mermaid's Feast (Darina Lisle, #10)

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