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Recipe for Murder

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  4 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Patrick O'Malley, retired New York City cop, and Grace Johnson, Jill-of-all-trades at the homeless shelter where she escaped in the first Patrick and Grace Mystery, take flight to Nebraska when they hear that Walter Schmidt, Grace's cohort from the kitchen at the shelter was found hanging in the apple shed. What seems ilke a perfectly simple suicide soon turns to a devious ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published August 13th 2006 by Star Publish (first published December 2001)
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Nov 10, 2013 Kathryn rated it liked it
A cryptic message, attached to a bank deposit key, promising guaranteed success and wealth from an old acquaintance arrives at Grace Johnson's doorstep in New York City. Grace, a kitchen worker at a homeless shelter, is pleased to hear that the sender, a former shelter tenant named Walter, has reconciled with his family and is looking forward to a prosperous life in his small Nebraska hometown. When she calls for an explanation to his curious letter, however, all pleasant feelings dissolve upon ...more
Jul 22, 2016 jimtown rated it liked it
Shelves: local, mystery
A pleasant enough geriatric romp with Patrick and Grace as they try to solve the mystery of their friend Walter's death. Was it truly a suicide or was there a plot to steal his cookie recipe?

Patrick and Grace leave NY to go back to the small home town where Walter grew up and promptly meet the law after executing a U-turn. The town is so small that the news of their arrival travels fast and they must work fast to solve the mystery before there is any more tampering with the evidence. The very be
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Feb 22, 2008 Brenda Jenkins Kleager rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mystery
Best read in the fall; naw, read it anytime!
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Janet Elaine Smith grew up in Spring Lake, Minnesota, in the middle of the Chippewa National Forest. Following her high school graduation, she attended Bethany College of the Bible in Minneapolis, MN and then went to Venezuela, South America, where she served as a missionary for nine years. It was there that she met her husband, Ivan. When she was beset by illness, they moved to Grand Forks, ND, ...more
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