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Daryl Wood Gerber

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aka Avery Aames

Daryl Wood Gerber is the author of A Cookbook Nook Mystery series, featuring an avid reader, admitted foodie, and owner of a cookbook store in picturesque coastal California.
Prior to her career as a novelist, Daryl wrote screenplays and created the format for the popular TV sitcom Out of this World. A fun tidbit for mystery buffs, Daryl was also an actress and co-starred on "Murder, She Wrote", as well as other TV shows. Daryl is originally from the Bay Area and graduated from Stanford University. She loves to cook, read, golf, swim, and garden. She also likes adventure and has been known to jump out of a perfectly good airplane. She is happily married ,they have a grown son who has flown the coop.

Genres: Cozy Mystery, Mystery, Romance
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Cookbook Nook Mystery
   1. Final Sentence (2013)
   2. Inherit the Word (2014)
   3. Stirring the Plot (2014)
   4. Fudging the Books (2015)
   5. Grilling the Subject (2016)
   6. Pressing the Issue (2018)
   7. Wreath Between the Lines (2018)
   8. Sifting Through Clues (2019)
   9. Shredding the Evidence (2020)
   10. Wining and Dying (2021)
   11. Simmering with Resentment (2022)
   12. Poaching Is Puzzling (2023)
Aspen Adams
   1. Desolate Shores (2019)
   2. Fan Mail (2019)
   3. Cold Conviction (2020)
Fairy Garden Mystery
   1. A Sprinkling of Murder (2020)
   2. A Glimmer of a Clue (2021)
   3. A Hint of Mischief (2022)
   4. A Flicker of a Doubt (2023)
   5. A Twinkle of Trouble (2024)
   Girl on the Run (2016)
   Day of Secrets (2017)
   Hope for the Holidays (2023)
   The Son's Secret (2024)
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Daryl Wood Gerber recommends
Murder by the Seashore (2023)
(California Bookshop Mystery, book 1)
Samara Yew
"Bookstore lovers rejoice! Murder by the Seashore, by Samara Yew, features a spunky heroine, a charming bookshop, and a clever mystery that will keep readers guessing from the very first page."
Trouble On the Books (2019)
(Castle Bookshop Mystery, book 1)
Essie Lang
"A smart whodunit featuring a spunky bookseller, a beautiful castle, a remote island, and plenty of twists and turns to keep you reading until you get to the last page. I'm hooked!"
Death and a Pot of Chowder (2018)
(Maine Murder Mystery, book 1)
Cornelia Kidd
"Delicious… Authentically set in Maine, Kidd has served up a delectable mystery!"

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Books containing stories by Daryl Wood Gerber
Infinity (2023)
A Suspense Magazine Anthology
edited by
Catherine Coulter
Ellen Hart Presents Malice Domestic 15 (2020)
Mystery Most Theatrical
(Malice Domestic, book 15)
edited by
Ellen Hart, Rita Owen, Verena Rose and Shawn Reilly Simmons
Feeding Kate (2012)
A Crime Fiction Anthology
edited by
Laura Benedict, Laura K Curtis, Neliza Drew and Clare Toohey

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