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Sweet Revenge - Goldy Schulz #13 - cover

Sweet Revenge - Goldy Schulz #13

Diane Mott Davidson

Publisher: Endeavour Media

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Summary

"A TASTY TREAT … A PAGE-TURNING, CHARACTER-DRIVEN, VIVIDLY WRITTEN STORY OF SUSPENSE." - Booklist 

 

Goldy Schulz is thrilled to be catering a holiday breakfast feast for the staff of the Aspen Meadow Library. But little does she know that on the menu is a large helping of murder. While setting up at the library, Goldy spots a woman lurking in the stacks who bears a striking resemblance to Sandee Brisbane—the Sandee Brisbane who killed Goldy's ex-husband. But Sandee is supposed to be dead … or so everyone believes. 

 

Goldy's suspicions mount when the body of Drew Wellington, a former district attorney, is found in a corner of the library, with a map worth thousands of dollars stashed in his clothing. Goldy is convinced that Sandee, a confessed felon, is involved. But the holiday madness is only just beginning for Goldy. Soon she's drawn into the dangerous, double-crossing world of high-end map dealing. And like the ghost of Christmas past, Sandee keeps making an appearance. Could she be out to prove that revenge is oh-so-sweet? 

 

 
Praise for Sweet Revenge:

 
 

"Bestseller Davidson is at the top of her form in her fourteenth culinary suspense novel .… Readers will happily sink their teeth into Goldy's latest case and come away hungry for more" - Publishers Weekly (starred review) 

 

"A series that remains as reliable and satisfying as a favorite casserole recipe.… [Davidson has a] deft touch … just the recipe for continued success" - Cleveland Plain Dealer 

 

"I can't resist a taste of culinary pulp fiction every now and then, and Diane Mott Davidson is the grand master of the genre" - Charleston Post and Courier 

 

Diane Mott Davidson (born March 22, 1949) is an American author of mystery novels that use the theme of food, an idea she got from Robert B. Parker. Several recipes are included in each book, and each novel title is a play on a food or drink word. Mott Davidson was nominated for both the 1991 Anthony Award and the 1990 Agatha Award for Catering to Nobody in the "Best First Novel" category. Additionally, her story Cold Turkey won the 1993 Anthony Award for "Best Short-story".

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