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Five ingredient mysteries

Author:
Corrigan, Maya
 
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Star rating for By Cook or by Crook
Series Volume:
1.
Description:
"Maya Corrigan's concept of Five Ingredients, Five Suspects, Five Clues fits this scrumptious culinary mystery like a five-fingered glove." —Barbara Ross, author of the Maine Clambake Mysteries
Take one burned-out city girl. Add a crusty codger, a pinch of gossip, and a dash of romance. Stir in a generous helping of murder and you've got the ingredients for one truly delicious mystery . . .

Haunted by the car...
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Star rating for Scam chowder
Series Volume:
2.
Description:
Val Deniston loves the historic Chesapeake Bay town where she lives with her grandfather, the Codger Cook. Running the fitness club s Cool Down Cafe and salvaging the five ingredient dishes Granddad messes up keeps her busy. She s used to his catastrophes in the kitchen, but not in the dining room Especially when one of his dinner party guests winds up face down in the chowder. The demised diner apparently scammed Granddad s best buddy, and since...
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Star rating for Final fondue
Series Volume:
3.
Description:
The author of Scam Chowder dishes up "a lighthearted mystery involving romance, revenge, and chocolate fondue . . . a tasty mixture" (Blue Moon Mystery Saloon).
Val Deniston certainly has her plate full running a café, dabbling with recipes, and helping her grandfather prepare for the town's upcoming tri-centennial celebration, but she's grown fond of her new life in the Chesapeake Bay town of Bayport . . .
So...
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Star rating for The tell-tale tarte
Series Volume:
4.
Average Rating:
3 stars
Description:
The life and work of Edgar Allan Poe spices up this culinary mystery from the author of Final Fondue. Includes recipes!

It's a cold January in the Chesapeake Bay area, but Cool Down Café manager Val Deniston has plenty to sweat over—like catering a book club event, testing recipes for her Granddad's cookbook, and catching the author of a deadly tale of murder . . .
The last thing Val needs in her...
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Star rating for S'more murders
Series Volume:
5.
Description:
Managing a fitness club café and collaborating on a cookbook with her grandfather are Val Deniston's usual specialties, but she's about to set sail into nearby Chesapeake Bay--straight into a murder case . . . Since catering themed events is a good way to make extra cash, Val agrees to board the Titanic --or at least cater a re-creation of the doomed journey on a yacht. The owner of the yacht, who collects memorabilia related to the disaster, wants...
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Star rating for Crypt Suzette
Series Volume:
6.
Average Rating:
3 stars
Description:
Suzette Cripps has been occupying a spare bedroom at Val's granddad's house while she takes classes in this Maryland Eastern Shore townbut she's always seemed a little secretive and fearful, and any talk about her past is a closed book. After winning the costume contest at the Halloween-themed bookstore party, Suzette is mowed down by a hit-and-run driverand Val and her grandfather start to wonder whether it was really an accident or if someone was...
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Star rating for Gingerdead man
Series Volume:
7.
Average Rating:
3 stars
Description:
When a man playing Santa is poisoned by one of her cookies at the Dickens of a holiday festival, Val Deniston's reputation is on the line and she and her Granddad must race against time to catch a cookie-cutter killer.
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Star rating for Bake offed
Series Volume:
8.
Description:
In the new installment of beloved author Maya Corrigan's Five-Ingredient Mystery series, join Val Deniston and her grandfather at the Maryland Mystery Fan Fest in the bake-off of the century that makes zkilling competitiony take on a whole new meaning....
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Star rating for A parfait crime
Series Volume:
9.
Description:
"At the site of a fatal blaze, Val's boyfriend, a firefighter trainee, is shocked to learn the victim is known to him, a woman named Jane who belonged to the local Agatha Christie book club--and was rehearsing alongside Val's grandfather for an upcoming Christie play being staged for charity. Just as shocking are the skeletal remains of a man found in the freezer. Who is he and who put him on ice? After Val is chosen to replace Jane in the play,...