By Peter King
The gourmand Detective: He's obtained a present for nutrition, a flavor for adventure-and a nostril for nabbing a killer.
Critics hailed Peter King's debut novel, The connoisseur Detective, the 1st in a scrumptious secret sequence that includes the gourmand Detective-a chef-turned-culinary-sleuth.
Now, in his moment trip, the gourmand Detective is on his manner from London to manhattan to authenticate Ko-Feng-an pricey spice, misplaced for hundreds of years, and lauded for its flavor and purported traits as an aphrodisiac. but if the Ko-Feng disappears less than his nose-and a culinary colleague turns up dead-the gourmand Detective turns into the leading suspect in a case extra slippery than Oysters Rockefeller. As he chefs up a scheme to discover the killer, the gourmand Detective embarks on a mouth-watering romp during the ethnic eateries of recent York urban, tasting his strategy to ultimate justice.
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Spiced to Death (Gourmet Detective, Book 2) by Peter King