Search Results: "Diane Mott Davidson"


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DYING FOR CHOCOLATE by Diane Mott Davidson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 14, 1992

"Son Arch, however, rings true and likable."
Aspen caterer Goldy Bear (Catering to Nobody) is horrified when her new beau, psychologist Philip Miller, suddenly begins driving erratically, crashes, and dies, while she, right behind in her own car, is helpless. Read full book review >

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CATERING TO NOBODY by Diane Mott Davidson
Released: Aug. 23, 1990

"And certainly adequate fare for those in search of a friendly—though scatterbrained—heroine."
A genial debut that, in tone, is reminiscent of Susan Isaacs' Compromising Positions: chatty, sort of sexy, amusingly improbable. Read full book review >

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THE WHOLE ENCHILADA by Diane Mott Davidson
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"Davidson snaps back from the mediocre Crunch Time (2011) with a more tantalizing puzzle. But fans may well skim the mystery and focus on the many appended recipes and bits of cooking lore scattered throughout."
Three women formerly married to doctors had formed a support group named Amour Anonymous. Now, the past has caught up to one of them. Read full book review >

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DOUBLE SHOT by Diane Mott Davidson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2004

"Keeping the spotlight trained on so-familiar Goldy prevents Davidson from developing the other characters and plots she sketches in so intriguingly."
Once again, an attack on Goldy Schultz precipitates a cascade of calamities that disrupt her home life and her catering business. Read full book review >

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STICKS & SCONES by Diane Mott Davidson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 10, 2001

"Like its nine predecessors (Tough Cookie, 2000, etc.), Sticks includes a batch of tasty recipes that make Goldie's cooking sound a lot easier to swallow than her adventures."
While her homicide cop husband Tom is off in New Jersey chasing a trio of lethal stamp thieves, caterer Goldie Schultz, the pride of Aspen Meadow, Colorado, has to vacate her house on the very day she's set to cook up an Elizabethan banquet for Eliot and Sukie Hyde—because an unknown sniper shoots out the front window. Read full book review >

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CRUNCH TIME by Diane Mott Davidson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 5, 2011

"Davidson's fans will not be disappointed with the usual lavish appended recipes. This time, though, the tale is overlong, with too much attention to food and a chaotic mystery."
Yet another murderer in Aspen Meadow, Colo., meets his (or is it her?) match in caterer Goldy Schulz (Sweet Revenge, 2007, etc.) and her detective husband Tom. Read full book review >

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DARK TORT by Diane Mott Davidson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2006

"Goldy and her coterie always provide some enjoyable moments, although the mind-boggling dénouement may send you to the kitchen to try the 11 appended recipes."
Watch your step. Goldy Bear Schultz, of Aspen Meadows catering (Double Shot, 2004, etc.), has tripped over a body at the law office of one of her best clients. Read full book review >

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THE LAST SUPPERS by Diane Mott Davidson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 15, 1994

"Includes a dinner menu and ten recipes (seen but not sampled), in case you'd like to try and improve on Goldy's nuptial festivities."
It's a perfect day for caterer Goldy Bear's wedding to Furman County (Colo.) homicide investigator Tom Schulz — or it would be if somebody hadn't killed the priest and kidnapped the groom. Read full book review >

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SWEET REVENGE by Diane Mott Davidson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Not Goldy's brightest day. Her legion of fans may well prefer the ten appended recipes to the tale itself."
Goldy Bear Schulz, talented caterer and successful sleuth, has a Christmas party everyday—if she can just find the time to cook between solving murders. Read full book review >

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THE GRILLING SEASON by Diane Mott Davidson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 15, 1997

"But the plot is labyrinthine and beyond belief Amiable, readable, forgettable."
Goldy Schulz, the catering queen of Aspen Meadow, Colorado, is once again embroiled in murder (The Main Corpse, 1996, etc.). Read full book review >