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Sally Solari Mysteries

Book One in the Series

dying for a taste

AT LEAST TWICE A WEEK I have customers tell me how lucky I must feel, having been born into this restaurant family.

DYING FOR A TASTE Now Available  From Crooked Lane Books

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Sally Solari Mysteries

Book One in the Series

When her chef aunt is found murdered and the sous chef becomes the prime suspect,
Sally Solari is determined to clear his name
and find the real murderer.

Holy cannoli!

You must not miss Leslie Karst’s snappy debut, DYING FOR A TASTE. Karst serves up a funny, feisty heroine, Italian family drama, a charming coastal California town, and clues tangled up like a plate of spaghetti carbonara. But don’t read hungry—the food will leave you drooling!

-Lucy Burdette,
author of Killer Takeout and Fatal Reservations

After losing her mother to cancer, Sally Solari quits her job as an attorney to help her dad run his old-style Italian eatery in Santa Cruz, California. But managing the front of the house is far from her dream job.

Then in a sudden twist, her Aunt Letta is found murdered in her own restaurant, and Sally is the only one who can keep the place running. But when her sous chef is accused of the crime and she finds herself suddenly short-staffed, Sally must delve into the world of organic and sustainable farming, Chez Panisse-style restaurants, and animal rights activists--not to mention a few family secrets--to help him clear his name and catch the true culprit before her timer runs out.

Illustrated Dinner

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