In this deliciously funny cozy mystery series, Jackie Norwood, a former celebrity chef who lost everything due to alcoholism, has found a recipe for redemption. She is judging food festivals, but unfortunately, there's always a deadly secret ingredient. Murder!
With each food festival, she finds herself in a sticky situation, blending culinary expertise with amateur sleuthing. Join Jackie in this murderously mouthwatering journey-- where culinary prowess meets killer instincts.
oin Jackie Norwood, a down-and-out celebrity chef, as she judges the first gig on her comeback quest—a Texas Crab Festival cooking contest.
This new venture takes an unexpected twist when she discovers that her archnemesis, Heather Curtis, is her co-judge. As if that weren’t enough to stir the pot, one of the competitors is Chef Benjy Hayes, Jackie’s long-lost ex-boyfriend.
Disaster strikes as Heather takes a fatal taste of Benjy’s dish. Determined to clear Benjy's name—and her own—Jackie relies on her wits and the unique skills of her friends and family. The kitchen timer is ticking as Jackie races to bring the killer to justice before her own goose is cooked.
Don’t miss the first installment of this cozy culinary mystery series, where a spicy blend of murder, rivalry, and second chances will have you salivating for the next serving. Get ready for “Claws of Death” and embark on a culinary adventure you won't soon forget.
At the Conway Mushroom Festival, former celebrity chef turned food festival judge Jackie Norwood looks forward to a weekend of gourmet delights and friendly competition.
But the festivities take a dark turn when a controversial figure is found dead and Jackie's old friend Marshall becomes the main suspect.
Jackie, along with her friends, stirs through secrets and suspicions in a race to find the real killer.
Mushroom Capped is a delicious blend of humor, intrigue, and mouth-watering mushroom recipes that will leave you craving more. This is a follow-up to Claws of Death, but can be read alone.