Murder, intrigue, cooking....what's not to love?
These are the basis for a new series of books I'm reading. The White House Chef series by Julie Hyzy. I found one of her books at a thrift store and thought it looked good. The first book in the series is
State of the OnionJanuary, 2008Winner 2009 Lovey Award for Best Traditional Mystery
2009 Anthony Award winner
2009 Barry Award winner
Best Paperback OriginalBerkley Prime CrimeMass Market Paperback
The highly-trained Secret Service agents couldn't do it. Snipers swarming the White House grounds were no help. Only Ollie Paras was able to stop the intruder-hitting him with a frying pan. She'd like to wash her hands of the whole thing, but after she witnesses a murder, there's no going back...
Ollie's Secret Service boyfriend warns her that the killer is a world-class assassin. And Ollie's the only person alive who can recognize him. Still, guilt propels her to investigate, even if it means putting herself -- and her relationship-in hot water...
This was such a fun read I decided to continue with the series and have read
Julie Hyzy is a fun, clever writer and the workings of the White House and Secret Service are a fun playground for her mysteries.
If interested in learning more about her visit her website HERE
I'm joining Jenny Matlock for Alphabe-Thur
and the letter H is for Hyzy
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