Home of the Braised

Home of the Braised

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With the pressure of an upcoming state dinner that could make or break the president's foreign policy, White House executive chef Olivia Paras has precious little time to focus on her wedding plans--or to catch a murderer... Tensions are running high as the White House staff adjusts to a new chief usher and prepares for a high-stakes state dinner, where everything must be perfect. But as the date for the event approaches, things go disastrously wrong when the secretary of defense is found dead in his home, seemingly killed during a break-in. At the same time Olivia's fiance, Gav, is looking into the mysterious murder of an old friend. Is there a connection? Despite an increase in security following the secretary's death, Ollie learns the president is in imminent danger at the dinner and must do everything in her power to get to him--before it's too late... Includes Recipes for a complete presidential menu!show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 293 pages
  • 106 x 170 x 28mm | 120g
  • Berkley Prime Crime
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0425262383
  • 9780425262382
  • 329,546

Review quote

Praise for the "New York Times "Bestselling White House Chef Mysteries [A] unique setting, strong characters, sharp conflict, andsnappy plotting Hyzy s research into the backstage kitchen secrets of the White House gives this series a special savor that will make you hungry for more. Susan Wittig Albert, national bestselling author of "The Darling Dahlias and the Texas Star" [A] clever plot and fascinating behind-the-scenes glimpses of life in the White House. "Richmond Times-Dispatch" [A] compulsively readable whodunit. "Publishers Weekly""show more

About Julie Hyzy

New York Times bestselling author Julie Hyzy writes the White House Chef Mysteries, including Fonduing Fathers and Affairs of Steak, and the Manor House Mysteries for Berkley Prime Crime. She has won both the Anthony and the Barry awards for her mystery fiction.show more

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1,191 ratings
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4 45% (536)
3 15% (176)
2 2% (23)
1 0% (4)
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