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State of the Onion - Julie Hyzy
State of the Onion
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Introducing White House Assistant Chef Olivia Paras, who is rising-and sleuthing-to the top. Includes recipes for a complete presidential menu! Never let them see you sweat-that's White House Assistant Chef Olivia Paras's motto, which is pretty hard to honor in the most important kitchen in the... show more
Introducing White House Assistant Chef Olivia Paras, who is rising-and sleuthing-to the top. Includes recipes for a complete presidential menu! Never let them see you sweat-that's White House Assistant Chef Olivia Paras's motto, which is pretty hard to honor in the most important kitchen in the world. She's hell-bent on earning her dream job, Executive Chef. There's just one thing: her nemesis is vying for it, too. Well, that and the fact that an elusive assassin wants to see her fry.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780425218693 (0425218694)
ASIN: 425218694
Publisher: Berkley
Pages no: 325
Edition language: English
Series: A White House Chef Mystery (#1)
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Belle of the Bookshelf
Belle of the Bookshelf rated it
4.0 State of the Onion (White House Chef Mystery Series #1)
State of the Onion is unlike any cozy I have read before and I enjoyed it very much. The plot is of a political nature and more involved than many cozy mysteries. My only complaint here, and it is a small one, is that there was one particular character who had my vote as number one suspect and was...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
3.0 State of the Onion (White House Chef Mystery #1)
Overall, a very good story. I was positive I knew who the killer was until the very end, when I was proved very wrong. All the characters in the white house kitchen were likeable and I enjoyed reading about them. There were a couple of times when the main character waxed lyrical about the honor of...
About Happy Books
About Happy Books rated it
3.0 State of the Onion (White House Chef Mysteries, No. 1)
I liked the author's writing style, but reading about what was going on in the White House and its kitchen wasn't that interesting for me. I think I will try the author's other cozy mystery series.
A Date with a Book
A Date with a Book rated it
4.0
In my quest to find a new cozy mystery series I will enjoy as much as I did the Joanne Fluke series, I think I have found it. What fun characters the author has developed.Ollie is a chef at the White House and is dating a man of the Secret Service (in secret). She finds herself in an unusual situati...
CJ the Book Peddler
CJ the Book Peddler rated it
4.0
4.1I was surprised by this book. I admit that I had judged the book and the title and shrugged and kept walking. I came back to it on a whim and I'm glad I did. The characters and the pacing kept me interested and the mystery kept me on my toes.I will have to complain about the redundancy of some ph...
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