Peter King





Peter King


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in The United Kingdom
January 01, 1922

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Peter King (b. 1922) is an English author of mystery fiction, a Cordon Bleu–trained chef, and a retired metallurgist. He has operated a tungsten mine, overseen the establishment of South America’s first steel processing plant, and prospected for minerals around the globe. His work carried him from continent to continent before he finally settled in Florida, where he led the design team for the rocket engines that carried the Apollo astronauts to the moon.

In his spare time, King wrote one-act plays and short mystery stories. When he retired, in 1991, he wrote his first novel, The Gourmet Detective, a cozy mystery about a chef turned sleuth who solves mysteries in the kitchen. King followed it with seven more books starring the character, inc
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The Gourmet Detective (Gour...

3.25 avg rating — 299 ratings — published 1994 — 14 editions
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Spiced to Death (Gourmet De...

3.47 avg rating — 156 ratings — published 1997 — 9 editions
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Dying on the Vine (Gourmet ...

3.44 avg rating — 158 ratings — published 1998 — 9 editions
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Death al Dente (Gourmet Det...

3.49 avg rating — 130 ratings — published 1999 — 11 editions
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Roux the Day (Gourmet Detec...

3.55 avg rating — 93 ratings — published 2002 — 12 editions
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A Healthy Place to Die (Gou...

3.51 avg rating — 93 ratings — published 2000 — 10 editions
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Eat, Drink, and be Buried (...

3.27 avg rating — 86 ratings — published 2001 — 11 editions
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Dine and Die on the Danube ...

3.40 avg rating — 92 ratings — published 2003 — 9 editions
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Hangman's Corner

3.05 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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Initiation (Changels Book 1)

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