Red Beans and Vice

Red Beans and Vice

Book - 2001
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Master chef Heaven Lee finds herself in deep trouble after agreeing to help the Sisters of Holy Trinity with their annual benefit dinner, when the dinner takes on a sinister aroma as the convent's cross is stolen and Truly Witten turns up murdered with Heaven's knife.

McMillan Palgrave
Chef and restaurateur Heaven Lee has gotten into plenty of scrapes in her hometown of Kansas City, Missouri. This time around, she's cooking up trouble in New Orleans while visiting to help the Sisters of the Holy Trinity hold their annual benefit dinner. The convent is having financial problems and only Heaven Lee's culinary creativity can offer hope.

Unfortunately, before she can really get cooking, Heaven's old friend Mary's husband, HeavelkjTruely Whitten, coffee importer and native New Orleanian, is found murdered with Heaven's own knife. To make matters worse, the convent's sacred cross simultaneously turns up missing. When she becomes the prime suspect, Heaven has no choice but to put her pots and pans aside and pursue the villain in order to both clear her own name and get dinner on the table in time for the big benefit.

Heaven's smart, saucy attitude spurs her on in the search for the vicious murderer as well as for the perfect New Orleans dish to serve the Sisters. When all else fails, she finds the answers to both puzzles right under her own nose, saving the day and serving up a new signature Heaven Lee dish, Nola Pie. The delectable dessert is guaranteed to tantalize readers' taste buds and the satisfying mystery will leave them begging for seconds.


Blackwell North Amer
Chef and restaurateur Heaven Lee has gotten into plenty of scrapes in her hometown of Kansas City, Missouri. This time around, she's cooking up trouble in New Orleans while on a visit to help the Sisters of the Holy Trinity hold their annual benefit dinner. The convent is having financial problems and only Heaven Lee's culinary creativity can offer hope.
Unfortunately, before she can really get cooking, coffee importer and native New Orleanian Truely Whitten, husband of Heaven's old friend Mary, is found murdered by Heaven's own knife. To make matters worse, the convent's sacred cross simultaneously turns up missing. When she becomes the prime suspect, Heaven has no choice but to put her pots and pans aside and pursue the real villian in order to both clear her own name and get dinner on the table in time for the big benefit.
Heaven's smart, saucy attitude spurs her on in the search for the vicious murderer as well as the perfect New Orleans dish to serve the Sisters. When all else fails, she finds the answers to both puzzles right under her own nose, saving the day and serving up a new signature Heaven Lee dish, Nola Pie. The delectable dessert is guaranteed to tantalize readers' taste buds, and the satisfying mystery will leave them begging for seconds.

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& Taylor

New Orleans master chef Heaven Lee finds herself in deep trouble after agreeing to help the impoverished Sisters of Holy Trinity with their annual benefit dinner, but the dinner takes on a sinister aroma when the convent's cross is stolen and Truly Witten turns up murdered with Heaven's knife. By the author of A Stiff Risotto.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Minotaur, 2001
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312280130
0312280130
Characteristics: 273 p. ; 22 cm

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May 31, 2015

What a waste of time,paper and.......all - poor style, poor plot,
some grammar below -1 star.
This is the first time, but I have to trash this book,
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