Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Fatally Flaky by Diane Mott Davidson

Fatally Flaky, number 15 in the Goldy Schulz Culinary Mystery series by Diane Mott Davidson, is the first I've read in this series since The Grilling Season and gave me a good nudge to catch up on the books between.

From Publishers Weekly
Colorado caterer Goldy Schulz doesn't have a moment to spare as she frantically tries to pull everything together for two upcoming wedding receptions, including last-minute venue and menu changes from a spoiled bridezilla, in bestseller Davidson's entertaining 15th culinary suspense novel (after Sweet Revenge). When Harold Doc Finn, Aspen Meadow's beloved retired doctor, dies under mysterious circumstances on his way to the first wedding ceremony, Goldy wonders if it was an accident or murder. When her godfather and Doc Finn's good friend, Jack Carmichael, is also attacked, it's obvious that Goldy will have to venture out of the kitchen and put her detecting skills to use once again. Stir in a slimy spa owner, rumors of a malpractice suit and the usual cast of supporting characters—including Goldy's patient cop husband, Tom, and her capable culinary assistant, Julian Teller—and you've got another winning entry in Davidson's mouthwatering series.

No quotes or notes to report.  Just a good amateur sleuth mystery.

Rating:  4/5 (Mystery Scale)

Dedication:  To Carolyn Marino with deep gratitude for excellent editing and for possessing a kind heart and a light touch.

Epigraph:  Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh. - George Bernard Shaw

1 comment:

nat @book, line, and sinker said...

i listened to this as an audio book a while back--it was entertaining and light--a perfect pick for an audio book.

i haven't picked up any of the other books in the series, though. maybe it's time to revisit goldy and the gang!