Dying for Chocolate( A Goldy Bear Cullinary Mystery #2)
The CatererMeet Goldy Bear: a bright, opinionated, wildly inventive caterer whose personal life has become a recipe for disaster. She's got an abusive ex-husband who's into making tasteless threats, a rash of mounting bills that are taking a huge bite out of her budget, and two enticing men... show more
The CatererMeet Goldy Bear: a bright, opinionated, wildly inventive caterer whose personal life has become a recipe for disaster. She's got an abusive ex-husband who's into making tasteless threats, a rash of mounting bills that are taking a huge bite out of her budget, and two enticing men knocking on her door.The DishNow determined to take control of her life, Goldy moves her business and her son to ritzy Aspen Meadow Country Club, where she accepts a job as a live-in cook. But just as she's beginning to think she's got it made--catering decadent dinners and posh society picnics and enjoying the favors of Philip Miller, a handsome local shrink, and Tom Shulz, her more-than-friendly neighborhood cop--the dishy doctor inexplicably drives his BMW into an oncoming bus.The Unsavory KillerConvinced that Philip's bizarre death was no accident, Goldy decides to do a little investigating of her own. But sifting through the unpalatable secrets of the dead doc's life will toss her into a case seasoned with unexpected danger and even more unexpected revelations--the kind that could get a caterer and the son she loves. . .killed.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: November 1993
Publisher: Bantam Books
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
, Food And Drink
, Mystery Thriller
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Cozy Mystery
, Murder Mystery
Series: A Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery (#2)
Crazily enough, my sister and I are rereading these at the same time, though she's getting through them faster as I'm trying to get through challenges as well. I loved the first one of these audiobooks and the second one was even better! To read my thoughts on the book as a whole, please check out...
*4.5 Stars*Scorecard: (Out of 10)* Quality of Writing - 9* Pace - 9* Plot development - 9* Characters - 10* Enjoyability - 9* Insightfulness - 9* Ease of Reading - 8* Photos/Illustrations - NAFinal Score: 63/70 = 90%My Review of Catering to Nobody: Book One*The Gush*As stated in my review of the pre...
Much better than the first one "Catering to nobody". I read that she changed publisher with her second book which might account for the depth the secondary characters have instead of being paper thin cut out like the first book. Goldy still annoys me to no end but I liked Arch (her son), Tom Schulz ...
Goldy is an airhead. Why does everything have to be a struggle for her? She needs to grow a pair of balls and kick her abusive ex-husband in the ass. That will stop him from bullying her. This mystery was okay but I was constantly peeved by Goldy's helplessness.