Murder on the gravy train by Phyllis C. Richman

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Published by Thorndike Press in Thorndike, Me .

Written in English

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  • Washington (D.C.)

Subjects:

  • Food writers -- Fiction,
  • Large type books,
  • Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementPhyllis Richman.
GenreFiction.
SeriesThorndike large print mystery series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3568.I3506 M87 1999b
The Physical Object
Pagination416 p. (large print) ;
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL45282M
ISBN 100786222085
LC Control Number99041960
OCLC/WorldCa42002794

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This delightful followup to Murder on the Gravy Train has us again following the adventures of Chas Wheatley, newspaper restaurant critic and amateur sleuth. Again we get lots of delicious scoop about both print journalism and the restaurant business. What a wonderful way for restaurant critic-author Richman to dish up some of her hard-earned /5(10).

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by Phyllis Richman Bon appetit. These culinary crime novels are based in DC and serve up some serious literary genius. Former Washington Post food critic Phyllis Richman will keep you on your toes and ready for more as you devour the trilogy.

I first heard of The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz through my dear friend FictionFan’s blog, she reviewed this book a few months ago and had some complicated feelings about the publisher sent it to me for review, I decided to give it a go, even though FF recommended another one of Horowitz’s books to start with (the only reason I didn’t follow her.

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This delightful followup to Murder on the Gravy Train has us again following the adventures of Chas Wheatley, newspaper restaurant critic and amateur sleuth. Again we get lots of delicious scoop about both print journalism and the restaurant business. What a wonderful way for restaurant critic-author Richman to dish up some of her hard-earned /5(6).

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Which is a shame, since the film doesn’t follow the book’s darkness. The two men do meet accidentally on. Both seem super promising. Pretty sure “Murder Book” is new. Unsure. Even so, worth the wait. 9 comments.

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The novel’s main character is a restaurant reviewer turned sleuth, and the book is not only full of clues about “who done it,” but it’s also got plenty of tips on dining out!

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