Tough Cookie - Goldy Schulz #9
Publisher: Endeavour Media
"TODAY'S FOREMOST PRACTITIONER OF THE CULINARY WHODUNIT." — Entertainment Weekly
When caterer Goldy Schulz is offered a temporary stint hosting a cooking show for PBS, she jumps at the chance. After all, she could use the money—not to mention the great exposure. Plus taping the shows at Colorado's posh Killdeer Ski Resort will be fun. A little cooking, a little chitchat. What could go wrong?
The answer: everything! When Goldy has to do one of her shows live for a PBS telethon, the broadcast is riddled with culinary catastrophes—from the Chesapeake Crab Cakes right down to the Ice-Capped Gingersnaps. But the deadliest dish of all comes after the cameras go off—and a baffling accident claims a life. Then a series of suspicious mishaps places Goldy's own life in jeopardy, and she knows she'd better whip up her own crime-solving recipe, and fast—before a deadly dash of danger ends her cooking career once and for all.
Praise for Tough Cookie:
"The twists and turns are as subtle as Goldy's secret ingredients—just when you've got it, you don't. Tough Cookie is one great read" — Mystery News
"Hearty fare for those who like their murder with a bit of nosh on the side" — Publishers Weekly
"Chef Goldy Schulz's life is a medley of murder, mayhem and melted chocolate. Tantalizing … highly readable fare" — New York Post
"If you like to cook, scan the recipes; if you prefer to savor mysteries, skip the food; either way, you can't lose" —Sunday Morning Sentinel
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".