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The Angie & Friends Food & Spirits Mysteries

"Pairing a homicide detective and a gourmet cook on a quest guarantees vast amounts of lunacy, shenanigans, murder, [and] larceny....There is love, humor, romance, suspense, danger, a thrill or two, some interesting characters (including Angie's family), fodder for a richer fantasy life, and a lot of laughs in this series." ---Mysterious Women

Here are the books:

Cooking Spirits (An Angie & Friends Food & Spirits Mystery - Book 1)

Culinary queen Angie Amalfi has put aside her gourmet utensils to concentrate on planning her upcoming wedding to San Francisco homicide detective Paavo Smith. What could possibly go wrong?

Instead of the answer to her heart's dreams, she scrambles to deal with wedding planners with bizarre ideas, wedding dresses that don't flatter, squabbling relatives with hurt feelings, a long-suffering groom, and worries over where she and Paavo will live after the wedding. But all of that pales when Angie finds the perfect house for them, except for one little problem--the house may be haunted.

Many years ago, the newlyweds who lived in the house were murdered, and the case was never solved. While Angie pursues what happened to the couple who now may be haunting the house, Paavo obsesses over his own case involving the murder of unlikely lovers. The trail leads to ghosts, murders, unhappy families, and enough obnoxious wedding buttinskis to fill a graveyard. But when eerie happenings turn deadly, Angie fears she may be spirited away for good!

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Rediscovered Books (Boise, ID) |

Add a Pinch of Murder (An Angie & Friends Food & Spirits Mystery - Book 2)

Gourmet cook Angie Amalfi has big plans for her life as a soon-to-be married woman, but between nervous kitchen remodelers, clever murderers, and possibly ghosts, nothing is going as planned.

Angie hopes a romantic evening out with her fiancé, HomicideInspector Paavo Smith, will bring a welcome reprieve from the hectic pace ofremodeling the older house that she and Paavo bought in hopes of making itmove-in ready before their upcoming wedding. But circumstances--worldly andseemingly other-worldy--conspire against her. Not the least of which is hernewest acquaintance, a lonely heiress, who quickly involves Angie in theheiress's bizarre family history of indiscretions, high finances, and murder.

Angie suspects the key to all the weirdness going on with the family lies in the mansion that is now in her new friend's hands--a place that,if it isn't haunted, certainly looks as if it should be. Angie drags several old cohorts into the fray to help her newest pal, but as the situation gets murkier, Angie soon wonders if she'll ever see her own happy ending.

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Paperback: Not yet available

Cook's Big Day (An Angie & Friends Food & Spirits Mystery - Book 3)

Angie Amalfi's wedding--her Big Day--is on the verge of becoming her Big Mess.

Angie had planned every detail of the day with the utmost care, wanting everything to be perfect. But now people across the city are literally dying to put the wedding on hold. A crazed killer here, a bumped off bride there. In her mind, nothing less than a criminal conspiracy must be at work to keep her wedding from being where and when she wants it.

Angie's fiancé, San Francisco Homicide Inspector Paavo Smith, the entire SFPD Homicide Squad, her friends and family all jump into the fray to help save her wedding plans. But as dangers and catastrophes grow faster than yeast-overloaded bread dough, Angie can't help but wonder if her Big Day will turn into her Biggest Disaster ever.

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Amazon | | Indiebound |
Rediscovered Books (Boise, ID)



Cook's Curious Christmas (An Angie & Friends Food & Spirits Mystery Fantasy EXTRA)

This is an Angie & Friends series "extra"--a mystery-fantasy for your enjoyment.

After a powerful earthquake strikes, culinary sleuth Angie Amalfi finds herself in a different world, where nothing is as it should be, and nothing is as it seems. Not only are her fiance and friends acting beyond weird, but it seems Angie is being stalked by "The Zodiac"--one of the Bay Area's most notorious serial killers ... from the 1970's! Join Angie on this magic sleigh ride straight into a Christmas stockingful of suspense. Although she struggles to find a way to stop this nightmare, in a season of surprises she finds herself feeling a lot like Alice in Wonderland as her once merry Christmas grows curiouser and curiouser...

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