Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Murder Most Delectable: Savory Tales of Culinary Crimes” as Want to Read:
Murder Most Delectable: Savory Tales of Culinary Crimes
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Murder Most Delectable: Savory Tales of Culinary Crimes (Murder Most)

by
3.43  ·  Rating details ·  14 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Murder Most Delectable is an anthology of short crime stories whose common elements include food, restaurants, and food preparation. Included are stories by Ruth Rendell, M. D. Lake, Edward Hoch, Joyce Carol Oates, and Rex Stout.

Contents:
Introduction / John Helfers
The last bottle in the world / Stanley Ellin
Takeout / Joyce Christmas
The case of the shaggy caps / Ruth Rendel
...more
Hardcover, 356 pages
Published September 20th 2000 by Cumberland House Publishing (first published 2000)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Murder Most Delectable, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Murder Most Delectable

Community Reviews

(showing 1-10)
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
PurplyCookie
What a grand love affair people have with food! The reason is obviously due to the fact that it is the only thing that can simultaneously delight all five senses.

Some people's appetite for food is only exceeded by their appetite for crime. As our demand for creative dishes has increased, so has the opportunity for evil epicureans to combine their talent for wickedness and their love of good food and drink to lay their victims low in one fell swoop with nothing more than a well-cooked meal or sp
...more
Homerun2
Sep 21, 2014 rated it liked it
3.5 stars

Enjoyable collection of food-related mystery stories by some accomplished writers. Like all anthologies, a little uneven. An interesting idea nicely carried out.
Leslie
rated it it was amazing
Aug 01, 2013
Sherri
rated it it was ok
Jan 08, 2015
TAMMY CUEVAS
rated it really liked it
Nov 28, 2011
Becky
rated it liked it
Feb 06, 2012
Carlaivan
rated it really liked it
Aug 05, 2012
Leslie
rated it really liked it
Oct 31, 2013
Kathy
rated it really liked it
Oct 04, 2013
Jessica Fure
rated it liked it
Jul 15, 2007
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
6436872
Martin Harry Greenberg was an American academic and speculative fiction anthologist. In all, he compiled 1,298 anthologies and commissioned over 8,200 original short stories. He founded Tekno Books, a packager of more than 2000 published books. In addition, he was a co-founder of the Sci-Fi Channel.

For the 1950s anthologist and publisher of Gnome Press, see Martin Greenberg.
More about Martin H. Greenberg...

Other Books in the Series

Murder Most (1 - 10 of 11 books)
  • Murder Most Celtic: Tall Tales of Irish Mayhem
  • Murder Most Confederate: Tales of Crimes Quite Uncivil
  • Murder Most Delicious
  • Murder Most Divine: Ecclesiastical Tales of Unholy Crimes
  • Murder Most Feline: Cunning Tales of Cats and Crime
  • Murder Most Irish
  • Murder Most Medieval: Noble Tales of Ignoble Demises
  • Murder Most Postal: Homicidal Tales That Deliver a Message
  • Murder Most Romantic: Passionate Tales of Life and Death
  • Murder Most Sacred: Great Catholic Tales of Mystery & Suspense