The Cereal Murders

Diane Mott Davidson, Author Bantam $19.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-553-09515-9
This delightfully wicked mystery features food expert Goldy Bear, seen last in Dying for Chocolate . Goldy, 31 and the divorced mother of a 12-year-old son and the owner of Goldilocks Catering (``Where Everything Is Just Right!'') in Aspen Meadow, Colo., caters as many as three events a day, even while solving a murder or two. After catering the senior class dinner at the exclusive but undistinguished Elk Park Prepatory School, Goldy discovers the body of the class valedictorian, Keith Andrews, strangled by one of her extension cords. Tom Schulz, gourmet cook, Goldy's lover and head homicide detective for the Aspen Meadow police, quickly discovers that Keith may have been an extortionist and a thief. Probing further, he and Goldy find that the senior class (oddly restrained in their response to the murder) and their rancorous parents are a group for whom obsession with grades, nasty competition over college slots and blatant bribery are the norm. The book proves to be a light but delicious combination of unique personalities, first-rate recipes and sustained suspense, with only a surfeit of red herrings for leftovers. (Nov.)
Reviewed on: 11/01/1993
Release date: 11/01/1993
Show other formats
FORMATS
Mass Market Paperbound - 368 pages - 978-0-553-56773-1
Analog Audio Cassette - 978-1-879371-77-4
Paperback - 978-1-56895-743-2
Analog Audio Cassette - 978-1-59007-346-9
Compact Disc - 978-1-59007-437-4
Analog Audio Cassette - 978-1-57815-192-9
Open Ebook - 1 pages - 978-1-299-17147-3
Ebook - 368 pages - 978-0-307-42698-7
Downloadable Audio - 978-1-4561-0886-1
X
Stay ahead with
Tip Sheet!
Free newsletter: the hottest new books, features and more
X
Only $18.95/month for Digital Access
or $20.95 for Print+Digital Access!
X
Only $18.95/month for Digital Access
or $20.95 for Print+Digital Access!
X
Email Address

Password

Log In Lost Password

PW has integrated its print and digital subscriptions, offering exciting new benefits to subscribers, who are now entitled to both the print edition and the digital editions of PW (online or via our app). For instructions on how to set up your accout for digital access, click here. For more information, click here.

The part of the site you are trying to access is now available to subscribers only. Subscribers: to set up your digital subscription with the new system (if you have not done so already), click here. To subscribe, click here.

Email pw@pubservice.com with questions.

Not Registered? Click here.