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The Chef Who Died Sauteing

(2006)
(The first book in the Ariel Quigley series)
A novel by

 
Awards
Agatha Award Best First Novel (nominee)
The Chef Who Died Sauteing is the first mystery in a series featuring Ariel Quigley, a young English professor who is also an Army veteran, a poet, and a psychic detective who reads Tarot cards and talks to ghosts. Early in the book Ariel moves in with her friend Bernice Wise, a psychotherapist with a large Colonial house in Alexandria, Virginia, college-age twins-and a resident ghost from the pre-Civil War era, whose murder Ariel uncovers. Bernice introduces Ariel to the crew at the Riviera, a nearby French restaurant, where the famous chef Daniel Lafayette creates magic with food while the waiters entertain the guests with Monty Python humor. The head waiter takes a shine to Ariel and asks her out. But before their romance can begin to bud, a bombing, a murder, and a suspicious accident occur. Is someone out to destroy the staff of the Riviera? And will Ariel find the killer with the help of the resident ghost?

 
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Hardback Editions

April 2006 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Chef Who Died Sauteing
Author(s): Honora Finkelstein, Susan Smily
ISBN: 1-59133-159-5 / 978-1-59133-159-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hilliard & Harris Publishers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

April 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Chef Who Died Sauteing
Author(s): Honora Finkelstein, Susan Smily
ISBN: 0-615-59406-9 / 978-0-615-59406-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: El Amarna Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


April 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Chef Who Died Sauteing
Author(s): Honora Finkelstein, Susan Smily
ISBN: 1-59133-160-9 / 978-1-59133-160-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hilliard & Harris
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

August 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Chef Who Died Sauteing (Ariel Quigley Mystery and Cookbook Series 1)
Author(s): Honora Finkelstein, Susan Smily
Publisher: El Amarna Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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